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#Women's Rugby

# womens-rugby - Friday 1 April, 2022

Ballincollig RFC 'shocked and disappointed' as women senior status vote doesn't go ahead
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ballincollig RFC 'shocked and disappointed' as women senior status vote doesn't go ahead

Apr 1st 2022, 6:25 PM 9,854 Views 7 Comments

A motion at the Munster Branch AGM was withdrawn to allow for ‘further consultation with stakeholders’, according to Munster Rugby.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Player power forces a climbdown from the IRFU but actions matter most
# U-turn
From The42
# U-turn

Player power forces a climbdown from the IRFU but actions matter most

Dec 18th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,311 Views 1 Comment

The hard-hitting letter has set the ball rolling with two reviews to be published early next year.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Reports into women's rugby will not be publicly published, confirms IRFU CEO
# Reviews
From The42
# Reviews

Reports into women's rugby will not be publicly published, confirms IRFU CEO

Nov 16th 2021, 7:55 AM 16,511 Views 4 Comments

Philip Browne believes the club game needs serious attention.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 11 November, 2021

IRFU says it's 'not policy to prevent any player from expressing their opinion'
# Policy
From The42
# Policy

IRFU says it's 'not policy to prevent any player from expressing their opinion'

Nov 11th 2021, 6:08 PM 4,972 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Ireland’s men’s team have not discussed the goings-on in women’s rugby.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

O'Leary in line for debut as Ireland side is named for inaugural RDS outing
# Girls In Green
From The42
# Girls In Green

O'Leary in line for debut as Ireland side is named for inaugural RDS outing

Nov 10th 2021, 4:29 PM 4,472 Views 4 Comments

Adam Griggs has unveiled his matchday 23 for Friday night’s Test against the USA in Ballsbridge.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Worry and anger build in Irish women's rugby after IRFU briefing
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

Worry and anger build in Irish women's rugby after IRFU briefing

Nov 9th 2021, 9:36 PM 43,381 Views 27 Comments

Director of women’s rugby Anthony Eddy’s words have been met with a negative reaction.

'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'
# Director
From The42
# Director

'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'

Nov 9th 2021, 6:45 AM 10,298 Views 2 Comments

IRFU director of women’s and 7s rugby Anthony Eddy spoke to the media yesterday.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

IRFU release findings of investigation into 'unacceptable' facilities at women's interpros
# Substandard
From The42
# Substandard

IRFU release findings of investigation into 'unacceptable' facilities at women's interpros

Updated Oct 20th 2021, 5:01 PM 14,606 Views 8 Comments

Irish rugby’s governing body also announced an independent review into the Ireland women’s failed 2021 Rugby World Cup qualifying campaign.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Ireland captain enjoys try-scoring return in UL Bohs' barnstorming win over title rivals
# Women's AIL Wrap
From The42
# Women's AIL Wrap

Ireland captain enjoys try-scoring return in UL Bohs' barnstorming win over title rivals

Oct 10th 2021, 12:51 PM 4,846 Views 0 Comments

Ciara Griffin was sprung from the bench as the Limerick side ran out 46-17 winners over Old Belvedere.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 9 October, 2021

'We have a perfect storm... The game is changing and we need to change with it'
# Foundation
From The42
# Foundation

'We have a perfect storm... The game is changing and we need to change with it'

Oct 9th 2021, 10:00 AM 12,721 Views 0 Comments

As Irish women’s rugby rebuilds, the AIL and inter-pros will play a key role.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

'The attitude is the problem for us' - Cork club mounts case for issues in women's rugby
# Balance
From The42
# Balance

'The attitude is the problem for us' - Cork club mounts case for issues in women's rugby

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 5:00 PM 13,633 Views 2 Comments

Patrick O’Connor of the Bantry Bay RFC speaks to The42 about the current state of the game.

