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# wrwc - Friday 29 January, 2021

New Zealand face Australia in 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup opener, as Ireland sit tight
# Schedule
# Schedule

New Zealand face Australia in 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup opener, as Ireland sit tight

Jan 29th 2021, 10:31 AM 3,108 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs’ side are yet to qualify amidst uncertainty due to the pandemic.

# wrwc - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

The Rugby Show: Reflecting on a hard-fought, but disappointing World Cup for Ireland
# Drawing Board
# Drawing Board

The Rugby Show: Reflecting on a hard-fought, but disappointing World Cup for Ireland

Aug 23rd 2017, 5:30 PM 2,840 Views 0 Comments

Lynne Cantwell joined us to trace out the next steps for this team and women’s rugby in Ireland.

# wrwc - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

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

# wrwc - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Ireland prop ruled out for the rest of the Rugby World Cup
# WRWC
# WRWC

Ireland prop ruled out for the rest of the Rugby World Cup

Aug 20th 2017, 8:32 PM 7,162 Views 3 Comments

Ruth O’Reilly has suffered a back injury.

# wrwc - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Heartbroken Ireland vow to 'go again' despite disappointing change of plan
# Reaction
# Reaction

Heartbroken Ireland vow to 'go again' despite disappointing change of plan

Aug 17th 2017, 11:14 PM 8,108 Views 7 Comments

Tom Tierney’s side face Australia in the play-offs, following a defeat to France in the Pool C decider tonight.

'France are in our way': Jenny Murphy relishing the big stage of a vital World Cup test
# Enforcer
# Enforcer

'France are in our way': Jenny Murphy relishing the big stage of a vital World Cup test

Aug 17th 2017, 5:00 PM 15,142 Views 6 Comments

The hardest hitter in Ireland’s arsenal is determined to make the free-flowing French stop and think.

Job done for England but late USA onslaught puts them in pole position for fourth semi spot
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Job done for England but late USA onslaught puts them in pole position for fourth semi spot

Aug 17th 2017, 4:44 PM 7,162 Views 0 Comments

The game finished 47-26 at Billings Park, with all eyes on this evening’s Pool C decider between Ireland and France.

New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis
# Blackout
# Blackout

New Zealand steam-roll Canada to complete perfect run to World Cup semis

Aug 17th 2017, 1:55 PM 4,996 Views 1 Comment

An eight-try rout has left 2014 runners-up Canada out of the running for a semi-final berth.

# wrwc - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Ireland bidding to stop French fluency at source with pack physicality
# Forte
# Forte

Ireland bidding to stop French fluency at source with pack physicality

Aug 16th 2017, 5:42 PM 3,729 Views 7 Comments

Tom Tierney’s team selection paves the way for a serious battle in UCD tomorrow evening.

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell dissects Ireland's win over Japan and looks ahead to French test
# Insight
# Insight

The Rugby Show: Lynne Cantwell dissects Ireland's win over Japan and looks ahead to French test

Aug 16th 2017, 4:12 PM 2,285 Views 1 Comment

The former Irish centre joined Gavan Casey to assess the performances ahead of tomorrow’s crucial game.

# wrwc - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'Fire in the bellies, ice in the brain': Griffin ready to lead the charge again for Ireland
# Hard Edge
# Hard Edge

'Fire in the bellies, ice in the brain': Griffin ready to lead the charge again for Ireland

Aug 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 3,714 Views 1 Comment

The Kerry blindside has been a silver lining through victories with ample grey areas.

# wrwc - 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
# Poppin'
# Poppin'

'You'd think they were in Vegas!': Slick passing and clean offloads all over the top 5 tries from yesterday's WRWC action

Aug 14th 2017, 4:46 PM 3,660 Views 0 Comments

There is pace and power all over the tournament, but the subtle touches are to be celebrated.

French bells toll for Ireland as the rugby family make themselves at home in UCD
# Fanzone
# Fanzone

French bells toll for Ireland as the rugby family make themselves at home in UCD

Aug 14th 2017, 8:00 AM 4,735 Views 1 Comment

At a tournament as intimate as this, you’re never far from the flesh and blood of one of the star attractions.

