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#WNT

# wnt - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Explainer: How Ireland can still qualify for the 2019 World Cup

Their bid to reach a first-ever major tournament took a hit last night, but it can still be done.

'This certainly doesn't rule us out of any World Cup. We'll come back fighting in June'

Katie McCabe says last night’s defeat to Netherlands, as damaging as it was, will be a learning curve for her side.

'I’m trying to get away from this mentality of ‘We only lost 2-0 against the European champions… Brilliant’'

Ireland manager Colin Bell was left frustrated after a couple of errors led to two Dutch goals in last night’s World Cup qualifier.

# wnt - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

European champions too strong for Ireland as first-half goals end unbeaten streak

There were over 4,000 in attendance at Tallaght Stadium as the Netherlands claimed a 2-0 win.

Online tickets sold out for Ireland's crucial World Cup qualifier against European champions

Colin Bell’s side are looking to get a result against stiff opposition in Dublin.

# wnt - Monday 9 April, 2018

The ex-Donegal GAA star and trainee teacher who became Ireland's latest hero

Peamount United striker Amber Barrett popped up with a first international goal on Friday and she’ll be aiming to bag another tomorrow night.

'The best team in the world on their day' - Ireland prepare to shut out European champions again

Having drawn 0-0 with the Dutch back in November, manager Colin Bell is hopeful of pulling off something similar at Tallaght Stadium tomorrow.

# wnt - Friday 6 April, 2018

Watch: All the goals from Ireland's thrilling World Cup qualifier victory over Slovakia Unbelievable Jeff This post contains videos

Watch: All the goals from Ireland's thrilling World Cup qualifier victory over Slovakia

Ireland now prepare to take on the European champions the Netherlands next week.

# wnt - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Aviva announce sponsorship of Ireland WNT ahead of crunch World Cup qualifiers

They’ve agreed a three-year deal.

# wnt - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Ireland women's boss Bell agrees new contract after impressive first year

The Englishman has overseen a number of encouraging results as the Girls in Green attempt to qualify for their first-ever World Cup finals.

# wnt - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Ireland's first-choice goalkeeper Hourihan leaves Man City for Brighton WNT

Ireland's first-choice goalkeeper Hourihan leaves Man City for Brighton

The 30-year-old has gone on loan until the end of the season.

# wnt - Sunday 21 January, 2018

'I’m in the best place to recover at Man City so it’s definitely not something that will end my career'

After rupturing ligaments in her knee, Ireland and Manchester City full-back Megan Campbell is on the long road back to full fitness.

# wnt - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Stand-offs, world rugby awards and record-breaking crowds - women's sport in Ireland in 2017

It has been a progressive year for women’s sport in Ireland, but there were some low points.

# wnt - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Ireland's five-time FA Cup winner who has been adjusting to life in France

Former Galway ladies footballer Niamh Fahey is one of the country’s most decorated players, but qualifying for a major tournament is still top of the to-do list.

# wnt - Monday 25 December, 2017

'I'd never expected to be captain of Ireland at 21. It's what you've always dreamed of'

2017 has been one to remember for Katie McCabe. She brings The42 through her rise to where she is today.

# wnt - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'I think there was hamstrings left on the pitch, a few stud marks and ball marks on legs'

Drawing with the European Champions in a World Cup qualifier took a huge physical effort from the Republic of Ireland women’s team.

# wnt - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

'Football experts may say Ireland hardly have a chance. That's fine, but we don't believe in that'

The Republic of Ireland women’s team face European champions Holland this evening.

# wnt - Monday 27 November, 2017

You can watch Ireland's World Cup qualifier live on Facebook tomorrow night WNT

You can watch Ireland's World Cup qualifier live on Facebook tomorrow night

Kick-off against the Netherlands is 7pm Irish time.

'It didn’t feel like there was a decision to be made because I have an attachment with Ireland'

Early signs suggest Manchester City goalkeeper Marie Hourihan is well-equipped to fill Emma Byrne’s sizeable gloves.

# wnt - Sunday 26 November, 2017

'It was just me being realistic. I wouldn't have been happy sacrificing my education for football'

Republic of Ireland’s Harriet Scott decided to put her studies first but kept the faith that she might still have the chance to pursue international football.

