Cantwell out of play-off after concussion

Injury sustained tackling England’s Emily Scarratt in the 40-7 world cup defeat

A dejected Lynne Cantwell after semi-final defeat. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A dejected Lynne Cantwell after semi-final defeat. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Wed, Aug 13, 2014, 22:55

Lynne Cantwell is out of Sunday’s third and fourth place-play-off against France having sustained concussion tackling England’s Emily Scarratt in the 40-7 world cup semi-final defeat.

With coach Philip D oyle stepping away after the tournament and several senior players retiring, this may have been Cantwell’s last opportunity to play for Ireland.

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