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#Tom Tierney

# tom-tierney - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

'I think it degrades the system itself to post something as "casual" and "part-time"'

Recently retired Ireland prop Ruth O’Reilly spoke to The42 about her reaction to the advertisement for a new Women’s head coach.

# tom-tierney - Monday 28 August, 2017

Ireland drop to lowest world ranking after disastrous World Cup

Italy, Wales and Australia all leapfrog Ireland.

# tom-tierney - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Tierney walks away after torrid World Cup calling for bigger, better athletes to play for Ireland

On a day when Ireland’s World Cup preparations were criticised by now retired prop Ruth O’Reilly, Tierney maintained he was proud of the work he had done.

Tom Tierney steps down as Ireland head coach following World Cup defeat to Wales

He had been in charge for three years.

The bitter end: Late rally from Ireland not enough to salvage consolation from home World Cup

Wales ensured Ireland finish eighth at their home World Cup and will have to go through a qualification process for the next edition.

# tom-tierney - Friday 25 August, 2017

Naoupu on the bench as Ireland aim for seventh on final day of World Cup action

Head coach Tom Tierney has made four changes, two enforced by concussion injuries.

# tom-tierney - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Ireland coach Tom Tierney facing post-World Cup review to determine future

‘We’ll wait and see where that takes me,’ says Tierney.

# tom-tierney - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

'It's not the first time Ireland have done poorly in a World Cup and we've done poorly'

Tom Tierney admits this campaign has been a ‘failure’ after watching his side slump to a humbling defeat in Belfast.

Wonderful Woodman scores four as Black Ferns march back into World Cup final

New Zealand scored seven tries on their way to the final, where they will face either England or France on Saturday.

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

Tom Tierney’s side faced Australia at Kingspan Stadium for a shot at the fifth-place play-off.

# tom-tierney - Monday 21 August, 2017

Ireland make three changes for second World Cup meeting with Australia

Tom Tierney’s side face the Wallaroos in Belfast tomorrow.

# tom-tierney - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Heartbroken Ireland vow to 'go again' despite disappointing change of plan

Tom Tierney’s side face Australia in the play-offs, following a defeat to France in the Pool C decider tonight.

# tom-tierney - Monday 14 August, 2017

'We need to play the game of our lives against the French'

Despite two error-strewn displays, just France stand between Tom Tierney’s side and a World Cup semi-final.

# tom-tierney - 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.

# tom-tierney - Friday 11 August, 2017

'We're trying to embrace the expectation and pressure, but it caught us'

A home World Cup isn’t always an advantage.

# tom-tierney - Monday 24 July, 2017

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.

# tom-tierney - 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.

# tom-tierney - Friday 2 June, 2017

Ireland reduce squad ahead of Japan trial games as World Cup prep intensifies

Tom Tierney’s side face their Pool C opponents in two uncapped fixtures.

# tom-tierney - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

One change to Ireland Women's side for Grand Slam showdown against England

Scrum-half Larissa Muldoon replaces Mary Healy in Tom Tierney’s starting team.

# tom-tierney - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'I'm a contracted sevens player and for me, that was it': Tyrrell on missing out on Six Nations duty

Following the recent saga, Hannah Tyrrell is back in the fifteens’ side and would rather do her talking on the pitch.

# tom-tierney - 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.

# tom-tierney - Monday 27 February, 2017

'Some of the chat is just ridiculous. It affects the players'

Ireland Women head coach Tom Tierney wasn’t impressed with discussion around the women’s game.

# tom-tierney - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'We're not disrespecting the Six Nations': IRFU defend decision to withdraw three key players

Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell are flying to Las Vegas with the sevens squad instead of playing against France on Sunday.

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.

# tom-tierney - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Ireland out to top last weekend's mediocre performance and finish Italian job

Despite a bonus-point win over Scotland, there are mistakes to rectify.

# tom-tierney - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Sevens star returns as Irish Women make 2 changes

Hannah Tyrrell will make her first appearance in this year’s Six Nations against Italy.

# tom-tierney - 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.

# tom-tierney - Friday 3 February, 2017

Late, late Murphy try gives Ireland opening night bonus-point win in Scotland

The Ireland centre crashed over from close range to grab a bonus-point win for Tom Tierney’s side.

# tom-tierney - 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.

# tom-tierney - Friday 25 November, 2016

Ireland Women feeling 'quietly confident' ahead of final Test match against New Zealand

Ireland are hoping to go out of the November Series on a high.

# tom-tierney - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Niamh Briggs fit to captain Ireland against world number ones New Zealand

Tom Tierney makes 10 changes from last weekend’s defeat to Canada.

# tom-tierney - Friday 18 November, 2016

Tom Tierney hoping Ireland apply lessons learned from England defeat in Canada clash

Plus, Niamh Briggs could be set for a return soon after an injury lay-off

# tom-tierney - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Ireland Women hand out 2 debuts for the visit of Canada

Head coach Tom Tierney has shuffled the pack for Saturday’s game in Belfield.

# tom-tierney - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Ireland out to reap benefits of inaugural November series with World Cup in view

Head coach Tom Tierney is hoping the three tough Tests will prepare his squad for next August’s home World Cup.

# tom-tierney - 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.

# tom-tierney - Thursday 27 October, 2016

6 uncapped players feature in Ireland Women's squad for November series

Prop Leah Lyons, second-row Nichola Fryday and sevens international Anna Caplice are among the new faces.

# tom-tierney - Thursday 4 February, 2016

10 players set for Six Nations debut in Ireland's first game of Championship defence

Tom Tierney’s side face Wales on Saturday.

# tom-tierney - 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.

# tom-tierney - Friday 18 December, 2015

Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sport Manager of the Year? Taking One For The Team This post contains a poll

Who deserves to win the RTÉ Sport Manager of the Year?

12 managers but who was best in 2015?

# tom-tierney - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Dublin GAA star named in Ireland Women's Rugby squad to face England

Ireland’s Women gearing up for their first-ever Autumn international this weekend.

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