# womens-rugby - Monday 27 September, 2021

IRFU must be brutally self-critical as review into World Cup failure begins
# Low Point
From The42
# Low Point

IRFU must be brutally self-critical as review into World Cup failure begins

Sep 27th 2021, 3:58 PM 4,645 Views 5 Comments

The union must work hard to harness the potential of the domestic game in order to better prepare players.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Ireland keep the faith as squad look to put Spain horror show behind them
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

Ireland keep the faith as squad look to put Spain horror show behind them

Sep 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 26,905 Views 4 Comments

Ireland take on Italy at 2pm in Parma today in a World Cup Qualifier fixture.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

A miserable couple of days for Irish women's rugby off and on the pitch
# Concerns
From The42
# Concerns

A miserable couple of days for Irish women's rugby off and on the pitch

Sep 14th 2021, 8:30 AM 28,617 Views 10 Comments

Ireland must recover after defeat to Spain at the 2021 World Cup Qualifier tournament.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 11 September, 2021

Munster claim first interpro title in three years with victory over Leinster
# Saturday Night Lights
From The42
# Saturday Night Lights

Munster claim first interpro title in three years with victory over Leinster

Sep 11th 2021, 10:27 PM 10,388 Views 2 Comments

Earlier in Donnybrook, Connacht and Ulster played out a 12-12 draw.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Boost for Irish women's rugby as interpros to be televised for the first time
# Tune In
From The42
# Tune In

Boost for Irish women's rugby as interpros to be televised for the first time

Aug 17th 2021, 8:33 AM 4,012 Views 10 Comments

TG4 will broadcast all six games.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 2,149 Views 1 Comment

Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.

# womens-rugby - Friday 28 May, 2021

Ireland pair Tyrrell and Fitzhenry announce retirements from international rugby
# Calling Time
From The42
# Calling Time

Ireland pair Tyrrell and Fitzhenry announce retirements from international rugby

May 28th 2021, 10:51 AM 4,808 Views 0 Comments

Both players were members of the 2015 Six Nations-winning squad.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
From The42
# 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 26,343 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.

# womens-rugby - Friday 9 April, 2021

'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain
# Ireland Women
From The42
# Ireland Women

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

Apr 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,781 Views 3 Comments

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

# womens-rugby - Saturday 3 April, 2021

England and France overpower opposition on Six Nations opening day
# Red Roses
From The42
# Red Roses

England and France overpower opposition on Six Nations opening day

Updated Apr 3rd 2021, 10:16 PM 10,665 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.

# womens-rugby - Friday 2 April, 2021

Women's Six Nations: 10 players to watch as the tournament kicks off at last
# The Big Kick-Off
From The42
# 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 4,547 Views 0 Comments

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

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game

Mar 31st 2021, 7:36 PM 3,160 Views 0 Comments

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

# womens-rugby - Sunday 28 March, 2021

'One of the hardest things is loneliness for patients. We're used to seeing a relative hold their hand'
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'One of the hardest things is loneliness for patients. We're used to seeing a relative hold their hand'

Updated Mar 28th 2021, 10:30 AM 28,460 Views 4 Comments

Claire Molloy speaks to The42 about working as a doctor during the Covid-19 pandemic and the prospect of a women’s Lions team.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

WXV, the new three-tier global women's rugby competition to launch in 2023
# Global
From The42
# Global

WXV, the new three-tier global women's rugby competition to launch in 2023

Mar 16th 2021, 9:39 AM 2,858 Views 5 Comments

World Rugby has confirmed the format of an annual 16-team competition.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Women's Rugby World Cup officially postponed to 2022
# RWC
From The42
# RWC

Women's Rugby World Cup officially postponed to 2022

Mar 9th 2021, 3:27 PM 1,628 Views 3 Comments

The decision was made because of the uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Former Ireland international Lynne Cantwell takes new role with South Africa Rugby
# Boks Office
From The42
# Boks Office

Former Ireland international Lynne Cantwell takes new role with South Africa Rugby

Feb 18th 2021, 2:12 PM 8,282 Views 1 Comment

Cantwell will become SA Rugby’s first High Performance Manager for Women’s Rugby.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Strong club structure essential for Ireland to make next step up, says Considine
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

Strong club structure essential for Ireland to make next step up, says Considine

Feb 9th 2021, 10:07 AM 4,357 Views 2 Comments

Eimear Considine will wait well over a year between competitive matches for Ireland.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run

Oct 28th 2020, 12:00 PM 22,127 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland scrum-half hit the ground running despite an eight-month gap between competitive fixtures.

