# wrwc-17 - Tuesday 22 August, 2017
Ireland face Australia on Tuesday for a shot at the fifth-placed play-off.
# wrwc-17 - Friday 18 August, 2017
Who would you have in your tournament dream team so far?
Claire Molloy is leading the in taking accountability as her squad head for Belfast with only 5th place to play for.
# wrwc-17 - Thursday 17 August, 2017
Ireland ended the match, and their World Cup chase, lamented another opening half in which they were second best.
Tom Tierney’s side were 21 points down at the break, and had to wait until the last play of the game to register their first score.
The hardest hitter in Ireland’s arsenal is determined to make the free-flowing French stop and think.
The game finished 47-26 at Billings Park, with all eyes on this evening’s Pool C decider between Ireland and France.
An eight-try rout has left 2014 runners-up Canada out of the running for a semi-final berth.
# wrwc-17 - Wednesday 16 August, 2017
Tomorrow’s pool decider against Canada will be much more of a test than their opening two clashes.
Tom Tierney’s team selection paves the way for a serious battle in UCD tomorrow evening.
# wrwc-17 - Monday 14 August, 2017
'You'd think they were in Vegas!': Slick passing and clean offloads all over the top 5 tries from yesterday's WRWC action
There is pace and power all over the tournament, but the subtle touches are to be celebrated.
At a tournament as intimate as this, you’re never far from the flesh and blood of one of the star attractions.
# wrwc-17 - Sunday 13 August, 2017
All errors made this evening can be rectified, says Ireland head coach Tom Tierney and Hannah Tyrrell.
The Azzurri were able to knock the champions a little off their stride and scored a terrific try of their own in the first half.
# wrwc-17 - Thursday 10 August, 2017
Here are the players who stood out on the opening day of the tournament.
Subs, replacements, finishers… call them what you want, Ireland used them to their full advantage against Australia.
Romane Menager’s extremely early try and Caroline Ladagnous’ hat-trick ensured a comfortable start for Ireland’s rivals.
# wrwc-17 - Wednesday 9 August, 2017
’19-17 against Australia might look good in a few days’ time,’ says the Ireland head coach.
The Wallaroos were unforgiving opposition, but Ireland dug deep to take a vital victory on opening night.
It was incredibly tight in Belfield but Tom Tierney’s side did enough to clinch a two-point victory.
The diminutive fullback got on the end of three of New Zealand’s eight opening day tries.
The defending champions scored 10 tries as they eased past Spain in the tournament opener at UCD.
The Wallaroos will carry a direct threat and no little pedigree into UCD tonight, but all Irish cylinders are primed to fire.
Eloise Blackwell and her side are using that losing dressing room feeling to their advantage this time out.
# wrwc-17 - Tuesday 8 August, 2017
Sinead Finnegan, who plays for Dublin and works for Teneo PSG, shares her thoughts on the eve of the WRWC.
This week has been anything but normal for Claire Molloy, but she knows the drill from here on.
The Aussies are hoping to fly under the radar and upset the odds on the opening night of the Women’s Rugby World Cup.
After months of build-up, Ireland are ready to take centre stage and embrace the expectation of a nation during the Women’s Rugby World Cup.
# wrwc-17 - Monday 7 August, 2017
It has been a whirlwind week for Claire Molloy as she prepares to lead Ireland into a home World Cup.
# wrwc-17 - Sunday 6 August, 2017
The Women’s Rugby World Cup was officially launched in Dublin this morning and the tournament is expected to be the biggest ever.
New Zealand’s brilliant scrum-half is working to create solid pathways for girls to follow in her footsteps.
The 62-times capped Ireland international chats to The42 about her rugby career.
Women’s sport needs high-profile events to spark interest for girls at a stage when, statistically, they’re dropping out.
# wrwc-17 - Saturday 5 August, 2017
How Ireland Women shocked everyone but themselves to beat New Zealand 14 – 17 and end their run of four straight World Cup titles.
# wrwc-17 - Thursday 3 August, 2017
We take a closer look at the second of Ireland’s Pool C opponents.
# wrwc-17 - Wednesday 2 August, 2017
The Wallaroos are low on experience, but in no shortage of confidence as they bring their Olympic gold medalists to the 15s game.
# wrwc-17 - Wednesday 26 July, 2017
All you’ll need to get you through day one in UCD.
# wrwc-17 - Tuesday 25 July, 2017
'It focuses the mind, there’s no easy lead-in': Ireland relishing defining World Cup opener against Australia
Captain Niamh Briggs is leading a ‘no excuses’ attitude as Ireland embrace the challenges ahead.
# wrwc-17 - Monday 24 July, 2017
The uncapped Nicole Cronin represents a considerable amount of Sevens blood running through the squad of 28.