GALLERY: Ireland remain unbeaten in Women's Six Nations
Ireland scored an impressive 12-7 win over Wales today.14:09 Saturday 11 March 2017, 14:09 11 Mar 2017
On a weekend where the Irish men's rugby team saw their Six Nations dreams demolished in Cardiff, the Irish women's team restored our hope with a crucial win over Wales today to keep hopes of a Grand Slam alive.
The first half was largely deprived of scores from either side and it took an Irish maul, finished by a leap from Lindsay Peat to hit the opening try of the game.
That gave Ireland a 7-0 advantage heading into the break. Peat was then sent to the sin-bin shortly after the restart, which led to a Shona Powell-Hughes tries which was followed by a conversion to even up the tie.
Wales were then hit by a yellow-card for a high challenge on Kim Flood and Ireland took full advantage of their numerical superiority to put Hannah Tyrrell over the try-line to edge us in front.
Nora Stapleton missed the conversion, but Ireland held on for a victory to make it four wins from four for Ireland.
Here's some of the best images of the day:
Image: Ireland's Alison Miller in action against Wales.
Image: Ireland Head Coach Tom Tierney speaks to the Irish team after their Six Nations win.
Image: Ireland celebrate Hannah Tyrrell's try.
Image: Lindsay Peat pounces over the Welsh try-line for the opening score of the game.
Image: Ireland's Sene Naoupu breaks a tackle against Wales.
Image: Jenny Murphy is tackled in possession.
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