The Women’s Six Nations got a bit of a shake up in Round 4 with wins for France, Scotland and Italy against England, Wales and Ireland. While France’s win over England was always on the cards the other two results come as something of a surprise.

Round 4 Results below.

ROUND 4
FRANCE WOMEN 18 – 17 ENGLAND WOMEN Stade des Alpes, Grenoble
WALES WOMEN 15 – 22 ITALY WOMEN Principality Stadium
IRELAND WOMEN 12 – 15 SCOTLAND WOMEN Donnybrook, Dublin

 

France go three points clear at the top of the table and will be strong favourites to complete the Grand Slam after beating co-favourites England.

Despite their defeat by Scotland, Ireland still look like they will finish as the best of the rest in third spot by virtue of their superior points difference. Scotland look like their only realistic challenge though it would need a big win by Scotland and a sizeable loss by Ireland in the final round to switch things around.

TEAM PL W D L PF PA DIFF TF TA TB LB PTS
FRANCE WOMEN 4 4 0 0 125 20 105 19 2 3 0 19
ENGLAND WOMEN 4 3 0 1 154 33 121 24 5 3 1 16
IRELAND WOMEN 4 2 0 2 68 59 9 10 9 1 1 10
SCOTLAND WOMEN 4 1 0 3 43 99 -56 6 16 0 1 5
WALES WOMEN 4 1 0 3 45 126 -81 7 20 0 1 5
ITALY WOMEN 4 1 0 3 37 135 -98 6 20 1 0 5

 

Pictures below from Ireland Women v Scotland Women.

Photo credit – Bob Given Photography & Graham Service Photography

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