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#Ireland Women

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Ireland Women aiming to bring offloading style to the fore against Scots
# Style Of Play
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# Style Of Play

Ireland Women aiming to bring offloading style to the fore against Scots

Mar 11th 2018, 8:15 AM 1,788 Views 0 Comments

Ciara Griffin and her team were very impressive in their victory over Wales two weekends ago.

'There were some really dark days' - Niamh Briggs finds a new lease of life
# Fit And Fresh
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# Fit And Fresh

'There were some really dark days' - Niamh Briggs finds a new lease of life

Mar 10th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,424 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland out-half suffered with serious injury issues and missed last year’s home World Cup.

'There are people coming from New Zealand and Australia to get their caps'
# Overdue
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# Overdue

'There are people coming from New Zealand and Australia to get their caps'

Mar 9th 2018, 3:06 PM 40,067 Views 6 Comments

Niamh Briggs is delighted that over 100 female players will finally be awarded caps for playing for Ireland.

Four changes for Ireland as Griggs names starting team to welcome Wales
# Bring It
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# Bring It

Four changes for Ireland as Griggs names starting team to welcome Wales

Feb 21st 2018, 2:59 PM 4,329 Views 1 Comment

Kick-off at Donnybrook is 3pm on Sunday.

Powerful France hold Ireland Women to nil
# Out-gunned
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# Out-gunned

Powerful France hold Ireland Women to nil

Feb 3rd 2018, 10:38 PM 11,988 Views 4 Comments

Les Bleus put Ireland through a severe opening Six Nations Test.

Belvo wing Megan Williams set for Ireland debut against France
# New Cap
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# New Cap

Belvo wing Megan Williams set for Ireland debut against France

Jan 31st 2018, 4:08 PM 4,698 Views 0 Comments

The 7s international will win her first cap for Ireland in 15s.

'We've got warning on that and we know the procedure, we know the protocol'
# Fresh Start
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# Fresh Start

'We've got warning on that and we know the procedure, we know the protocol'

Jan 26th 2018, 11:28 AM 4,527 Views 2 Comments

Ireland Women captain Ciara Griffin says movement between the 7s and 15s squads has been flagged in advance.

Sophie Spence announces retirement from international rugby after omission from Six Nations squad
# Lock Out
From The42
# Lock Out

Sophie Spence announces retirement from international rugby after omission from Six Nations squad

Dec 22nd 2017, 1:34 PM 23,078 Views 13 Comments

‘I had hoped to finish my career after playing in one last Six Nations, but it is not to be.’

9 uncapped players as Ireland Women build up to Six Nations without Spence and Murphy
# Squad
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# Squad

9 uncapped players as Ireland Women build up to Six Nations without Spence and Murphy

Dec 22nd 2017, 12:37 PM 4,963 Views 1 Comment

New head coach Adam Griggs has plenty of experienced talents in his 38-strong squad.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 From The42
Live Aug 26th 2017, 1:45 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 From The42
Live Aug 22nd 2017, 1:00 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

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

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

Aug 20th 2017, 8:32 PM 7,192 Views 3 Comments

Ruth O’Reilly has suffered a back injury.

As It Happened: Ireland v France, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 From The42
Live Aug 17th 2017, 7:10 PM

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

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

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

Aug 17th 2017, 5:00 PM 15,183 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 17th 2017, 1:55 PM 5,038 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Ireland bidding to stop French fluency at source with pack physicality

Aug 16th 2017, 5:42 PM 3,764 Views 7 Comments

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

As It Happened: Ireland v Japan, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 From The42
Live Aug 13th 2017, 4:45 PM

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

How one Irish woman helped turn rugby into a sport for both sexes
# Growing The Game
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# Growing The Game

How one Irish woman helped turn rugby into a sport for both sexes

Aug 7th 2017, 10:00 AM 6,751 Views 5 Comments

Under Su Carty’s watch, women went from comprising 4% of the world’s rugby playing population to 25%

Ireland Women striving to make sporting role models a not-so-rare commodity for girls
# Grist To The Mill
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# Grist To The Mill

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

Aug 6th 2017, 8:10 AM 2,879 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Sophie Spence eagerly, nervelessly embracing countdown to World Cup

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:00 PM 3,166 Views 1 Comment

Bring it.

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

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

Jul 30th 2017, 10:00 AM 21,749 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 25th 2017, 7:00 AM 4,590 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 22nd 2017, 8:30 AM 3,862 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 19th 2017, 2:47 PM 2,862 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 19th 2017, 2:42 PM 2,639 Views 0 Comments

Colin Bell’s side face Scotland in July.

Naoupu and Baxter among exciting Ireland 7s squad chasing World Cup qualification
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

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

Jun 14th 2017, 1:16 PM 4,413 Views 1 Comment

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

Huge markers laid down as Ireland beat England and Fiji in 7s
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

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

May 29th 2017, 1:30 PM 7,801 Views 1 Comment

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

'Physically, the girls are beaten up': Hope shines in painful end to Ireland's 6 Nations
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

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

Mar 19th 2017, 9:28 AM 5,875 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 17th 2017, 10:14 PM 10,420 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 17th 2017, 10:05 PM 37,360 Views 42 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 17th 2017, 8:45 AM 4,601 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 2,546 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Mar 13th 2017, 11:16 AM 5,707 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 11th 2017, 1:43 PM 21,593 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 11th 2017, 7:45 AM 3,218 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 27th 2017, 6:45 AM 13,116 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 26th 2017, 2:35 PM 24,193 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 23rd 2017, 9:19 PM 11,502 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 2,933 Views 0 Comments

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

Ireland lead the Six Nations after their great escape in Scotland
# Table Toppers
From The42
# Table Toppers

Ireland lead the Six Nations after their great escape in Scotland

Feb 6th 2017, 7:00 AM 5,697 Views 5 Comments

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