Ireland Women Crowned 6 Nations Champions
March 22, 2015 12:00 am client
The Ireland Women were in inspirational form against Scotland, relentlessly piling on the points to secure a record 73-3 win and complete a famous Men’s and Women’s 6 Nations double for Irish rugby.
A second Championship and Triple Crown in three years were the rewards for Niamh Briggs and her team-mates who at their clinical best throughout this one-sided game at Broadwood Stadium.
Tom Tierney’s side led 37-3 at half-time and ran in 11 tries in all, including an Alison Miller hat-trick, to win the title on points scoring difference (+113), ahead of last year’s winners France (+69).