USA Eagles
5
Ireland
28
Women's Sevens
The Sevens Stadium
Women's Sevens@The Sevens Stadium
December 2, 201612:14 pm GST
Dubai Sevens
The Rugby Channel

Ireland beats Women's Eagles Sevens in Semifinal matchup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Ireland beat the Women's Eagles Sevens at Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens Friday for the second time in as many years, this time in the Challenge Trophy Semifinal, 28-5.

Nicole Heavirland scored the U.S.'s lone try - a well-worked effort covering 60 meters of the field - in the second half after Alison Miller's first-half double and the first of Ireland's two second-half tries. Richie Walker's squad will finish play in Dubai in the Challenge Trophy bracket against Brazil at 6:02 a.m. ET, with the live broadcast available on The Rugby Channel.

Women's Eagles Sevens | v. Ireland
1. Cheta Emba
2. Ryan Carlyle
3. Kate Zackary
4. Alev Kelter
5. Nicole Heavirland
6. Lauren Doyle
7. Naya Tapper
8. Joanne Fa'avesi
9. Nicole Strasko
10. Kayla Canett
11. Kristine Sommer
12. Bulou Mataitoga

Ireland | v. USA
1. Katie Fitzhenry
2. Hannah Tyrrell
3. Stacey Flood
4. Megan Williams
5. Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe
6. Ashleigh Baxter
7. Aoife Doyle
8. Nicole Cronin
9. Lucy Mulhall
10. Kim Flood
11. Emma Murphy
12. Alison Miller

Women's Eagles Sevens | 5
Tries: Heavirland
Conversions: N/A

Ireland | 28
Tries: Miller (2), Doyle, Tyrrell
Conversions: Mulhall (2), K. Flood (2)

Women's Eagles Sevens | Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens
v. Russia - W 12-10
v. South Africa - L 26-7
v. Australia - Thursday, Dec. 1 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Challenge Trophy SF v. Ireland - L 28-5
11th-Place v. Brazil - Friday, Dec. 2 @ 6:02 a.m. ET