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#Women's Rugby

# womens-rugby - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Ireland Women strike late to claim draw with Fiji on tough day in Dubai
# Sevens
From The42
# Sevens

Ireland Women strike late to claim draw with Fiji on tough day in Dubai

Dec 1st 2016, 3:50 PM 7,270 Views 3 Comments

However, Lucy Mulhall thought she had kicked the winning points before the referee asked for her conversion to be re-taken.

# womens-rugby - Friday 25 November, 2016

Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai'
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai'

Nov 25th 2016, 12:35 PM 6,993 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Eddy is also sending a development squad to compete in the UAE.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Ireland out to reap benefits of inaugural November series with World Cup in view
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

Ireland out to reap benefits of inaugural November series with World Cup in view

Nov 13th 2016, 9:20 AM 12,583 Views 2 Comments

Head coach Tom Tierney is hoping the three tough Tests will prepare his squad for next August’s home World Cup.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Opening November Test against England comes too soon for Ireland captain Briggs
# Sunday Service
From The42
# Sunday Service

Opening November Test against England comes too soon for Ireland captain Briggs

Nov 10th 2016, 5:28 PM 4,238 Views 0 Comments

Head coach Tom Tierney has returned Nora Stapleton to the number 10 jersey to open a tough Autumn series.

Proximity of toughest Tests tempers Irish excitement for Women's Rugby World Cup
# Here And Now
From The42
# Here And Now

Proximity of toughest Tests tempers Irish excitement for Women's Rugby World Cup

Nov 10th 2016, 7:50 AM 2,344 Views 0 Comments

The difficult task of escaping Pool C is at the back of Tom Tierney’s mind as he prepares a squad for a historic November series.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Ireland to face France and Australia in Women's Rugby World Cup pool
# Ireland 2017
From The42
# Ireland 2017

Ireland to face France and Australia in Women's Rugby World Cup pool

Nov 9th 2016, 11:19 AM 3,911 Views 1 Comment

Tom Tierney’s side have a tough task ahead of them next August.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Wexford football captain Murphy and Niamh Briggs named in development squad for Ireland 7s
# New Experience
From The42
# New Experience

Wexford football captain Murphy and Niamh Briggs named in development squad for Ireland 7s

May 26th 2016, 2:13 PM 5,924 Views 2 Comments

With the front-liners still on World Series duty, Anthony Eddy has introduced some new names to gain experience in Amsterdam.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Naoupu joins Ireland Women's Sevens squad as Galvin misses Atlanta trip
# 7s Sene
From The42
# 7s Sene

Naoupu joins Ireland Women's Sevens squad as Galvin misses Atlanta trip

Mar 31st 2016, 4:00 PM 15,252 Views 15 Comments

Anthony Eddy has been able to call on Alison Miller for the World Series legs in Atlanta and Langford.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Ireland make changes for second part of Six Nations double-header at Twickenham
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ireland make changes for second part of Six Nations double-header at Twickenham

Feb 25th 2016, 3:30 PM 5,049 Views 4 Comments

The game kicks-off at 7.15pm, following the men’s fixture.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Payback on Irish minds as they seek to break France hoodoo
# Up Against It
From The42
# Up Against It

Payback on Irish minds as they seek to break France hoodoo

Feb 13th 2016, 9:00 AM 2,510 Views 3 Comments

Fly-half Caughey putting Olympic dreams on hold with a Six Nations crown to defend.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Irish women plotting inside job in French rugby heartland
# Familiar Territory
From The42
# Familiar Territory

Irish women plotting inside job in French rugby heartland

Feb 11th 2016, 6:45 AM 3,593 Views 0 Comments

Paula Fitzpatrick knows what to expect this weekend having played with Toulouse for the past three months.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Behind the scenes: Ireland chasing the Rio Olympics 7s dream
# Dreaming Of Rio
From The42
# Dreaming Of Rio

Behind the scenes: Ireland chasing the Rio Olympics 7s dream

Feb 6th 2016, 9:15 AM 13,586 Views 2 Comments

We took a look at the work that goes into Ireland’s pursuit of a place in Rio.

# womens-rugby - Monday 1 February, 2016

Six Nations champs Ireland fourth in first-ever women's World Rugby rankings
# Top 10
From The42
# Top 10

Six Nations champs Ireland fourth in first-ever women's World Rugby rankings

Feb 1st 2016, 12:34 PM 5,327 Views 0 Comments

World Rugby say the rankings will encourage more matches to be played.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 31 January, 2016

6 women who will be key to a successful Irish title defence
# 6Nations
From The42
# 6Nations

6 women who will be key to a successful Irish title defence

Jan 31st 2016, 9:00 PM 21,735 Views 12 Comments

Ireland’s captain and world player of the year nominee are among the most important components of the squad in this campaign.

