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# w6n - Thursday 15 April, 2021

'There's a gap there already and if we continue to let it grow, there will be no catching up'
# Player Pathway
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# Player Pathway

'There's a gap there already and if we continue to let it grow, there will be no catching up'

Apr 15th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,997 Views 1 Comment

Former Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan wants to see better pathways put in place in the women’s game.

'If I have to hit nearly every ruck, I'll happily do it' - Fryday expecting busy afternoon against France
# Hungry For Work
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# Hungry For Work

'If I have to hit nearly every ruck, I'll happily do it' - Fryday expecting busy afternoon against France

Apr 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,946 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland lock has been working on making a greater impact around the pitch.

# w6n - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

'I am a bit of the eternal optimist. But like everyone, there is always a balance'
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'I am a bit of the eternal optimist. But like everyone, there is always a balance'

Apr 14th 2021, 4:54 PM 10,848 Views 1 Comment

Sene Naoupu on being grateful, growing the game, and taking on France.

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain
# Trailblazers
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# Trailblazers

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain

Apr 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,449 Views 7 Comments

In the second part of our new series, Trailblazers, Jill Henderson speaks about turning down England, establishing an Irish team and their lasting legacy.

'I don't think I'd be the rugby player I am without those years playing basketball'
# W6N
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# W6N

'I don't think I'd be the rugby player I am without those years playing basketball'

Apr 14th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,536 Views 0 Comments

Ireland international Lauren Delany came through the IRFU’s IQ Rugby programme.

# w6n - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland
# Analysis
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# Analysis

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland

Apr 13th 2021, 7:30 PM 7,067 Views 3 Comments

The Munster flanker was superb in last weekend’s big win over Wales.

'We've had loads of ups and downs over the last 12 months' - Latest uncertainty nothing new for Ireland
# W6N
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# W6N

'We've had loads of ups and downs over the last 12 months' - Latest uncertainty nothing new for Ireland

Apr 13th 2021, 4:40 PM 2,304 Views 2 Comments

Adam Griggs’ team have eyed the France fixture as a chance to record a potential upset.

# w6n - Monday 12 April, 2021

Ireland v France clash set to go ahead with government exemption
# Quarantine
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# Quarantine

Ireland v France clash set to go ahead with government exemption

Updated Apr 12th 2021, 10:30 PM 9,059 Views 4 Comments

France is being added to the government’s quarantine list on Thursday.

'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'
# Don't Mind The Gap
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# Don't Mind The Gap

'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'

Apr 12th 2021, 9:30 PM 49,134 Views 7 Comments

Eyes? Pressure? Les Bleues? Bring them all on, says Ireland’s 19-year-old star woman, Béibhinn Parsons.

'They like to get in your face': Griggs' Ireland steel themselves for French pressure test
# W6N
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# W6N

'They like to get in your face': Griggs' Ireland steel themselves for French pressure test

Apr 12th 2021, 6:30 AM 2,571 Views 1 Comment

After their flying start in Wales, Ireland are preparing for a much tougher examination against France.

# w6n - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales
# Tyrrell
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# Tyrrell

'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales

Apr 10th 2021, 9:04 PM 5,602 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs’ side blew Wales away with a blistering first-half display.

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff
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# W6N

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff

Apr 10th 2021, 7:11 PM 26,226 Views 12 Comments

The visitors built up a commanding 31-0 lead in the first-half.

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations From The42
Live Apr 10th 2021, 4:23 PM

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations

England march into Women's Six Nations final with bonus-point win in Italy
# Title Defence
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# Title Defence

England march into Women's Six Nations final with bonus-point win in Italy

Apr 10th 2021, 4:20 PM 2,871 Views 0 Comments

The defending champions proved far too strong for the Italians.

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
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# Trailblazers

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 12:18 PM 26,119 Views 4 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
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# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 36,283 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them
# W6N
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# W6N

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them

Apr 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 1,327 Views 0 Comments

Today’s Six Nations meeting with Wales is Ireland’s first outing since last October.

