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#Ireland Women

# ireland-women - Monday 18 August, 2014

28 pictures to chart Ireland's brilliant journey to 4th in the Women's Rugby World Cup

Ireland Women, we can only thank you.

# ireland-women - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From The42 Doyle buoyed by Irish resilience in face of formidable French size Unbowed

Doyle buoyed by Irish resilience in face of formidable French size

The retiring head coach rated his side’s performances at this World Cup as positive overall.

From The42 Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride Legend

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride

The 33-year-old prop has played her last game for her country, finishing on 85 caps.

From The42 Doyle steps away hoping to see IRFU drive women's rugby forward Goose

Doyle steps away hoping to see IRFU drive women's rugby forward

The Ireland head coach has brought about major improvements since first taking the job in 2003.

From The42 13 of our favourite images from the past week in sports Snap Happy

13 of our favourite images from the past week in sports

From high-diving in Kosovo to overhead kicks in Manchester via Valhalla and Paris.

# ireland-women - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From The42 'I love defence, I love tackling' - Ireland hooker Bourke suited to French test TNT

'I love defence, I love tackling' - Ireland hooker Bourke suited to French test

The UL Bohemians and Munster front row works as a performance analyst when she’s not playing.

From The42 A day in the life: Behind the scenes in Ireland's World Cup camp WRWC

A day in the life: Behind the scenes in Ireland's World Cup camp

TheScore.ie tagged along with Philip Doyle’s squad as they prepare to face France for third place.

From The42 Jenny Murphy starts as Ireland make two changes ahead of France clash Third Place

Jenny Murphy starts as Ireland make two changes ahead of France clash

Philip Doyle and his coaching team have made two changes ahead of Ireland’s closing World Cup fixture.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From The42 Ireland is absolutely pumped for the RWC semi-final against England Countdown

Ireland is absolutely pumped for the RWC semi-final against England

The Women’s Rugby World Cup semi-final kicks off at five this afternoon, where will you be watching?

# ireland-women - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From The42 Ireland Women will face England in Rugby World Cup semi-final Old Enemy

Fleming's lung-bursting try and more great pictures as Ireland Women win again

Philip Doyle’s side made hard work of Kazakhstan, but they’re in the semi-finals.

From The42 Ireland can make history (again) today by reaching Women's RWC semi-final Preview This post contains videos

Ireland can make history (again) today by reaching Women's RWC semi-final

First though, they have to beat Kazakhstan.

# ireland-women - Friday 8 August, 2014

From The42 Cantwell captain as Ireland Women make 10 changes after New Zealand victory Starting XV

Cantwell captain as Ireland Women make 10 changes after New Zealand victory

The centre’s partnership with Grace Davitt will continue for the third game in eight days.

# ireland-women - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From The42 Analysis: Ireland's defence lays foundation for historic World Cup win WRWC

Analysis: Ireland's defence lays foundation for historic World Cup win

Work rate, intelligence and breakdown technique were all vital components against New Zealand.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From The42 World Cup star Briggs takes inspiration from Wilkinson and ROG Dead Eye

World Cup star Briggs takes inspiration from Wilkinson and ROG

The fullback tells TheScore.ie about her rugby journey and place-kicking skills.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From The42 'We knew we had the ability': Fantastic captain Coghlan takes historic win in her stride Job Done

'We knew we had the ability': Fantastic captain Coghlan takes historic win in her stride

“We knew what we were going to do; we were going to go back up there and score and take control of the game.”

Slightly bitter All Blacks and the rest of Twitter's reaction to Ireland's win over New Zealand

They’re calling us favourites to win the whole thing now.

From The42 'We know the enormity of the task in front us' - Ireland captain Coghlan Coygig

'We know the enormity of the task in front us' - Ireland captain Coghlan

Philip Doyle’s side face four-time world champions New Zealand this evening in Marcoussis.

# ireland-women - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The42 Just the one change for Ireland Women ahead of World Cup clash with New Zealand Starting XV

Just the one change for Ireland Women ahead of World Cup clash with New Zealand

Paula Fitzpatrick will come into Ireland’s back row for one of the game’s toughest tests.

# ireland-women - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From The42 Ireland Women hit the gym as they prepare for New Zealand clash In Pics

Ireland Women hit the gym as they prepare for New Zealand clash

Strength and conditioning coach Marian Earls led the session at Marcoussis this morning.

From The42 Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US Game Plan

Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US

There were positives to be taken from Friday’s win, but improvement will be needed ahead of the New Zealand clash.

