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#Women's Six Nations

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Mixed emotions for McWilliams as Ireland's Six Nations campaign ends with dramatic Scotland win
# Reflections On An Ending
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# Reflections On An Ending

Mixed emotions for McWilliams as Ireland's Six Nations campaign ends with dramatic Scotland win

May 1st 2022, 10:35 AM 6,518 Views 3 Comments

Ireland avoided the wooden spoon with a last-gasp victory over Scotland.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Monaghan returns and debut for Irwin at fullback as Ireland's team to face Scotland is named
# Starting XV
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# Starting XV

Monaghan returns and debut for Irwin at fullback as Ireland's team to face Scotland is named

Apr 28th 2022, 1:31 PM 2,775 Views 0 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side end this year’s campaign at Kingspan Stadium on Saturday night.

22-year-old O'Leary learning from 'unbelievable' back rows with Ireland
# Maeve Óg
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# Maeve Óg

22-year-old O'Leary learning from 'unbelievable' back rows with Ireland

Apr 28th 2022, 7:15 AM 7,347 Views 0 Comments

‘From my own club, Hannah O’Connor and Dorothy Wall are just huge.’

# womens-six-nations - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

'I’d say it’ll hit me in a few more weeks how amazing it was'
# Debut
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# Debut

'I’d say it’ll hit me in a few more weeks how amazing it was'

Apr 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,412 Views 1 Comment

Ireland fullback Molly Scuffil-McCabe first took up the game at the encouragement of an Irish rugby legend.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 24 April, 2022

'The squad's condolences are with Kate Moran's family this week'
# Condolences
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# Condolences

'The squad's condolences are with Kate Moran's family this week'

Updated Apr 24th 2022, 9:15 PM 29,927 Views 7 Comments

Ireland Women captain Nichola Fryday said the young camogie player’s death was a tragedy.

England power up to maul Ireland with 11-try victory in Six Nations
# Well Beaten
From The42
# Well Beaten

England power up to maul Ireland with 11-try victory in Six Nations

Apr 24th 2022, 2:14 PM 14,298 Views 27 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side showed grit in the first half but England ran in 11 tries in total.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 22 April, 2022

'It is going to be, for a lot of these players, the toughest opposition they’ve played against'
# The Underdogs
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# The Underdogs

'It is going to be, for a lot of these players, the toughest opposition they’ve played against'

Apr 22nd 2022, 4:50 PM 4,650 Views 0 Comments

Greg McWilliams insists his charges are in an upbeat mood ahead of their Six Nations showdown with England.

Naoupu and Considine make returns for Ireland's Six Nations clash with England
# Starting XV
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# Starting XV

Naoupu and Considine make returns for Ireland's Six Nations clash with England

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:36 PM 4,750 Views 2 Comments

There is also a debut for Molly Scuffil-McCabe at fullback.

From failing floodlights to a record crowd in Leicester - Doyle sees big progression
# W6N
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# W6N

From failing floodlights to a record crowd in Leicester - Doyle sees big progression

Apr 22nd 2022, 6:30 AM 5,601 Views 0 Comments

The Limerick woman is set to come in on the wing against England on Sunday.

# womens-six-nations - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

'There's nobody better than her to pass the ball in Ireland. It's the best I've ever seen'
# Pinpoint Accuracy
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# Pinpoint Accuracy

'There's nobody better than her to pass the ball in Ireland. It's the best I've ever seen'

Apr 12th 2022, 4:25 PM 6,753 Views 0 Comments

Ireland inside centre Stacey Flood has been praised by her international team-mate Eimear Considine after Sunday’s win over Italy.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 11 April, 2022

Listen to the new episode of The Front Row with comedian Killian Sundermann
# Recommended Listening
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# Recommended Listening

Listen to the new episode of The Front Row with comedian Killian Sundermann

Apr 11th 2022, 5:45 PM 1,053 Views 0 Comments

The online funnyman joined our regular panel for the final podcast of the series, in partnership with Guinness.

'Sammy Bill' Monaghan goes from strength to strength in Ireland's second row
# STANDOUT
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# STANDOUT

'Sammy Bill' Monaghan goes from strength to strength in Ireland's second row

Apr 11th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,158 Views 2 Comments

The Wasps lock has impressed in this Six Nations.

'My little sister flew home from Canada to surprise me. That was really special'
# Reunited
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# Reunited

'My little sister flew home from Canada to surprise me. That was really special'

Apr 11th 2022, 1:01 AM 3,959 Views 0 Comments

Nichola Fryday captained Ireland to a win for the first time in Cork yesterday.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 7 April, 2022

'There's great clarity... As a player, you’ll do what’s best for the programmes'
# Codes
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# Codes

'There's great clarity... As a player, you’ll do what’s best for the programmes'

Apr 7th 2022, 6:30 AM 2,507 Views 0 Comments

Ireland international Eve Higgins is a star for both the 7s and 15s squads.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 4 April, 2022

'As good as they were, we didn't really show up and that's the frustrating part'
# Outclassed
From The42
# Outclassed

'As good as they were, we didn't really show up and that's the frustrating part'

Apr 4th 2022, 7:30 AM 4,521 Views 0 Comments

Winger Lucy Mulhall was deeply disappointed with Ireland’s performance in defeat to France on Saturday.

