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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Beibhinn Parsons

This year
# Rugby Sevens
Another Beibhinn Parsons brace not enough to secure bronze for Ireland in Hamilton
Australia beat Ireland 33-17 in third place play-off
# Rugby Sevens
Beibhinn Parsons' double sends Ireland into semi-finals in Hamilton
Ireland Women set for semi-final against New Zealand in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Last year
# Cape Town 7s
Ireland Men, Women set sights on knockout rugby after perfect starts at Cape Town 7s
Ireland Men beat Japan, while Ireland Women booked their place in the quarter-finals with two wins from two.
# grand ambition
'In school, I remember writing down 'Olympian'... It's the pinnacle'
20-year-old Beibhinn Parsons is focusing on 7s rugby ahead of a big season on the Series.
# Team news
Parsons starts as Ireland make four changes for Italy clash in Cork
19-year-old back row Aoife Wafer is set for her Test debut off the Irish bench.
# tight call
'I know the Irish people want to see her play, and you will this weekend'
Greg McWilliams has explained his decision to name Beibhinn Parsons on the bench again for Saturday’s Six Nations meeting with France.
# Impact
Ireland head coach McWilliams backs Parsons to 'do some damage' from the bench
The 20-year-old superstar is held in reserve for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Wales.
# Big call
Parsons has to be content with a place on the bench as McWilliams blends youth and experience
Ireland kick off their Six Nations campaign on Saturday against Wales.
# Reeling In The Years
The world-class Irish internationals and the Ballinasloe ties that bind
Heather Payne, Beibhinn Parsons and many more stars in the same age bracket have crossed paths in the sporting hotspot on the Galway/Roscommon border.
All time
# On top
Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS
Ciara Griffin and co. were deserved winners as Lindsay Peat scored a fitting try.
# World Class
'She is outrageous' - coach Griggs sings praises of Ireland's teenage star, Parsons
The Ireland winger scored one try and made another as Ireland beat Italy today to keep their World Cup hopes alive.
# Squad List
Parsons and Wall included in Ireland Women's Sevens squad for new season
Anthony Eddy picks 26-player squad which mixes youth and plenty of experience.
# Beibhinn Parsons
'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'
Eyes? Pressure? Les Bleues? Bring them all on, says Ireland’s 19-year-old star woman, Béibhinn Parsons.
# player pathway
'There's a gap there already and if we continue to let it grow, there will be no catching up'
Former Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan wants to see better pathways put in place in the women’s game.
# W6N
'I don't think I'd be the rugby player I am without those years playing basketball'
Ireland international Lauren Delany came through the IRFU’s IQ Rugby programme.
# tyrrell
'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales
Adam Griggs’ side blew Wales away with a blistering first-half display.
# player profile
'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.
# Be Yourself
'My dad gave me a good piece of advice at Christmas. He said, 'Just play like a kid.''
Beibhinn Parsons has been named Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Women’s Player of The Year.
# Ready to Rock
'Absolutely scary... We're grateful it was found early' - Ireland welcome back Naoupu after health scare
The star centre is among a list of key players that have returned to the squad in time for their Six Nations clash with Italy.
# ballinasloe baller
Beibhinn Parsons organising her next steps after 'rollercoaster' year of Leaving Cert stress
The 18-year-old was due to skip the second half of the Six Nations, but its postponement means she is back in Ireland’s ranks.
# Boost
Return of 'world-class' Molloy adds experience to Ireland's exciting young squad
Emerging stars like Beibhinn Parsons and Dorothy Wall showed their promise earlier this year.
# hotshot
The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Beibhinn Parsons
The 18-year-old Ballinasloe and Connacht wing is a prolific try-scorer.
# flyer
Ireland without 18-year-old sensation for remainder of Six Nations due to Leaving Cert
Adam Griggs has named his squad to face England.
# Progress
Analysis: How Ireland Women's attack has driven them to two Six Nations wins
Tougher challenges lie ahead but the early signs have been positive in Donnybrook over the past two weeks.
# storm beibhinn
'The X-factor that she brings is all her': Another dream day for Ireland's 18-year-old sensation
Beibhinn Parsons scored another wonder-try in Donnybrook this afternoon.
# Champions
Five-try Leinster overcome Connacht to be crowned Interpros champions again
Second-half tries from Hannah O’Connor and Judy Bobbett saw off a spirited Connacht display.
# next gen
Senior-capped Beibhinn Parsons leads Ireland U18 7s at World Games
This year marks the fifth edition of the multi-sport event in Paris.
# Sobering
Ireland defeated in Cardiff as Six Nations campaign ends with underwhelming defeat
Beibhinn Parsons opened the scoring, but after that Ireland failed to score a point in Cardiff.
# History makers
Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series
Two Irish players also featured in the 2019 World Series Dream Team for their performances in Australia.
# Women's Rugby
17-year-old Parsons set for 7s World Series debut as Ireland head for Sydney
The young flyer is one of three players travelling after being involved in Six Nations prep with the 15-a-side team.
# november test
Ireland Women come up short against USA as 16-year-old Parsons debuts
Debutant Laura Sheehan and Eimear Considine scored tries for Adam Griggs’ side in Donnybrook.
# hot shot
Ireland Women excited to see 16-year-old flyer Parsons step up against US
The Ballinasloe product helped the Connacht U18s to inter-pro success in September.