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# wnl - Saturday 3 November, 2018

From The42 'I was standing on a cottage roof, freezing to death, shovelling snow. I think: do you want to go back to that?' Tom Elmes

'I was standing on a cottage roof, freezing to death, shovelling snow. I think: do you want to go back to that?'

Wexford Youths manager Tom Elmes moved to Ireland aged 21 from Birmingham. On Sunday he will try and secure a league and cup double at the Aviva Stadium.

# wnl - Friday 2 November, 2018

From The42 'We paid €650 for a bus to Galway and no linesmen showed up. It's a complete lack of respect' No Show

'We paid €650 for a bus to Galway and no linesmen showed up. It's a complete lack of respect'

Galway and Limerick played their final WNL game of the season on Sunday, but a goalkeeping coach and another local man had to act as the referee’s assistants.

# wnl - Thursday 1 November, 2018

From The42 'Losing 5-0 on telly was demoralising... but we knew if we got another crack at a cup final we'd give it a good lash' Cup Final This post contains videos

'Losing 5-0 on telly was demoralising... but we knew if we got another crack at a cup final we'd give it a good lash'

Wexford captain Kylie Murphy looks ahead to Sunday’s Women’s FAI Cup final against Peamount United.

# wnl - Saturday 15 September, 2018

From The42 Ireland international O'Gorman on target as late drama sees Peamount United claim cup triumph Success

Ireland international O'Gorman on target as late drama sees Peamount United claim cup triumph

It is the team’s first trophy in five years.

# wnl - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From The42 Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD Doctor This post contains videos

Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD

Dora Gorman discusses captaining Ireland at World Cups and European Championships, playing gaelic for Galway and recently graduating top of her class at UCD.

# wnl - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Cork City announce merger with cup-winning women's team as club unveil new away kits for 2018

Previously a separate entity, Cork City Women’s FC has now fully merged with Cork City.

# wnl - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Wonderful scenes in Ferrycarrig Park as Wexford claim third Women's National League title

Laura Heffernan’s side had to beat leaders Peamount United to be crowned champions.

# wnl - Monday 25 September, 2017

From The42 'We just felt worthless... It's just disgraceful really' Interview

'We just felt worthless... It's just disgraceful really'

Emily Cahill of UCD Waves speaks to The42 about yesterday’s Women’s National League game, which was abandoned after no referee showed up.

# wnl - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Success continues for Shelbourne Ladies as penalty drama sees Reds retain League Cup

Spot-kicks saw Mark Leavy’s side secure their fourth piece of silverware in the last two seasons.

# wnl - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Champions League dream off to brilliant start as Shelbourne earn crucial point

Shelbourne Ladies earned a dramatic 0-0 draw with group favourites Medyk Konin.

# wnl - Friday 23 June, 2017

Shelbourne drawn with Linfield in the Women's Champions League

The WNL champions will also face opposition from Poland and Finland in the qualifying group stage.

# wnl - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'I hit a low point, I nearly gave it all up. But I'm back now, I'm in a much better place'

Clare Shine on her move back to Cork City FC from Glasgow, the Ireland WNT and her career-threatening injuries.

# wnl - Friday 10 March, 2017

From The42 'Ireland has never qualified for a major tournament so it's about time that we did it' New Era

'Ireland has never qualified for a major tournament so it's about time that we did it'

Ireland’s new manager Colin Bell made an impressive start by guiding Ireland to their highest ever finish at the Cyprus Cup this week.

# wnl - Sunday 4 December, 2016

After being crowned WNL champions during the week, Shelbourne lifted the trophy today

They beat Peamount United 2-1 today to top off an unbeaten season and win the double.

# wnl - Thursday 1 December, 2016

There were some super goals as unbeaten Shelbourne wrapped up the double last night

A 3-1 win over UCD Waves saw them clinch the WNL title for the first time and add it to their recent Womens FAI Cup victory.

# wnl - Monday 31 October, 2016

From The42 'One page a week on women's sport is not going to detract from newspapers' readership' Interview

'One page a week on women's sport is not going to detract from newspapers' readership'

Wexford Youths player Ruth Fahy discusses the challenges facing women’s football in Ireland.

# wnl - Sunday 22 May, 2016

From The42 Wexford Youths retain their crown after slugging it out with Shelbourne in title decider Back-to-back

Wexford Youths retain their crown after slugging it out with Shelbourne in title decider

Tallaght Stadium hosted a play-off between the two top clubs in the Women’s National League this afternoon.

