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# ireland - Friday 13 May, 2022

Luton and Huddersfield share spoils in first leg of Championship play-off semi
# All Level
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# All Level

Luton and Huddersfield share spoils in first leg of Championship play-off semi

Fri 10:32 PM 2,895 Views 0 Comments

The sides head to Yorkshire all square after a 1-1 draw at Kenilworth Road.

# ireland - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals
# Autumn Internationals
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# Autumn Internationals

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals

Thu 12:09 PM 18,694 Views 14 Comments

World champions South Africa are among Ireland’s opponents.

# ireland - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Destination of five World Cups set to be decided by WRC vote in Dublin
# On These Shores
From The42
# On These Shores

Destination of five World Cups set to be decided by WRC vote in Dublin

Wed 9:45 AM 6,486 Views 5 Comments

USA lock Nick Civetta says handing the 2031 and 2033 tournaments to US Rugby would be a ‘game-changer’.

# ireland - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Mixed emotions for McWilliams as Ireland's Six Nations campaign ends with dramatic Scotland win
# Reflections On An Ending
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# Reflections On An Ending

Mixed emotions for McWilliams as Ireland's Six Nations campaign ends with dramatic Scotland win

May 1st 2022, 10:35 AM 6,517 Views 3 Comments

Ireland avoided the wooden spoon with a last-gasp victory over Scotland.

# ireland - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Incredible scenes as Ireland snatch last-gasp victory to end Six Nations on a high
# Drama At The Death
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# Drama At The Death

Incredible scenes as Ireland snatch last-gasp victory to end Six Nations on a high

Apr 30th 2022, 10:20 PM 55,252 Views 14 Comments

Enya Breen was the late hero against Scotland at Kingspan Stadium.

# ireland - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Ireland coach: 'Our players have a point to prove and it’s another great challenge'
# Greg McWilliams
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# Greg McWilliams

Ireland coach: 'Our players have a point to prove and it’s another great challenge'

Apr 28th 2022, 5:25 PM 2,831 Views 0 Comments

Ireland face Scotland on Saturday in Belfast.

# ireland - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Which uncapped players should Ireland bring to New Zealand?
# All Blacks
From The42
# All Blacks

Which uncapped players should Ireland bring to New Zealand?

Apr 27th 2022, 5:00 PM 26,485 Views 67 Comments

There were lots of exciting young players discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra podcast today.

'I’d say it’ll hit me in a few more weeks how amazing it was'
# Debut
From The42
# Debut

'I’d say it’ll hit me in a few more weeks how amazing it was'

Apr 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,411 Views 1 Comment

Ireland fullback Molly Scuffil-McCabe first took up the game at the encouragement of an Irish rugby legend.

# ireland - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Sene Naoupu cleared to play in Six Nations finale as red card against England not upheld
# Available
From The42
# Available

Sene Naoupu cleared to play in Six Nations finale as red card against England not upheld

Apr 26th 2022, 4:18 PM 5,865 Views 2 Comments

Naoupu was sent off for a high tackle in the second half of Ireland’s hammering against England last weekend.

Details for Ireland's three-Test tour of New Zealand finally confirmed
# Rivalry
From The42
# Rivalry

Details for Ireland's three-Test tour of New Zealand finally confirmed

Apr 26th 2022, 12:00 PM 26,005 Views 28 Comments

Andy Farrell is expected to bring a big squad with two further games still to be announced.

# ireland - Monday 25 April, 2022

Ireland will have to dig deeper into depth chart for Six Nations finale
# Physical Toll
From The42
# Physical Toll

Ireland will have to dig deeper into depth chart for Six Nations finale

Apr 25th 2022, 6:00 AM 9,353 Views 6 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side have a six-day turnaround after the toughest game of the championship.

Finland Ambassador: Irish neutrality debate full of 'wrong notions' and 'false asumptions'
# Finland
# Finland

Finland Ambassador: Irish neutrality debate full of 'wrong notions' and 'false asumptions'

Apr 25th 2022, 12:05 AM 39,015 Views 0 Comments

Raili Lahnalampi has served as Finland’s senior diplomat in Dublin since 2019.

# ireland - Sunday 24 April, 2022

'The squad's condolences are with Kate Moran's family this week'
# Condolences
From The42
# Condolences

'The squad's condolences are with Kate Moran's family this week'

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 9:15 PM 29,923 Views 7 Comments

Ireland Women captain Nichola Fryday said the young camogie player’s death was a tragedy.

'There's not too many 7s players that were in a scrum or lineout'
# Proud
From The42
# Proud

'There's not too many 7s players that were in a scrum or lineout'

Apr 24th 2022, 3:17 PM 10,300 Views 1 Comment

Ireland head coach Greg McWilliams was proud of his players in Leicester.

