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#Women's Six Nations

# womens-six-nations - Monday 18 March, 2019

'We had high hopes of improving': Ireland endure miserable Six Nations

Adam Griggs’ side finished fifth in the Women’s Six Nations, their worst finish in 13 years.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Ireland defeated in Cardiff as Six Nations campaign ends with underwhelming defeat

Beibhinn Parsons opened the scoring, but after that Ireland failed to score a point in Cardiff.

Time for Ireland to deliver as Griggs' side search for a much-needed spark

Ireland women are hoping to end a miserable Six Nations campaign on the right note in Cardiff.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 15 March, 2019

'I send pictures to my Mum in Cameroon - 'oh my God, I'm representing Ireland''

Linda Djougang only started playing rugby four years ago but is now chasing her dreams on the pitch with Ireland.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 14 March, 2019

17-year-old Parsons set for first Six Nations start for Griggs' Ireland

Lindsay Peat is also back in to start for Sunday’s clash against Wales.

Peat makes passionate plea for change as Ireland continue to fall behind

The women’s national team have lost seven of their last eight games and are facing into their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Ireland left battling to avoid their worst Six Nations finish in 13 years

Adam Griggs’ side continue to pay the price for committing basic errors as they slumped to another heavy defeat on Saturday night.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Ireland fight all the way but are no match for France in front of record crowd

Adam Griggs’ side were on the end of another heavy defeat at Donnybrook, as they continue to struggle in this Six Nations.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 8 March, 2019

17-year-old Parsons called up as Ireland suffer double injury setback

Adam Griggs has been forced into two late changes ahead of tomorrow’s game against France.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Griggs shuffles his pack as Ireland look for big response at Donnybrook

The women’s head coach has made five changes for Saturday evening’s clash against France.

# womens-six-nations - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Italian Women produce brilliant attacking display to take first win over Ireland

Adam Griggs’ side take two bonus points away from Parma, but will rue defensive errors which led to a thrilling Italy win.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 8 February, 2019

Ireland women bounce back with emphatic four-try win over Scotland

Adam Griggs’ side got their Six Nations campaign up and running with a big win at Scotstoun.

# womens-six-nations - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Star winger Miller named to start against Scotland after recovering from horrific leg break

Adam Griggs’ charges will be hoping to get their first win of the Six Nations this weekend after losing out to England in the first round.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 4 February, 2019

'As long as they can keep the faith in us, we'll keep fighting'

Adam Griggs praised the record crowd at Donnybrook on Friday night, but it was one of few positives to come from Ireland’s heavy defeat to England.

# womens-six-nations - Friday 1 February, 2019

Ireland unable to bridge the gap as ruthless England run riot at Donnybrook

Adam Griggs’ side showed plenty of heart but opened their Women’s Six Nations campaign with a heavy home defeat.

Team culture essential to Ireland star Naopu as second-best team in the world come to town

Adam Griggs’ team begin their Six Nations campaign against England this evening.

# womens-six-nations - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Taking lineout inspiration from Toner and Ryan, and gunning for Six Nations upset against England

Second-row Aoife McDermott has developed into a leader on the Ireland team in a relatively short space of time.

# womens-six-nations - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

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

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.

# womens-six-nations - Monday 28 January, 2019

'I remember telling the lads in school I'd like to play rugby and they laughed'

Michelle Claffey was brought up in a Gaelic football household but has overcome two serious knee injuries to fulfil her ambition of playing rugby for Ireland.

# womens-six-nations - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Ireland step up Six Nations preparations with five-try win over Wales

Adam Griggs’ side picked up a confidence-boosting result at Donnybrook this afternoon.

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

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.

# 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.

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