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#Women's Rugby

# womens-rugby - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From The42 Ireland can make history (again) today by reaching Women's RWC semi-final Preview This post contains videos

Ireland can make history (again) today by reaching Women's RWC semi-final

First though, they have to beat Kazakhstan.

# womens-rugby - Friday 8 August, 2014

From The42 Snapshot: Craddock and Ireland tuning up for Kazakh clash Captain's Run

Snapshot: Craddock and Ireland tuning up for Kazakh clash

Ireland’s tighthead prop is a ‘piano mover’ and a guitar player.

From The42 Cantwell captain as Ireland Women make 10 changes after New Zealand victory Starting XV

Cantwell captain as Ireland Women make 10 changes after New Zealand victory

The centre’s partnership with Grace Davitt will continue for the third game in eight days.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

From The42 Close shave for Women's Rugby S&C coach after All Blacks vow Bad Hair Day

Close shave for Women's Rugby S&C coach after All Blacks vow

Marian Earls initially promised to shave her head if the Irish stunned New Zealand.

From The42 'We could have panicked, but that's just not us' -- Ireland's try-scoring hero Alison Miller Belief

'We could have panicked, but that's just not us' -- Ireland's try-scoring hero Alison Miller

‘We knew we had them’, says the flying winger of the four-time world champions.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From The42 'We knew we had the ability': Fantastic captain Coghlan takes historic win in her stride Job Done

'We knew we had the ability': Fantastic captain Coghlan takes historic win in her stride

“We knew what we were going to do; we were going to go back up there and score and take control of the game.”

From The42 Slightly bitter All Blacks and the rest of Twitter's reaction to Ireland's win over New Zealand Alone She Stands

Slightly bitter All Blacks and the rest of Twitter's reaction to Ireland's win over New Zealand

They’re calling us favourites to win the whole thing now.

From The42 Ireland Women produce superb display of controlled aggression to shock champions New Zealand WRWC

Ireland Women produce superb display of controlled aggression to shock champions New Zealand

A brilliant display of place-kicking from Niamh Briggs puts Ireland top of Pool B.

From The42 Here's the New Zealand women's haka before their World Cup clash with Ireland Black Ferns

Here's the New Zealand women's haka before their World Cup clash with Ireland

It seemed to do Ireland more good than the reigning champs.

# womens-rugby - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The42 Just the one change for Ireland Women ahead of World Cup clash with New Zealand Starting XV

Just the one change for Ireland Women ahead of World Cup clash with New Zealand

Paula Fitzpatrick will come into Ireland’s back row for one of the game’s toughest tests.

# womens-rugby - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The42 In pics: Ireland Women claim hard-fought win over USA Toughing It

In pics: Ireland Women claim hard-fought win over USA

Featuring leprechauns, hardcore fans and the rampaging Jenny Murphy.

From The42 Brilliant Briggs helps Ireland Women to crucial World Cup win over USA WRWC

# womens-rugby - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From The42 Claire Molloy: The woman who gave up her All-Ireland dreams to chase a Grand Slam Interview

Claire Molloy: The woman who gave up her All-Ireland dreams to chase a Grand Slam

The Ireland flanker talks about playing in an All-Ireland final against Cork, her rugby family at Connacht and nearly decapitating Lynne Cantwell.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The42 Beating Italy at Aviva can set up title decider with France - Alison Miller Women's Rugby

Beating Italy at Aviva can set up title decider with France - Alison Miller

The Irish winger believes her team are still well placed to defend their Six Nations title.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Ireland Women's winning run comes to an end in Twickenham

Larissa Muldoon’s try gave the defending champions a lead in London, but it proved a brief one.

# womens-rugby - Friday 31 January, 2014

From The42 11-try Ireland hit the ground running in Six Nations defence Hammering

11-try Ireland hit the ground running in Six Nations defence

Sophie Spence scored a hat-trick as Ireland put in a performance worthy of defending champions against Scotland.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From The42 Briggs on the bench as Ireland women begin defence of Grand Slam Champions

Briggs on the bench as Ireland women begin defence of Grand Slam

Winger Hannah Casey earns a debut from the start while there are two more new faces among the replacements.

# womens-rugby - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The42 Briggs: ‘We’ve been able to put women’s rugby on the map’ Star Year

Briggs: ‘We’ve been able to put women’s rugby on the map’

The Ireland fullback reflects on a stunning year and looks forward to more exciting challenges.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Leinster Women beat Munster to claim interpro title Highlights

VIDEO: Leinster Women beat Munster to claim interpro title

Three converted tries were enough to help the eastern province to beat the reigning champions in Limerick.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From The42 Ireland star Niamh Briggs among winners at Garda Sportstar awards Garda Awards

Ireland star Niamh Briggs among winners at Garda Sportstar awards

Mayo’s Colm Boyle was also honoured.

