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Ireland's youngsters have the star quality to elevate and transcend the XVs scene
Look no further than Ballinasloe RFC to see signs of Béibhinn Parsons’ potential influence on women’s rugby, and indeed women’s sport.
'No better feeling for Hannah to win Player of the Match when she was supposed to get married'
Adam Griggs pays tribute to the Ireland out-half who impressed against Wales after her nuptials were postponed.
Ireland unchanged for France with highly-rated Murphy Crowe in line for debut
Adam Griggs has kept faith with the same starting XV which beat Wales 45-0.
'There's a gap there already and if we continue to let it grow, there will be no catching up'
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
The Ireland lock has been working on making a greater impact around the pitch.
'I am a bit of the eternal optimist. But like everyone, there is always a balance'
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
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'
Ireland international Lauren Delany came through the IRFU’s IQ Rugby programme.
20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland
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
Adam Griggs’ team have eyed the France fixture as a chance to record a potential upset.
Ireland v France clash set to go ahead with government exemption
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'
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
After their flying start in Wales, Ireland are preparing for a much tougher examination against France.
'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales
Adam Griggs’ side blew Wales away with a blistering first-half display.
Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff
The visitors built up a commanding 31-0 lead in the first-half.
Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations
Follow all the action live from Cardiff Arms Park.
England march into Women's Six Nations final with bonus-point win in Italy
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
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'
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
Today’s Six Nations meeting with Wales is Ireland’s first outing since last October.
Battered Wales are out to prove they can keep pace with Ireland
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
The head coach is hoping his squad can reap the benefits of all their time together on the training pitch.
'Best of the rest' should be Ireland's minimum target until sport takes shape around them
‘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
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
Ireland head coach Adam Griggs has unveiled his selection for Saturday’s game against Wales.
'We can cause upsets in this tournament' - Ireland revved up for Six Nations after six-month wait
Adam Griggs’ side travel to face Wales this Saturday.
'They are just desperate to play now' - Ireland count down to Women's Six Nations opener
Adam Griggs’ team begin their campaign away to Wales on 10 April.
England and France overpower opposition on Six Nations opening day
Jess Breach scored the pick England’s eight tries against Scotland,while Caroline Boujard ran in a hat-trick for France against Wales.
Women's Six Nations: 10 players to watch as the tournament kicks off at last
We look at some of the most exciting players ready to take the stage in this year’s tournament.
From the gainline to the frontline: Niamh Briggs on the huge opportunity for women's rugby
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
All you need to know ahead of the 2021 Women’s Six Nations.
A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game
The Six Nations is back this weekend, the World Cup comes next year, then WXV launches in 2023.
7s star Murphy Crowe backed to 'tear it up' in Ireland's Six Nations campaign
The Tipperary woman has been a ruthless try-scorer on the World Sevens Series.