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FAI create new head of women and girls football role
The head of women and girls’ football will be part of the FAI’s football leadership team.
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Fifa president Infantino seeking to expand women's World Cup
He has also promised to double the tournament’s prize money.
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Fifa seek to double number of women footballers by 2026
Fifa is aiming for 60 million women footballers worldwide, while professionalising clubs and national leagues.
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How one Irish woman helped turn rugby into a sport for both sexes
Under Su Carty’s watch, women went from comprising 4% of the world’s rugby playing population to 25%
# Player Welfare
GPA set to build 'The Institute' to help with personal development of players
The representative group today outlined plans to develop a a new facility for its members.
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'That game was a bit of a watershed for them' - Georgian rugby has been growing since 2007
Ireland’s narrow win over Georgia was a pivotal moment for both nations.