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#Women's Rugby

# womens-rugby - Sunday 22 November, 2015

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

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

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

# womens-rugby - Monday 2 November, 2015

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

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

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

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

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

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

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

# womens-rugby - Friday 9 October, 2015

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

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

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

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

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

Ireland Women will face England in a November international next month

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

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

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

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

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

Munster eke out slender win, while Leinster rout Ulster

# womens-rugby - Sunday 23 August, 2015

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

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

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

# womens-rugby - Saturday 22 August, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

# womens-rugby - Friday 10 July, 2015

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

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

Doyle will take charge of Ulster’s Womens team.

# womens-rugby - Monday 29 June, 2015

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

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

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

# womens-rugby - Saturday 13 June, 2015

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

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

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

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

# womens-rugby - Friday 15 May, 2015

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

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

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

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

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

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

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

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

# womens-rugby - Monday 20 April, 2015

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

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

Backpedaling on your own 22? No problem.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ireland Women march into Dubai 7s semi-finals unbeaten

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

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From The42 Jenny Murphy named captain of Ireland Sevens squad for Dubai Leader

Jenny Murphy named captain of Ireland Sevens squad for Dubai

The 12-strong squad for this week’s tournament also contains Ashleigh Baxter and Alison Miller.

# womens-rugby - Monday 10 November, 2014

From The42 Imperious Old Belvedere put Railway to the sword - Women’s AIL Division 1A round-up Round-Up

Imperious Old Belvedere put Railway to the sword - Women’s AIL Division 1A round-up

Led by Nora Stapleton, Old Belvedere handed promoted Railway an emphatic first defeat.

# womens-rugby - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The42 Old Belvedere hit Blackrock for six - Women’s AIL Division 1A round-up Wrap

Old Belvedere hit Blackrock for six - Women’s AIL Division 1A round-up

There were three games up for decision this weekend.

# womens-rugby - Monday 6 October, 2014

From The42 Briggs can't stop Belvo, hat-trick for Rosser and more from the women's AIL weekend action Women's Rugby

Briggs can't stop Belvo, hat-trick for Rosser and more from the women's AIL weekend action

There were also wins for Highfield and Railway Union in Division 1A this weekend.

# womens-rugby - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The42 Munster seal Women’s interprovincial title with victory at the death against Connacht Champions

Munster seal Women’s interprovincial title with victory at the death against Connacht

There was drama in Tralee this weekend.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From The42 Munster looking to claim interpro title with home victory over Connacht Decider

Munster looking to claim interpro title with home victory over Connacht

Laura Guest and her teammates are expecting an ‘absolute battle’ at Tralee RFC this afternoon.

# womens-rugby - Monday 8 September, 2014

From The42 Hayes helps Munster whitewash Ulster, Leinster sting Connacht late Women's Rugby

Hayes helps Munster whitewash Ulster, Leinster sting Connacht late

Here’s how the provinces fared on the return of the women’s inter-pro series.

# womens-rugby - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The42 England's RFU to hand out 20 professional contracts in women's rugby Lucky 7s

England's RFU to hand out 20 professional contracts in women's rugby

The Sevens-focused group contains 12 World Cup winners.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From The42 Opinion: Now is the time to start organising a women's 'Heineken Cup' European Rugby

Opinion: Now is the time to start organising a women's 'Heineken Cup'

Six countries, 12 teams, three pools: let’s get it on!

# womens-rugby - Monday 18 August, 2014

From The42 IRB promise to do 'everything' possible to continue growth of women's rugby On The Up This post contains videos

IRB promise to do 'everything' possible to continue growth of women's rugby

Meanwhile, Canada’s Magali Harvey edged out Niamh Briggs to be named world player of the year.

From The42 28 pictures to chart Ireland's brilliant journey to 4th in the Women's Rugby World Cup Inspirational

# womens-rugby - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From The42 Doyle steps away hoping to see IRFU drive women's rugby forward Goose

Doyle steps away hoping to see IRFU drive women's rugby forward

The Ireland head coach has brought about major improvements since first taking the job in 2003.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 16 August, 2014

From The42 Limerick camogie star laments media depiction of female athletes Aggrived

Limerick camogie star laments media depiction of female athletes

Niamh Mulcahy has criticised a recent article on women’s sport that appeared last weekend.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From The42 In pics: Ireland's heartbreaking defeat against England in WRWC semi-final End Of An Era

In pics: Ireland's heartbreaking defeat against England in WRWC semi-final

The dream of seeing Philip Doyle bow out after a World Cup final was dashed in emphatic style by England.

From The42 Ireland is absolutely pumped for the RWC semi-final against England Countdown

Ireland is absolutely pumped for the RWC semi-final against England

The Women’s Rugby World Cup semi-final kicks off at five this afternoon, where will you be watching?

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The42 Doyle reverts to tried and tested XV for semi-final clash with England WRWC

Doyle reverts to tried and tested XV for semi-final clash with England

Ireland Women will start with the same side that defeated the Black Ferns last week.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From The42 Ireland Women will face England in Rugby World Cup semi-final Old Enemy
From The42 Fleming's lung-bursting try and more great pictures as Ireland Women win again History Girls

Fleming's lung-bursting try and more great pictures as Ireland Women win again

Philip Doyle’s side made hard work of Kazakhstan, but they’re in the semi-finals.