By Richard O'Reilly
France 21-0 Ireland
The Women's Rugby World Cup is over for Ireland after the hosts were beaten by France at the UCD Bowl in Dublin last night.
The French ran out to a 21-0 lead following a try from Romane Menager and a brace of scores from Caroline Ladagnous.
Ireland attempted to rally in the second half, however a stoppage time score from Cliodhna Moloney was too little, too late for the Girls in Green.
Disappointing defeat sends Ireland into 5th-8th place play-offs #WRWC2017 #BringIt https://t.co/hZL85PEDZ3 pic.twitter.com/mllUZMNMHp— Irish Rugby (@IrishRugby) August 17, 2017
France have booked themselves a semi-final clash with defending champions and favourites England at Kingspan Stadium.
Meanwhile Ireland will also head to Kingspan for the 5-8th place playoffs.