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#Women in Sport

# women-in-sport - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Ireland Women striving to make sporting role models a not-so-rare commodity for girls
# Grist To The Mill
From The42
# Grist To The Mill

Ireland Women striving to make sporting role models a not-so-rare commodity for girls

Aug 6th 2017, 8:10 AM 2,867 Views 0 Comments

Women’s sport needs high-profile events to spark interest for girls at a stage when, statistically, they’re dropping out.

# women-in-sport - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'It will be absolutely huge for sport here' - The legacy of the Women's Rugby World Cup
# Ireland 2017
From The42
# Ireland 2017

'It will be absolutely huge for sport here' - The legacy of the Women's Rugby World Cup

Jul 22nd 2017, 8:30 AM 3,852 Views 2 Comments

Elaine Buckley of the Fair Game podcast spoke to The42 this week.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 9 April, 2017

Why I have a girl crush on... Ireland's women's football team
# Coygig
From The Daily Edge
# Coygig

Why I have a girl crush on... Ireland's women's football team

Apr 9th 2017, 6:00 PM 5,601 Views 10 Comments

COYGIG!

# women-in-sport - Friday 7 April, 2017

Match fees, kits and gym access: how Ireland's other women's national teams are treated
# Women In Sport
From The42
# Women In Sport

Match fees, kits and gym access: how Ireland's other women's national teams are treated

Apr 7th 2017, 2:30 PM 25,916 Views 26 Comments

We asked players from the national cricket, rugby, hockey, basketball and athletics teams about their playing and training conditions.

Forty years on from the Grand National's first female jockey, women in sport still have fences to jump
# Column
From The42
# Column

Forty years on from the Grand National's first female jockey, women in sport still have fences to jump

Apr 7th 2017, 7:20 AM 13,407 Views 27 Comments

When it comes to equality, women in sport still face a proverbial Becher’s Brook, writes Tommy Martin.

# women-in-sport - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'There needs to be a change in mindset in how we view the role of women in sport'
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'There needs to be a change in mindset in how we view the role of women in sport'

Apr 5th 2017, 5:51 PM 3,150 Views 7 Comments

Minister Patrick O’Donovan says his Department has offered mediation in an attempt to find a resolution in the row between the women’s national team and the FAI.

# women-in-sport - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'There's that small fear in the back of your head: what happens if I'm really bad?'
# From Rio To Tokyo
From The42
# From Rio To Tokyo

'There's that small fear in the back of your head: what happens if I'm really bad?'

Mar 8th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,389 Views 0 Comments

Annalise Murphy on life after Rio and what’s next for the Olympic silver medallist.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'As soon as the whistle went in Croke Park I knew I had to go again... I can't end it like this'
# Finnegan's Wait
From The42
# Finnegan's Wait

'As soon as the whistle went in Croke Park I knew I had to go again... I can't end it like this'

Dec 25th 2016, 1:30 PM 5,020 Views 1 Comment

Ten years after making her senior debut for Dublin, Sinéad Finnegan hopes to finally get her hands on an All-Ireland medal in 2017.

# women-in-sport - Monday 31 October, 2016

'Money-wise, this is a whole new stratosphere' - Can Katie be boxing's Ronda Rousey?
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

'Money-wise, this is a whole new stratosphere' - Can Katie be boxing's Ronda Rousey?

Oct 31st 2016, 10:41 PM 31,449 Views 32 Comments

The Irish star’s manager, Brian Peters, chats to The42 about her plans for the future.

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

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

Oct 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 9,851 Views 17 Comments

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

# women-in-sport - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Inniscarra stun reigning All-Ireland champions Milford to take Cork camogie crown
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Inniscarra stun reigning All-Ireland champions Milford to take Cork camogie crown

Oct 29th 2016, 1:49 AM 7,547 Views 2 Comments

Established stars such as Anna Geary and Ashling Thompson had to settle for a runners-up medal.

# women-in-sport - Monday 1 August, 2016

Last kick of the game against Galway earns Donegal a quarter-final clash with Dublin
# Ladies Football
From The42
# Ladies Football

Last kick of the game against Galway earns Donegal a quarter-final clash with Dublin

Aug 1st 2016, 5:45 PM 8,793 Views 1 Comment

Westmeath also progressed after trouncing Meath in Mullingar.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 31 July, 2016

'Moving to America aged 14? It was my idea!'
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

'Moving to America aged 14? It was my idea!'

