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#Ireland Women

# ireland-women - Last year 2021

A miserable couple of days for Irish women's rugby off and on the pitch
# Concerns
From The42
# Concerns

A miserable couple of days for Irish women's rugby off and on the pitch

Sep 14th 2021, 8:30 AM 28,666 Views 10 Comments

Ireland must recover after defeat to Spain at the 2021 World Cup Qualifier tournament.

'We're disappointed we haven't shown up in the first game of this tournament'
# Dejected
From The42
# Dejected

'We're disappointed we haven't shown up in the first game of this tournament'

Sep 13th 2021, 8:14 PM 7,789 Views 1 Comment

Ireland Women head coach Adam Griggs believes his side are much better than they showed against Spain.

Big blow for Ireland Women as sloppy showing sees Spain win
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Big blow for Ireland Women as sloppy showing sees Spain win

Sep 13th 2021, 7:08 PM 29,444 Views 10 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side have had a worrying start to their World Cup qualifying tournament in Italy.

Ireland's Dorothy Wall planning to juggle 7s and 15s commitments
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Ireland's Dorothy Wall planning to juggle 7s and 15s commitments

Jun 14th 2021, 9:32 AM 2,936 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary woman has become a starter for Adam Griggs’ 15s team.

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations Championship From The42
Live Apr 24th 2021, 11:15 AM

As it happened: Ireland v Italy, Six Nations Championship

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations From The42
Live Apr 10th 2021, 4:23 PM

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game

Mar 31st 2021, 7:36 PM 3,177 Views 0 Comments

The Six Nations is back this weekend, the World Cup comes next year, then WXV launches in 2023.

7s star Murphy Crowe backed to 'tear it up' in Ireland's Six Nations campaign
# Prolific
From The42
# Prolific

7s star Murphy Crowe backed to 'tear it up' in Ireland's Six Nations campaign

Mar 30th 2021, 4:30 PM 5,643 Views 1 Comment

The Tipperary woman has been a ruthless try-scorer on the World Sevens Series.

Strong club structure essential for Ireland to make next step up, says Considine
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

Strong club structure essential for Ireland to make next step up, says Considine

Feb 9th 2021, 10:07 AM 4,369 Views 2 Comments

Eimear Considine will wait well over a year between competitive matches for Ireland.

'My dad gave me a good piece of advice at Christmas. He said, 'Just play like a kid.''
# Be Yourself
From The42
# Be Yourself

'My dad gave me a good piece of advice at Christmas. He said, 'Just play like a kid.''

Jan 21st 2021, 9:10 AM 10,487 Views 0 Comments

Beibhinn Parsons has been named Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Women’s Player of The Year.

# ireland-women - All time

Griggs confident behind-closed-doors work will stand to Ireland in 2021
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Griggs confident behind-closed-doors work will stand to Ireland in 2021

Dec 29th 2020, 10:00 PM 6,283 Views 0 Comments

We chat to head coach Adam Griggs about a challenging 2020 and the goals that still stand for 2021.

Ireland Women see Six Nations game cancelled, World Cup qualifier postponed
# Calendar
From The42
# Calendar

Ireland Women see Six Nations game cancelled, World Cup qualifier postponed

Nov 10th 2020, 11:42 AM 13,720 Views 3 Comments

The game against France has now been cancelled but the Qualifiers are set to take place next year.

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run

Oct 28th 2020, 12:00 PM 22,158 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland scrum-half hit the ground running despite an eight-month gap between competitive fixtures.

Analysis: 80 seconds that show how good Ireland Women's attack can be
# Team Try
From The42
# Team Try

Analysis: 80 seconds that show how good Ireland Women's attack can be

Oct 27th 2020, 7:45 PM 4,920 Views 0 Comments

Every single player had a role in Claire Molloy’s try just before half-time against Italy.

Ireland Women trio cleared to return to training after follow-up Covid test
# Women's Six Nations
From The42
# Women's Six Nations

Ireland Women trio cleared to return to training after follow-up Covid test

Oct 22nd 2020, 9:52 PM 3,362 Views 0 Comments

Three players had been self-isolating after one returned an inconclusive result in Covid-19 screening.

