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#Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Nora Stapleton the latest player to wave goodbye after illustrious Irish rugby career

With several other players retiring and coach Tom Tierney resigning, it’s quite the transitional period for the women’s team.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Monday 28 August, 2017

Ireland drop to lowest world ranking after disastrous World Cup

Italy, Wales and Australia all leapfrog Ireland.

'I stand here heartbroken we didn't deliver. We're hurting and just want to say thank you and sorry'

As the inquest into Ireland’s disastrous World Cup begins, Lindsay Peat has thanked the supporters who came out in numbers to get behind the team.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'I really hope it raises the profile of the game': England left heartbroken but brimming with pride

The defending champions were dethroned by the mighty Black Ferns last night.

Watch: All the highlights from last night's thrilling 11-try World Cup final in Belfast Champagne Rugby This post contains videos

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Battered, bruised and beaten: Emotional and sobering end to a home World Cup which promised so much

The lowest ebb can so often be the turning of the tide and the hope is that Ireland learn from their mistakes at this World Cup.

Tom Tierney steps down as Ireland head coach following World Cup defeat to Wales

He had been in charge for three years.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

We were in Belfast as Tom Tierney’s side faced Wales in the seventh place playoff.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

England edge Titanic tussle with France to book place in World Cup final

The defending champions dug deep to break down the heroic French defence in Belfast.

Ireland out-powered and out-played by Australia as World Cup campaign hits rock bottom

Australia ran riot at Kingspan Stadium as they scored five tries to inflict a second straight defeat on the hosts.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Monday 21 August, 2017

Ireland make three changes for second World Cup meeting with Australia

Tom Tierney’s side face the Wallaroos in Belfast tomorrow.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Friday 18 August, 2017

Pace, power and outstanding offloading - the top 5 tries from yesterday's WRWC action Try Time This post contains videos

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Lyons and Cronin start as Ireland make six changes for pool decider with France

Claire Molloy captains the side but returns to openside flanker to make room for Paula Fitzpatrick.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Sunday 13 August, 2017

The size of Ireland's task underlined as France clinically dispatch Australia

Les Blues will take some stopping in Thursday’s Pool C decider.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Thursday 10 August, 2017

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell breaks down Ireland's nail-biting start to the Rugby World Cup Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell breaks down Ireland's nail-biting start to the Rugby World Cup

The former Ireland international joins Gavan Casey to break down Ireland’s 19-17 win against Australia.

Dramatic finish to Ireland's opening World Cup win over Australia draws over 320,000 viewers

The game averaged 17.45% of the available TV audience.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Ireland edge epic, energy-sapping tussle with Australia to get World Cup bid up and running

It was incredibly tight in Belfield but Tom Tierney’s side did enough to clinch a two-point victory.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Thursday 13 July, 2017

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

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

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Ireland's World Cup pool games sell out six weeks in advance

All 16,000 tickets for the games against Australia, Japan and France have been snapped up.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Monday 12 June, 2017

Extra capacity added after 'unprecedented demand' for Women's Rugby World Cup tickets

The UCD Bowl will have an increased capacity for the poll stages.

# womens-rugby-world-cup-2017 - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Good news for Virgin customers as Ireland's Rugby World Cup games will also be on RTÉ

eir Sport has agreed to sub-licence the host’s games to the national broadcaster.