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Ireland Women 22-12 US Women

Ireland Women (10) 22
Tries: Neville (2), Briggs, Rosser Con: Briggs
United States Women (12) 12
Tries: Burke, McGee Con:Kanuk


Tania Rosser
Tania Rosser crosses the USA line for Ireland's fourth try

Ireland Women bounced back from a 27-0 defeat by England in the their opening Rugby Women's World Cup game by coming from behind to beat US Women 22-12.

A Joy Neville try put Ireland ahead but Jamie Burke replied with a try for USA, Mel Kanuk adding the conversion.

A Vanesha McGee try made it 12-5 to USA but Niamh Briggs reduced the deficit to two points with a try before the break.

Neville scored her second try of the game after half-time and then Briggs converted a Tania Rosser try.




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see also
England Women 27-0 Ireland Women
20 Aug 10 |  Rugby Union
Women's Rugby World Cup results
09 Sep 06 |  Rugby Union


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