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# w6ntrailblazers - Saturday 24 April, 2021

'I just burst into tears': Remembering the Ireland team that won the Grand Slam and toppled New Zealand
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'I just burst into tears': Remembering the Ireland team that won the Grand Slam and toppled New Zealand

Apr 24th 2021, 9:15 AM 8,718 Views 3 Comments

In the final part of our ‘Trailblazers’ series, we relive a historic 18 months for the national women’s side with players who were there.

# w6ntrailblazers - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

'In sport, I could walk like a giant. Outside it, my head went down:' The remarkable life of Jackie McCarthy-O'Brien
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'In sport, I could walk like a giant. Outside it, my head went down:' The remarkable life of Jackie McCarthy-O'Brien

Apr 21st 2021, 8:00 AM 20,954 Views 3 Comments

In the penultimate instalment of our ‘Trailblazers’ series, we speak to the former Ireland rugby and soccer international who led the way for mixed race players.

# w6ntrailblazers - Saturday 17 April, 2021

'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby
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'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby

Apr 17th 2021, 9:36 AM 5,418 Views 0 Comments

In the third part of our new series, we hear how the former Ireland player played a pivotal role in Ulster before her tragic passing at the age of 33.

# w6ntrailblazers - Friday 16 April, 2021

'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby
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'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby

Apr 16th 2021, 5:07 PM 208 Views 0 Comments

In the third part of our new series, we hear how the former Ireland player played a pivotal role in Ulster before her tragic passing at the age of 33.

# w6ntrailblazers - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain
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'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain

Apr 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,757 Views 7 Comments

In the second part of our new series, Trailblazers, Jill Henderson speaks about turning down England, establishing an Irish team and their lasting legacy.

# w6ntrailblazers - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
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'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 12:18 PM 26,365 Views 4 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.