That's what these Test matches are for, that we're under the heat in Twickenham and there's no better challenge for us.

Lindsay Peat (Railway Union/ Leinster) Cara Hope Natalia John Linda Djougang (Old Belvedere/ Leinster)

Lyons' missed conversion was followed by improved phase-building from Ireland – 17 in all – at the end of which England secured a hard-earned 69th-minute turnover. Valentina Ruzza (Stade Francais, France) 31 caps Ruth Lewis Emma Wassell (Corstorphine Cougars) Ireland Women: Lauren Delany (Firwood Waterloo Ladies/IQ Rugby); Eimear Considine (UL Bohemians/Munster), Sene Naoupu (Old Belvedere/Leinster) (capt), Michelle Claffey (Blackrock/Leinster), Laura Sheehan (UL Bohemians/Munster); Nikki Caughey (Railway Union/Leinster), Nicole Cronin (UL Bohemians/Munster); Lindsay Peat (Railway Union/Leinster), Emma Hooban (St. Mary’s/Leinster), Leah Lyons (Harlequins), Aoife McDermott (Railway Union/Leinster), Nichola Fryday (Galwegians/Connacht), Jeamie Deacon (Blackrock/Leinster), Claire Molloy (Wasps), Juliet Short (Railway Union/Leinster).

Cyrielle Banet Lyons’ missed conversion was followed by improved phase-building from Ireland – 17 in all – at the end of which England secured a hard-earned 69th-minute turnover. Lana Skeldon (Darlington Mowden Park)

Lisa Cockburn (Darlington Mowden Park) Mairi McDonald (Hillhead Jordanhill) When Holt got bogged down with show cancellations and money problems, Eliza was easily recruited by Lydia Thompson and became one of the British Blondes. A superb break by centre Claffey earned a penalty after Zoe Harrison was guilty of yanking her by the hair, and although the first attacking wave was halted by an Aoife McDermott fumble, Laura Sheehan gathered a Harrison clearance to set up a dozen phases. She skipped past Sheehan on halfway and cut inside to evade Delany and run in a superb solo try. With England able to bring on the likes of Marlie Packer and Katy Daley-Mclean, and ace poacher Lydia Thompson scoring three tries, they ran out eventual 37-15 winners. Lenaig Corson Courtney Keight

A knee injury soon forced Caughey off and prompted the earlier-than-expected introduction of Murphy, Ireland’s sixth new cap in as many days. Marie- Aurélie Castel Megan Webb ... Wing is a major source of strength with Thompson, Breach, Smith and Dow. Amber Reed (Bristol Bears Women, 51 caps) Agathe Sochat

As England looked to take advantage, Naoupu came to Ireland's rescue with a last-ditch sliding tackle which denied Vicky Fleetwood a try in the corner. Micol Cavina (Arredissima Villorba Rugby) 5 caps Dorothy Wall (Railway Union/ Munster)*. Vittoria Ostuni Minuzzi ((Valsugana R. Padova) 0 caps Caroline Boujard Lydia Thompson, CAIA UK Real Estate Product Strategist at BlackRock London, United Kingdom500+ connections Molly Wright (Watsonians), Isla Alejandro (Loughborough Lightning) Laura Feeley (Galwegians/ Connacht) Tatyana Heard soon broke down the right wing despite the best efforts of Nicole Cronin, and her offload played in winger Kelly Smith to make it 10-0 on the quarter hour mark. Laure Touye That’s what these Test matches are for, that we’re under the heat in Twickenham and there’s no better challenge for us. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne.

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Maria Magatti (CUS Milano) 30 caps