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# World Cup countdown

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‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’
Michelle O’Neill became the first Irish woman to referee at a World Cup four years ago. This month in France she will officiate at her second finals.
Here's what to expect when the Women's World Cup comes to Ireland
2017 can’t come soon enough.
All Blacks show champion quality to edge out England
After conceding an early wonder try, New Zealand hit back with scores from Aaron Cruden and Richie McCaw.