# wrwc - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Fitzpatrick helps Ireland flick the switch and more talking points after problematic win over Japan
# Opinion
# Opinion

Fitzpatrick helps Ireland flick the switch and more talking points after problematic win over Japan

Aug 13th 2017, 7:08 PM 3,938 Views 5 Comments

That was too close for comfort.

England didn't need to be at their best to run in 10 tries against Italy
# More To Come
# More To Come

England didn't need to be at their best to run in 10 tries against Italy

Aug 13th 2017, 4:17 PM 3,075 Views 0 Comments

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.

Wonderful Woodman lands eight tries as New Zealand smash triple figures in Hong Kong demolition
# No Mercy
# No Mercy

Wonderful Woodman lands eight tries as New Zealand smash triple figures in Hong Kong demolition

Aug 13th 2017, 2:01 PM 6,684 Views 5 Comments

The game finished 121-0 as the four-time champions march on, truly enjoying their World Cup experience.

# wrwc - Friday 11 August, 2017

'We're trying to embrace the expectation and pressure, but it caught us'
# Wrwc 2017
# Wrwc 2017

'We're trying to embrace the expectation and pressure, but it caught us'

Aug 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 3,936 Views 1 Comment

A home World Cup isn’t always an advantage.

# wrwc - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Wilson crosses four times as powerful England lay down an early marker
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Wilson crosses four times as powerful England lay down an early marker

Aug 9th 2017, 4:27 PM 5,295 Views 3 Comments

The defending champions scored 10 tries as they eased past Spain in the tournament opener at UCD.

Set-piece, structure and incessant work-rate critical for Ireland in home World Cup opener
# Wrwc 2017
# Wrwc 2017

Set-piece, structure and incessant work-rate critical for Ireland in home World Cup opener

Aug 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 2,170 Views 0 Comments

The Wallaroos will carry a direct threat and no little pedigree into UCD tonight, but all Irish cylinders are primed to fire.

'We're hissing to get out there and have a crack': Black Ferns ready to end 2014 hurt
# Redemption
# Redemption

'We're hissing to get out there and have a crack': Black Ferns ready to end 2014 hurt

Aug 9th 2017, 12:15 AM 2,317 Views 0 Comments

Eloise Blackwell and her side are using that losing dressing room feeling to their advantage this time out.

# wrwc - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Leading the charge for women in sport: How important this World Cup is
# Opinion
# Opinion

Leading the charge for women in sport: How important this World Cup is

Aug 8th 2017, 10:53 PM 2,629 Views 0 Comments

Sinead Finnegan, who plays for Dublin and works for Teneo PSG, shares her thoughts on the eve of the WRWC.

Talking over as Ireland Women prepare to take hold of jersey and Australia
# Wrwc 2017
# Wrwc 2017

Talking over as Ireland Women prepare to take hold of jersey and Australia

Aug 8th 2017, 6:21 PM 2,490 Views 0 Comments

This week has been anything but normal for Claire Molloy, but she knows the drill from here on.

# wrwc - Monday 7 August, 2017

Quiz: Name the sport/team this player represented before turning to rugby
# Wrwc 2017
# Wrwc 2017

Quiz: Name the sport/team this player represented before turning to rugby

Aug 7th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,838 Views 2 Comments

They’re taking to the biggest stage in rugby on Wednesday, but what other sports have they played and sides have they represented?

'No one thought we would beat New Zealand three years ago - anything can happen'
# Belief
# Belief

'No one thought we would beat New Zealand three years ago - anything can happen'

Aug 7th 2017, 6:30 PM 2,928 Views 3 Comments

Former Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan is well-placed to share her expertise ahead of WRWC 2017.

Poll: Will you watch the Women's Rugby World Cup?
# Lunch Crunch
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Will you watch the Women's Rugby World Cup?

