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#Ireland Women

# ireland-women - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Ireland Women see Six Nations game cancelled, World Cup qualifier postponed

The game against France has now been cancelled but the Qualifiers are set to take place next year.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Dane immersed in rugby and ready for another tough Test run

The Ireland scrum-half hit the ground running despite an eight-month gap between competitive fixtures.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Analysis: 80 seconds that show how good Ireland Women's attack can be

Every single player had a role in Claire Molloy’s try just before half-time against Italy.

# ireland-women - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Ireland Women trio cleared to return to training after follow-up Covid test

Three players had been self-isolating after one returned an inconclusive result in Covid-19 screening.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Beibhinn Parsons organising her next steps after 'rollercoaster' year of Leaving Cert stress

The 18-year-old was due to skip the second half of the Six Nations, but its postponement means she is back in Ireland’s ranks.

Return of 'world-class' Molloy adds experience to Ireland's exciting young squad

Emerging stars like Beibhinn Parsons and Dorothy Wall showed their promise earlier this year.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Uncertainty for Ireland Women as Rugby Europe suspends games

It’s unclear if the World Cup Qualifying competition in December will be affected.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Major boost for Ireland as former captain Claire Molloy returns from sabbatical

The Wasps back row has returned to the international fold.

# ireland-women - Thursday 3 September, 2020

'There are certainly other people in the world way worse off than myself'

Sene Naoupu is excited about Ireland Women’s next few months after overcoming a health scare.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Peat and Parsons return as Ireland Women name Six Nations squad

The group will hope to use the remaining fixtures to build towards the December World Cup qualifer.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Beibhinn Parsons

The 18-year-old Ballinasloe and Connacht wing is a prolific try-scorer.

# ireland-women - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Women’s Euro 2021 set to be moved back to 2022

Ireland WNT’s upcoming qualifiers against Germany and Ukraine have also been postponed.

# ireland-women - Monday 30 March, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Dorothy Wall

The Tipperary woman made an impressive impact for Ireland during the Six Nations.

# ireland-women - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Peat and Naoupu injured as Ireland Women held to nil by five-try England

Adam Griggs’ side were outclassed and suffered their first defeat of the year.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Analysis: How Ireland Women's attack has driven them to two Six Nations wins

Tougher challenges lie ahead but the early signs have been positive in Donnybrook over the past two weeks.

# ireland-women - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Hallett 'enjoying every minute' with improving Ireland as World Cup qualification the big goal

New defence coach pleased with progress being made as Wales come as next Six Nations assignment.

# ireland-women - Friday 7 February, 2020

Considine return one of three changes for Ireland Women ahead of Wales clash

The Munster fullback is fit to start having missed the opening round defeat of Scotland through injury.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

'There's more in us,' says Naoupu after birthday battle

The Ireland cente turned 36 before Ireland beat Scotland, but wasn’t in celebratory mood.

# ireland-women - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Hard-tackling Caplice thrilled to help Ireland hang tough until Parsons breakaway

The talismanic back row put 21 tackles into a phenomenal defensive effort from Ireland.

Beibhinn Parsons tilts the balance as Ireland grind out win over Scotland

A sizzling start had Ireland in control in the first half, but they were left to hang on.

# ireland-women - Saturday 1 February, 2020

'Until you go into the trenches you never know'

After increasingly fiery training sessions and a winter’s worth of talk, Lindsay Peat is ready to pour her all into turning Ireland’s form around.

# ireland-women - Friday 24 January, 2020

No more excuses for Ireland Women - they need to start getting the results

Captain Ciara Griffin says ‘you can talk as much as you want but actions give you answers.’

# ireland-women - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Two new faces as Ireland Women cut squad ahead of Six Nations training camp

Claire Keohane and Dorothy Wall will be involved in Wales this weekend.

# ireland-women - Thursday 24 October, 2019

New forwards, defence coach on board as Ireland Women head for training camp with Doyle's Scotland

Adam Griggs has eight uncapped players hoping to make an impression ahead of a November Test against Wales.

# ireland-women - Saturday 5 October, 2019

'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day'

Before Ireland Women kick off their 7s World Series campaign, we caught up with Lucy Mulhall to chat about the value of experience, youth and arduous altitude training.

# ireland-women - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Training camps with France and Scotland can prove 'enormously valuable,' says Eddy

Adam Griggs’ side have just one Test match set for November.

# ireland-women - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Ireland Women left with just one November Test after being 'let down badly'

The 15-a-side team will take on Wales on 10 November in UCD.

# ireland-women - Friday 13 September, 2019

Joy of six as Ireland's young guns progress to Euro Elite Round qualifiers in style 17 Again This post contains videos

Joy of six as Ireland's young guns progress to Euro Elite Round qualifiers in style

James Scott’s U17 women advanced with a game in hand, and face Greece in a top-of-the-table clash next.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

'I wasn't ever going to buy an Irish jersey, I was going to earn an Irish jersey'

Ireland international Leah Lyons remembers how she was inspired as a youngster.

# ireland-women - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward'

Ireland Women have no games this summer, while the five top nations play each other in July

# ireland-women - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Japan after best-ever finish

19-year-old Tullamore star Megan Burns has been selected for her first World Series trip.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

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'The whole game is completely dismantled' - Ex-boss on Ireland Women's rugby crisis

Philip Doyle delivered a passionate argument for change on Off The Ball this evening.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

# ireland-women - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Ireland defeated in Cardiff as Six Nations campaign ends with underwhelming defeat

Beibhinn Parsons opened the scoring, but after that Ireland failed to score a point in Cardiff.

# ireland-women - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Ireland look to defence for next building block against France

The attack functioned for Adam Grigg’s side in the loss to Italy, but against the formidable French Ireland will have to pick their battles.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Globe-trotting Considine a rugby convert no more

The Clare woman first sampled 15-a-side international rugby in 2017 and went travelling after that year’s World Cup. She has returned all the better for the experience.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Ireland Women suffer double injury blow as they bid to bounce back after Italy defeat

Centre Michelle Claffey required surgery on the ankle injury picked up in Italy, while Leah Lyons will be sidelined with a shoulder issue.

# ireland-women - Friday 22 February, 2019

'Rugby's always been my number one' - Dane looks to take chance in Italy

The Ulster scrum-half came through the ranks in Enniskillen to make her debut this year.

# ireland-women - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

7s, 15s and Chemical Engineering - Enniskillen's Boles balancing the books

The 20-year-old back row made her debut in the Six Nations two weekends ago.

# ireland-women - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Molloy an injury concern for Ireland Women but Peat set for return

The Leinster loosehead has missed the opening two rounds of the Six Nations.

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