|Venue: Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo Date: Saturday, 27 August Kick-off: 11:00 BST|
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Former England flanker Jo Brown will make her Eire debut in Saturday’s second Take a look at towards Japan in Tokyo.
Brown, 28, earned seven England caps earlier than opting to modify worldwide allegiance to Eire this summer season.
Worcester flanker Brown and Grace Moore change injured Dorothy Wall and Sam Monaghan within the pack with Laura Feely taking on at prop from Katie O’Dwyer.
Positional adjustments see Hannah O’Connor shifting from the again row to lock and Linda Djougang switching prop berths.
Eire recovered from trailing by 15 factors early on to earn a thumping 57-22 win within the first Take a look at in Shizuoka.
Emma Tilly and US-based Jess Keating are in line to hitch Brown in incomes first caps after being named on the bench.
Below World Rugby’s new eligibility guidelines, Brown, who has Irish ancestry, is accessible to Eire having not featured for England since 2019.
Christy Haney and Nicole Cronin, who got here on as replacements final weekend, are dominated out of Saturday’s sport due to harm.
Coach Greg McWilliams has named an unchanged backline with Aoife Dalton, who marked her debut with a strive final week, partnering Enya Breen in midfield and Dannah O’Brien and Ailsa Hughes retaining the half-back berths.
“We have been actually happy with final weekend’s victory and it was a reward for the onerous work the entire group have put in over the course of the summer season programme, however the focus for us has been on enhancing, rising and being higher on Saturday,” stated the Eire coach on Thursday.
“We have already grown vastly over the course of this Tour and we’re excited concerning the crew chosen for this weekend.”
The Eire senior girls’s aspect are participating of their first ever summer season tour with the hosts utilizing the sequence as preparations for the World Cup which begins in New Zealand subsequent month.
The Irish, semi-finalists in 2014, have been shock non-qualifiers for this yr’s match.
Exeter Chiefs front-row Sachiko Kato is line to characteristic for Japan for the primary time since their November European tour after being named within the replacements.
Japan: Matsuda; Nagura, Furuta, Nakayama, Imakugi; Otsuka, Abe; Minami, Nagata, Sadaka; Sato, Takano; Saito, Nagata, Nagai.
Replacements: M Lavemai, Okay Taniguchi, S Kato, Okay Tamai, O Yoshimura, M Tsukui, M Yamamoto, Okay Hosokawa.
Eire: Deely; Behan, Dalton, Breen, Doyle; O’Brien, Hughes; Feeley, Jones, Djougang; O’Connor, Fryday (capt); Brown, McMahon, Moore.
Replacements: Hooban, Pearse, O’Dwyer, Schultzer, Keating, Cronin, Scuffil-McCabe, Tilly.