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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Ireland Women

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Ireland name Niamh Briggs in 7s squad for this weekend's Olympic qualifier in UCD
The stakes couldn’t be any higher for the
'People coming up to you in the street is nice reward for all the hard work'
Sophie Spence is enjoying the limelight but remains focused on bringing women’s rugby to a new level.
Ireland run in eight tries to end Six Nations with thumping win over Scotland
Alison Miller scored a hat-trick as Tom Tierney’s side ran riot.
Ireland recover from slow start to record second Six Nations win over Italy
Tries in either half handed Tom Tierney’s side victory at Donnybrook.
Multi-talented Lindsay Peat handed first start for Ireland Women against Italy
Tom Tierney changes eight for Italy visit, including debutants Kim Flood and Liz Burke.
'The seats in Twickenham are green so we'll feel right at home'
Ireland Women out to earn famous victory in London.
'We're going to Twickenham to play rugby and throw everything at England'
The wounds from Perpignan are still raw but Ireland are determined to make amends this weekend.
'A win like this will jump-start our campaign and we go to France with confidence'
Tom Tierney was very pleased after watching his side dominate Wales at Donnybrook.
No big stage nerves from Ireland as Six Nations defence starts with a bang
Tom Tierney’s side were dominant at Donnybrook.
Testing circumstances but Briggs' Ireland have quality to retain Six Nations title
Niamh Briggs and Tom Tierney are optimistic ahead of Saturday’s opener against Wales.
Welcome announcement for Ireland women as IRFU confirm stadium upgrade
Tom Tierney’s side will play at Donnybrook in 2016.
Ireland handed favourable draw for Dublin-hosted sevens tournament
An absolutely crucial sevens event takes place in the UCD Bowl next month.
An Irish star absolutely dominated Sky's sportswoman of the month vote
Alison Miller took a landslide victory in the public vote.
'After 11 years as a player and this is my seventh year as a coach - I'm used to pressure'
Tom Tierney was confident of achieving success with the Ireland women’s team.
Scotland v Ireland, Women's Six Nations
Will Niamh Briggs hoist another Six Nations trophy this afternoon?
Every moment is really special and every bit of playing time is precious
With Ireland on the brink of another championship Sophie Spence is relishing every minute.
The Irish team most likely to win a Six Nations title have named their XV to face 35/1 underdogs
The Ireland women’s team are in a great position entering the final weekend.
We'll Leave It There So: Ireland prepare for Scots, Champions League QF draw and all today's sport
We also have news on Conor McGregor and the sheep in Roscrea.
RTÉ to screen Ireland Women's massive Six Nations game this weekend
Meanwhile, the Ireland U20s have made four changes to their team to face Scotland.
'People ask me if I'd like to go professional. I would but we're not there yet, we're a good bit off'
Niamh Briggs thinks women’s rugby has come a long way but still has massive potential for growth.
Ireland's women beat world champions England to boost Six Nations hopes
A late Niamh Briggs penalty proved decisive.
It's time to turn the lights out on Ashbourne says former Ireland women's captain
Fiona Coghlan wants the team to move to a venue in Dublin that will cater for bigger crowds.
Heartbreak for Ireland Women as France surge to narrow win in Ashbourne
After a lengthy delay due to floodlight failure, the visitors withstood a late Irish onslaught.
My sporting wish for 2015: Better coverage of women's sport
Steve O’Rourke outlines his wish for 2015.
Portlaoise's 8-in-a-row and five Allstars - Laois's 2014 sporting highlights
There was a Rugby World Cup star in there as well.
The day Ireland stunned New Zealand - My 2014 sporting highlight
Steven O’Rourke looks back on his favourite sporting memory from 2014.
The IRFU have appointed a former Ireland international as the new women's rugby coach
They have also hired a director of sevens rugby.
Three Irish players in the IRB team of the Women's Rugby World Cup
Player of the tournament nominee Niamh Briggs was named a fullbck.
Twitter reacts as Ireland's World Cup journey comes to an end
Brian Moore, Trevor Hogan and Ross O’Carroll-Kelly all gave their thoughts on England’s emphatic win.
Ireland v England, Women's Rugby World Cup semi-final
Revisit our minute-by-minute coverage as the Irish Women looked to sustain their recent incredible run of results.
Ireland go with the big guns for World Cup opener against USA
14 of Ireland’s starting 15 against the United States have Grand Slam winners’ medals.
Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan takes World Cup trophy to visit Eiffel Tower
When the prop got there, however, the captains of 11 other countries were hanging around too. Pure awkward.
I went to every Ireland game at 2010 World Cup and thought 'I should be out there'
Kerrie Ann Craddock made her Ireland debut at the age of 29 but is eager to make up for lost time.
Irish scrum-half Tania Rosser on returning to rugby three months after giving birth
The New Zealand-born player is back in the international fold after four years away from the game.
Joe Schmidt and Katie Taylor look on as Ireland Women win final World Cup warm-up
Philip Doyle’s side had too much class for Wales in Malahide this afternoon.
Former Galway footballer Niamh Fahey helps Arsenal to FA Cup win
The Ireland international was part of a Gunners defence that held firm against the Toffees.
Ireland lacing up for breast cancer ahead of crunch World Cup qualifier with the Germans
The Girls in Green have been wearing pink laces as they prepare for this afternoon’s crucial international.
Plenty of positives for Irish Women's team to take from Six Nations campaign
Although their final game ended in a 19-15 defeat to France, the visitors superbly battled back from a 16-point deficit mid-way through the second half
6 stars who'll have to shine if Irish women are to claim title
The French are going for a Grand Slam but Ireland can retain their championship with an away win.
Irish rugby fans say goodbye to another legendary 13... Lynne Cantwell
The outside centre made her Ireland debut in 2001.