McWilliams accepts Ireland have 'got to get better' ahead of crucial Italy clash
# Work To Do
From The42
# Work To Do

McWilliams accepts Ireland have 'got to get better' ahead of crucial Italy clash

Apr 4th 2022, 6:30 AM 2,075 Views 0 Comments

Next Sunday’s game at Musgrave Park looks like Ireland’s best chance of picking up a win in the Women’s Six Nations.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 2 April, 2022

'There is more to come from this Irish side, I just hope people out there stay patient'
# Tough Day
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# Tough Day

'There is more to come from this Irish side, I just hope people out there stay patient'

Apr 2nd 2022, 6:18 PM 5,676 Views 3 Comments

Ireland head coach Greg McWilliams admitted his team have plenty of work to do after suffering a 35-point defeat in France.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 1 April, 2022

'We want to be respected. It’s not about being liked' - McWilliams wants to see Ireland 'fight' in France
# Fighting Talk
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# Fighting Talk

'We want to be respected. It’s not about being liked' - McWilliams wants to see Ireland 'fight' in France

Apr 1st 2022, 6:00 AM 1,538 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are anticipating a difficult encounter when they face Les Bleus in Toulouse on Saturday.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 31 March, 2022

'I know the Irish people want to see her play, and you will this weekend'
# Tight Call
From The42
# Tight Call

'I know the Irish people want to see her play, and you will this weekend'

Mar 31st 2022, 3:13 PM 14,964 Views 5 Comments

Greg McWilliams has explained his decision to name Beibhinn Parsons on the bench again for Saturday’s Six Nations meeting with France.

Edel McMahon: Wasps team-mate Monaghan throws outrageous offloads 'most nights of the week'
# Picking The Lock
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# Picking The Lock

Edel McMahon: Wasps team-mate Monaghan throws outrageous offloads 'most nights of the week'

Mar 31st 2022, 6:20 AM 5,378 Views 0 Comments

‘We’re going to relish the challenge to play against a top-three team in the world,’ the back row says of this weekend’s trip to France.

# womens-six-nations - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Amée-Leigh Murphy Crowe: Blessington 'chats', backing your gut, and Beibhinn Parsons' speed
# Team Player
From The42
# Team Player

Amée-Leigh Murphy Crowe: Blessington 'chats', backing your gut, and Beibhinn Parsons' speed

Mar 30th 2022, 9:15 PM 4,840 Views 0 Comments

‘I’m afraid of heights and people might not have known that about me — and I was abseiling down this massive wall and people were just so encouraging!’

# womens-six-nations - Monday 28 March, 2022

'A mother handed a child to Beibhinn Parsons and said 'here, I named her after you''
# A New Dawn
From The42
# A New Dawn

'A mother handed a child to Beibhinn Parsons and said 'here, I named her after you''

Updated Mar 28th 2022, 9:32 PM 37,070 Views 1 Comment

Despite Saturday’s Women’s Six Nations defeat to Wales, there is a real sense of optimism around the Ireland team according to two of its players.

Listen to the new episode of The Front Row
# Roommates
From The42
# Roommates

Listen to the new episode of The Front Row

Mar 28th 2022, 10:00 AM 868 Views 0 Comments

On this week’s episode, in partnership with Guinness, Ireland’s Eimear Considine makes a welcome return – and she’s joined by her international team-mate Hannah O’Connor.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 26 March, 2022

Marlie Packer hat-trick helps England to blow Scotland away in Edinburgh
# Women's Six Nations
From The42
# Women's Six Nations

Marlie Packer hat-trick helps England to blow Scotland away in Edinburgh

Mar 26th 2022, 2:39 PM 3,056 Views 0 Comments

Emily Scarrett returned to the international scene with five conversions in a 58-minute display.

'She's a fantastic person who encapsulates everything Ireland will stand for'
# Pride Of Offaly
From The42
# Pride Of Offaly

'She's a fantastic person who encapsulates everything Ireland will stand for'

Mar 26th 2022, 8:00 AM 18,315 Views 0 Comments

Nichola Fryday has enjoyed an impressive rise from Tullamore RFC to become the new Ireland captain.