# womens-rugby - Friday 29 January, 2016

Here's the Ireland Women's 7s squad heading to Sydney and São Paulo
# Circumnavigating
From The42
# Circumnavigating

Here's the Ireland Women's 7s squad heading to Sydney and São Paulo

Jan 29th 2016, 5:57 PM 5,290 Views 0 Comments

Sure isn’t it well for them.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 28 January, 2016

New faces in Ireland Women's squad as 7s stars miss start of Six Nations defence
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

New faces in Ireland Women's squad as 7s stars miss start of Six Nations defence

Jan 28th 2016, 5:42 PM 16,067 Views 4 Comments

Head coach Tom Tierney has included seven uncapped players as Ireland women spread resources across two forms of the game.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 2 January, 2016

'I didn’t allow myself to get as emotional before but I was still getting sick at 5 in the morning'
# Kicking On
From The42
# Kicking On

'I didn’t allow myself to get as emotional before but I was still getting sick at 5 in the morning'

Jan 2nd 2016, 5:00 PM 20,875 Views 2 Comments

Niamh Briggs on nerves and how being in the Guards has helped her play rugby for Ireland.

# womens-rugby - Friday 4 December, 2015

Ireland Women finish 12th in Dubai 7s as men get off the mark
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

Ireland Women finish 12th in Dubai 7s as men get off the mark

Dec 4th 2015, 5:51 PM 5,567 Views 6 Comments

Plus, Sonny Bill Williams (and sister) had a close-up view of some shock Kiwi defeats.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Blackrock remain unbeaten and top of the Women’s AIL table as Old Belvedere run riot against St Mary’s
# Club Stars
From The42
# Club Stars

Blackrock remain unbeaten and top of the Women’s AIL table as Old Belvedere run riot against St Mary’s

Nov 22nd 2015, 7:25 PM 3,868 Views 0 Comments

It was a busy weekend of women’s club rugby action.

# womens-rugby - Monday 2 November, 2015

Ireland star Briggs pulls the strings for UL Bohemians on high-scoring weekend
# AIL Round-up
From The42
# AIL Round-up

Ireland star Briggs pulls the strings for UL Bohemians on high-scoring weekend

Nov 2nd 2015, 6:30 AM 3,023 Views 2 Comments

Blackrock remain top of the AIL Division 1 but Railway Union and the chasing pack closed the gap.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

10 uncapped players in Ireland women's squad to play England
# Fresh Faces
From The42
# Fresh Faces

10 uncapped players in Ireland women's squad to play England

Oct 27th 2015, 9:30 PM 5,818 Views 0 Comments

The training squad of 33 has been trimmed down to 23.

# womens-rugby - Friday 9 October, 2015

'It's a huge thing for us and women's rugby' Spence hoping for more women's tests
# Stepping Stone
From The42
# Stepping Stone

'It's a huge thing for us and women's rugby' Spence hoping for more women's tests

Oct 9th 2015, 2:56 PM 2,629 Views 1 Comment

The World Player of the Year nominee says Donnybrook move is huge for the game.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Ireland Women will face England in a November international next month
# Champs
From The42
# Champs

Ireland Women will face England in a November international next month

Oct 6th 2015, 12:10 PM 2,358 Views 4 Comments

The Six Nations champions have named a 33-strong squad and will host an open training session this weekend.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Ireland women's stars help clubs to get off to winning start
# Women's Rugby
From The42
# Women's Rugby

Ireland women's stars help clubs to get off to winning start

Sep 20th 2015, 10:22 PM 4,588 Views 1 Comment

The likes of Niamh Briggs, Sophie Spence, Ailis Egan, Nora Stapleton and Tania Rosser were on show.

# womens-rugby - Monday 31 August, 2015

Munster and Leinster set up winner-takes-all Interpro finale
# THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL
From The42
# THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL

Munster and Leinster set up winner-takes-all Interpro finale

Aug 31st 2015, 6:00 AM 4,790 Views 0 Comments

Irish captain Niamh Briggs was on target for Munster

# womens-rugby - Monday 24 August, 2015

Irish captain Briggs helps champions Munster off the mark in inter-pros
# That's Why We're Champions!
From The42
# That's Why We're Champions!

