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# niamh-briggs - Friday 23 October, 2020

'I don't think an exception should be made for Zebo': Watch our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview
# Rugby
# Rugby

'I don't think an exception should be made for Zebo': Watch our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview

Oct 23rd 2020, 12:39 PM 4,072 Views 0 Comments

Former Ireland rugby internationals Andrew Trimble, Niamh Briggs and Ian Keatley were in top form on Thursday night.

# niamh-briggs - Friday 16 October, 2020

Get free tickets for our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview with Andrew Trimble tomorrow evening
# Join Us
# Join Us

Get free tickets for our Guinness Six Nations virtual preview with Andrew Trimble tomorrow evening

Oct 16th 2020, 1:26 PM 1,583 Views 0 Comments

Ian Keatley and Niamh Briggs will also join The42′s Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey ahead of this weekend’s international rugby.

# niamh-briggs - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'The doctor said 'have you still got that boot? Put it back on, your leg is still badly broken''
# Injury Woes
# Injury Woes

'The doctor said 'have you still got that boot? Put it back on, your leg is still badly broken''

Mar 31st 2020, 3:29 PM 9,847 Views 0 Comments

Niamh Briggs speaks to The42 about her recent injury setback.

# niamh-briggs - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Serious leg injury another devastating blow for Munster's Briggs
# Terrible News
# Terrible News

Serious leg injury another devastating blow for Munster's Briggs

Aug 21st 2019, 5:05 PM 14,016 Views 3 Comments

The Ireland international sustained the injury on the opening weekend of the inter-pros.

# niamh-briggs - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Briggs included in Munster Women's historic all-female coaching and management staff
# Taking Charge
# Taking Charge

Briggs included in Munster Women's historic all-female coaching and management staff

Jun 18th 2019, 12:48 PM 5,197 Views 1 Comment

The UL Bohs star has been appointed the technical skills coach for the U18 team.

# niamh-briggs - Monday 25 March, 2019

Briggs on target as Bohs lead the way into women's AIL semi-finals
# The Business End
# The Business End

Briggs on target as Bohs lead the way into women's AIL semi-finals

Mar 25th 2019, 9:22 AM 3,441 Views 0 Comments

The defending champs secured top spot again with a win over Galwegians, while Old Belvedere defeated Blackrock to seal home advantage in the knockout round.

# niamh-briggs - Monday 11 February, 2019

In-form Niamh Briggs shines once again as UL Bohs beat Railway Union
# Class Act
# Class Act

In-form Niamh Briggs shines once again as UL Bohs beat Railway Union

Feb 11th 2019, 8:26 AM 6,066 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, there were wins for Cooke and Blackrock in the Women’s AIL.

# niamh-briggs - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Ireland not rushing Six Nations start for Miller after 10-month lay-off from horrific injury
# A Little Patience
# A Little Patience

Ireland not rushing Six Nations start for Miller after 10-month lay-off from horrific injury

Jan 30th 2019, 7:30 AM 3,045 Views 0 Comments

The star winger has been named on the bench for England’s visit on Friday while Niamh Briggs remains in contention for a return to the squad.

# niamh-briggs - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'I'm not angry or bitter. I'm fit, healthy and happy again and that's important'
# Interview
# Interview

'I'm not angry or bitter. I'm fit, healthy and happy again and that's important'

Jan 20th 2019, 11:50 AM 43,999 Views 11 Comments

After questioning whether she’d ever play again, Niamh Briggs has bounced back from two injury-ravaged seasons to rediscover her love of rugby, even after being overlooked for Ireland’s Six Nations squad.

# niamh-briggs - Monday 24 September, 2018

Briggs misses out as Ireland name nine uncapped players for November
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

Briggs misses out as Ireland name nine uncapped players for November

Sep 24th 2018, 1:09 PM 8,005 Views 6 Comments

There are three ‘development players’ included in Adam Griggs’ selection.

# niamh-briggs - Friday 14 September, 2018

Leinster trust in defence for clash with Munster and their 10/12 playmaking duo
# Decider
# Decider

Leinster trust in defence for clash with Munster and their 10/12 playmaking duo

Sep 14th 2018, 9:02 AM 3,740 Views 1 Comment

The Women’s Inter-provincial Series goes down to the wire in Donnybrook tomorrow night.

# niamh-briggs - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Convincing wins for Leinster and Munster in women's inter-pros
# Wrap
# Wrap

Convincing wins for Leinster and Munster in women's inter-pros

Sep 1st 2018, 6:33 PM 3,611 Views 0 Comments

Connacht and Ulster came out second best in their respective matches this weekend.

