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# ireland-2017 - Monday 31 July, 2017

From The42 Briggs injury increases onus on playmakers and robs Ireland of priceless weapon Wrwc 2017

Briggs injury increases onus on playmakers and robs Ireland of priceless weapon

Captain, leader, goalkicker, playmaker: There’s no understating the blow Briggs’ injury is to Ireland.

From The42 Niamh Briggs ruled out of World Cup with injury Injury Blow

Niamh Briggs ruled out of World Cup with injury

The Ireland captain missed the Six Nations with a separate injury.

# ireland-2017 - Sunday 30 July, 2017

From The42 5 players to a room and buying their own tracksuits: Ireland's first World Cup experience WRWC

5 players to a room and buying their own tracksuits: Ireland's first World Cup experience

We spoke to Fiona Steed and Su Carty about Ireland’s first foray onto the world stage.

# ireland-2017 - Saturday 29 July, 2017

From The42 More camps, variation and the 200 kilo club: Prepping Ireland for the Women's Rugby World Cup Physicality

More camps, variation and the 200 kilo club: Prepping Ireland for the Women's Rugby World Cup

Strength and conditioning coach Ed Slattery is keeping an eye on the ever-changing fitness programmes for Tom Tierney’s squad.

# ireland-2017 - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

From The42 'It focuses the mind, there’s no easy lead-in': Ireland relishing defining World Cup opener against Australia Bring It

'It focuses the mind, there’s no easy lead-in': Ireland relishing defining World Cup opener against Australia

Captain Niamh Briggs is leading a ‘no excuses’ attitude as Ireland embrace the challenges ahead.

# ireland-2017 - Monday 24 July, 2017

From The42 Adaptability key for Tierney in selecting the best women for the job Squad Goals

Adaptability key for Tierney in selecting the best women for the job

The uncapped Nicole Cronin represents a considerable amount of Sevens blood running through the squad of 28.

From The42 Injury returnees and one uncapped player in Ireland squad for home World Cup 28-strong

Injury returnees and one uncapped player in Ireland squad for home World Cup

This is the squad carrying Ireland’s hopes in next month’s home tournament.

# ireland-2017 - Sunday 23 July, 2017

From The42 Captain Briggs proud of Ireland's mental strength as she leads drive for home World Cup WRWC 17

Captain Briggs proud of Ireland's mental strength as she leads drive for home World Cup

‘We won games we had no right to win. And sometimes you need that stomach, that grit.’

From The42 World Cup squad on the board leaves nervous wait behind Ireland's elite women, but tough tasks all ahead 28-strong

World Cup squad on the board leaves nervous wait behind Ireland's elite women, but tough tasks all ahead

Ashleigh Baxter has had to adapt her game since starring in the 2014 World Cup.

# ireland-2017 - Saturday 22 July, 2017

From The42 'It will be absolutely huge for sport here' - The legacy of the Women's Rugby World Cup Ireland 2017

'It will be absolutely huge for sport here' - The legacy of the Women's Rugby World Cup

Elaine Buckley of the Fair Game podcast spoke to The42 this week.

# ireland-2017 - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

WRWC to run ticket exchange, so don't give up hope of seeing Ireland's pool matches just yet

Proceeds from the ‘Wimbledon style’ re-sales will go to the IRFU Charitable Trust.

# ireland-2017 - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From The42 The USA women's Navy Seal workout day looks absolutely zero craic WRWC 17 This post contains videos

The USA women's Navy Seal workout day looks absolutely zero craic

The road to Ireland 2017 is paved with excruciating beach drills.

# ireland-2017 - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

From The42 Black Ferns and Ireland's pool rivals Australia have named their WRWC squads Ireland 2017

Black Ferns and Ireland's pool rivals Australia have named their WRWC squads

World champions England have also unveiled a massively experienced side for next month’s tournament on these shores.

# ireland-2017 - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 Time is everything as Ireland's World Cup countdown gathers pace WRWC

Time is everything as Ireland's World Cup countdown gathers pace

Maz Reilly tells us what it takes to get the Ireland engine room up and running.

# ireland-2017 - Monday 19 June, 2017

From The42 Ireland's WRWC rivals Australia take a beating as England defeat NZ to top rankings Ireland 2017 This post contains videos

Ireland's WRWC rivals Australia take a beating as England defeat NZ to top rankings

The Wallaroos have work to do before facing Ireland after conceding 144 points in three tough warm-up Tests.

# ireland-2017 - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 Ex-international Neville 'over the moon' to be named on referee panel for Women's Rugby World Cup Ireland 2017

Ex-international Neville 'over the moon' to be named on referee panel for Women's Rugby World Cup

The poacher turned gamekeeper is one of three Irish officials named for the tournament.

# ireland-2017 - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Ireland's main World Cup rivals have arranged their own warm-up tournament in June

Australia will join the world’s top three sides in a six-Test series over eight days in New Zealand this June.

# ireland-2017 - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From The42 Proximity of toughest Tests tempers Irish excitement for Women's Rugby World Cup Here And Now

Proximity of toughest Tests tempers Irish excitement for Women's Rugby World Cup

The difficult task of escaping Pool C is at the back of Tom Tierney’s mind as he prepares a squad for a historic November series.

# ireland-2017 - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The42 Ireland to face France and Australia in Women's Rugby World Cup pool Ireland 2017

Ireland to face France and Australia in Women's Rugby World Cup pool

Tom Tierney’s side have a tough task ahead of them next August.

# ireland-2017 - Friday 15 May, 2015

From The42 Ireland Women still calling on newcomers to rugby with a World Cup in view Ireland 2017

Ireland Women still calling on newcomers to rugby with a World Cup in view

Fancy playing in a World Cup? Have you tried playing rugby?

# ireland-2017 - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From The42 Here's what to expect when the Women's World Cup comes to Ireland World Cup Countdown

Here's what to expect when the Women's World Cup comes to Ireland

2017 can’t come soon enough.