Irish captain Briggs helps champions Munster off the mark in inter-pros

Aug 24th 2015, 7:00 AM 3,745 Views 2 Comments

Munster eke out slender win, while Leinster rout Ulster

# womens-rugby - Sunday 23 August, 2015

Incredible Japan comeback sinks Ireland but there was plenty for us to celebrate
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Incredible Japan comeback sinks Ireland but there was plenty for us to celebrate

Aug 23rd 2015, 6:30 PM 13,589 Views 12 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side were beaten by Japan in the final in UCD

# womens-rugby - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Ireland reach quarter-finals at Women's Sevens tournament in Dublin
# Hometown Heroes
From The42
# Hometown Heroes

Ireland reach quarter-finals at Women's Sevens tournament in Dublin

Aug 22nd 2015, 7:03 PM 9,929 Views 3 Comments

Despite a loss to South Africa in today’s final Pool C clash, the Girls in Green are in the final eight,

# womens-rugby - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Women's 7s forced to settle for silver after securing safe passage to World Olympic repechage
# Long Road To Rio
From The42
# Long Road To Rio

Women's 7s forced to settle for silver after securing safe passage to World Olympic repechage

Jul 19th 2015, 1:45 PM 9,293 Views 4 Comments

Ireland came within a minute of victory in the Lisbon tournament, but were undone by late Spanish power.

# womens-rugby - Friday 10 July, 2015

Former Irish women's coach Philip Doyle has landed himself a new job
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Former Irish women's coach Philip Doyle has landed himself a new job

Jul 10th 2015, 8:52 PM 8,130 Views 0 Comments

Doyle will take charge of Ulster’s Womens team.

# womens-rugby - Monday 29 June, 2015

There's an exciting sevens competition coming to Dublin this summer
# 7s Fever
From The42
# 7s Fever

There's an exciting sevens competition coming to Dublin this summer

Jun 29th 2015, 1:29 PM 7,781 Views 17 Comments

UCD will welcome the likes of Brazil, China and Colombia in August.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals
# 7s
From The42
# 7s

Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals

Jun 13th 2015, 4:10 PM 5,341 Views 2 Comments

Ireland weren’t dispirited by losses to Spain and France, bouncing back with a six-try win over Ukraine.

# womens-rugby - Monday 8 June, 2015

This rugby player played on despite a broken nose and captured the internet's heart
# Tough Mudder
From The Daily Edge
# Tough Mudder

This rugby player played on despite a broken nose and captured the internet's heart

Jun 8th 2015, 8:42 AM 7,241 Views 10 Comments

Rugby War Goddess.

# womens-rugby - Friday 15 May, 2015

Ireland Women still calling on newcomers to rugby with a World Cup in view
# Ireland 2017
From The42
# Ireland 2017

Ireland Women still calling on newcomers to rugby with a World Cup in view

May 15th 2015, 8:40 AM 4,973 Views 5 Comments

Fancy playing in a World Cup? Have you tried playing rugby?

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

World Rugby to stump up €1 Million of IRFU's World Cup bill
# Hey Big Spender
From The42
# Hey Big Spender

World Rugby to stump up €1 Million of IRFU's World Cup bill

May 13th 2015, 5:07 PM 5,240 Views 4 Comments

The tournament is set to cost a total of €2.5 Million, but the Union can now start seeking revenue sources beyond the grant.

Ireland will host the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017
# Green Light For 2017
From The42
# Green Light For 2017

Ireland will host the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017

May 13th 2015, 3:04 PM 11,868 Views 24 Comments

The IRFU revealed their bid for the international tournament to be successful in Dublin this afternoon.

# womens-rugby - Monday 20 April, 2015

New Zealand just couldn't get a grip on Fiji Women 7s during this incredible try
# Magnificent Sevens
From The42
# Magnificent Sevens

New Zealand just couldn't get a grip on Fiji Women 7s during this incredible try

Apr 20th 2015, 2:21 PM 5,672 Views 1 Comment

Backpedaling on your own 22? No problem.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

'People would always ask, is it tag rugby?' -- Double 6 Nations champ Ali Miller
# Full Contact
From The42
# Full Contact

'People would always ask, is it tag rugby?' -- Double 6 Nations champ Ali Miller

Mar 24th 2015, 7:34 PM 4,480 Views 0 Comments

The winger isn’t playing for fame, but was happy to help her side put their best foot forward on a fast track in Scotland.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 19 March, 2015

The sky is still the limit in Ireland's new era of women's rugby
# Transition
From The42
# Transition

The sky is still the limit in Ireland's new era of women's rugby

Mar 19th 2015, 10:10 AM 4,899 Views 2 Comments

Jenny Murphy is still finding her feet at outside centre, but could find a winner’s medal around her neck this weekend.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Ireland Women march into Dubai 7s semi-finals unbeaten
# Fun In The Sun
From The42
# Fun In The Sun

Ireland Women march into Dubai 7s semi-finals unbeaten

Dec 4th 2014, 6:00 PM 6,847 Views 2 Comments

After opening with a draw, Ireland powered to convincing wins over Georgia, Wales and Kenya.