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# supporthersport - 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.

# supporthersport - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Ireland Women striving to make sporting role models a not-so-rare commodity for girls

Women’s sport needs high-profile events to spark interest for girls at a stage when, statistically, they’re dropping out.

# supporthersport - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Proximity of toughest Tests tempers Irish excitement for Women's Rugby World Cup

The difficult task of escaping Pool C is at the back of Tom Tierney’s mind as he prepares a squad for a historic November series.

# supporthersport - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

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

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

# supporthersport - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

This 16-year-old female kicker made a perfect hit to end a powerful punt return

Kelly MacNamara is her school’s first female kicker and she’s making her presence well and truly felt.

# supporthersport - Friday 23 September, 2016

Dual star Looney a surprise omission for All-Ireland final, Cork say decision not linked to camogie controversy

Róisín O’Sullivan will instead join her three sisters on the panel.

# supporthersport - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Galway see off Kilkenny to join Cork in All-Ireland camogie semi-finals

The group stages came to a close today with the women from the south and the west earning direct path to the final four.

# supporthersport - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Sonia O'Sullivan on the Zika virus, intersex athletes and running 'like a girl'

The former Olympic silver medallist spoke to The42 as she launched a campaign aimed at getting women to stick with sport.

# supporthersport - Monday 4 July, 2016

Venus Williams makes herself the oldest 1/4 finalist in 22 years, Federer equals Navratilova record

Meanwhile, Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga set up a quarter-final meeting.

# supporthersport - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Amy Perrett to make history as Super Rugby's first-ever female match official

Perrett is a product of the ARU’s Referee Pathways program

# supporthersport - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Leinster and Munster ladies football final pairings confirmed

It’ll be Dublin v Westmeath and Cork v Kerry.

Olympic dream dead as Ireland 7s forced to settle for bronze medal in Dublin

After defeat to Russia, Ireland women dusted themselves off to beat Kazakhstan in the third-place play-off.

# supporthersport - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Inspirational one-armed surfer Bethany Hamilton claimed third in a pro event last night Hard Work This post contains videos

Inspirational one-armed surfer Bethany Hamilton claimed third in a pro event last night

“I’m a reminder for young girls that you can do it if you set your mind to it.”

# supporthersport - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Wexford football captain Murphy and Niamh Briggs named in development squad for Ireland 7s

With the front-liners still on World Series duty, Anthony Eddy has introduced some new names to gain experience in Amsterdam.

# supporthersport - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Donegal and Westmeath to battle it out for Division 2 promotion after securing victories

Cavan and Clare were both on the end of losses in the Lidl Ladies National Football League today.

# supporthersport - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Rise in participation and viewing interest prompts early launch of women's Aussie Rules league AFL

Rise in participation and viewing interest prompts early launch of women's Aussie Rules league

The game has been played regionally since the 80s, but will have a national league from next year.

# supporthersport - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Clinical Ireland put 5 past Montenegro to earn biggest win in 12 years Coygig This post contains videos

Clinical Ireland put 5 past Montenegro to earn biggest win in 12 years

Louise Quinn, Aine O’Gorman, Ruesha Littlejohn, Denis O’Sullivan and Stephanie Roche were on all the scoresheet in Petrovac.

# supporthersport - Friday 1 April, 2016

Hope Solo among World Cup winners suing US Soccer over 'wage disparity' for women players

Five members of the U.S. Women’s National Team have requested more money.

# supporthersport - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Naoupu joins Ireland Women's Sevens squad as Galvin misses Atlanta trip

Anthony Eddy has been able to call on Alison Miller for the World Series legs in Atlanta and Langford.

# supporthersport - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'I remember watching Arsenal in the FA Cup final when I was 12. Now I'm playing for them'

The Gunners’ latest signing Katie McCabe begins life at her new club this week.

# supporthersport - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Cavan's Maggie Farrelly became the first woman to referee a senior men's county game tonight

Farrelly has been making a habit of breaking glass ceilings in GAA refereeing recently.

# supporthersport - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

How the dream became a reality - Incredible document led to Cork's ladies dominance

In an exclusive extract from ‘Relentless’, author Mary White describes how manager Eamonn Ryan produced a document 11 years ago that changed the course of history.

# supporthersport - Saturday 26 December, 2015

12 pictures that sum up the Ladies GAA year

It was another great year for Cork in both codes.

# supporthersport - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Quiz: How well do you know your ladies football from 2015?

Were you paying attention to the season that was?

# supporthersport - Monday 21 December, 2015

Despite winning 10 All-Irelands, Cork's ladies footballers now face their biggest challenge

Eamonn Ryan’s departure as Cork manager could be the biggest game changer in the history of ladies football.

# supporthersport - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Old Belvedere seal AIL three-in-a-row after titanic tussle with UL Bohemian

Niamh Briggs missed a late conversion to send the Women’s AIL final to extra-time.

# supporthersport - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Irish golf is in particularly rude health and it's not just the men who are dominating

The42 meets teenager Olivia Mehaffey, who is widely-regarded as the most exciting young female golfer in Europe.

# supporthersport - Friday 27 November, 2015

Katie Taylor will have a new coach in her corner during Irish title fight

However, her father Pete will return in time for the Olympics.

# supporthersport - Monday 16 November, 2015

Dublin's 2010 All-Ireland winning manager appointed as Tipperary supremo

Gerry McGill is the new man in charge of the Premier County’s intermediate ladies footballers.

Greatest player in ladies football history contemplating retirement from the game

Mayo’s Cora Staunton may call time on a glittering career.

# supporthersport - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Blackrock still unbeaten after a crazy afternoon of Women's AIL action

Railway held the league leaders to a draw while there were wins for Galwegians, Cooke, and Queens.

Cork star Briege Corkery named Ladies football Players' Player of the Year

Cork were the big winners at Saturday’s awards dinner.

# supporthersport - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Ronan Clarke's recovery from life-threatening injury sees him named Armagh manager

And his predecessor James Daly has raised over £45,000 sterling from cancer charity fundraiser.

# supporthersport - Monday 9 November, 2015

'I know so many people are touched with this disease' - Cork star O'Connor

Camogie Player’s Player of the Year Gemma O’Connor has been reflecting on an emotional few months.

Stunning ten-minute hat-trick earns 'dummy king' Mugsy's approval

Glenelly’s Siobhan Sheerin scored this brilliant treble on Sunday.

# supporthersport - Sunday 8 November, 2015

All the goals from this afternoon's thrilling Women's Cup final

Shelbourne and Wexford Youths went the distance and produced an absolute classic.

All the winners from last night's Camogie Allstars awards ceremony

The awards ceremony took place in Citywest last night.

# supporthersport - Saturday 7 November, 2015

'Those wondergoals are there week-in week-out and people need to see them'

Shelbourne manager Casey McQuillan believes there is no lack of quality in women’s football but the media needs to get on-board.

# supporthersport - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

'Call me out for being a bad analyst but not for being a woman talking about a man's game'

Anna Geary is settling into life after inter-county camogie and has become a big hit on RTÉ.

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