There are 12 Leinster representatives in the Ireland Women’s squad ahead of the start of the Six Nations campaign…

Ireland face France in St. Mary’s College, Templeville Road on Friday, 6th February (KO: 7.30pm).

Forwards (16):

Louise Austin (Blackrock/Leinster)
Gillian Bourke (UL Bohs/Munster)
Orla Brennan (Blackrock/Leinster)
Fiona Coghlan (UL Bohs/Leinster)

Lauren Day (Cooke/Ulster)
Helen Jones (Highfield/Connacht)
Jess Limbert (Cooke/Ulster)
Caroline Mahon (UL Bohs/Leinster)
Emer McManamly (Blackrock/Leinster)

Claire Molly (Connacht)
Joy Neville (UL Bohs/Munster) CAPTAIN
Yvonne Nolan (Blackrock/Leinster)
Paula O’Connor (UL Bohs/Munster)
Kate O’Loughlin (Clonmel/Munster)
Marie Louise O’Reilly (Navan/Leinster)
Sinead Ryan (Navan/Leinster)

Backs (12):

Louise Beamish (UL Bohs/Munster)
Niamh Briggs (Clonmel/Munster)
Helen Brosnan (Highfield/Munster)
Lynne Cantwell (UL Bohs/Munster)
Amy Davis (Blackrock/Ulster)
Grace Davitt (Blackrock/Leinster)
Jeannette Feighery (UL Bohs/Munster)
Shannon Houston (Blackrock/Leinster)
Laura Nicholl (Cooke/Ulster)
Joanne O’Sullivan (Richmond/Ulster)
Tania Rosser (Blackrock/Leinster)
Jackie Shiels (Richmond/Leinster)