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#Ireland Women

# ireland-women - All time

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

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

Feb 3rd 2017, 8:32 PM 8,423 Views 7 Comments

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
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

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

Feb 3rd 2017, 7:30 AM 6,692 Views 4 Comments

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
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

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

Jan 26th 2017, 11:30 AM 7,272 Views 1 Comment

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
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

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

Dec 27th 2016, 7:00 AM 1,727 Views 1 Comment

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
# 7s Heaven
From The42
# 7s Heaven

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

Dec 2nd 2016, 1:06 PM 8,330 Views 5 Comments

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
# Ali-oop
From The42
# Ali-oop

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

Dec 2nd 2016, 9:12 AM 5,209 Views 0 Comments

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
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

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

Nov 13th 2016, 9:20 AM 12,602 Views 2 Comments

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
# Sunday Service
From The42
# Sunday Service

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

Nov 10th 2016, 5:28 PM 4,265 Views 0 Comments

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
# On Home Soil
From The42
# On Home Soil

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

Sep 20th 2016, 3:00 PM 13,666 Views 4 Comments

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
# New Experience
From The42
# New Experience

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

May 26th 2016, 2:13 PM 5,975 Views 2 Comments

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
# BringIt
From The42
# BringIt

Ireland will look to embrace pressure of home World Cup opportunity

May 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 5,203 Views 2 Comments

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
# 7s Sene
From The42
# 7s Sene

Naoupu joins Ireland Women's Sevens squad as Galvin misses Atlanta trip

Mar 31st 2016, 4:00 PM 15,332 Views 15 Comments

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
# Home Is Where The Heart Is
From The42
# Home Is Where The Heart Is

'It means a lot to play at a ground with such history' - New home, new era for Ireland

Feb 6th 2016, 8:30 AM 6,195 Views 1 Comment

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
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

10 players set for Six Nations debut in Ireland's first game of Championship defence

Feb 4th 2016, 3:37 PM 4,954 Views 0 Comments

Tom Tierney’s side face Wales on Saturday.

Six Nations champs Ireland fourth in first-ever women's World Rugby rankings
# Top 10
From The42
# Top 10

Six Nations champs Ireland fourth in first-ever women's World Rugby rankings

Feb 1st 2016, 12:34 PM 5,361 Views 0 Comments

World Rugby say the rankings will encourage more matches to be played.

6 women who will be key to a successful Irish title defence
# 6Nations
From The42
# 6Nations

6 women who will be key to a successful Irish title defence

Jan 31st 2016, 9:00 PM 21,768 Views 12 Comments

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
# Circumnavigating
From The42
# Circumnavigating

Here's the Ireland Women's 7s squad heading to Sydney and São Paulo

Jan 29th 2016, 5:57 PM 5,327 Views 0 Comments

Sure isn’t it well for them.

New faces in Ireland Women's squad as 7s stars miss start of Six Nations defence
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

New faces in Ireland Women's squad as 7s stars miss start of Six Nations defence

Jan 28th 2016, 5:42 PM 16,094 Views 4 Comments

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
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

Ireland Women finish 12th in Dubai 7s as men get off the mark

Dec 4th 2015, 5:51 PM 5,606 Views 6 Comments

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
# World In Motion
From The42
# World In Motion

India, here we come! Ireland have qualified for the Women's T20 Cricket World Cup

Dec 3rd 2015, 12:00 PM 2,104 Views 1 Comment

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
# Fresh Faces
From The42
# Fresh Faces

10 uncapped players in Ireland women's squad to play England

Oct 27th 2015, 9:30 PM 5,844 Views 0 Comments

The training squad of 33 has been trimmed down to 23.

Ireland's Euro 2017 campaign back on track with priceless win in Portugal
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Ireland's Euro 2017 campaign back on track with priceless win in Portugal

Oct 27th 2015, 5:05 PM 4,975 Views 5 Comments

A huge win for Sue Ronan’s side.

