BBC Sport - Spence says Ireland composure was vital in opening Women's World Cup win over Aussies

Spence says Irish composure key in win over Aussies

Sophie Spence says Ireland's composure and resilience helped them see off a battling Australia side 19-17 in their Women's World Cup opener in Dublin.

"They Australians brought it to us but I thought we showed extreme resilience," said the Ireland forward, who scored one of the host nation's three tries at UCD.

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