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Ireland Squad for Autumn Internationals 2021

Adam Griggs has announced the names of 33 players to represent Ireland for their two tests against the USA and Japan. Ciara Griffin (captain, UL Bohemians, Munster) Kathryn Dane (Old Belvedere, Ulster) Ailsa Hughes (Railway Union, Leinster) Stacey Flood (Railway Union, Leinster) Enya Breen (UL Bohemians, Munster) Sene Naoupu (Old Belvedere, Leinster) Eve Higgins (Railway

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Autumn Internationals – Referee Appointments

World Rugby has given an early posting of the appointments to sixteen international matches to be played this autumn. Pride of place goes to Aimee Barrett-Theron who is given the honour of controlling the first of the two clashes between the top two-ranked nations, then the first of the France-New Zealand encounters. It is a

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Autumn Tours Schedule Update

Here’s an update of the international matches coming up over the coming weeks. Your diary could scarcely be more crowded. 31 October England v New Zealand, Exeter 1 November USA v Canada Glendale, Colorado 5 November USA v Canada Glendale, Colorado 6 November France v South Africa, Vannes 7 November England v New Zealand, Northampton

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Canada’s Touring Squad Autumn 2021

Sandro Fiorino, the Canadian Head Coach, has announced the names of 32 players to undertake their USA and European tour this autumn: Alex Ellis (Barrhaven Scottish/Saracens) Alexandra Tessier (Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue RFC) Brianna Miller (Saint-Anne-de-Bellevue RFC) Brittany Kassil (Guelph Redcoats) Courtney Holtkamp (Red Deer Titans) DaLeaka Menin (Exeter Chiefs) Elissa Alarie (Westshore RFC/SABRFC/Braves de TR) Emily Belchos

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Dates of forthcoming International Matches

Here is a digest of forthcoming international matches. It includes RWC qualifiers this month and fixtures for autumn tours in November RWC Qualifiers All games to be played at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, Parma (Italy have the highest world ranking) 13 September Ireland v Spain; Scotland v Italy 19 September Ireland v Italy; Scotland v Spain

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