# ireland - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Role model status, talented young sister playing for Ireland, and growth of the game
# Katie McCabe
From The42
# Katie McCabe

Role model status, talented young sister playing for Ireland, and growth of the game

Apr 21st 2022, 7:30 AM 3,838 Views 1 Comment

‘I was always a firm believer in leaving the game in a better place than you inherited it in.’

Breen keen on England test after 'unbelievable' experience in Musgrave Park
# Home Soil
From The42
# Home Soil

Breen keen on England test after 'unbelievable' experience in Musgrave Park

Apr 21st 2022, 6:30 AM 1,974 Views 0 Comments

The 22-year-old UL Bohs centre could come into the starting XV this weekend.

# ireland - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Ireland open 2023 Six Nations bid away to Wales, finish with England at home
# Fixture List
From The42
# Fixture List

Ireland open 2023 Six Nations bid away to Wales, finish with England at home

Apr 20th 2022, 2:15 PM 5,312 Views 5 Comments

The fixtures for next year’s championship were announced today.

# ireland - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

'She's in the condition of her life' - Sene Naoupu returns for Ireland
# Experience
From The42
# Experience

'She's in the condition of her life' - Sene Naoupu returns for Ireland

Apr 19th 2022, 4:35 PM 5,008 Views 0 Comments

Head coach Greg McWilliams is without 10 players who would likely have featured against England.

# ireland - Monday 18 April, 2022

The Bee Guy: Diary of a mother bumble bee stuck at the window
# Help Them Out
# Help Them Out

The Bee Guy: Diary of a mother bumble bee stuck at the window

Apr 18th 2022, 9:00 PM 21,052 Views 11 Comments

Paul Handrick charts the story of that one bee you hear tapping at the window to get out, and he asks us to help her escape.

# ireland - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Busting myths ahead of the referendum on allowing the Irish diaspora vote for the President
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Busting myths ahead of the referendum on allowing the Irish diaspora vote for the President

Apr 16th 2022, 8:30 PM 23,303 Views 58 Comments

Our columnist addresses the news that a referendum to allow Irish diaspora to vote for a new Irish president to take place before 2024.

# ireland - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Brosnan strives for more after 'best performance from an Irish 'keeper'
# Number One
From The42
# Number One

Brosnan strives for more after 'best performance from an Irish 'keeper'

Apr 14th 2022, 7:00 AM 2,841 Views 2 Comments

The Everton shot-stopper was outstanding against Sweden, despite a lack of game-time at club level.

# ireland - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Ireland's Brighton star 'enjoyed every minute' of Battle of Gothenburg
# Swede As A Nut
From The42
# Swede As A Nut

Ireland's Brighton star 'enjoyed every minute' of Battle of Gothenburg

Apr 13th 2022, 12:04 PM 2,919 Views 0 Comments

Megan Connolly impressed in a different role against world heavyweights Sweden.

'It was nice to get her on the pitch and give her something to smile about'
# Gesture
From The42
# Gesture

'It was nice to get her on the pitch and give her something to smile about'

Updated Apr 13th 2022, 8:39 AM 19,494 Views 6 Comments

Ireland secured a monumental result in Sweden last night – and continue to inspire the next generation on their journey.

# ireland - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

Vera Pauw: 'If there's one team in the world that deserves the next step, it's this team'
# Tigers
From The42
# Tigers

Vera Pauw: 'If there's one team in the world that deserves the next step, it's this team'

Apr 12th 2022, 9:43 PM 5,686 Views 5 Comments

Ireland boss and captain Katie McCabe hail monumental 1-1 draw in Sweden – and suggest Girls In Green could have even won.

Ireland secure one of the biggest results in their history with monumental draw in Sweden
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Ireland secure one of the biggest results in their history with monumental draw in Sweden

Apr 12th 2022, 7:58 PM 43,460 Views 22 Comments

Katie McCabe’s first-half goal sealed a crucial point against one of the top teams in the world.

'It will harm our game. Please solve it' - Ireland boss' latest passionate call for change
# Pauw Patrol
From The42
# Pauw Patrol

'It will harm our game. Please solve it' - Ireland boss' latest passionate call for change

Apr 12th 2022, 2:50 PM 19,252 Views 4 Comments

Vera Pauw and Katie McCabe reflect on the progress and pitfalls of women’s football of late.

Know your enemy: How to stop Sweden and 'world-class' Stina Blackstenius?
# Swede Disposition
From The42
# Swede Disposition

Know your enemy: How to stop Sweden and 'world-class' Stina Blackstenius?

Apr 12th 2022, 10:00 AM 1,842 Views 0 Comments

Ireland go up against one of the best teams in the world in Gothenburg this evening.

