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Greg McWilliams names his 15 for Saturday's TikTok Women's Six Nations against Wales

Greg McWilliams names his 15 for Saturday's TikTok Women's Six Nations against Wales

Ireland Head Coach Greg McWilliams has named his starting fifteen for the TikTok Women's Six Nations fixture against Wales on Saturday in Cardiff.

Nichola Fryday starts from the second row and captains the side.

In total, the Match Day squad includes two uncapped players.

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18-year-old prop Sadhbh McGrath will make her international debut from the front row, having impressed during the recent Celtic Challenge competition.

Leinster's Niamh O'Dowd is also in line for her debut cap off the bench.

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Mcgrath will enter the pack alongside Linda Djougan and Neve Jones.Β  Sam Monaghan and Fryday are in the second row.

The back row consists of the trio of Dorothy Wall, Maeve Γ“g O’Leary and Brittany Hogan.

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MΓ©abh Deely, Natasja Behan and Aoife Dalton will make their first Six Nations appearances.

Dalton will be joined by the experienced Enya Breen in the Ireland midfield, with Aoife Doyle adding additional steel.

Molly Scuffil-McCabe and Nicole Cronin are the half-backs, with Vicky Irwin and Dannah O'Brien supplying necessary backline reinforcements on the bench.

Ahead of the game, the teamΒ has become the first side in TikTok Six Nations history to change their traditional white shorts to navy.

The switch comes as a response to players' feedback about period anxieties and making necessary changes to accommodate their needs.

The action gets underway at Cardiff Arms Park at 2.15 pm this Saturday.

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