# wnt - Friday 17 November, 2017

Ireland dealt huge blow as Man City defender Campbell ruptures knee ligaments

The full-back requires surgery after picking up the injury in the Women’s Champions League last night.

# wnt - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

'It was an incredible feeling': From All-Ireland championships to an international debut

Peamount United captain Amber Barrett on making her Ireland international debut and the sacrifice of stepping away from the Donegal inter-county panel over the summer.

# wnt - Friday 13 October, 2017

'This is a fantastic step forward for women's football in Ireland' - FAI handed €200k grant

The government funding will go towards running the Ireland women’s senior team and developing elite player development.

# wnt - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Roche and O'Gorman ruled out as Colin Bell names squad for Slovakia qualifier WNT

Roche and O'Gorman ruled out as Colin Bell names squad for Slovakia qualifier

Ireland’s bid to reach their first major tournament recommences with an away clash in two weeks time.

# wnt - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Three new faces as Ireland name squad for crucial World Cup qualifier WNT

Three new faces as Ireland name squad for crucial World Cup qualifier

Colin Bell’s side face Northern Ireland next month.

# wnt - Saturday 5 August, 2017

21-year-old Katie McCabe named as new Ireland captain

The forward takes over from Emma Byrne, who announced her international retirement yesterday.

# wnt - Monday 19 June, 2017

Big names included as Ireland gear up for final friendly before World Cup qualifiers WNT

Big names included as Ireland gear up for final friendly before World Cup qualifiers

Colin Bell’s side face Scotland in July.

# wnt - Monday 10 April, 2017

Ireland women put off-the-field issues behind them to claim victory over Slovakia

Stephanie Roche scored the only goal of the game at Tallaght Stadium.

# wnt - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'I hit a low point, I nearly gave it all up. But I'm back now, I'm in a much better place'

Clare Shine on her move back to Cork City FC from Glasgow, the Ireland WNT and her career-threatening injuries.

# wnt - Friday 7 April, 2017

'Now we set the standards' - Ireland boss keen to move on from 'tracksuit-gate'

After the events of this past week, Colin Bell has stressed that there is nothing he can do about what went on before he took the job.

# wnt - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Women's national team boycott training as they prepare for meeting with mediator over FAI row WNT

Women's national team boycott training as they prepare for meeting with mediator over FAI row

“The players have not taken this decision lightly.”

# wnt - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Fighting for fairness, Ireland stand together on a landmark day for women’s football WNT

Fighting for fairness, Ireland stand together on a landmark day for women’s football

Standing up and standing together, as the players demand improvement treatment from the FAI.

FAI told players going public would 'damage women's football and its future development' WNT

FAI told players going public would 'damage women's football and its future development'

PFAI solicitor Stuart Gilhooly revealed a series of emails between the players and FAI at today’s press conference.

'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.

# wnt - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Young guns reserved for U19s as Colin Bell calls on experience to face Slovakia

The Ireland WNT look to build on their impressive start under new management at Tallaght Stadium next month.

# wnt - Monday 6 March, 2017

McCabe hits brilliant winner as Ireland see off Wales in Cyprus Cup Coygig This post contains videos

McCabe hits brilliant winner as Ireland see off Wales in Cyprus Cup

The Girls in Green have topped their group after a second win this afternoon.

# wnt - Monday 26 September, 2016

Ireland are searching for a new head coach after long-serving Sue Ronan steps down WNT

Ireland are searching for a new head coach after long-serving Sue Ronan steps down

The former international was in charge for three qualifying campaigns.

# wnt - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Ireland outclassed as Euro qualification campaign suffers setback

Spain prevailed despite an early penalty save from goalkeeper Emma Byrne.

# wnt - Friday 27 November, 2015

‘There’s no room for error now but we have nothing to fear’ – Ireland target second spot in Euro group

Manager Sue Ronan believes finishing runners-up is still achievement after yesterday’s loss to Spain.

# wnt - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Ireland's hopes of Euro 2017 qualification suffer a setback with home defeat to Spain WNT

Ireland's hopes of Euro 2017 qualification suffer a setback with home defeat to Spain

Sue Ronan’s team went down 3-0 at Tallaght Stadium this afternoon.

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