Saturday sport: Ireland suffer 31-5 defeat to Wales in Six Nations opener

Ireland begin their Women's Six Nations campaign in Wales
Saturday sport: Ireland suffer 31-5 defeat to Wales in Six Nations opener


Ireland captain, Nichola Fryday, has said their own errors let them down as they lost out to Wales by 31-5 in the Women's Six Nations game in Cardiff.

The hosts ran in four tries to clinch a bonus point win.

Fryday got the consolation try for the Irish.

In the late game in Newcastle it's England 31-0 Scotland.


Tom Stewart said he was "pretty happy" with his performance after he scored a hat-trick - and was named player of the match - in the 32-23 defeat of the Bulls in the URC clash at the Kingspan.

Munster lost out to the Glasgow Warriors by 26-38 but did pick up a four-try bonus point.

Connacht eased passed Edinburgh by 41-26.


Scotland's Euro 2024 qualifying campaign has begun with a 3-0 win at home to Cyprus.

Scott McTominay scored a brace, with John McGinn also on target at Hampden Park.

Boss Steve Clarke was delighted to secure a victory in his first match since agreeing a new contract.


Peter Casey got the only goal of the game as Limerick came from behind to see off Tipperary by 1-28 to 0-25 to clinch a spot in the Allianz NHL Division 1 final.

Kilkenny face Cork in the other semi-final tomorrow.

Earlier Laois were relegated to Division 2 after a 3-24 to 1-26 defeat to Westmeath in the winner takes all clash in Thurles.

Offaly are into the Division 2A final against Kildare next weekend after beating Kerry by 0-23 to 0-19.

Two first-half goals secured the points for Cork in a 2-08 to 0-11 points win over Meath in their Lidl Ladies NFL Division 1 clash at Páirc Uí Rinn.

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