Feely named for Six Nations opener in Wales

The Ireland women open their Six Nations account on Saturday against Wales.

Donegal's Laura Feely will be hoping for some game time at Cardiff Arms Park, the Ballybofey native who plays her rugby with Connacht has been named among the replacements.

Eve Higgins will make her Ireland debut in the centre while Emily Lane and Stacey Flood are also in line for first caps from the bench.