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# ireland-2017 - Today’s News

'It focuses the mind, there’s no easy lead-in': Ireland relishing defining World Cup opener against Australia

Captain Niamh Briggs is leading a ‘no excuses’ attitude as Ireland embrace the challenges ahead.

# ireland-2017 - Yesterday’s News

Adaptability key for Tierney in selecting the best women for the job

The uncapped Nicole Cronin represents a considerable amount of Sevens blood running through the squad of 28.

Injury returnees and one uncapped player in Ireland squad for home World Cup

This is the squad carrying Ireland’s hopes in next month’s home tournament.

# ireland-2017 - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Captain Briggs proud of Ireland's mental strength as she leads drive for home World Cup

‘We won games we had no right to win. And sometimes you need that stomach, that grit.’

World Cup squad on the board leaves nervous wait behind Ireland's elite women, but tough tasks all ahead

Ashleigh Baxter has had to adapt her game since starring in the 2014 World Cup.

# ireland-2017 - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'It will be absolutely huge for sport here' - The legacy of the Women's Rugby World Cup

Elaine Buckley of the Fair Game podcast spoke to The42 this week.

# ireland-2017 - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

WRWC to run ticket exchange, so don't give up hope of seeing Ireland's pool matches just yet

Proceeds from the ‘Wimbledon style’ re-sales will go to the IRFU Charitable Trust.

# ireland-2017 - Thursday 6 July, 2017

The USA women's Navy Seal workout day looks absolutely zero craic WRWC 17 This post contains videos

The USA women's Navy Seal workout day looks absolutely zero craic

The road to Ireland 2017 is paved with excruciating beach drills.

# ireland-2017 - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Black Ferns and Ireland's pool rivals Australia have named their WRWC squads

World champions England have also unveiled a massively experienced side for next month’s tournament on these shores.

# ireland-2017 - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Time is everything as Ireland's World Cup countdown gathers pace

Maz Reilly tells us what it takes to get the Ireland engine room up and running.

# ireland-2017 - Monday 19 June, 2017

Ireland's WRWC rivals Australia take a beating as England defeat NZ to top rankings Ireland 2017 This post contains videos

Ireland's WRWC rivals Australia take a beating as England defeat NZ to top rankings

The Wallaroos have work to do before facing Ireland after conceding 144 points in three tough warm-up Tests.

# ireland-2017 - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Ex-international Neville 'over the moon' to be named on referee panel for Women's Rugby World Cup

The poacher turned gamekeeper is one of three Irish officials named for the tournament.

# ireland-2017 - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Ireland's main World Cup rivals have arranged their own warm-up tournament in June

Australia will join the world’s top three sides in a six-Test series over eight days in New Zealand this June.

# ireland-2017 - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Proximity of toughest Tests tempers Irish excitement for Women's Rugby World Cup

The difficult task of escaping Pool C is at the back of Tom Tierney’s mind as he prepares a squad for a historic November series.

# ireland-2017 - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Ireland to face France and Australia in Women's Rugby World Cup pool

Tom Tierney’s side have a tough task ahead of them next August.

# ireland-2017 - Friday 15 May, 2015

Ireland Women still calling on newcomers to rugby with a World Cup in view

Fancy playing in a World Cup? Have you tried playing rugby?

# ireland-2017 - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Here’s what to expect when the Women’s World Cup comes to Ireland

2017 can’t come soon enough.