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RTÉ gets behind Team Ireland

Live coverage of Ireland’s Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 campaign begins on Wednesday on RTÉ2, RTÉ Player and RTÉ 2FM

This Wednesday (9 August, 7.00pm), RTÉ will begin its live coverage of Ireland’s Women’s Rugby World Cup campaign as they take on Australia in the UCD bowl.

Former Irish Internationals Fiona Steed, Rosie Foley and Lynne Cantwell join Daire O’Brien for live coverage on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player. Commentary from Ryle Nugent and Fiona Coghlan with Clare MacNamara reporting. Evanne Ní Chuilinn will also report throughout the tournament.

Michael Corcoran will have full live commentary on RTÉ 2FM alongside former Irish international Grace Davitt with Damien O’Meara reporting.

RTÉ will follow the Irish team every step of the way with live coverage of all of Ireland’s pool games in the UCD Bowl, Dublin against Australia on 9 August, Japan on 13 August and France on 17 August, as well as Ireland’s knock-out and final placing matches and the Women’s Rugby World Cup Final on Saturday 26 August from Kingspan Stadium, Belfast.

Live coverage will be broadcast across RTÉ2, RTE Player and RTÉ 2FM.

RTÉ News Now app and RTÉ.ie/Sport will have match trackers for each Ireland game, pre-match & post-match analysis and interviews posted to social media along with post-match reaction

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