# womens-rugby - Monday 21 October, 2013

From The42 Ireland Women set for Twickenham test in 2014 Six Nations Coygig

Ireland Women set for Twickenham test in 2014 Six Nations

The women’s clash kicks-off at 6.30pm and will be screened live on BBC Sport.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 15 September, 2013

From The42 Irish women's rugby team honoured at People of the Year awards Inspirational

Irish women's rugby team honoured at People of the Year awards

The Grand Slam winners took home a collective accolade and tribute was paid to rugby fan Donal Walsh.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

From The42 In full: Here's how Ireland Women won the World 7s Plate on Sunday World Series This post contains videos

In full: Here's how Ireland Women won the World 7s Plate on Sunday

Take 20 minutes to enjoy some more Irish rugby success.

# womens-rugby - Monday 18 March, 2013

From The42 Snapshot: Rugby heroines return home with trophy Grand Slam

Snapshot: Rugby heroines return home with trophy

Mammies, babies and even an IRFU president were photo-bombing at the airport today.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 17 March, 2013

From The42 President Higgins congratulates Ireland's women's rugby side Grand Slam

President Higgins congratulates Ireland's women's rugby side

Ireland claimed the Six Nations Grand Slam with a 6-3 victory over Italy earlier on Sunday.

From The42 Ireland win the Grand Slam: Here's how Twitter reacted Six Nations This post contains images

Ireland win the Grand Slam: Here's how Twitter reacted

Will you be at Dublin Airport to welcome the ladies home?

From The42 'If they win the Grand Slam, I hope people make a big deal out of it' - Rob Kearney High Hopes

'If they win the Grand Slam, I hope people make a big deal out of it' - Rob Kearney

The Ireland fullback has praised the efforts of the women’s team ahead of their Grand Slam decider.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From The42 RTE to broadcast live women's rugby game for first time as Ireland eye Grand Slam Mná Na HÉireann

RTE to broadcast live women's rugby game for first time as Ireland eye Grand Slam

The unbeaten Irish women face Italy in Rome on Sunday.

# womens-rugby - Monday 11 March, 2013

From The42 Open Thread: What was your highlight of the sporting weekend? Your Say

Open Thread: What was your highlight of the sporting weekend?

It was a frantic weekend of action, and midweek won’t be much quieter.

# womens-rugby - Friday 8 March, 2013

From The42 In pics: Ireland Women secure historic win over France Success This post contains images

In pics: Ireland Women secure historic win over France

Michael D was among those in attendance at Ashbourne tonight.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

From The42 RTÉ to broadcast live coverage of Ireland's Grand Slam-defining French clash Triple Crowned This post contains videos

RTÉ to broadcast live coverage of Ireland's Grand Slam-defining French clash

Record crowds are set to descend on Ashbourne RFC this Friday for the crucial rugby encounter.

# womens-rugby - Monday 25 February, 2013

From The42 History in the making: Coghlan calls upon 'Fortress Ashbourne' in 6 Nations quest Protect This House

History in the making: Coghlan calls upon 'Fortress Ashbourne' in 6 Nations quest

The Irish women have already sealed a Triple Crown and lead the table with two games remaining.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 23 February, 2013

From The42 In pictures: Ireland's women capture first ever Triple Crown History Makers This post contains images

In pictures: Ireland's women capture first ever Triple Crown

The Irish team travelled to Scotland where they prevailed in almost perfect conditions.

From The42 Ireland Women's side capture first ever Triple Crown after Scottish win History Girls

Ireland Women's side capture first ever Triple Crown after Scottish win

The Irishwomen also secured World Cup 2014 qualification with an impressive win over Scotland.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 14 February, 2013

From The42 Miller time: Irish hero Alison eyeing 6 Nations title after English upset 6 Nations

Miller time: Irish hero Alison eyeing 6 Nations title after English upset

The Laois winger ran in an impressive hat-trick in Ireland’s 25-0 rout of England.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

From The42 Ireland hat-trick hero Alison Miller talks us through her 3 tries against England Miller's Crossing This post contains videos

Ireland hat-trick hero Alison Miller talks us through her 3 tries against England

The Irish winger was in devastating form at the weekend as her team beat England for the first time.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 9 February, 2013

From The42 Slideshow: How Ireland Women's team made history against England History Girls This post contains images

Slideshow: How Ireland Women's team made history against England

Follow Fiona Coghlan and her teammates over the course of a day to remember.

From The42 PIC: Ireland Women's team moments after stunning 25-0 win over England Heroines

PIC: Ireland Women's team moments after stunning 25-0 win over England

Alison Miller was among the try-scorers on an afternoon to remember in County Meath.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

From The42 'We're over moral victories' - Fiona Coghlan plots feisty reception for English Women's Rugby

'We're over moral victories' - Fiona Coghlan plots feisty reception for English

The captain of the Ireland Women’s side swapped leadership tips with Jamie Heaslip at the official 6 Nations launch.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Column: The Ireland women's rugby team is being ignored. They deserve better.

The squad is treated as an afterthought with a media blackout and chronic underfunding. This would never happen to the men’s team, writes Joan O’Connell.

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