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#Ireland Women

# ireland-women-2 - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

'It’s amazing how extremely different they are' - Higgins getting to grips with switch from 7s to 15s rugby
# Role Models
# Role Models

'It’s amazing how extremely different they are' - Higgins getting to grips with switch from 7s to 15s rugby

Apr 28th 2021, 5:54 PM 2,300 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland centre made her Six Nations debut earlier this month.

'Your losses can be definitive, but I don't let them define how I think about myself'
# Balance
# Balance

'Your losses can be definitive, but I don't let them define how I think about myself'

Apr 28th 2021, 3:09 PM 3,356 Views 3 Comments

Flanker Dorothy Wall discusses Ireland’s Six Nations campaign and the influence of her family.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 23 April, 2021

Experienced Italians will feel they can pip Ireland in ongoing battle to be best of the rest
# Azzurre
# Azzurre

Experienced Italians will feel they can pip Ireland in ongoing battle to be best of the rest

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 2,304 Views 0 Comments

There has been little to pick between the two teams in recent years.

# ireland-women-2 - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Ireland's Six Nations game against Italy switched to Dublin to avoid quarantine restrictions
# Change Of Plans
# Change Of Plans

Ireland's Six Nations game against Italy switched to Dublin to avoid quarantine restrictions

Apr 21st 2021, 5:11 PM 4,252 Views 5 Comments

Third/fourth-place playoff will now take place in Donnybrook on Saturday.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Ireland unchanged for France with highly-rated Murphy Crowe in line for debut
# Team News
# Team News

Ireland unchanged for France with highly-rated Murphy Crowe in line for debut

Apr 15th 2021, 2:59 PM 3,725 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs has kept faith with the same starting XV which beat Wales 45-0.

'If I have to hit nearly every ruck, I'll happily do it' - Fryday expecting busy afternoon against France
# Hungry For Work
# Hungry For Work

'If I have to hit nearly every ruck, I'll happily do it' - Fryday expecting busy afternoon against France

Apr 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,940 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland lock has been working on making a greater impact around the pitch.

# ireland-women-2 - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

'I am a bit of the eternal optimist. But like everyone, there is always a balance'
# W6N
# W6N

'I am a bit of the eternal optimist. But like everyone, there is always a balance'

Apr 14th 2021, 4:54 PM 10,832 Views 1 Comment

Sene Naoupu on being grateful, growing the game, and taking on France.

'I don't think I'd be the rugby player I am without those years playing basketball'
# W6N
# W6N

'I don't think I'd be the rugby player I am without those years playing basketball'

Apr 14th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,527 Views 0 Comments

Ireland international Lauren Delany came through the IRFU’s IQ Rugby programme.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

'We've had loads of ups and downs over the last 12 months' - Latest uncertainty nothing new for Ireland
# W6N
# W6N

'We've had loads of ups and downs over the last 12 months' - Latest uncertainty nothing new for Ireland

Apr 13th 2021, 4:40 PM 2,302 Views 2 Comments

Adam Griggs’ team have eyed the France fixture as a chance to record a potential upset.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales
# Tyrrell
# Tyrrell

'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales

Apr 10th 2021, 9:04 PM 5,601 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs’ side blew Wales away with a blistering first-half display.

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff
# W6N
# W6N

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff

Apr 10th 2021, 7:11 PM 26,224 Views 12 Comments

The visitors built up a commanding 31-0 lead in the first-half.

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations
Live Apr 10th 2021, 4:23 PM

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

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them
# W6N
# W6N

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them

Apr 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 1,325 Views 0 Comments

Today’s Six Nations meeting with Wales is Ireland’s first outing since last October.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 9 April, 2021

'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain
# Ireland Women
# Ireland Women

'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain

Apr 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,753 Views 3 Comments

The head coach is hoping his squad can reap the benefits of all their time together on the training pitch.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 8 April, 2021

'We're going after wins' - Griggs calls for Ireland to deliver ahead of Six Nations opener
# Intent
# Intent

'We're going after wins' - Griggs calls for Ireland to deliver ahead of Six Nations opener

Apr 8th 2021, 3:30 PM 2,311 Views 2 Comments

The head coach believes his squad now have a better understanding of what is required to win Test matches.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 4 April, 2021

