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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Women's Six Nations

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# plans
Women's Six Nations could stay in standalone spring window in the future
CEO Ben Morel says a specific window could ‘enhance and give appropriate visibility’ to the championship.
# women's 6n
Ireland's final Women's Six Nations clash off due to Covid outbreak in France set-up
France had previously agreed to play in Dublin instead of Lille.
# Winner winner
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Women's Six Nations
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.
# New kid on the block
'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.
# Women's Six Nations
Dorothy Wall to make first Ireland start against Italy
Adam Griggs’ side get their Six Nations back up and running this weekend in Dublin.
# available to buy
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.
# Medical grounds
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.
# Coronavirus
Italy v Scotland Women's Six Nations match postponed due to coronavirus
Italian authorities have cancelled all sporting events in the region.
# 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.
# 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.
# Storm Warning
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Fixture List
Ireland women to face former coach Doyle in opening Six Nations game
The fixtures for the 2020 championship were announced today.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# pride in the jersey
'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.
# 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.
# stuck in a rut
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Up and Running
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.
# 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.
# harsh lessons
'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.
# Friday Night Lights
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.
# rising to the challenge
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.
# Leader of the Pack
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.
# a little patience
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.