Tipperary star scores two tries as Ireland knock England out of Women's World Rugby Sevens

Tipperary star scores two tries as Ireland knock England out of Women's World Rugby Sevens

Aimee Leigh Murphy Crowe crossed the line twice for Ireland against England.

 

Tipperary’s Aimee Leigh Murphy Crowe scored two tries as Ireland knocked England out of the Women’s World Rugby Sevens in San Francisco.

Ireland won 19-14 with Murphy Crowe crossing the line twice.

Ireland were well beaten by New Zealand earlier today in the quarter finals.

However the win over England was a sweet one.

 Ireland went ahead with a try from Baxter before England recovered to score through Emily Scarratt down the right flank.

Following a successful conversion, Abbie Brown's England took a 7-5 lead into half-time.

However, it was Ireland who stepped things up following the restart, as Murphy-Crowe ran in two tries within the space of as many minutes to move her side 19-7 ahead.

Brown helped inspire a late rally from England, with a quick ball recycled and Alex Matthews was picked out in space to cross over.

England were able to reduce the deficit to five points following another successful conversion, but with less than a minute left - Ireland saw out the victory.