'They are just desperate to play now' - Ireland count down to Women's Six Nations opener
# Here We Go
# Here We Go

'They are just desperate to play now' - Ireland count down to Women's Six Nations opener

Apr 4th 2021, 5:11 PM 3,189 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ team begin their campaign away to Wales on 10 April.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 2 April, 2021

Women's Six Nations: 10 players to watch as the tournament kicks off at last
# The Big Kick-Off
# The Big Kick-Off

Women's Six Nations: 10 players to watch as the tournament kicks off at last

Updated Apr 2nd 2021, 10:48 AM 4,460 Views 0 Comments

We look at some of the most exciting players ready to take the stage in this year’s tournament.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 1 April, 2021

How this year's new-look Women's Six Nations tournament will work
# Kick Off
# Kick Off

How this year's new-look Women's Six Nations tournament will work

Apr 1st 2021, 8:57 AM 3,523 Views 1 Comment

All you need to know ahead of the 2021 Women’s Six Nations.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 18 March, 2021

'Women's rugby is a place where you can be anything you want to be'
# Be Kind
# Be Kind

'Women's rugby is a place where you can be anything you want to be'

Updated Mar 18th 2021, 8:32 AM 20,882 Views 28 Comments

Ireland flanker Anna Caplice believes people are finally starting to see the women’s game for what it is.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 9 February, 2020

IRFU issue apology after Wales left with cold showers in Donnybrook
# In The Cold
# In The Cold

IRFU issue apology after Wales left with cold showers in Donnybrook

Feb 9th 2020, 8:00 PM 51,304 Views 31 Comments

The IRFU have blamed the issue on a problem with the water heater in the Wales changing room.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 20 December, 2019

Doyle back in the mix as Ireland Women's squad named for 2020 Six Nations
# Squad Announcement
# Squad Announcement

Doyle back in the mix as Ireland Women's squad named for 2020 Six Nations

Dec 20th 2019, 1:30 PM 4,118 Views 0 Comments

Doyle won her last cap for the Ireland Women’s team in 2015.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'I need actions because I wanted to be the best professional rugby player'
# A Low Ebb
# A Low Ebb

'I need actions because I wanted to be the best professional rugby player'

Apr 11th 2019, 6:30 AM 8,387 Views 1 Comment

Lindsay Peat discusses where Ireland go next after a dismal Six Nations and her own future in a green jersey.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Ireland legend Miller calls time on 10-year international career
# Loyal Servant
# Loyal Servant

Ireland legend Miller calls time on 10-year international career

Mar 19th 2019, 2:51 PM 6,299 Views 10 Comments

The 34-year-old winger helped Ireland to two Six Nations titles, a Grand Slam and that famous win over New Zealand in 2014.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 18 March, 2019

'We had high hopes of improving': Ireland endure miserable Six Nations
# New Low
# New Low

'We had high hopes of improving': Ireland endure miserable Six Nations

Mar 18th 2019, 7:09 PM 7,410 Views 5 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side finished fifth in the Women’s Six Nations, their worst finish in 13 years.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Time for Ireland to deliver as Griggs' side search for a much-needed spark
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Time for Ireland to deliver as Griggs' side search for a much-needed spark

Mar 17th 2019, 6:45 AM 3,944 Views 0 Comments

Ireland women are hoping to end a miserable Six Nations campaign on the right note in Cardiff.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 15 March, 2019

'I send pictures to my Mum in Cameroon - 'oh my God, I'm representing Ireland''
# Pride In The Jersey
# Pride In The Jersey

'I send pictures to my Mum in Cameroon - 'oh my God, I'm representing Ireland''

Mar 15th 2019, 2:11 PM 12,158 Views 5 Comments

Linda Djougang only started playing rugby four years ago but is now chasing her dreams on the pitch with Ireland.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 14 March, 2019

17-year-old Parsons set for first Six Nations start for Griggs' Ireland
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

17-year-old Parsons set for first Six Nations start for Griggs' Ireland

Mar 14th 2019, 2:04 PM 3,587 Views 2 Comments

Lindsay Peat is also back in to start for Sunday’s clash against Wales.

Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind
# Stuck In A Rut
# Stuck In A Rut

Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind

Mar 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,769 Views 0 Comments

The women’s national team have lost seven of their last eight games and are facing into their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Ireland left battling to avoid their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years
# Tough Night
# Tough Night

Ireland left battling to avoid their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years

Mar 10th 2019, 8:15 AM 8,030 Views 9 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side continue to pay the price for committing basic errors as they slumped to another heavy defeat on Saturday night.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd
# Sacre Bleu
# Sacre Bleu

Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd

Mar 9th 2019, 8:54 PM 63,458 Views 22 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side were on the end of another heavy defeat at Donnybrook, as they continue to struggle in this Six Nations.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 8 March, 2019

17-year-old Parsons called up as Ireland suffer double injury setback
# Late Changes
# Late Changes

17-year-old Parsons called up as Ireland suffer double injury setback

Mar 8th 2019, 8:15 PM 6,851 Views 4 Comments

Adam Griggs has been forced into two late changes ahead of tomorrow’s game against France.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Griggs shuffles his pack as Ireland look for big response at Donnybrook
# Team News
# Team News

Griggs shuffles his pack as Ireland look for big response at Donnybrook

Mar 7th 2019, 6:39 PM 5,138 Views 1 Comment

The women’s head coach has made five changes for Saturday evening’s clash against France.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 10 February, 2019

'It was the right time to have ownership of my life again'
# New Challenges
# New Challenges

'It was the right time to have ownership of my life again'

Feb 10th 2019, 10:00 AM 22,681 Views 5 Comments

Paula Fitzpatrick became the latest member of the Ireland women’s rugby team to step back from the sport to seek new challenges in her life.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 8 February, 2019

Ireland women bounce back with emphatic four-try win over Scotland
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Ireland women bounce back with emphatic four-try win over Scotland

Feb 8th 2019, 9:39 PM 20,700 Views 18 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side got their Six Nations campaign up and running with a big win at Scotstoun.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 4 February, 2019

'As long as they can keep the faith in us, we'll keep fighting'
# Harsh Lessons
# Harsh Lessons

'As long as they can keep the faith in us, we'll keep fighting'

Feb 4th 2019, 5:02 PM 5,280 Views 4 Comments

Adam Griggs praised the record crowd at Donnybrook on Friday night, but it was one of few positives to come from Ireland’s heavy defeat to England.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 1 February, 2019

Ireland unable to bridge the gap as ruthless England run riot at Donnybrook
# Friday Night Lights
# Friday Night Lights

Ireland unable to bridge the gap as ruthless England run riot at Donnybrook

Feb 1st 2019, 6:53 PM 37,193 Views 38 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side showed plenty of heart but opened their Women’s Six Nations campaign with a heavy home defeat.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 28 January, 2019

'I remember telling the lads in school I'd like to play rugby and they laughed'
# Six Nations
# Six Nations

'I remember telling the lads in school I'd like to play rugby and they laughed'

Jan 28th 2019, 9:30 PM 12,822 Views 2 Comments

Michelle Claffey was brought up in a Gaelic football household but has overcome two serious knee injuries to fulfil her ambition of playing rugby for Ireland.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Ireland step up Six Nations preparations with five-try win over Wales
# Warm-up
# Warm-up

Ireland step up Six Nations preparations with five-try win over Wales

Jan 20th 2019, 6:47 PM 5,411 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side picked up a confidence-boosting result at Donnybrook this afternoon.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 21 December, 2018

Griggs includes seven uncapped players in Ireland's Six Nations squad
# Championship Matters
# Championship Matters

Griggs includes seven uncapped players in Ireland's Six Nations squad

Dec 21st 2018, 11:19 AM 4,439 Views 2 Comments

Former captain Niamh Briggs is again omitted from the 36-player panel.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 16 December, 2018

'I just screamed. I couldn't cope. It was a build-up of four years': Megan Connolly on a remarkable US triumph
# Florida Key
# Florida Key

'I just screamed. I couldn't cope. It was a build-up of four years': Megan Connolly on a remarkable US triumph

Dec 16th 2018, 8:00 PM 19,214 Views 1 Comment

The Republic of Ireland international discusses an incredible finale to her time in Florida and starting the next chapter.

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