claimed a sensational Women’s Rugby World Cup victory over reigning champions New Zealand to put themselves within touching distance of a historic semi-final place.
Not many would have been heading for the bookmakers with the intention of having a flutter on the girls in Green. Nevertheless, they stunned the world of international rugby with their gutsy performance.
The Irish victory over the famous Black Ferns leaves them very well placed and brimming with confidence ahead of their upcoming game against Kazakhstan.
Irish Rugby Football Union, Ireland v New Zealand, Tour Match, Landsdowne Road, Dublin, Ireland, Saturday 7th December, 1963