Ireland thrashed Wales 45-0 in their Women’s Six Nations clash at Cardiff Arms Park. Full-back Eimear Considine and wing Beibhinn Parsons scored two tries each to help secure a bonus point inside the opening 20 minutes, with Sene Naoupu running in a fifth before the interval.
Wales, outclassed 53-0 away to France in their opening Pool B fixture, at least managed to stem the flow during the second half.
It was not until the 72nd minute that Dorothy Wall added a sixth try for Ireland, with Hannah Tyrrell scoring late on to wrap up a comprehensive victory.
Ireland take on Les Bleues at Donnybrook on April 17 as they look to progress to a showdown against Pool A winners England in the championship final of a revamped tournament.
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