Ireland Women set to face USA Eagles in November

The game will be played on 18th November in Dublin
The game will be played on 18th November in Dublin

Ireland Women are set to face USA Eagles for the fourth time when the two teams meet each other in Dublin in November.

It was USA that clinched victories in the first two meetings between the two countries in 1994 and 2006 before Ireland riding on tries from Ailis Egan and Niamh Briggs managed to win the 2014 Women's World Cup encounter in France with a 23-17 margin.

Ireland Women head coach Adam Griggs is excited about the contest and hopes for the team to build momentum.

"It's great to have the USA travelling over for this fixture - they're a top team so it will be a good test for our side," said Irish coach Adam Griggs.

"There were many positives to take from this year's Women's Six Nations, and we'll be looking to build on these."

Ireland's Director of Women's Rugby Anthony Eddy is confident that the fixture will help the team to prepare for the 2019 Women's Six Nations tournament.

"This is the third time the women's side have played representative matches during the autumn window, and it will provide the squad with some valuable match experience leading into next year's Women's Six Nations."