'No more hard luck stories - it's time to stand up and deliver'
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

'No more hard luck stories - it's time to stand up and deliver'

Oct 27th 2015, 6:00 AM 4,390 Views 0 Comments

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
# Stepping Stone
From The42
# Stepping Stone

'It's a huge thing for us and women's rugby' Spence hoping for more women's tests

Oct 9th 2015, 2:56 PM 2,659 Views 1 Comment

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
# Champs
From The42
# Champs

Ireland Women will face England in a November international next month

Oct 6th 2015, 12:10 PM 2,398 Views 4 Comments

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
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Incredible Japan comeback sinks Ireland but there was plenty for us to celebrate

Aug 23rd 2015, 6:30 PM 13,610 Views 12 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side were beaten by Japan in the final in UCD

Ireland reach quarter-finals at Women's Sevens tournament in Dublin
# Hometown Heroes
From The42
# Hometown Heroes

Ireland reach quarter-finals at Women's Sevens tournament in Dublin

Aug 22nd 2015, 7:03 PM 9,949 Views 3 Comments

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
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Ireland pull off historic win to move one step closer to first ever Olympic qualification

Jun 16th 2015, 5:14 PM 6,541 Views 8 Comments

It’s been a famous day for Irish hockey.

Ireland Women bounce back from earlier heartbreak to claim plate title in Olympic qualifier
# Road To Rio
From The42
# Road To Rio

Ireland Women bounce back from earlier heartbreak to claim plate title in Olympic qualifier

Jun 14th 2015, 1:39 PM 7,048 Views 1 Comment

It was a promising weekend for Anthony Eddy’s side.

Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals
# 7s
From The42
# 7s

Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals

Jun 13th 2015, 4:10 PM 5,368 Views 2 Comments

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
# WNT
From The42
# WNT

Unfortunate lapse of concentration costs Ireland as they suffer defeat in California

May 10th 2015, 10:17 PM 8,363 Views 5 Comments

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
# Cross-pollination
From The42
# Cross-pollination

Women's rugby stars specialise late, but more young athletes benefit every sport

Mar 29th 2015, 6:30 PM 6,501 Views 2 Comments

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
# Captain Fantastic
From The42
# Captain Fantastic

'We wanted that ruthless streak': Niamh Briggs keeping firm grip on 6 Nations crown

Mar 23rd 2015, 5:15 PM 9,663 Views 4 Comments

“I made my feelings known to everybody that I wasn’t going to use the changes as an excuse.”

Two Six Nations titles in two days as the Ireland women win big in Scotland
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Two Six Nations titles in two days as the Ireland women win big in Scotland

Mar 22nd 2015, 3:16 PM 10,558 Views 11 Comments

Just like the men yesterday, chasing a points total brought the best out of the women.

Ireland Women 'keeping it between the ditches' to reel in 6 Nations title
# Make It A Double
From The42
# Make It A Double

Ireland Women 'keeping it between the ditches' to reel in 6 Nations title

Mar 21st 2015, 9:32 PM 7,815 Views 2 Comments

Niamh Briggs’ side must beat Scotland by a 27-point margin to claim the Six Nations title tomorrow.

The sky is still the limit in Ireland's new era of women's rugby
# Transition
From The42
# Transition

The sky is still the limit in Ireland's new era of women's rugby

Mar 19th 2015, 10:10 AM 4,936 Views 2 Comments

Jenny Murphy is still finding her feet at outside centre, but could find a winner’s medal around her neck this weekend.

RTÉ to screen Ireland Women's massive Six Nations game this weekend
# Centre Stage
From The42
# Centre Stage

RTÉ to screen Ireland Women's massive Six Nations game this weekend

Mar 18th 2015, 3:41 PM 4,612 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, the Ireland U20s have made four changes to their team to face Scotland.

From Dublin GAA to the Six Nations in a year: Hannah Tyrrell's unique tale
# Crossover Athlete
From The42
# Crossover Athlete

From Dublin GAA to the Six Nations in a year: Hannah Tyrrell's unique tale

Mar 12th 2015, 7:45 AM 5,678 Views 6 Comments

The 24-year-old has broken into the Ireland Women’s set-up less than two years after taking up rugby.

'Any day you get to play against the world champions is a good day' - Briggs
# The Best
From The42
# The Best

'Any day you get to play against the world champions is a good day' - Briggs

Feb 27th 2015, 6:40 PM 5,375 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland captain is keen to restore pride at Ashbourne as England arrive.