Beibhinn Parsons organising her next steps after 'rollercoaster' year of Leaving Cert stress
# Ballinasloe Baller
From The42
# Ballinasloe Baller

Beibhinn Parsons organising her next steps after 'rollercoaster' year of Leaving Cert stress

Oct 21st 2020, 6:57 AM 6,185 Views 0 Comments

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.

Return of 'world-class' Molloy adds experience to Ireland's exciting young squad
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Return of 'world-class' Molloy adds experience to Ireland's exciting young squad

Oct 21st 2020, 5:00 AM 4,920 Views 0 Comments

Emerging stars like Beibhinn Parsons and Dorothy Wall showed their promise earlier this year.

Uncertainty for Ireland Women as Rugby Europe suspends games
# Qualifier
From The42
# Qualifier

Uncertainty for Ireland Women as Rugby Europe suspends games

Oct 20th 2020, 10:57 AM 6,179 Views 6 Comments

It’s unclear if the World Cup Qualifying competition in December will be affected.

Major boost for Ireland as former captain Claire Molloy returns from sabbatical
# Back In Green
From The42
# Back In Green

Major boost for Ireland as former captain Claire Molloy returns from sabbatical

Sep 23rd 2020, 10:12 AM 7,035 Views 1 Comment

The Wasps back row has returned to the international fold.

'There are certainly other people in the world way worse off than myself'
# Positive Vibes
From The42
# Positive Vibes

'There are certainly other people in the world way worse off than myself'

Sep 3rd 2020, 7:31 PM 23,872 Views 0 Comments

Sene Naoupu is excited about Ireland Women’s next few months after overcoming a health scare.

Peat and Parsons return as Ireland Women name Six Nations squad
# Go Again
From The42
# Go Again

Peat and Parsons return as Ireland Women name Six Nations squad

Aug 12th 2020, 3:56 PM 4,626 Views 0 Comments

The group will hope to use the remaining fixtures to build towards the December World Cup qualifer.

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Beibhinn Parsons
# Hotshot
From The42
# Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Beibhinn Parsons

Apr 14th 2020, 11:03 AM 4,389 Views 4 Comments

The 18-year-old Ballinasloe and Connacht wing is a prolific try-scorer.

Women’s Euro 2021 set to be moved back to 2022
# What's Another Year?
From The42
# What's Another Year?

Women’s Euro 2021 set to be moved back to 2022

Apr 2nd 2020, 9:12 AM 1,624 Views 0 Comments

Ireland WNT’s upcoming qualifiers against Germany and Ukraine have also been postponed.

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Dorothy Wall
# Hotshot
From The42
# Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Dorothy Wall

Mar 30th 2020, 5:18 PM 3,738 Views 0 Comments

The Tipperary woman made an impressive impact for Ireland during the Six Nations.

Peat and Naoupu injured as Ireland Women held to nil by five-try England
# Shut Out
From The42
# Shut Out

Peat and Naoupu injured as Ireland Women held to nil by five-try England

Feb 23rd 2020, 2:45 PM 8,516 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side were outclassed and suffered their first defeat of the year.

Analysis: How Ireland Women's attack has driven them to two Six Nations wins
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

Analysis: How Ireland Women's attack has driven them to two Six Nations wins

Feb 11th 2020, 2:23 PM 5,109 Views 4 Comments

Tougher challenges lie ahead but the early signs have been positive in Donnybrook over the past two weeks.

Hallett 'enjoying every minute' with improving Ireland as World Cup qualification the big goal
# Case For Defence
From The42
# Case For Defence

Hallett 'enjoying every minute' with improving Ireland as World Cup qualification the big goal

Feb 8th 2020, 10:30 AM 5,899 Views 0 Comments

New defence coach pleased with progress being made as Wales come as next Six Nations assignment.

