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Ireland v Australia: Irish to host Wallaroos in Belfast Test

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Ireland will face Australia in Belfast in a one-off Test match on 14 September as part of Irish Rugby’s 150th anniversary celebrations.

Scott Bemand’s side will use the Kingspan Stadium encounter to prepare for the WXV competition in Canada with Ireland having been promoted to the top tier after finishing third in the Women’s Six Nations.

Kingspan Stadium, the home of Ulster Rugby, staged Ireland’s Six Nations win over Scotland this year.

Ireland Head Coach Bemand said: “We are really pleased to add this Test match into our fixture list at the start of next season, providing the squad with a valuable preparation window ahead of our WXV campaign in September and October.”

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