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#Ireland Women

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 10 November, 2017

Leinster's Adam Griggs named as new Ireland Women's XV head coach

New Zealander takes charge until the end of the 2018 Six Nations.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Scrum-half Cronin handed debut as Ireland make 7 changes for Japan

Tom Tierney has rested some of his big names.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 10 August, 2017

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell breaks down Ireland's nail-biting start to the Rugby World Cup Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell breaks down Ireland's nail-biting start to the Rugby World Cup

The former Ireland international joins Gavan Casey to break down Ireland’s 19-17 win against Australia.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 6 August, 2017

How a lack of English camogie clubs led Fiona Steed to play in 3 Rugby World Cups

The 62-times capped Ireland international chats to The42 about her rugby career.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Ireland mount late comeback to beat World Cup opponents Japan at UCD

It was a valuable exercise for Tom Tierney’s side at the start of a six-day training camp.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Ireland recover from 14 point deficit to defeat Fiji in Canada 7s opener

Ireland enjoyed a 19-14 win with three late tries.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'They are the dirt off the FAI's shoe': Women's national team demand improved treatment

14 members of the squad were present at a press conference this morning as they outlined the conditions they play under.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 17 March, 2017

Ireland come up short but reasons to be positive for home Women's World Cup

England remain the standard setters, but Tom Tierney’s side have plenty to build on.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'It's a cup final, it's winner takes all': Ireland primed for Grand Slam decider against England

Nora Stapleton says ‘it’s about time we get the buzz back’ as Ireland look forward to their biggest game of the Six Nations.

# ireland-women-2 - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

'Vegas 3' return as Ireland head to Wales with Grand Slam dream still alive

Alison Miller, Sene Naoupu and Hannah Tyrrell all return for Saturday’s game.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 3 March, 2017

'She'll always be with us': Tragic death of 20-year-old gives Wales a mission against Ireland

Talented back Elli Norkett was involved in a fatal car crash in south Wales last weekend.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'If you really want to support us, please come down to Donnybrook and put your arse on a seat'

Lindsay Peat has urged supporters to put the developments of the last week to one side and get behind the team for today’s crucial Six Nations game.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Tierney continues to ring the changes as Ireland team named for France while trio confirmed in 7s squad

As expected, Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell have all switched from the Six Nations squad to the sevens.

Kicked to touch? An open letter from frustrated supporters of women's rugby in Ireland

Frustrating inconsistency is hampering Ireland ahead of home Rugby World Cup.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty

Tom Tierney’s side are set to lose Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 13 February, 2017

The last play of Ireland Women v Italy was one of the moments of the weekend

Some very quick thinking earned Ireland their fourth try against Italy.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 6 February, 2017

Ireland lead the Six Nations after their great escape in Scotland

Jenny Murphy’s return was among the positives in a poor performance from Tom Tierney’s side.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Niamh Briggs out of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Scotland

Tom Tierney has named his XV for Friday’s game.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Tickets for this year's Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland go on sale tomorrow

And the hosts will meet Australia on day one as the pool schedule is confirmed.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Schmidt watches on as clinical Black Ferns have too much class for Ireland

Ireland couldn’t cope with the searing counter attack of the Kiwi visitors.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Stephanie Roche on target as Ireland women give Sue Ronan the perfect send-off Long Goodbye This post contains videos

Stephanie Roche on target as Ireland women give Sue Ronan the perfect send-off

Ireland recorded a 2-1 victory over the Basque Country at Tallaght Stadium today.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Video analysis: Ireland's expansive ideas excite at start of World Cup year

Tom Tierney’s side were ambitious with their use of the ball against England last weekend.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Impressive new caps the positives from Ireland's opening November Test

Nicole Fowley, Leah Lyons and Chloe Pearse all impressed on their international bows.

Ireland narrowly lose out to world champions England in first November Test

Nora Stapleton scored all of Ireland’s points in a 12-10 defeat at the UCD Bowl.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

A disappointing Euro campaign comes to end for Ireland as Portuguese conjure crucial win

The 1-0 defeat meant Sue Ronan’s side finished fourth in Group 2 as the guests sneaked a play-off spot.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Ireland name Niamh Briggs in 7s squad for this weekend's Olympic qualifier in UCD

The stakes couldn’t be any higher for the

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

'People coming up to you in the street is nice reward for all the hard work'

Sophie Spence is enjoying the limelight but remains focused on bringing women’s rugby to a new level.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Ireland run in eight tries to end Six Nations with thumping win over Scotland

Alison Miller scored a hat-trick as Tom Tierney’s side ran riot.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 13 March, 2016

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.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Multi-talented Lindsay Peat handed first start for Ireland Women against Italy

Tom Tierney changes eight for Italy visit, including debutants Kim Flood and Liz Burke.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 27 February, 2016

'The seats in Twickenham are green so we'll feel right at home'

Ireland Women out to earn famous victory in London.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 26 February, 2016

'We're going to Twickenham to play rugby and throw everything at England'

The wounds from Perpignan are still raw but Ireland are determined to make amends this weekend.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 6 February, 2016

'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.

No big stage nerves from Ireland as Six Nations defence starts with a bang

Tom Tierney’s side were dominant at Donnybrook.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Testing circumstances but Briggs' Ireland have quality to retain Six Nations title

Niamh Briggs and Tom Tierney are optimistic ahead of Saturday’s opener against Wales.

# ireland-women-2 - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Welcome announcement for Ireland women as IRFU confirm stadium upgrade

Tom Tierney’s side will play at Donnybrook in 2016.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Ireland handed favourable draw for Dublin-hosted sevens tournament

An absolutely crucial sevens event takes place in the UCD Bowl next month.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

An Irish star absolutely dominated Sky's sportswoman of the month vote

Alison Miller took a landslide victory in the public vote.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 23 March, 2015

'After 11 years as a player and this is my seventh year as a coach - I'm used to pressure'

Tom Tierney was confident of achieving success with the Ireland women’s team.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 22 March, 2015

As it happened: Scotland v Ireland, Women's Six Nations

Will Niamh Briggs hoist another Six Nations trophy this afternoon?

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