Ireland Women’s Head Coach Scott Bemand has named his Ireland squad for the upcoming World Rugby WXV3 Tournament in Dubai which includes 15 Leinster Rugby players.

Eimear Corri, Megan Collis, Ruth Campbell, Sarah Delaney and Katie Whelan are the five Leinster players looking to win their first cap after this years successful interprovincial series.

Eight Leinster forwards are named with seven backs also included in the squad for next months tournament.

The squad will depart for Dubai on October 6th ahead of their first game on the 13th versus Kazakhstan. All matches will be streamed free on World Rugby’s RugbyPass platform.

Ireland Squad – WXV3 Dubai 2023


Aoife Wafer (Blackrock College RFC/Leinster) 1
Brittany Hogan (Old Belvedere RFC/Ulster) 15
Christy Haney (Blackrock College RFC/Leinster) 10
Dorothy Wall (Blackrock College RFC/Munster) 20
Edel McMahon (Exeter Chiefs) 21
Eimear Corri (Blackrock College RFC/Leinster)*
Fiona Tuite (Old Belvedere RFC/Ulster)*
Grace Moore (Saracens/IQ Rugby) 10
Linda Djougang (Old Belvedere RFC/Leinster) 29
Maeve Óg O’Leary (Blackrock College RFC/Munster) 4
Megan Collis (Railway Union RFC/Leinster)*
Neve Jones (Gloucester-Hartpury) 18
Niamh O’Dowd (Old Belvedere RFC/Leinster) 1
Ruth Campbell (MU Barnhall RFC/Leinster)*
Sadhbh McGrath (City of Derry/Cooke RFC/Ulster) 5
Sam Monaghan (Gloucester-Hartpury/IQ Rugby) 15
Sarah Delaney (Cill Dara RFC/Leinster)*


Aoibheann Reilly (Blackrock College RFC/Connacht) 4
Aoife Dalton (Old Belvedere RFC/Leinster) 7
Aoife Doyle (Railway Union RFC/Munster) 17
Béibhinn Parsons (Blackrock College RFC/Connacht) 18
Clara Barrett (Ballina RFC/Connacht)*
Dannah O’Brien (Old Belvedere RFC/Leinster) 7
Eve Higgins (Railway Union RFC/Leinster) 9
Katie Whelan (Old Belvedere RFC/Leinster)*
Leah Tarpey (Railway Union RFC/Leinster) 2
Méabh Deely (Blackrock College RFC/Connacht) 7
Molly Scuffil-McCabe (Railway Union RFC/Leinster) 9
Nicole Fowley (Galwegians RFC/Connacht) 8
Natasja Behan (Blackrock College RFC/Leinster) 7

*Denotes uncapped

WXV3 Ireland Fixtures

• 13th October versus Kazakhstan 19.30 (local time) 16.30 Irish time

• 21st October versus Colombia 17.00 (local time) 14.00 Irish time

• 28th October versus Spain 17.00 (local time) 14.00 Irish time

All games will be streamed for free on World Rugby’s RugbyPass platform.