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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Ireland Women

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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.
'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 two games away from a Grand Slam after victory over France
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
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
Despite a bonus-point win over Scotland, there are mistakes to rectify.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
'We're training to be world champions' - Ireland lock Spence
The Old Belvedere clubwoman would love the opportunity to turn professional.
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.
Ireland will look to embrace pressure of home World Cup opportunity
Captain Niamh Briggs says this year’s November Test series will be a major aid to preparations.
Naoupu joins Ireland Women's Sevens squad as Galvin misses Atlanta trip
Anthony Eddy has been able to call on Alison Miller for the World Series legs in Atlanta and Langford.
'It means a lot to play at a ground with such history' - New home, new era for Ireland
Tom Tierney’s team open their Six Nations title defence at Donnybrook this afternoon.
10 players set for Six Nations debut in Ireland's first game of Championship defence
Tom Tierney’s side face Wales on Saturday.
Six Nations champs Ireland fourth in first-ever women's World Rugby rankings
World Rugby say the rankings will encourage more matches to be played.
6 women who will be key to a successful Irish title defence
Ireland’s captain and world player of the year nominee are among the most important components of the squad in this campaign.
Here's the Ireland Women's 7s squad heading to Sydney and São Paulo
Sure isn’t it well for them.
New faces in Ireland Women's squad as 7s stars miss start of Six Nations defence
Head coach Tom Tierney has included seven uncapped players as Ireland women spread resources across two forms of the game.
Ireland Women finish 12th in Dubai 7s as men get off the mark
Plus, Sonny Bill Williams (and sister) had a close-up view of some shock Kiwi defeats.
India, here we come! Ireland have qualified for the Women's T20 Cricket World Cup
Ireland now face Bangladesh in the final of the World Cup Qualifier tournament on Saturday.
10 uncapped players in Ireland women's squad to play England
The training squad of 33 has been trimmed down to 23.
Ireland's Euro 2017 campaign back on track with priceless win in Portugal
A huge win for Sue Ronan’s side.
'No more hard luck stories - it's time to stand up and deliver'
Ireland are hoping to get their Euro 2017 qualifying campaign back on track in Portugal this afternoon.
'It's a huge thing for us and women's rugby' Spence hoping for more women's tests
The World Player of the Year nominee says Donnybrook move is huge for the game.
Ireland Women will face England in a November international next month
The Six Nations champions have named a 33-strong squad and will host an open training session this weekend.
Incredible Japan comeback sinks Ireland but there was plenty for us to celebrate
Anthony Eddy’s side were beaten by Japan in the final in UCD
Ireland reach quarter-finals at Women's Sevens tournament in Dublin
Despite a loss to South Africa in today’s final Pool C clash, the Girls in Green are in the final eight,
Ireland pull off historic win to move one step closer to first ever Olympic qualification
It’s been a famous day for Irish hockey.
Ireland Women bounce back from earlier heartbreak to claim plate title in Olympic qualifier
It was a promising weekend for Anthony Eddy’s side.
Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals
Ireland weren’t dispirited by losses to Spain and France, bouncing back with a six-try win over Ukraine.
Unfortunate lapse of concentration costs Ireland as they suffer defeat in California
Ireland’s goalkeeper was guilty of breaking the first rule of football.
Women's rugby stars specialise late, but more young athletes benefit every sport
New Zealander Tania Rosser was destined to play rugby, but she put time in in other codes too.
'We wanted that ruthless streak': Niamh Briggs keeping firm grip on 6 Nations crown
“I made my feelings known to everybody that I wasn’t going to use the changes as an excuse.”