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#Women's Six Nations

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 25 October, 2020

England win Women's Six Nations after France held to draw ahead of Ireland showdown

The French are coming to Dublin for their final game of the tournament next weekend.

From The42 Ireland 'satisfied' with gritty Italy win and grateful for France gesture to play final Six Nations game in Dublin Review

Ireland 'satisfied' with gritty Italy win and grateful for France gesture to play final Six Nations game in Dublin

Adam Griggs’ side has one more game to play after picking up another home win on Saturday night.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 24 October, 2020

From The42 Three-try Ireland complete Italian job to maintain winning home Six Nations form Box Ticked

Three-try Ireland complete Italian job to maintain winning home Six Nations form

Adam Griggs’ charges got their campaign back underway with a win at Energia Park.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 23 October, 2020

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

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

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

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Ireland Women trio cleared to return to training after follow-up Covid test

Three players had been self-isolating after one returned an inconclusive result in Covid-19 screening.

'They're wise heads' - A first start for Ireland in experienced company as Six Nations resumes

Dorothy Wall has been named to start against Italy after some impressive appearances earlier this year.

Dorothy Wall to make first Ireland start against Italy

Adam Griggs’ side get their Six Nations back up and running this weekend in Dublin.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 19 October, 2020

Canterbury and IRFU launch new Ireland women's home jersey ahead of Six Nations conclusion

It’s the first time that supporters can buy a replica version of the women’s jersey in a non-World Cup year.

# womens-six-nations - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Ireland's Grand Slam-winning coach Doyle won't return to Scotland job due to Covid-19 risks

Assistant coach Bryan Easson will step into the role for the remaining Six Nations matches and the upcoming World Cup qualifiers.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 23 February, 2020

From The42 Italy v Scotland Women's Six Nations match postponed due to coronavirus Coronavirus

Italy v Scotland Women's Six Nations match postponed due to coronavirus

Italian authorities have cancelled all sporting events in the region.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 21 February, 2020

From The42 'She was scoring 100-metre tries' - Ireland lament loss of teen sensation for remainder of Six Nations Young Blood

'She was scoring 100-metre tries' - Ireland lament loss of teen sensation for remainder of Six Nations

Adam Griggs says he wasn’t surprised to see Beibhinn Parsons make a huge impact in their opening games.

From The42 Katie Fitzhenry's return one of two Ireland changes for clash with England Green Army

Katie Fitzhenry's return one of two Ireland changes for clash with England

Adam Griggs has unveiled his team for Sunday’s Women’s Six Nations game in Doncaster.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 10 February, 2020

England send statement of intent in rescheduled, snowy Six Nations clash and knock Ireland off top spot

The Red Roses are Ireland’s next opponents.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 9 February, 2020

From The42 Five-try Ireland get the better of Wales and Storm Ciara to go two from two in Six Nations Winning

Five-try Ireland get the better of Wales and Storm Ciara to go two from two in Six Nations

A brilliant result for Adam Griggs’ side, who go top of the table.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 7 February, 2020

From The42 Considine return one of three changes for Ireland Women ahead of Wales clash Good To Go

Considine return one of three changes for Ireland Women ahead of Wales clash

The Munster fullback is fit to start having missed the opening round defeat of Scotland through injury.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 31 January, 2020

From The42 Moloney feeling sharper after injury and exile 6 Nations

Moloney feeling sharper after injury and exile

The Wasps hooker missed last year’s Six Nations through injury and is eager to sting Scotland.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From The42 Ireland women to face former coach Doyle in opening Six Nations game Fixture List

Ireland women to face former coach Doyle in opening Six Nations game

The fixtures for the 2020 championship were announced today.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 18 March, 2019

From The42 'We had high hopes of improving': Ireland endure miserable Six Nations New Low

'We had high hopes of improving': Ireland endure miserable Six Nations

Adam Griggs’ side finished fifth in the Women’s Six Nations, their worst finish in 13 years.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From The42 Ireland defeated in Cardiff as Six Nations campaign ends with underwhelming defeat Sobering

Ireland defeated in Cardiff as Six Nations campaign ends with underwhelming defeat

Beibhinn Parsons opened the scoring, but after that Ireland failed to score a point in Cardiff.

