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# Ireland Women

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FAI confirm two friendlies against Iceland for Vera Pauw's Ireland
The games will act as the final preparation window ahead of the World Cup qualifiers later this year.
'It’s amazing how extremely different they are' - Higgins getting to grips with switch from 7s to 15s rugby
The Ireland centre made her Six Nations debut earlier this month.
'Your losses can be definitive, but I don't let them define how I think about myself'
Flanker Dorothy Wall discusses Ireland’s Six Nations campaign and the influence of her family.
Experienced Italians will feel they can pip Ireland in ongoing battle to be best of the rest
There has been little to pick between the two teams in recent years.
Ireland's Six Nations game against Italy switched to Dublin to avoid quarantine restrictions
Third/fourth-place playoff will now take place in Donnybrook on Saturday.
Ireland unchanged for France with highly-rated Murphy Crowe in line for debut
Adam Griggs has kept faith with the same starting XV which beat Wales 45-0.
'If I have to hit nearly every ruck, I'll happily do it' - Fryday expecting busy afternoon against France
The Ireland lock has been working on making a greater impact around the pitch.
'I am a bit of the eternal optimist. But like everyone, there is always a balance'
Sene Naoupu on being grateful, growing the game, and taking on France.
'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.
'We've had loads of ups and downs over the last 12 months' - Latest uncertainty nothing new for Ireland
Adam Griggs’ team have eyed the France fixture as a chance to record a potential upset.
'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.
Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff
The visitors built up a commanding 31-0 lead in the first-half.
Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations
Follow all the action live from Cardiff Arms Park.
Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them
Today’s Six Nations meeting with Wales is Ireland’s first outing since last October.
'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain
The head coach is hoping his squad can reap the benefits of all their time together on the training pitch.
'We're going after wins' - Griggs calls for Ireland to deliver ahead of Six Nations opener
The head coach believes his squad now have a better understanding of what is required to win Test matches.
'They are just desperate to play now' - Ireland count down to Women's Six Nations opener
Adam Griggs’ team begin their campaign away to Wales on 10 April.
Women's Six Nations: 10 players to watch as the tournament kicks off at last
We look at some of the most exciting players ready to take the stage in this year’s tournament.
How this year's new-look Women's Six Nations tournament will work
All you need to know ahead of the 2021 Women’s Six Nations.
'Women's rugby is a place where you can be anything you want to be'
Ireland flanker Anna Caplice believes people are finally starting to see the women’s game for what it is.
IRFU issue apology after Wales left with cold showers in Donnybrook
The IRFU have blamed the issue on a problem with the water heater in the Wales changing room.
Doyle back in the mix as Ireland Women's squad named for 2020 Six Nations
Doyle won her last cap for the Ireland Women’s team in 2015.
'I need actions because I wanted to be the best professional rugby player'
Lindsay Peat discusses where Ireland go next after a dismal Six Nations and her own future in a green jersey.
Ireland legend Miller calls time on 10-year international career
The 34-year-old winger helped Ireland to two Six Nations titles, a Grand Slam and that famous win over New Zealand in 2014.
'We had high hopes of improving': Ireland endure miserable Six Nations
Adam Griggs’ side finished fifth in the Women’s Six Nations, their worst finish in 13 years.
Time for Ireland to deliver as Griggs' side search for a much-needed spark
Ireland women are hoping to end a miserable Six Nations campaign on the right note in Cardiff.
'I send pictures to my Mum in Cameroon - 'oh my God, I'm representing Ireland''
Linda Djougang only started playing rugby four years ago but is now chasing her dreams on the pitch with Ireland.
17-year-old Parsons set for first Six Nations start for Griggs' Ireland
Lindsay Peat is also back in to start for Sunday’s clash against Wales.
Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind
The women’s national team have lost seven of their last eight games and are facing into their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years.
Ireland left battling to avoid their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years
Adam Griggs’ side continue to pay the price for committing basic errors as they slumped to another heavy defeat on Saturday night.
Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd
Adam Griggs’ side were on the end of another heavy defeat at Donnybrook, as they continue to struggle in this Six Nations.
17-year-old Parsons called up as Ireland suffer double injury setback
Adam Griggs has been forced into two late changes ahead of tomorrow’s game against France.
Griggs shuffles his pack as Ireland look for big response at Donnybrook
The women’s head coach has made five changes for Saturday evening’s clash against France.
'It was the right time to have ownership of my life again'
Paula Fitzpatrick became the latest member of the Ireland women’s rugby team to step back from the sport to seek new challenges in her life.
Ireland women bounce back with emphatic four-try win over Scotland
Adam Griggs’ side got their Six Nations campaign up and running with a big win at Scotstoun.
'As long as they can keep the faith in us, we'll keep fighting'
Adam Griggs praised the record crowd at Donnybrook on Friday night, but it was one of few positives to come from Ireland’s heavy defeat to England.
Ireland unable to bridge the gap as ruthless England run riot at Donnybrook
Adam Griggs’ side showed plenty of heart but opened their Women’s Six Nations campaign with a heavy home defeat.
'I remember telling the lads in school I'd like to play rugby and they laughed'
Michelle Claffey was brought up in a Gaelic football household but has overcome two serious knee injuries to fulfil her ambition of playing rugby for Ireland.
Ireland step up Six Nations preparations with five-try win over Wales
Adam Griggs’ side picked up a confidence-boosting result at Donnybrook this afternoon.
Griggs includes seven uncapped players in Ireland's Six Nations squad
Former captain Niamh Briggs is again omitted from the 36-player panel.