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#Ireland Women

# ireland-women - Sunday 20 August, 2017

From The42 Ireland prop ruled out for the rest of the Rugby World Cup WRWC

Ireland prop ruled out for the rest of the Rugby World Cup

Ruth O’Reilly has suffered a back injury.

# ireland-women - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From The42 As It Happened: Ireland v France, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 Bring It

As It Happened: Ireland v France, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

We were live from the Belfield Bowl for the all-important Pool C decider.

From The42 'France are in our way': Jenny Murphy relishing the big stage of a vital World Cup test Enforcer

'France are in our way': Jenny Murphy relishing the big stage of a vital World Cup test

The hardest hitter in Ireland’s arsenal is determined to make the free-flowing French stop and think.

From The42 New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis Blackout

New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis

An eight-try rout has left 2014 runners-up Canada out of the running for a semi-final berth.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From The42 Ireland bidding to stop French fluency at source with pack physicality Forte

Ireland bidding to stop French fluency at source with pack physicality

Tom Tierney’s team selection paves the way for a serious battle in UCD tomorrow evening.

# ireland-women - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From The42 As It Happened: Ireland v Japan, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 Bring It

As It Happened: Ireland v Japan, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

Ireland pulled off a huge comeback to make it two wins from two against Japan.

# ireland-women - Monday 7 August, 2017

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%

# ireland-women - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Ireland Women striving to make sporting role models a not-so-rare commodity for girls

Women’s sport needs high-profile events to spark interest for girls at a stage when, statistically, they’re dropping out.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

From The42 Sophie Spence eagerly, nervelessly embracing countdown to World Cup Tick Tock

# ireland-women - 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-women - 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-women - 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-women - 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-women - Monday 19 June, 2017

From The42 Big names included as Ireland gear up for final friendly before World Cup qualifiers WNT

Big names included as Ireland gear up for final friendly before World Cup qualifiers

Colin Bell’s side face Scotland in July.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Naoupu and Baxter among exciting Ireland 7s squad chasing World Cup qualification

Anthony Eddy’s squad are in France for the next two weekends, competing on two fronts.

# ireland-women - Monday 29 May, 2017

From The42 Huge markers laid down as Ireland beat England and Fiji in 7s Women's Rugby This post contains videos

Huge markers laid down as Ireland beat England and Fiji in 7s

Two impressive results book-ended Ireland’s best world series finish to date.

# ireland-women - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'Physically, the girls are beaten up': Hope shines in painful end to Ireland's 6 Nations

Through the pain of St Patrick’s Day Ireland showed promise of a big summer ahead.

# ireland-women - Friday 17 March, 2017

From The42 Ireland come up short but reasons to be positive for home Women's World Cup BringIt

Ireland come up short but reasons to be positive for home Women's World Cup

England remain the standard setters, but Tom Tierney’s side have plenty to build on.

From The42 Ireland women push England to their limits in intense Grand Slam decider 6 Nations

Ireland women push England to their limits in intense Grand Slam decider

A sickening injury to Claire Molloy helped England pull away in tonight’s Slam decider.

From The42 Analysis: Ireland Women's intelligent maul key to their Grand Slam shot Pack Power

Analysis: Ireland Women's intelligent maul key to their Grand Slam shot

Tom Tierney’s side have some clever lineout specialists in their forward pack.

# ireland-women - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From The42 'It's a cup final, it's winner takes all': Ireland primed for Grand Slam decider against England Six Nations

'It's a cup final, it's winner takes all': Ireland primed for Grand Slam decider against England

Nora Stapleton says ‘it’s about time we get the buzz back’ as Ireland look forward to their biggest game of the Six Nations.

# ireland-women - Monday 13 March, 2017

From The42 Ireland to don homelessness charity logo for Grand Slam showdown with England Nice Touch

Ireland to don homelessness charity logo for Grand Slam showdown with England

Aon have vacated their women’s jersey sponsorship for Inner City Helping Homeless ahead of the match.

# ireland-women - Saturday 11 March, 2017

From The42 Tyrrell try gives Ireland victory in Wales to set up Grand Slam decider with England Sevens Sent

Tyrrell try gives Ireland victory in Wales to set up Grand Slam decider with England

Tom Tierney’s side will face off against England in Donnybrook on St Patrick’s Day.