From The42 Time for Ireland to deliver as Griggs' side search for a much-needed spark Crunch Time

Time for Ireland to deliver as Griggs' side search for a much-needed spark

Ireland women are hoping to end a miserable Six Nations campaign on the right note in Cardiff.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 15 March, 2019

'I send pictures to my Mum in Cameroon - 'oh my God, I'm representing Ireland''

Linda Djougang only started playing rugby four years ago but is now chasing her dreams on the pitch with Ireland.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From The42 17-year-old Parsons set for first Six Nations start for Griggs' Ireland Starting XV

17-year-old Parsons set for first Six Nations start for Griggs' Ireland

Lindsay Peat is also back in to start for Sunday’s clash against Wales.

Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind

The women’s national team have lost seven of their last eight games and are facing into their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From The42 Ireland left battling to avoid their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years Tough Night

Ireland left battling to avoid their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years

Adam Griggs’ side continue to pay the price for committing basic errors as they slumped to another heavy defeat on Saturday night.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 9 March, 2019

From The42 Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd Sacre Bleu

Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd

Adam Griggs’ side were on the end of another heavy defeat at Donnybrook, as they continue to struggle in this Six Nations.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 8 March, 2019

From The42 17-year-old Parsons called up as Ireland suffer double injury setback Late Changes

17-year-old Parsons called up as Ireland suffer double injury setback

Adam Griggs has been forced into two late changes ahead of tomorrow’s game against France.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 7 March, 2019

From The42 Griggs shuffles his pack as Ireland look for big response at Donnybrook Team News

Griggs shuffles his pack as Ireland look for big response at Donnybrook

The women’s head coach has made five changes for Saturday evening’s clash against France.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 23 February, 2019

From The42 Italian Women produce brilliant attacking display to take first win over Ireland Forza Italia

Italian Women produce brilliant attacking display to take first win over Ireland

Adam Griggs’ side take two bonus points away from Parma, but will rue defensive errors which led to a thrilling Italy win.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 8 February, 2019

Ireland women bounce back with emphatic four-try win over Scotland

Adam Griggs’ side got their Six Nations campaign up and running with a big win at Scotstoun.

# womens-six-nations - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

From The42 Star winger Miller named to start against Scotland after recovering from horrific leg break The Starters

Star winger Miller named to start against Scotland after recovering from horrific leg break

Adam Griggs’ charges will be hoping to get their first win of the Six Nations this weekend after losing out to England in the first round.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 4 February, 2019

'As long as they can keep the faith in us, we'll keep fighting'

Adam Griggs praised the record crowd at Donnybrook on Friday night, but it was one of few positives to come from Ireland’s heavy defeat to England.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 1 February, 2019

Ireland unable to bridge the gap as ruthless England run riot at Donnybrook

Adam Griggs’ side showed plenty of heart but opened their Women’s Six Nations campaign with a heavy home defeat.

Team culture essential to Ireland star Naopu as second-best team in the world come to town

Adam Griggs’ team begin their Six Nations campaign against England this evening.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Taking lineout inspiration from Toner and Ryan, and gunning for Six Nations upset against England

Second-row Aoife McDermott has developed into a leader on the Ireland team in a relatively short space of time.

# womens-six-nations - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Ireland not rushing Six Nations start for Miller after 10-month lay-off from horrific injury

The star winger has been named on the bench for England’s visit on Friday while Niamh Briggs remains in contention for a return to the squad.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 28 January, 2019

From The42 'I remember telling the lads in school I'd like to play rugby and they laughed' Six Nations

'I remember telling the lads in school I'd like to play rugby and they laughed'

Michelle Claffey was brought up in a Gaelic football household but has overcome two serious knee injuries to fulfil her ambition of playing rugby for Ireland.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From The42 Ireland step up Six Nations preparations with five-try win over Wales Warm-up

Ireland step up Six Nations preparations with five-try win over Wales

Adam Griggs’ side picked up a confidence-boosting result at Donnybrook this afternoon.

From The42 'I'm not angry or bitter. I'm fit, healthy and happy again and that's important' Interview

'I'm not angry or bitter. I'm fit, healthy and happy again and that's important'

After questioning whether she’d ever play again, Niamh Briggs has bounced back from two injury-ravaged seasons to rediscover her love of rugby, even after being overlooked for Ireland’s Six Nations squad.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 21 December, 2018

Griggs includes seven uncapped players in Ireland's Six Nations squad

Former captain Niamh Briggs is again omitted from the 36-player panel.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 2 November, 2018

Ireland's fixtures for 2019 U20 and Women's Six Nations announced

Both teams will get their campaigns underway on home soil next February.

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