This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 20 January, 2019

#Women's Six Nations

# womens-six-nations - Friday 21 December, 2018

Griggs includes seven uncapped players in Ireland's Six Nations squad

Former captain Niamh Briggs is again omitted from the 36-player panel.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 2 November, 2018

Ireland's fixtures for 2019 U20 and Women's Six Nations announced

Both teams will get their campaigns underway on home soil next February.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'You go to school and you'll always get comments with your weight. It wasn't a very positive time'

Leah Lyons talks to The42 about Ireland’s Six Nations campaign and why she decided to call out a spectator who made a horrible remark about her.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'There needs to be a minimum standard on pitch facilities for an international game'

We spoke to England international Rachael Burford about some of the key issues in women’s rugby.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 16 March, 2018

France defeat Wales to complete 2018 Women's Six Nations Grand Slam Champions This post contains videos

France defeat Wales to complete 2018 Women's Six Nations Grand Slam

A straightforward win saw France score six tries at Colwyn Bay.

Ireland have no answer to reigning champions as Six Nations campaign ends with third defeat

Adan Griggs’ side fell to England on Friday evening as Ireland’s Six Nations campaign came to a close.

Swapping basketball for rugby and drawing inspiration from Special Olympics to pursue nursing

Aoife McDermott has been named to start in Ireland’s last Six Nations game of the 2018 campaign.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Ireland head coach Griggs makes three changes for England clash

Louise Galvin, Nicole Cronin and Ashleigh Baxter all come into the XV.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 12 March, 2018

'I don't think we turned up': One step forward, two steps back for sloppy Ireland

Adam Griggs says his side didn’t start playing until the final minutes against Scotland, by which stage it was too late to rescue the game.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Error-strewn Ireland pay the penalty as Scotland end Triple Crown hopes

Adam Griggs’ side were unable to build on the recent wins over Italy and Wales at Donnybrook this afternoon.

# womens-six-nations - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Griggs makes two changes for Scotland as Ireland seek third straight win

Ireland women continue their Six Nations campaign at Donnybrook on Sunday.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 26 February, 2018

'The players are starting to buy into it': New-look Ireland turn a corner under Kiwi Griggs

Two wins from three in this year’s Six Nations, Ireland are building confidence and momentum with each game.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Five-try Ireland show clinical edge to claim bonus-point win over Wales

Adam Griggs’ side held off a Welsh fightback to finish strongly and rack up a big win.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 11 February, 2018

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 10 February, 2018

'He's got huge knowledge and he's got a great way about him in coaching us'

Ireland’s Cliodhna Moloney explains the positive impact of Mike Ross as the Six Nations continues this weekend.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 9 February, 2018

'We're under no illusions how tough it will be:' Ireland preparing for tricky Italian job

Ireland are looking to get back to winning ways in the Six Nations against Italy.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Ireland name trimmed down squad for Six Nations warm up with Wales

New head coach Adam Griggs has given 13 players a weekend off.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 15 January, 2018

Munster's Ciara Griffin appointed new Ireland captain

The flanker has 17 caps to her name and is described as a ‘natural leader.’

# womens-six-nations - Monday 8 January, 2018

'It's nice to give something back': Ross joins Ireland coaching team for Women's Six Nations

The former Ireland and Leinster prop hopes to impart some of his vast knowledge and experience on the squad.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 17 March, 2017

'I think Irish people in general like to be underdogs so it's not a bad position to be in'

Ireland head into tonight’s Grand Slam decider with the odds stacked against them but that’s not deterring Tom Tierney’s side.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Ireland ready for emotionally-charged affair as they look to set up Grand Slam showdown

It will be a difficult day for Wales following a recent tragedy, and Marie Louise Reilly is wary of the opposition.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 16 February, 2017

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

The fullback has been sidelined with a hamstring problem.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 26 January, 2017

'We want to win the Six Nations': Ireland out to lay down a marker in World Cup year

Jenny Murphy is back in the Ireland squad and hungry for more success.

# womens-six-nations - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Ex-Ireland captain Joy Neville to take charge of potential Women's Six Nations decider

Helen O’Reilly and Simon McDowell will also be on duty during the Championship in 2017.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Ireland recover from slow start to record second Six Nations win over Italy

Tries in either half handed Tom Tierney’s side victory at Donnybrook.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 27 February, 2016

'The seats in Twickenham are green so we'll feel right at home'

Ireland Women out to earn famous victory in London.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 6 February, 2016

'A win like this will jump-start our campaign and we go to France with confidence'

Tom Tierney was very pleased after watching his side dominate Wales at Donnybrook.

No big stage nerves from Ireland as Six Nations defence starts with a bang

Tom Tierney’s side were dominant at Donnybrook.

'It means a lot to play at a ground with such history' - New home, new era for Ireland

Tom Tierney’s team open their Six Nations title defence at Donnybrook this afternoon.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 7 February, 2014

Katie Taylor met the Irish women's rugby team and presented them with their jerseys

Olympic champion says it was “an honour… and a privilege” to meet the Grand Slam winners.