# niamh-briggs - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'There were some really dark days' - Niamh Briggs finds a new lease of life
# Fit And Fresh
# Fit And Fresh

'There were some really dark days' - Niamh Briggs finds a new lease of life

Mar 10th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,275 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland out-half suffered with serious injury issues and missed last year’s home World Cup.

# niamh-briggs - Friday 9 March, 2018

'There are people coming from New Zealand and Australia to get their caps'
# Overdue
# Overdue

'There are people coming from New Zealand and Australia to get their caps'

Mar 9th 2018, 3:06 PM 40,012 Views 6 Comments

Niamh Briggs is delighted that over 100 female players will finally be awarded caps for playing for Ireland.

# niamh-briggs - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Belvo wing Megan Williams set for Ireland debut against France
# New Cap
# New Cap

Belvo wing Megan Williams set for Ireland debut against France

Jan 31st 2018, 4:08 PM 4,659 Views 0 Comments

The 7s international will win her first cap for Ireland in 15s.

# niamh-briggs - Friday 22 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 22nd 2017, 12:37 PM 4,931 Views 1 Comment

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

# niamh-briggs - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

'They'll just be dying to get onto the pitch and do the nation proud'
# The Time Is Now
# The Time Is Now

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

Aug 8th 2017, 1:54 PM 2,128 Views 0 Comments

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

# niamh-briggs - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 12,044 Views 5 Comments

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

# niamh-briggs - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Injured Ireland skipper Briggs vows to return for Six Nations
# Road To Recovery
# Road To Recovery

Injured Ireland skipper Briggs vows to return for Six Nations

Aug 1st 2017, 1:11 AM 4,631 Views 0 Comments

The goal-kicking fullback suffered an ankle injury in training over the weekend.

# niamh-briggs - Monday 31 July, 2017

Briggs injury increases onus on playmakers and robs Ireland of priceless weapon
# Wrwc 2017
# Wrwc 2017

Briggs injury increases onus on playmakers and robs Ireland of priceless weapon

Jul 31st 2017, 3:00 PM 3,656 Views 0 Comments

Captain, leader, goalkicker, playmaker: There’s no understating the blow Briggs’ injury is to Ireland.

Niamh Briggs ruled out of World Cup with injury
# Injury Blow
# Injury Blow

Niamh Briggs ruled out of World Cup with injury

Jul 31st 2017, 1:05 PM 17,008 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland captain missed the Six Nations with a separate injury.

# niamh-briggs - Monday 24 July, 2017

'We have to embrace and cherish that pressure': Briggs relishing home WRWC
# Bring It
# Bring It

'We have to embrace and cherish that pressure': Briggs relishing home WRWC

Jul 24th 2017, 5:43 PM 2,118 Views 0 Comments

Ireland captain Niamh Briggs is fit again and ready to lead her side next month.

Adaptability key for Tierney in selecting the best women for the job
# Squad Goals
# Squad Goals

Adaptability key for Tierney in selecting the best women for the job

Jul 24th 2017, 1:14 PM 2,567 Views 1 Comment

The uncapped Nicole Cronin represents a considerable amount of Sevens blood running through the squad of 28.

# niamh-briggs - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Captain Briggs proud of Ireland's mental strength as she leads drive for home World Cup
# WRWC 17
# WRWC 17

Captain Briggs proud of Ireland's mental strength as she leads drive for home World Cup

Jul 23rd 2017, 10:00 PM 4,592 Views 2 Comments

‘We won games we had no right to win. And sometimes you need that stomach, that grit.’

# niamh-briggs - Thursday 13 July, 2017

One for the collection! Ireland captain Briggs immortalised with Rugby World Cup stamp
# Stamp Of Approval
# Stamp Of Approval

One for the collection! Ireland captain Briggs immortalised with Rugby World Cup stamp

Jul 13th 2017, 1:28 PM 3,397 Views 2 Comments

The special commemorative €1 stamp was unveiled ahead of Ireland’s hosting of the Women’s World Cup.

# niamh-briggs - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'You go from really excited to be leading a World Cup at home to not knowing if you’ll play again'
# Back In Business
# Back In Business

'You go from really excited to be leading a World Cup at home to not knowing if you’ll play again'

May 27th 2017, 7:45 AM 4,007 Views 1 Comment

Ireland captain Niamh Briggs is nearing her full return following a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

# niamh-briggs - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Hammer blow for Ireland as captain Briggs ruled out of Six Nations
# Bad News
# Bad News

Hammer blow for Ireland as captain Briggs ruled out of Six Nations

Feb 16th 2017, 6:25 PM 4,638 Views 3 Comments

The fullback has been sidelined with a hamstring problem.