# ireland - Monday 11 April, 2022

'If you perform, you are entitled to do those nice things. Well done to Sweden'
# Getting Shirty
From The42
# Getting Shirty

'If you perform, you are entitled to do those nice things. Well done to Sweden'

Apr 11th 2022, 9:15 PM 6,156 Views 0 Comments

The mixed reviews of the Swedes’ ‘interesting’ new kit continue, with Vera Pauw and Katie McCabe sharing their opinions.

Ireland not concerned with 'spoiling the party' as Pauw's side eye 'magic' result
# Swede Dreams
From The42
# Swede Dreams

Ireland not concerned with 'spoiling the party' as Pauw's side eye 'magic' result

Updated Apr 11th 2022, 8:02 PM 10,060 Views 0 Comments

The Swedes can secure automatic qualification for the 2023 World Cup in Gothenburg tomorrow night.

'It's terribly unfortunate for the girls but it's an opportunity for others to step up'
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

'It's terribly unfortunate for the girls but it's an opportunity for others to step up'

Updated Apr 11th 2022, 12:55 PM 20,308 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn on Ireland’s defensive crisis, Sweden’s biggest strength, and how securing a result in Gothenburg is ‘really, really possible’.

'I've learned how to play with no fear. I've been through a lot football-wise'
# The Mighty Quinn
From The42
# The Mighty Quinn

'I've learned how to play with no fear. I've been through a lot football-wise'

Apr 11th 2022, 10:00 AM 2,695 Views 0 Comments

Louise Quinn is one of Ireland’s most established and experienced players.

'My little sister flew home from Canada to surprise me. That was really special'
# Reunited
From The42
# Reunited

'My little sister flew home from Canada to surprise me. That was really special'

Apr 11th 2022, 1:01 AM 3,959 Views 0 Comments

Nichola Fryday captained Ireland to a win for the first time in Cork yesterday.

# ireland - Sunday 10 April, 2022

'Just to have the parents there, it meant a lot to the players. It’s a big day for us'
# Nice Moment
From The42
# Nice Moment

'Just to have the parents there, it meant a lot to the players. It’s a big day for us'

Apr 10th 2022, 8:29 PM 7,749 Views 2 Comments

19-year-old Aoife Wafer was presented with her first cap after Ireland’s win over Italy.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Apr 10th 2022, 7:57 PM 11,727 Views 1 Comment

Here’s a roundup of stories from today.

Ireland power to first win of Six Nations with impressive bonus-point performance
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

Ireland power to first win of Six Nations with impressive bonus-point performance

Apr 10th 2022, 6:54 PM 25,803 Views 11 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side showed their promise with a comprehensive five-try success against Italy.

# ireland - Saturday 9 April, 2022

Howth's WWII 'Eire 6' neutrality sign unveiled by Michael D Higgins following restoration
# Eire 6
# Eire 6

Howth's WWII 'Eire 6' neutrality sign unveiled by Michael D Higgins following restoration

Apr 9th 2022, 5:17 PM 49,134 Views 24 Comments

The EIRE 6 sign was one of 83 aerial recognition signs built around the Irish coast during the Second World War.

# ireland - Friday 8 April, 2022

'It would be naive to go trying to become a superhero somewhere else'
# Contract
From The42
# Contract

'It would be naive to go trying to become a superhero somewhere else'

Apr 8th 2022, 3:02 PM 28,669 Views 14 Comments

Dan Sheehan says it was an easy decision to stay with Leinster beyond the end of this season.

Parsons starts as Ireland make four changes for Italy clash in Cork
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Parsons starts as Ireland make four changes for Italy clash in Cork

Apr 8th 2022, 1:12 PM 3,984 Views 0 Comments

19-year-old back row Aoife Wafer is set for her Test debut off the Irish bench.

# ireland - Wednesday 6 April, 2022

Opinion: How can Ireland really help Ukraine? Stop bankrolling Russia's oligarchs
# Tax Haven
# Tax Haven

Opinion: How can Ireland really help Ukraine? Stop bankrolling Russia's oligarchs

Apr 6th 2022, 10:45 AM 19,674 Views 25 Comments

Economist Brian O’Boyle says Ireland could really help Ukraine but cutting off the flow of Russian money through the country.

# ireland - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Feeling the pressure after 'dream come true' and advice for fellow English-born recruit
# Lucy Quinn
From The42
# Lucy Quinn

Feeling the pressure after 'dream come true' and advice for fellow English-born recruit

Apr 5th 2022, 6:24 PM 3,531 Views 0 Comments

‘Competitive Lucy’ on her ever-blossoming international career, all things Ireland-Sweden and struggles at Birmingham City.

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