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#Claire Molloy

# claire-molloy - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Former Ireland captain Molloy announces 'sabbatical' from rugby

The 31-year-old tweeted that she is training for her emergency medicine qualification in Wales.

# claire-molloy - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Ireland trio named in Barbarians squad to face England in historic Twickenham clash

The Baa Baas women’s side face the Red Roses as part of a double-header in London next month.

# claire-molloy - Monday 3 September, 2018

Ireland flanker Molloy jumps at chance to join Premiership side Wasps

The 30-year-old joins Ireland team-mate Cliodhna Moloney at the English club.

# claire-molloy - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Ireland Women aiming to bring offloading style to the fore against Scots

Ciara Griffin and her team were very impressive in their victory over Wales two weekends ago.

# claire-molloy - Friday 22 December, 2017

9 uncapped players as Ireland Women build up to Six Nations without Spence and Murphy

New head coach Adam Griggs has plenty of experienced talents in his 38-strong squad.

# claire-molloy - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Munster star scrum-half Conor Murray named RWI Player of the Year

In trying times for women’s 15-a-side rugby on these shores, Dr Claire Molloy was voted women’s player of the year.

# claire-molloy - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Improvements and another deep dig, but nowhere near enough to cope with ferocious French

Ireland ended the match, and their World Cup chase, lamented another opening half in which they were second best.

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.

Ireland miss out on World Cup semis as France overpower hosts in UCD

Tom Tierney’s side were 21 points down at the break, and had to wait until the last play of the game to register their first score.

# claire-molloy - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'They'll just be dying to get onto the pitch and do the nation proud'

Ireland international rugby player Kim Flood looks ahead to the Women’s World Cup.

# claire-molloy - Monday 7 August, 2017

'I think you've got to answer yes. It's a home World Cup, a once in a lifetime thing'

It has been a whirlwind week for Claire Molloy as she prepares to lead Ireland into a home World Cup.

# claire-molloy - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

With Briggs injury setback, Ireland turn to Molloy as Women's Rugby World Cup captain

The 29-year-old will replace Niamh Briggs who was forced to pull out of the tournament last week.

# claire-molloy - Friday 3 February, 2017

After taking up rugby in college, Clare GAA star set for Ireland debut

Eimear Considine chats to The42 ahead of her side’s Six Nations opener with Scotland this evening.

# claire-molloy - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From youth to experience: 5 women who will be key to Ireland’s Six Nations chances

Ireland’s Women kick off their campaign away to Scotland on Friday evening.

# claire-molloy - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Ireland's Claire Molloy on life as a doctor and the time she played with the Connacht men's team

Molloy poses a pertinent question when asked if Ireland can beat New Zealand again.

# claire-molloy - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Irish rugby fans say goodbye to another legendary 13... Lynne Cantwell

The outside centre made her Ireland debut in 2001.

Forward power too much for Italy as Ireland women keep party going

The visitors held firm for 30 minutes before the floodgates opened.

# claire-molloy - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Fancy an Olympic trip to Rio in 2016? If so, get your rugby boots

‘Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand’

# claire-molloy - Monday 12 November, 2012

Rob Kearney wins Rugby Writers' award

The Leinster and Ireland full-back was named Player of the Year by the Rugby Writers of Ireland this evening.

# claire-molloy - Monday 21 May, 2012

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Lightning strikes: Irish Sevens team shock French women to finish on a high

The ladies of Ireland came a cropper against Canada and Spain but defeated France (twice), Wales and the not-so-mighty Germans.

# claire-molloy - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Olympic success predicted for new Ireland Women's Sevens team

New Irish coach appointed as IRFU and OCI dream of medals at Rio 2016