# wnl - Saturday 19 March, 2016

From The42 Ireland international O'Sullivan earns big move to the US Coygig

Ireland international O'Sullivan earns big move to the US

The 22-year-old is joining Houston Dash from Glasgow City.

# wnl - Saturday 16 January, 2016

From The42 'I remember watching Arsenal in the FA Cup final when I was 12. Now I'm playing for them' Irish Eye

'I remember watching Arsenal in the FA Cup final when I was 12. Now I'm playing for them'

The Gunners’ latest signing Katie McCabe begins life at her new club this week.

# wnl - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Wexford Youths claim victory in Champions League opener

Jessica Gleeson’s 35-yard strike was enough to earn the Irish club victory over Lithuanian side Gintra.

Wexford Youths will play Champions League football for the first time today

We spoke to manager Will Doyle ahead of their qualifying group stage opener in Poland.

# wnl - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From The42 Roche's wonder-goal could have knock-on effect in raising popularity of Irish women's sport Progress

Roche's wonder-goal could have knock-on effect in raising popularity of Irish women's sport

The domestic Women’s National League has never received so much attention.

# wnl - Thursday 8 January, 2015

It's not just Stephanie Roche: 6 more Women's National League stars you should know

There’s no shortage of talent in our domestic league.

# wnl - Friday 22 August, 2014

Raheny United drawn with Bristol in the Champions League last 32

The WNL title holders were paired with English opponents in this afternoon’s draw.

# wnl - Monday 21 October, 2013

From The42 Internet sensation Roche bowled over by worldwide response to her wonder goal Viral

Internet sensation Roche bowled over by worldwide response to her wonder goal

The Peamount United striker has been praised by the likes of Gary Lineker for her strike against Wexford Youths.

# wnl - Monday 7 January, 2013

From The42 WNL round-up: Defeat for Castlebar on an emotional return Catch Up

WNL round-up: Defeat for Castlebar on an emotional return

There were wins for Raheny United, DLR Waves and Wexford Youths during the first round of fixtures in 2013.

# wnl - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From The42 WNL round-up: Raheny prove too strong for Cork WNL

WNL round-up: Raheny prove too strong for Cork

With league leaders Peamount United not in action, the north Dubliners came away from Turner’s Cross with a 3-0 win to close the gap at the top.

# wnl - Saturday 1 December, 2012

From The42 WNL previews: Case for Wexford defence as Peamount on the prowl WNL

WNL previews: Case for Wexford defence as Peamount on the prowl

The meanest defence face the most devastating attack on Slaneyside as Wexford collide with leaders Peamount for the second time this term.

# wnl - Saturday 3 November, 2012

WNL Preview: Raheny and Peas clash in derby cracker

All eyes will be on Morton Stadium tonight as the league champions host the recently crowned FAI Cup winners.

# wnl - Sunday 14 October, 2012

From The42 Stoppage-time winner sees Raheny clinch first FAI Women's Senior Cup Report

Stoppage-time winner sees Raheny clinch first FAI Women's Senior Cup

Noelle Murray was the hero at Dalymount Park this afternoon.

# wnl - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From The42 WNL preview: Silverware on the line as Dublin rivals clash WNL

WNL preview: Silverware on the line as Dublin rivals clash

“It’s kind of like a Celtic-Rangers thing. North Dublin versus South Dublin. We always know when the Raheny games are coming up and we think about those games a lot.”

# wnl - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

From The42 WNL round-up: 5-star Peamount rout DLR Waves WNL

WNL round-up: 5-star Peamount rout DLR Waves

Sara Lawlor and Stephanie Roche each bagged a brace as Eileen Gleeson’s side went top of the table.

# wnl - Saturday 6 October, 2012

From The42 WNL preview: Peamount hoping for happy return to league action WNL

WNL preview: Peamount hoping for happy return to league action

The champions face DLR Waves, hoping to reel in Rahey’s lead at the top.

# wnl - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

WNL round-up: Four-star Wexford too strong for Cork

Rianna Jarrett hit a hat-trick for the Slaneysiders at Turner’s Cross.

# wnl - Saturday 29 September, 2012

From The42 Here are your Women's National League previews WNL

Here are your Women's National League previews

Peamount United will sit this round out, but the Bus Éireann FAI Women’s National League has three fixtures to whet your appetite.

# wnl - Thursday 27 September, 2012

From The42 Club-by-club: introducing the stars of women's soccer in Ireland... WNL

Club-by-club: introducing the stars of women's soccer in Ireland...

The Bus Eireann FAI Women’s National League season is up and running. Here’s what you need to know.