# womens-six-nations - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

'You want to make it entertaining. You want people to enjoy the spectacle'
# New Chapter
From The42
# New Chapter

'You want to make it entertaining. You want people to enjoy the spectacle'

Mar 22nd 2022, 6:00 AM 3,777 Views 1 Comment

Ireland Women finally get their new chapter underway this Saturday against Wales.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 21 March, 2022

Nichola Fryday named as new Ireland captain ahead of Six Nations
# Leader
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# Leader

Nichola Fryday named as new Ireland captain ahead of Six Nations

Mar 21st 2022, 12:20 PM 16,470 Views 3 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ squad are preparing for their Six Nations opener against Wales this Saturday.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 18 February, 2022

Stacey Flood hails elevation of Niamh Briggs to Irish role
# Addition
From The42
# Addition

Stacey Flood hails elevation of Niamh Briggs to Irish role

Feb 18th 2022, 6:30 AM 2,455 Views 4 Comments

Briggs has been added to Greg McWilliams’ international coaching ticket ahead of the forthcoming Women’s Six Nations campaign.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Ireland to play 2022 Women's Six Nations matches in Dublin, Cork and Belfast
# Fixture Calendar
From The42
# Fixture Calendar

Ireland to play 2022 Women's Six Nations matches in Dublin, Cork and Belfast

Dec 2nd 2021, 2:39 PM 7,320 Views 13 Comments

The new six-week window in late March and April means the tournament will no longer be linked to the men’s calendar.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 29 April, 2021

England star named Women's Six Nations Player of the Championship
# Public Vote
From The42
# Public Vote

England star named Women's Six Nations Player of the Championship

Apr 29th 2021, 5:47 PM 2,356 Views 0 Comments

28-year-old Poppy Cleall put in a number of commanding performances for the triumphant Red Roses.

# womens-six-nations - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

'Your losses can be definitive, but I don't let them define how I think about myself'
# Balance
From The42
# Balance

'Your losses can be definitive, but I don't let them define how I think about myself'

Apr 28th 2021, 3:09 PM 3,442 Views 3 Comments

Flanker Dorothy Wall discusses Ireland’s Six Nations campaign and the influence of her family.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Star full-back suffers broken nose after 'kick to the face' as Ireland draw positives from Italy win
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

Star full-back suffers broken nose after 'kick to the face' as Ireland draw positives from Italy win

Apr 24th 2021, 5:30 PM 8,393 Views 2 Comments

Eimear Considine went off for a HIA in the final moments of the game.

England claim third successive Six Nations title by edging past France
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

England claim third successive Six Nations title by edging past France

Apr 24th 2021, 4:13 PM 3,400 Views 2 Comments

Poppy Cleall’s try on the stroke of half-time put England in the box seat.

Four-try Ireland secure third place in Six Nations and lay down World Cup qualifier marker
# Women's Six Nations
From The42
# Women's Six Nations

Four-try Ireland secure third place in Six Nations and lay down World Cup qualifier marker

Apr 24th 2021, 2:04 PM 21,154 Views 10 Comments

Dorothy Wall, Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe and Cliodhna Moloney all crossed over for Ireland.

Unwanted spotlight on women's rugby during window of opportunity for Ireland
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Unwanted spotlight on women's rugby during window of opportunity for Ireland

Apr 24th 2021, 10:05 AM 3,349 Views 0 Comments

Energia Park will host Ireland’s final game of the Six Nations.

Ireland 'chomping at the bit' to finish on a high after France disappointment
# Ready To Rock
From The42
# Ready To Rock

Ireland 'chomping at the bit' to finish on a high after France disappointment

Apr 24th 2021, 9:50 AM 3,224 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs’ side will face Italy in a third/fourth place playoff on Saturday afternoon.

'I just burst into tears': Remembering the Ireland team that won the Grand Slam and toppled New Zealand
# Trailblazers
From The42
# Trailblazers

'I just burst into tears': Remembering the Ireland team that won the Grand Slam and toppled New Zealand

Apr 24th 2021, 9:15 AM 8,703 Views 3 Comments

In the final part of our ‘Trailblazers’ series, we relive a historic 18 months for the national women’s side with players who were there.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 23 April, 2021

Experienced Italians will feel they can pip Ireland in ongoing battle to be best of the rest
# Azzurre
From The42
# Azzurre

Experienced Italians will feel they can pip Ireland in ongoing battle to be best of the rest

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 2,334 Views 0 Comments

There has been little to pick between the two teams in recent years.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 22 April, 2021

'She's got things she can still work on' - Griggs on omission of former Ireland captain for Italy clash
# Selection Call
From The42
# Selection Call

'She's got things she can still work on' - Griggs on omission of former Ireland captain for Italy clash

Apr 22nd 2021, 5:37 PM 6,065 Views 0 Comments

Claire Molloy has been left out of the matchday 23 for their final Six Nations clash.

Three changes to Ireland XV ahead of third-place play-off with Italy
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Three changes to Ireland XV ahead of third-place play-off with Italy

Apr 22nd 2021, 2:10 PM 5,974 Views 2 Comments

Stacey Flood, Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe, and Brittany Hogan will make their first Test starts.

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