Jul 31st 2016, 10:06 AM 35,789 Views 4 Comments

Stephanie Meadow, who will represent Ireland at the Rio Olympics, also discusses Rory McIlroy’s Olympics snub and why more people relate to the women’s game.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Cork ladies lift Munster title as Dublin crowned Leinster champions
# Comprehensive
From The42
# Comprehensive

Cork ladies lift Munster title as Dublin crowned Leinster champions

Jul 10th 2016, 10:10 PM 7,486 Views 0 Comments

The Jackies demolished Westmeath by 26 points in a surprisingly one-sided provincial decider.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 24 April, 2016

The teenage gymnast set to make history for Ireland at the Olympics
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

The teenage gymnast set to make history for Ireland at the Olympics

Apr 24th 2016, 10:01 AM 34,213 Views 2 Comments

Ellis O’Reilly chats to The42 about competing in Rio, balancing education and sport, and her link with Katie Taylor.

# women-in-sport - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

'People coming up to you in the street is nice reward for all the hard work'
# Role Model
From The42
# Role Model

'People coming up to you in the street is nice reward for all the hard work'

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:00 PM 4,499 Views 2 Comments

Sophie Spence is enjoying the limelight but remains focused on bringing women’s rugby to a new level.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 28 February, 2016

‘Sadly, getting funding for women in sport isn’t as easy it is for men’
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘Sadly, getting funding for women in sport isn’t as easy it is for men’

Feb 28th 2016, 8:00 AM 9,215 Views 14 Comments

Emily Smith of the Irish Dragon Boat team chats to The42 about their struggle for funding among other issues.

# women-in-sport - Friday 15 January, 2016

6 things that are actually true* about Irish women in sport
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# Sponsored By Lidl

6 things that are actually true* about Irish women in sport

Jan 15th 2016, 6:03 PM 56,273 Views 75 Comments

*Unlike that whole Ladyball thing.

6 inventions that Irish women would love to see become a reality
# Sponsored By Ladyball
# Sponsored By Ladyball

6 inventions that Irish women would love to see become a reality

Jan 15th 2016, 1:18 PM 14,177 Views 24 Comments

Get on it, inventors.

# women-in-sport - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Breaking boundaries and changing the game - how Ireland are defying their amateur status
# Women In Sport
From The42
# Women In Sport

Breaking boundaries and changing the game - how Ireland are defying their amateur status

Nov 21st 2015, 10:00 AM 10,839 Views 5 Comments

It’s a huge month for the Ireland cricket team as they look to qualify for the ICC World Twenty20 with their application, hard work and determination an example of why women’s sport in this country is thriving on a largely amateur footing.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 8 November, 2015

There's outrage after Cork City players began their FAI cup warmup during women's penalty shootout
# Women In Sport
# Women In Sport

There's outrage after Cork City players began their FAI cup warmup during women's penalty shootout

Nov 8th 2015, 5:29 PM 32,220 Views 75 Comments

Twitter is alight.

There's outrage after Cork City players began their warmup during women's final shootout
# Women In Sport
From The42
# Women In Sport

There's outrage after Cork City players began their warmup during women's final shootout

Nov 8th 2015, 4:49 PM 15,977 Views 20 Comments

Twitter is alight.

There's outrage after Cork players began their FAI cup warmup during women's penalty shootout
# Women In Sport
From The Daily Edge
# Women In Sport

There's outrage after Cork players began their FAI cup warmup during women's penalty shootout

Nov 8th 2015, 3:40 PM 6,730 Views 7 Comments

Twitter is alight.

# women-in-sport - Friday 23 October, 2015

Female FA board member to be investigated after crititicising handling of Eva Carneiro case
# Damning
From The42
# Damning

Female FA board member to be investigated after crititicising handling of Eva Carneiro case

Oct 23rd 2015, 3:12 PM 4,224 Views 3 Comments

Heather Rabbatts became the first female director of the organisation in 2011.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Amazing scenes as April Goss makes history and kicks extra point in major college football game
# Women In Sport
From The42
# Women In Sport

Amazing scenes as April Goss makes history and kicks extra point in major college football game

Sep 13th 2015, 1:34 PM 8,257 Views 5 Comments

22-year-old has been a member of the Kent State team for the past four years.

