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Video: Ireland claim third spot in Six Nations after easing past Italy

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Ireland stormed to a 25-5 victory over Italy on the final day of the Women’s Six Nations. It was a composed performance from the Irish who claimed third place in the tournament overall despite last weekend’s hammering by France.

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Italy struggled as they notched up 25 handling errors in the contest which was moved from Parma to Dublin in midweek due to quarantine restrictions. Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe starred on her first Ireland start with a solo score early in the second half and another towards the end of the game.

It was a return to earth for Italy after their impressive 41-20 win over Scotland last week, although they did manage to score a second-half try through Melissa Bettoni.

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