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17 May 2022

No joy for Tipperary players as Irish women's rugby team lose again

Ireland well beaten by France in Toulouse

Dorothy Wall

Fethard's Dorothy Wall in action for the Irish women's rugby team against France in Toulouse this afternoon. Picture: Manuel Blondeau/Sportsfile

Ireland women's team suffered their second defeat in the TikTok Six Nations rugby championship this afternoon when they fell to a heavy 40-5 defeat by France in Toulouse.

The Irish team, which included Tipperary players Dorothy Wall and Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe, never got to the pace of the game against a dominant French side.

An error-strewn performance saw them in trouble from the early stages and their only consolation was a superb second half try by Eve Higgins.

Ireland will have a chance to get their campaign up and running when they play Italy at home at 5pm next Saturday, April 10.

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