From The42 Ireland ready for emotionally-charged affair as they look to set up Grand Slam showdown Bring It

Ireland ready for emotionally-charged affair as they look to set up Grand Slam showdown

It will be a difficult day for Wales following a recent tragedy, and Marie Louise Reilly is wary of the opposition.

# ireland-women - Monday 27 February, 2017

From The42 'Some of the chat is just ridiculous. It affects the players' Biting Back

'Some of the chat is just ridiculous. It affects the players'

Ireland Women head coach Tom Tierney wasn’t impressed with discussion around the women’s game.

# ireland-women - Sunday 26 February, 2017

From The42 Ireland two games away from a Grand Slam after victory over France Dream Alive

Ireland two games away from a Grand Slam after victory over France

Tom Tierney’s side beat visiting France 13-10 at Donnybrook this afternoon.

# ireland-women - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The42 'We're not disrespecting the Six Nations': IRFU defend decision to withdraw three key players Explanation

'We're not disrespecting the Six Nations': IRFU defend decision to withdraw three key players

Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell are flying to Las Vegas with the sevens squad instead of playing against France on Sunday.

# ireland-women - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From The42 Ireland out to top last weekend's mediocre performance and finish Italian job Preview

Ireland out to top last weekend's mediocre performance and finish Italian job

Despite a bonus-point win over Scotland, there are mistakes to rectify.

# ireland-women - Monday 6 February, 2017

Ireland lead the Six Nations after their great escape in Scotland

Jenny Murphy’s return was among the positives in a poor performance from Tom Tierney’s side.

# ireland-women - Friday 3 February, 2017

From The42 Late, late Murphy try gives Ireland opening night bonus-point win in Scotland Last Gasp

Late, late Murphy try gives Ireland opening night bonus-point win in Scotland

The Ireland centre crashed over from close range to grab a bonus-point win for Tom Tierney’s side.

From The42 After taking up rugby in college, Clare GAA star set for Ireland debut Interview

After taking up rugby in college, Clare GAA star set for Ireland debut

Eimear Considine chats to The42 ahead of her side’s Six Nations opener with Scotland this evening.

# ireland-women - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The42 From youth to experience: 5 women who will be key to Ireland’s Six Nations chances Take Five

From youth to experience: 5 women who will be key to Ireland’s Six Nations chances

Ireland’s Women kick off their campaign away to Scotland on Friday evening.

# ireland-women - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Ex-Clare GAA star Considine among 5 uncapped women in Ireland's 6 Nations squad

The Munster wing is joined by two new props and half-backs.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From The42 In Pics: A review of Sue Ronan's career as Ireland women's football manager Looking Back

In Pics: A review of Sue Ronan's career as Ireland women's football manager

We take a look back at some significant moments during Sue Ronan’s career as the women’s national football coach.

# ireland-women - Friday 2 December, 2016

From The42 Ireland Women storm back from 12 - 0 down to win Dubai 7s Challenge Trophy 7s Heaven

Ireland Women storm back from 12 - 0 down to win Dubai 7s Challenge Trophy

Anthony Eddy’s side have gotten better as the Dubai leg of the world series has gone on.

From The42 Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s Ali-oop

Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s

Anthony Eddy’s side will face Spain in this afternoon’s final.

# ireland-women - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Ireland out to reap benefits of inaugural November series with World Cup in view

Head coach Tom Tierney is hoping the three tough Tests will prepare his squad for next August’s home World Cup.

# ireland-women - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Opening November Test against England comes too soon for Ireland captain Briggs

Head coach Tom Tierney has returned Nora Stapleton to the number 10 jersey to open a tough Autumn series.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

From The42 'We're training to be world champions' - Ireland lock Spence On Home Soil

'We're training to be world champions' - Ireland lock Spence

The Old Belvedere clubwoman would love the opportunity to turn professional.

# ireland-women - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Wexford football captain Murphy and Niamh Briggs named in development squad for Ireland 7s

With the front-liners still on World Series duty, Anthony Eddy has introduced some new names to gain experience in Amsterdam.