# women-in-sport - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Arizona Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history
# Groundbreaking
From The42
# Groundbreaking

Arizona Cardinals hire first female coach in NFL history

Jul 28th 2015, 7:23 AM 4,535 Views 1 Comment

Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman appointed to a coaching role at an NFL franchise.

# women-in-sport - Friday 24 July, 2015

“I have a bet with my Dad. He said he’d buy me a pair of hurling boots if I put the All-Ireland medal in his hand."
# Camogie
From The42
# Camogie

“I have a bet with my Dad. He said he’d buy me a pair of hurling boots if I put the All-Ireland medal in his hand."

Jul 24th 2015, 5:10 PM 12,833 Views 2 Comments

Kilkenny’s Edwina Keane on the season ahead.

# women-in-sport - Monday 15 June, 2015

'This isn't women’s sport v men’s sport. It's about humanity and improving all of our lives'
# Leading The Way
From The42
# Leading The Way

'This isn't women’s sport v men’s sport. It's about humanity and improving all of our lives'

Jun 15th 2015, 7:01 PM 10,736 Views 9 Comments

BBC broadcaster Clare Balding is using her profile to promote gender equality in sport.

# women-in-sport - Friday 6 March, 2015

Chelsea want action on sexist chanting at football games
# Abuse
From The42
# Abuse

Chelsea want action on sexist chanting at football games

Mar 6th 2015, 9:55 AM 5,275 Views 13 Comments

Footage has emerged of club doctor Eva Carneiro being abused from the stands.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 4 January, 2015

My sporting wish for 2015: Better coverage of women's sport
# Wish
From The42
# Wish

My sporting wish for 2015: Better coverage of women's sport

Jan 4th 2015, 11:00 AM 3,588 Views 13 Comments

Steve O’Rourke outlines his wish for 2015.

# women-in-sport - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Sonia O'Sullivan: 'I never really experienced that kind of lack of promotion'
# Women In Sport
# Women In Sport

Sonia O'Sullivan: 'I never really experienced that kind of lack of promotion'

Dec 4th 2014, 7:15 AM 11,738 Views 5 Comments

The champion runner remembers that if she won – she would get her deserved spot on the front page, not hidden in the corner.

# women-in-sport - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Women's sport still doesn't get the support it deserves. Here's how we can change that
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Women's sport still doesn't get the support it deserves. Here's how we can change that

Nov 25th 2014, 9:09 PM 14,080 Views 51 Comments

Sports PR executive Colm Woods has practical solutions to change the perception of women’s sport in Ireland.

# women-in-sport - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Opinion: The gender gap in sport is narrowing – let's keep going in the right direction
# Women In Sport
# Women In Sport

Opinion: The gender gap in sport is narrowing – let's keep going in the right direction

Oct 7th 2014, 1:00 PM 137 Views 10 Comments

Women and girls are participating more in sports, and more consistently, in part because of strong examples set by homegrown female athletes.

# women-in-sport - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Opinion: Turn those angry tweets into bums on seats
# Women In Sport
# Women In Sport

Opinion: Turn those angry tweets into bums on seats

Sep 11th 2014, 8:00 AM 132 Views 28 Comments

There’s more hurling to be done in Croke Park this Sunday.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Ireland's top female fighter Daly looks set to follow team-mates into the UFC
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Ireland's top female fighter Daly looks set to follow team-mates into the UFC

Jun 8th 2014, 1:15 PM 8,235 Views 7 Comments

Ais ‘The Bash’ talks about getting by in a male-dominated sport, being ‘the mammy’ of SBG and plans to take part in the next season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’.

# women-in-sport - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Column: Lingerie football? Our real sporting heroines deserve limelight first
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Column: Lingerie football? Our real sporting heroines deserve limelight first

Sep 2nd 2012, 8:30 AM 785 Views 41 Comments

Women’s sport is dismissed as a ‘niche interest’ – and it’ll stay that way until we give it more of the spotlight, writes Niamh O’Mahony.

# women-in-sport - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Saudi Arabia in breach of Olympic charter, says rights group
# Women In Sport
# Women In Sport

Saudi Arabia in breach of Olympic charter, says rights group

Feb 15th 2012, 8:13 PM 4,305 Views 12 Comments

Human Rights Watch says the kingdom is effectively operating a ban against women in sports.