Considine return one of three changes for Ireland Women ahead of Wales clash
# Good To Go
From The42
# Good To Go

Considine return one of three changes for Ireland Women ahead of Wales clash

Feb 7th 2020, 2:36 PM 5,284 Views 1 Comment

The Munster fullback is fit to start having missed the opening round defeat of Scotland through injury.

'There's more in us,' says Naoupu after birthday battle From The42

'There's more in us,' says Naoupu after birthday battle

Feb 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 3,816 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland cente turned 36 before Ireland beat Scotland, but wasn’t in celebratory mood.

Hard-tackling Caplice thrilled to help Ireland hang tough until Parsons breakaway
# Footwork
From The42
# Footwork

Hard-tackling Caplice thrilled to help Ireland hang tough until Parsons breakaway

Feb 2nd 2020, 6:30 PM 5,640 Views 2 Comments

The talismanic back row put 21 tackles into a phenomenal defensive effort from Ireland.

Beibhinn Parsons tilts the balance as Ireland grind out win over Scotland From The42

Beibhinn Parsons tilts the balance as Ireland grind out win over Scotland

Feb 2nd 2020, 3:17 PM 31,740 Views 18 Comments

A sizzling start had Ireland in control in the first half, but they were left to hang on.

'Until you go into the trenches you never know' From The42

'Until you go into the trenches you never know'

Feb 1st 2020, 8:33 AM 3,534 Views 3 Comments

After increasingly fiery training sessions and a winter’s worth of talk, Lindsay Peat is ready to pour her all into turning Ireland’s form around.

No more excuses for Ireland Women - they need to start getting the results
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

No more excuses for Ireland Women - they need to start getting the results

Jan 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 3,078 Views 1 Comment

Captain Ciara Griffin says ‘you can talk as much as you want but actions give you answers.’

Two new faces as Ireland Women cut squad ahead of Six Nations training camp
# Ireland Women
From The42
# Ireland Women

Two new faces as Ireland Women cut squad ahead of Six Nations training camp

Jan 16th 2020, 11:55 AM 4,789 Views 0 Comments

Claire Keohane and Dorothy Wall will be involved in Wales this weekend.

New forwards, defence coach on board as Ireland Women head for training camp with Doyle's Scotland
# Building Up
From The42
# Building Up

New forwards, defence coach on board as Ireland Women head for training camp with Doyle's Scotland

Oct 24th 2019, 5:57 PM 4,669 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs has eight uncapped players hoping to make an impression ahead of a November Test against Wales.

'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day'
# Higher And Higher
From The42
# Higher And Higher

'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day'

Oct 5th 2019, 12:30 PM 9,862 Views 0 Comments

Before Ireland Women kick off their 7s World Series campaign, we caught up with Lucy Mulhall to chat about the value of experience, youth and arduous altitude training.

Training camps with France and Scotland can prove 'enormously valuable,' says Eddy
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

Training camps with France and Scotland can prove 'enormously valuable,' says Eddy

Sep 28th 2019, 3:50 PM 4,535 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side have just one Test match set for November.

Ireland Women left with just one November Test after being 'let down badly'
# International Rugby
From The42
# International Rugby

Ireland Women left with just one November Test after being 'let down badly'

Sep 19th 2019, 12:33 PM 8,076 Views 0 Comments

The 15-a-side team will take on Wales on 10 November in UCD.

Joy of six as Ireland's young guns progress to Euro Elite Round qualifiers in style
# 17 Again
From The42
# 17 Again

Joy of six as Ireland's young guns progress to Euro Elite Round qualifiers in style

Sep 13th 2019, 9:17 PM 7,317 Views 3 Comments

James Scott’s U17 women advanced with a game in hand, and face Greece in a top-of-the-table clash next.

'I wasn't ever going to buy an Irish jersey, I was going to earn an Irish jersey'
# Unstoppable
From The42
# Unstoppable

'I wasn't ever going to buy an Irish jersey, I was going to earn an Irish jersey'

May 21st 2019, 6:22 PM 10,195 Views 5 Comments

Ireland international Leah Lyons remembers how she was inspired as a youngster.