# niamh-briggs - Monday 6 February, 2017

Ireland lead the Six Nations after their great escape in Scotland
# Table Toppers
# Table Toppers

Ireland lead the Six Nations after their great escape in Scotland

Feb 6th 2017, 7:00 AM 5,654 Views 5 Comments

Jenny Murphy’s return was among the positives in a poor performance from Tom Tierney’s side.

# niamh-briggs - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Niamh Briggs out of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Scotland
# Team News
# Team News

Niamh Briggs out of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Scotland

Jan 31st 2017, 11:17 AM 4,024 Views 0 Comments

Tom Tierney has named his XV for Friday’s game.

# niamh-briggs - Friday 25 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 25th 2016, 6:30 AM 1,692 Views 1 Comment

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

# niamh-briggs - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Niamh Briggs fit to captain Ireland against world number ones New Zealand
# Give It Briggsy
# Give It Briggsy

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

Nov 24th 2016, 4:58 PM 2,900 Views 0 Comments

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

# niamh-briggs - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Opening November Test against England comes too soon for Ireland captain Briggs
# Sunday Service
# Sunday Service

Opening November Test against England comes too soon for Ireland captain Briggs

Nov 10th 2016, 5:28 PM 4,237 Views 0 Comments

Head coach Tom Tierney has returned Nora Stapleton to the number 10 jersey to open a tough Autumn series.

# niamh-briggs - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Ireland to face France and Australia in Women's Rugby World Cup pool
# Ireland 2017
# Ireland 2017

Ireland to face France and Australia in Women's Rugby World Cup pool

Nov 9th 2016, 11:19 AM 3,909 Views 1 Comment

Tom Tierney’s side have a tough task ahead of them next August.

# niamh-briggs - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Ireland set up massive Olympics qualifier semi-final against Russia
# The Big One
# The Big One

Ireland set up massive Olympics qualifier semi-final against Russia

Jun 26th 2016, 12:42 PM 3,693 Views 1 Comment

Niamh Briggs was injured in a rout of Tunisia in the quarter-finals.

# niamh-briggs - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Ireland get Olympic 7s qualification tilt off to rampant start with rout in UCD
# Road To Rio
# Road To Rio

Ireland get Olympic 7s qualification tilt off to rampant start with rout in UCD

Jun 25th 2016, 1:18 PM 5,605 Views 2 Comments

Trinidad and Tobago were utterly outclassed.

# niamh-briggs - Friday 13 May, 2016

Ireland will look to embrace pressure of home World Cup opportunity
# BringIt
# BringIt

Ireland will look to embrace pressure of home World Cup opportunity

May 13th 2016, 7:00 AM 5,170 Views 2 Comments

Captain Niamh Briggs says this year’s November Test series will be a major aid to preparations.

# niamh-briggs - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

42 of the most talented current Irish female athletes
# Standing Out
# Standing Out

42 of the most talented current Irish female athletes

Mar 8th 2016, 6:13 PM 54,836 Views 47 Comments

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most accomplished current stars of Irish sport.

# niamh-briggs - Saturday 27 February, 2016

England Women complete a miserable day for Irish rugby
# Frustration
# Frustration

England Women complete a miserable day for Irish rugby

Feb 27th 2016, 9:26 PM 7,099 Views 3 Comments

With just under 20 minutes remaining, Abbie Scott scored the try that ultimately sealed her side’s victory.

# niamh-briggs - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Testing circumstances but Briggs' Ireland have quality to retain Six Nations title
# Defending Champs
# Defending Champs

Testing circumstances but Briggs' Ireland have quality to retain Six Nations title

Feb 2nd 2016, 8:30 PM 5,281 Views 0 Comments

Niamh Briggs and Tom Tierney are optimistic ahead of Saturday’s opener against Wales.

# niamh-briggs - Saturday 2 January, 2016

'I didn’t allow myself to get as emotional before but I was still getting sick at 5 in the morning'
# Kicking On
# Kicking On

'I didn’t allow myself to get as emotional before but I was still getting sick at 5 in the morning'

Jan 2nd 2016, 5:00 PM 20,867 Views 2 Comments

Niamh Briggs on nerves and how being in the Guards has helped her play rugby for Ireland.

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