# w6n - Friday 9 April, 2021

Battered Wales are out to prove they can keep pace with Ireland
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# W6N

Battered Wales are out to prove they can keep pace with Ireland

Apr 9th 2021, 8:00 AM 3,474 Views 0 Comments

Last season Wales lost all four of their games in the Six Nations and conceded a total of 166 points.

'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain
# Ireland Women
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# Ireland Women

'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain

Apr 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,757 Views 3 Comments

The head coach is hoping his squad can reap the benefits of all their time together on the training pitch.

# w6n - Thursday 8 April, 2021

'Best of the rest' should be Ireland's minimum target until sport takes shape around them
# Waiting Game
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# Waiting Game

'Best of the rest' should be Ireland's minimum target until sport takes shape around them

Apr 8th 2021, 7:02 PM 3,896 Views 2 Comments

‘There’s no doubt about what’s being put in by individuals and how they’re maximising every resource they have, but you can always have more support.’

'We're going after wins' - Griggs calls for Ireland to deliver ahead of Six Nations opener
# Intent
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# Intent

'We're going after wins' - Griggs calls for Ireland to deliver ahead of Six Nations opener

Apr 8th 2021, 3:30 PM 2,315 Views 2 Comments

The head coach believes his squad now have a better understanding of what is required to win Test matches.

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener
# Starting XV
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# Starting XV

Debut for Sevens star Eve Higgins in Ireland's Six Nations opener

Apr 8th 2021, 2:25 PM 3,125 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has unveiled his selection for Saturday’s game against Wales.

# w6n - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait
# Ready To Rock
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# Ready To Rock

'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait

Apr 6th 2021, 6:54 PM 2,741 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side travel to face Wales this Saturday.

# w6n - Sunday 4 April, 2021

'They are just desperate to play now' - Ireland count down to Women's Six Nations opener
# Here We Go
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# Here We Go

'They are just desperate to play now' - Ireland count down to Women's Six Nations opener

Apr 4th 2021, 5:11 PM 3,201 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ team begin their campaign away to Wales on 10 April.

# w6n - Saturday 3 April, 2021

England and France overpower opposition on Six Nations opening day
# Red Roses
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# Red Roses

England and France overpower opposition on Six Nations opening day

Updated Apr 3rd 2021, 10:16 PM 10,614 Views 10 Comments

Jess Breach scored the pick England’s eight tries against Scotland,while Caroline Boujard ran in a hat-trick for France against Wales.

# w6n - Friday 2 April, 2021

Women's Six Nations: 10 players to watch as the tournament kicks off at last
# The Big Kick-Off
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# The Big Kick-Off

Women's Six Nations: 10 players to watch as the tournament kicks off at last

Updated Apr 2nd 2021, 10:48 AM 4,474 Views 0 Comments

We look at some of the most exciting players ready to take the stage in this year’s tournament.

# w6n - Thursday 1 April, 2021

From the gainline to the frontline: Niamh Briggs on the huge opportunity for women's rugby
# Spotlight
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# Spotlight

From the gainline to the frontline: Niamh Briggs on the huge opportunity for women's rugby

Apr 1st 2021, 5:02 PM 5,069 Views 6 Comments

The tournament will be ‘front and centre’ for the next few weeks, according to the Irish rugby legend, who has been working as a garda through the pandemic.

How this year's new-look Women's Six Nations tournament will work
# Kick Off
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# Kick Off

How this year's new-look Women's Six Nations tournament will work

Apr 1st 2021, 8:57 AM 3,534 Views 1 Comment

All you need to know ahead of the 2021 Women’s Six Nations.

# w6n - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game
# Grow The Game
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# Grow The Game

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game

Mar 31st 2021, 7:36 PM 3,122 Views 0 Comments

The Six Nations is back this weekend, the World Cup comes next year, then WXV launches in 2023.

# w6n - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

7s star Murphy Crowe backed to 'tear it up' in Ireland's Six Nations campaign
# Prolific
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# Prolific

7s star Murphy Crowe backed to 'tear it up' in Ireland's Six Nations campaign

Mar 30th 2021, 4:30 PM 5,577 Views 1 Comment

The Tipperary woman has been a ruthless try-scorer on the World Sevens Series.