# ireland-women - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The42 Brilliant Briggs helps Ireland Women to crucial World Cup win over USA WRWC

Brilliant Briggs helps Ireland Women to crucial World Cup win over USA

Bring on the Black Ferns.

# ireland-women - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From The42 Ireland Women arrive in France targeting top four World Cup finish Coygig

Ireland Women arrive in France targeting top four World Cup finish

Here are the best pics as Philip Doyle’s squad flew to Paris for the tournament.

# ireland-women - Friday 18 July, 2014

From The42 Ireland Women centre Murphy striving for perfection at World Cup World Cup

Ireland Women centre Murphy striving for perfection at World Cup

The 25-year-old and her teammates have lofty ambitions for the tournament in France.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The42 Ireland Women targeting first ever World Cup semi-final under Doyle Coygig

Ireland Women targeting first ever World Cup semi-final under Doyle

Head coach Philip Doyle joins TheScore.ie to discuss preparation, aims and the Black Ferns.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

From The42 Coghlan captains 26-strong Ireland Women's squad for World Cup Coygig

Coghlan captains 26-strong Ireland Women's squad for World Cup

‘Women’s rugby is at an all-time high in Ireland,’ says head coach Philip Doyle.

# ireland-women - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The42 Ireland Women to open World Cup campaign with USA encounter Coygig

Ireland Women to open World Cup campaign with USA encounter

Philip Doyle’s side will then face reigning champions New Zealand, before finishing the group stage against Kazakhstan.

# ireland-women - Friday 14 March, 2014

From The42 Defiant display, but defeat for Ireland Women as France hold on to secure Grand Slam 6 Nations

Defiant display, but defeat for Ireland Women as France hold on to secure Grand Slam

Gillian Bourke scored the first two tries France have conceded in this year’s Championship, but Ireland came up just short.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Ireland Women make four changes for final Six Nations clash in France

Philip Doyle’s side are hoping to deny the home team a Grand Slam in Pau.

# ireland-women - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From The42 Nora Stapleton column: We're ready to make history at the Aviva Column

Nora Stapleton column: We're ready to make history at the Aviva

The Ireland Women’s out-half talks about making the video that has promoted the clash with Italy this week.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

From The42 Ireland Women make four changes ahead of Aviva showdown with Italy Historic

Ireland Women make four changes ahead of Aviva showdown with Italy

Grace Davitt, Stacey-Lea Kennedy and Amy Davis all come in for the historic Dublin clash.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The42 VIDEO: Ireland Women call for support ahead of history-maker against Italy BePartOfIt

VIDEO: Ireland Women call for support ahead of history-maker against Italy

This weekend’s Six Nations clash will be the first time a women’s international has been held at the Aviva Stadium.

# ireland-women - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The42 Nora Stapleton column: England’s experience was the ultimate difference Column

Nora Stapleton column: England’s experience was the ultimate difference

The Ireland out-half reflects on last weekend’s defeat in Twickenham, but also looks forward to facing Italy.

# ireland-women - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From The42 Cantwell numb after Twickenham defeat but Six Nations is 'within our reach' Ambition

Cantwell numb after Twickenham defeat but Six Nations is 'within our reach'

The outside centre underlined that Phillip Doyle’s side remain focused on winning the championship.

# ireland-women - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From The42 RTÉ 2 to televise England v Ireland clash in Women's Six Nations Champions

RTÉ 2 to televise England v Ireland clash in Women's Six Nations

Ireland are aiming for two Triple Crowns in Twickenham.

# ireland-women - Friday 7 February, 2014

Grand Slam defence intact as Ireland Women slay Wales

Phillip Doyle’s ladies trailed 6-0 to their Welsh visitors but rallied well in the second half.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From The42 Briggs back as Ireland Women make two changes for Wales 6 Nations

Briggs back as Ireland Women make two changes for Wales

Larissa Muldoon has also been promoted from the bench.

# ireland-women - Friday 31 January, 2014

From The42 11-try Ireland hit the ground running in Six Nations defence Hammering

11-try Ireland hit the ground running in Six Nations defence

Sophie Spence scored a hat-trick as Ireland put in a performance worthy of defending champions against Scotland.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From The42 Ireland Women to face New Zealand in 2014 World Cup pool Coygig

Ireland Women to face New Zealand in 2014 World Cup pool

The draw for the Women’s Rugby World Cup took place in Paris this morning.