# womens-rugby - Friday 23 October, 2020

France agree to play Women's Six Nations against Ireland in Dublin instead of Lille
# Switch
From The42
# Switch

France agree to play Women's Six Nations against Ireland in Dublin instead of Lille

Oct 23rd 2020, 7:51 PM 6,683 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s final game of the competition was due to take place in Stadium Lille Métropole on Saturday.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Beibhinn Parsons organising her next steps after 'rollercoaster' year of Leaving Cert stress
# Ballinasloe Baller
From The42
# Ballinasloe Baller

Beibhinn Parsons organising her next steps after 'rollercoaster' year of Leaving Cert stress

Oct 21st 2020, 6:57 AM 6,165 Views 0 Comments

The 18-year-old was due to skip the second half of the Six Nations, but its postponement means she is back in Ireland’s ranks.

# womens-rugby - Friday 9 October, 2020

World Rugby advises against transgender women playing elite women's rugby
# Policy
From The42
# Policy

World Rugby advises against transgender women playing elite women's rugby

Oct 9th 2020, 9:18 PM 10,659 Views 7 Comments

New guidelines have been drawn up to cover the participation of transgender athletes in men and women’s contact rugby.

# womens-rugby - Monday 5 October, 2020

'It's a huge jump going from U18s to senior. There's a massive issue with drop-out'
# U20s
From The42
# U20s

'It's a huge jump going from U18s to senior. There's a massive issue with drop-out'

Oct 5th 2020, 3:30 PM 4,455 Views 4 Comments

Rugby Academy Ireland plans to put together the country’s first-ever national U20 team.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Peat and Parsons return as Ireland Women name Six Nations squad
# Go Again
From The42
# Go Again

Peat and Parsons return as Ireland Women name Six Nations squad

Aug 12th 2020, 3:56 PM 4,613 Views 0 Comments

The group will hope to use the remaining fixtures to build towards the December World Cup qualifer.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'Ireland need to qualify for a World Cup and I wanted to be a better player'
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

'Ireland need to qualify for a World Cup and I wanted to be a better player'

Mar 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 3,601 Views 1 Comment

Clare woman Edel McMahon is feeling the benefits of moving away to play with Wasps.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Peat and Naoupu injured as Ireland Women held to nil by five-try England
# Shut Out
From The42
# Shut Out

Peat and Naoupu injured as Ireland Women held to nil by five-try England

Feb 23rd 2020, 2:45 PM 8,486 Views 3 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side were outclassed and suffered their first defeat of the year.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 9 February, 2020

IRFU issue apology after Wales left with cold showers in Donnybrook
# In The Cold
From The42
# In The Cold

IRFU issue apology after Wales left with cold showers in Donnybrook

Feb 9th 2020, 8:00 PM 51,342 Views 31 Comments

The IRFU have blamed the issue on a problem with the water heater in the Wales changing room.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Djougang poised to make another big impact for Ireland
# Ever Ready
From The42
# Ever Ready

Djougang poised to make another big impact for Ireland

Feb 8th 2020, 7:05 AM 6,430 Views 2 Comments

The Rush woman was grateful to the Donnybrook crowd that kept her going when her ‘lungs were bursting, body is screaming.’

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Welsh woe in November 'gave us the kick up the ass to work hard over Christmas'
# Red Alert
From The42
# Red Alert

Welsh woe in November 'gave us the kick up the ass to work hard over Christmas'

Feb 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 3,935 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side are chasing a repeat of the 2018 win over Wales. They have only beaten Scotland since.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Tyrrell goes straight from 7s to 15s squad as Ireland wait on injured trio
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Tyrrell goes straight from 7s to 15s squad as Ireland wait on injured trio

Feb 4th 2020, 12:15 PM 5,162 Views 0 Comments

Eimear Considine will face a fitness test later this week, while Cliodhna Moloney is progressing through concussion RTP protocols.

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