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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Women's Six Nations

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# championship matters
Griggs includes seven uncapped players in Ireland's Six Nations squad
Former captain Niamh Briggs is again omitted from the 36-player panel.
# mark your diary
Ireland's fixtures for 2019 U20 and Women's Six Nations announced
Both teams will get their campaigns underway on home soil next February.
# A Game For Everyone
'You go to school and you'll always get comments with your weight. It wasn't a very positive time'
Leah Lyons talks to The42 about Ireland’s Six Nations campaign and why she decided to call out a spectator who made a horrible remark about her.
# mud bath
'There needs to be a minimum standard on pitch facilities for an international game'
We spoke to England international Rachael Burford about some of the key issues in women’s rugby.
# Champions
France defeat Wales to complete 2018 Women's Six Nations Grand Slam
A straightforward win saw France score six tries at Colwyn Bay.
# Women's Six Nations
Ireland have no answer to reigning champions as Six Nations campaign ends with third defeat
Adan Griggs’ side fell to England on Friday evening as Ireland’s Six Nations campaign came to a close.
# Change
Swapping basketball for rugby and drawing inspiration from Special Olympics to pursue nursing
Aoife McDermott has been named to start in Ireland’s last Six Nations game of the 2018 campaign.
# starting XV
Ireland head coach Griggs makes three changes for England clash
Louise Galvin, Nicole Cronin and Ashleigh Baxter all come into the XV.
# disappointing
'I don't think we turned up': One step forward, two steps back for sloppy Ireland
Adam Griggs says his side didn’t start playing until the final minutes against Scotland, by which stage it was too late to rescue the game.
# six nations
Error-strewn Ireland pay the penalty as Scotland end Triple Crown hopes
Adam Griggs’ side were unable to build on the recent wins over Italy and Wales at Donnybrook this afternoon.
# bring it
Griggs makes two changes for Scotland as Ireland seek third straight win
Ireland women continue their Six Nations campaign at Donnybrook on Sunday.
# bring it
'The players are starting to buy into it': New-look Ireland turn a corner under Kiwi Griggs
Two wins from three in this year’s Six Nations, Ireland are building confidence and momentum with each game.
# coygig
Five-try Ireland show clinical edge to claim bonus-point win over Wales
Adam Griggs’ side held off a Welsh fightback to finish strongly and rack up a big win.
# Off the Mark
Three-try Ireland battle back from early loss of star Miller for first Six Nations win
They beat Italy 21-8 at Donnybrook.
# fresh start
'He's got huge knowledge and he's got a great way about him in coaching us'
Ireland’s Cliodhna Moloney explains the positive impact of Mike Ross as the Six Nations continues this weekend.
# next step
'We're under no illusions how tough it will be:' Ireland preparing for tricky Italian job
Ireland are looking to get back to winning ways in the Six Nations against Italy.
# Rest
Ireland name trimmed down squad for Six Nations warm up with Wales
New head coach Adam Griggs has given 13 players a weekend off.
# fresh start
Munster's Ciara Griffin appointed new Ireland captain
The flanker has 17 caps to her name and is described as a ‘natural leader.’
# smart appointment
'It's nice to give something back': Ross joins Ireland coaching team for Women's Six Nations
The former Ireland and Leinster prop hopes to impart some of his vast knowledge and experience on the squad.
# grand slam decider
'I think Irish people in general like to be underdogs so it's not a bad position to be in'
Ireland head into tonight’s Grand Slam decider with the odds stacked against them but that’s not deterring Tom Tierney’s side.
# bring it
Ireland ready for emotionally-charged affair as they look to set up Grand Slam showdown
It will be a difficult day for Wales following a recent tragedy, and Marie Louise Reilly is wary of the opposition.
# Bad news
Hammer blow for Ireland as captain Briggs ruled out of Six Nations
The fullback has been sidelined with a hamstring problem.
# in it to win it
'We want to win the Six Nations': Ireland out to lay down a marker in World Cup year
Jenny Murphy is back in the Ireland squad and hungry for more success.
# Appointments
Ex-Ireland captain Joy Neville to take charge of potential Women's Six Nations decider
Helen O’Reilly and Simon McDowell will also be on duty during the Championship in 2017.
# Italian Job
Ireland recover from slow start to record second Six Nations win over Italy
Tries in either half handed Tom Tierney’s side victory at Donnybrook.
# standing tall
'The seats in Twickenham are green so we'll feel right at home'
Ireland Women out to earn famous victory in London.
# Up and Running
'A win like this will jump-start our campaign and we go to France with confidence'
Tom Tierney was very pleased after watching his side dominate Wales at Donnybrook.
# coygig
No big stage nerves from Ireland as Six Nations defence starts with a bang
Tom Tierney’s side were dominant at Donnybrook.
# home is where the heart is
'It means a lot to play at a ground with such history' - New home, new era for Ireland
Tom Tierney’s team open their Six Nations title defence at Donnybrook this afternoon.
# Women's Six Nations
Katie Taylor met the Irish women's rugby team and presented them with their jerseys
Olympic champion says it was “an honour… and a privilege” to meet the Grand Slam winners.