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Bohs’ Ciara Griffin returns for Munster Women against Connacht

(UL Bohemian Women’s team in recent action)
UL BOHEMIAN have the major share of players after Head Coach Laura Guest named the Munster Women’s team (sponsored by Keane’s jewellers) to face Connacht in round two of the Women’s Interprovincial Series at The Sportsground on Saturday (kick-off 3pm).
Bohs have ten players in the starting fifteen with six more of the Annacotty girls awaiting their chance to shine from the replacement bench.
Ireland Women’s Captain and Player of the Year Ciara Griffin returns from injury to take her place among the replacements while Stephanie Carroll is set to make her debut from the bench.
Co-captain Eimear Considine starts at full-back with Laura O’Mahony and Laura Sheehan on the wings.
Enya Breen and Ciara Scanlan make up the centre partnership with Claire Keohane named at out-half and Christine Coffey at scrum-half.
Fiona Hayes, Kate Sheehan and Fiona Reidy complete the front row while Ciara O’Halloran partners Roisin Ormond in the second row.
Edel Murphy covers the blindside with Clodagh O’Halloran at openside and Co-captain Chloe Pearse named at Number 8.
Dorothy Wall, Laura Delaney, Sarah Garrett, Niamh Kavanagh, Nicole Cronin and Rachel Allen join Griffin and Carroll among the replacements.
Munster Women: Eimear Considine (C) (UL Bohs); Laura O’Mahony (UL Bohs), Enya Breen (UL Bohs), Ciara Scanlan (St. Mary’s College), Laura Sheehan (UL Bohs); Claire Keohane (Railway Union), Christine Coffey (Thurles); Fiona Hayes (UL Bohs), Kate Sheehan (UL Bohs), Fiona Reidy (UL Bohs), Ciara O’Halloran (UL Bohs), Roisin Ormond (Ballincollig), Edel Murphy (UL Bohs), Clodagh O’Halloran (UL Bohs), Chloe Pearse (C) (UL Bohs).
Replacements: Dorothy Wall (Fethard & District), Laura Delaney (UL Bohs), Sarah Garrett (UL Bohs), Ciara Griffin (UL Bohs), Niamh Kavanagh (UL Bohs), Nicole Cronin (UL Bohs), Rachel Allen (UL Bohs), Stephanie Carroll (Railway Union).*
*Denotes uncapped player

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