Aug 7th 2017, 12:45 PM 25,058 Views 44 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

How one Irish woman helped turn rugby into a sport for both sexes
# Growing The Game
# Growing The Game

How one Irish woman helped turn rugby into a sport for both sexes

Aug 7th 2017, 10:00 AM 6,616 Views 5 Comments

Under Su Carty’s watch, women went from comprising 4% of the world’s rugby playing population to 25%

# wrwc - Sunday 6 August, 2017

How a lack of English camogie clubs led Fiona Steed to play in 3 Rugby World Cups
# Steedy As She Goes
# Steedy As She Goes

How a lack of English camogie clubs led Fiona Steed to play in 3 Rugby World Cups

Aug 6th 2017, 10:00 AM 17,987 Views 2 Comments

The 62-times capped Ireland international chats to The42 about her rugby career.

# wrwc - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Calm, cool, ruthless, ballistic: 3 years on from Ireland's momentous win over the Black Ferns
# History In The Making
# History In The Making

Calm, cool, ruthless, ballistic: 3 years on from Ireland's momentous win over the Black Ferns

Aug 5th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,208 Views 3 Comments

How Ireland Women shocked everyone but themselves to beat New Zealand 14 – 17 and end their run of four straight World Cup titles.

'She was so far ahead. She had the cheeky chappy attitude of a scrum-half, and the skills to back it up'
# Bolter
# Bolter

'She was so far ahead. She had the cheeky chappy attitude of a scrum-half, and the skills to back it up'

Aug 5th 2017, 7:15 AM 10,631 Views 1 Comment

Former Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan recalls coaching Nicole Cronin – one of Ireland’s uncapped WRWC players – when she was 12.

# wrwc - Thursday 3 August, 2017

7 into 15s will go: High performance plan behind Ireland Women can bear its fruit at World Cup
# Long And Short
# Long And Short

7 into 15s will go: High performance plan behind Ireland Women can bear its fruit at World Cup

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:09 PM 3,559 Views 1 Comment

Director of women’s rugby Anthony Eddy has taken flak for bringing players out of the 15-a-side scene, but he has consistently stuck by his decision.

# wrwc - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Sophie Spence eagerly, nervelessly embracing countdown to World Cup
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

Sophie Spence eagerly, nervelessly embracing countdown to World Cup

Aug 2nd 2017, 7:00 PM 3,112 Views 1 Comment

Bring it.

With Briggs injury setback, Ireland turn to Molloy as Women's Rugby World Cup captain
# Leader
# Leader

With Briggs injury setback, Ireland turn to Molloy as Women's Rugby World Cup captain

Aug 2nd 2017, 3:00 PM 12,050 Views 5 Comments

The 29-year-old will replace Niamh Briggs who was forced to pull out of the tournament last week.

# wrwc - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

'They’re the wonder women of our culture': The haka and the second wind it gives the Black Ferns
# Ko Uhia Mai
# Ko Uhia Mai

'They’re the wonder women of our culture': The haka and the second wind it gives the Black Ferns

Aug 1st 2017, 4:40 PM 20,195 Views 21 Comments

Versatile New Zealand forward Te Kura Ngata-Aerengamate explains the significance of the Kiwi cultural challenge.

Injured Ireland skipper Briggs vows to return for Six Nations
# Road To Recovery
# Road To Recovery

Injured Ireland skipper Briggs vows to return for Six Nations

Aug 1st 2017, 1:11 AM 4,634 Views 0 Comments

The goal-kicking fullback suffered an ankle injury in training over the weekend.

# wrwc - Monday 31 July, 2017

Briggs injury increases onus on playmakers and robs Ireland of priceless weapon
# Wrwc 2017
# Wrwc 2017

Briggs injury increases onus on playmakers and robs Ireland of priceless weapon

Jul 31st 2017, 3:00 PM 3,656 Views 0 Comments

Captain, leader, goalkicker, playmaker: There’s no understating the blow Briggs’ injury is to Ireland.

# wrwc - Sunday 30 July, 2017

5 players to a room and buying their own tracksuits: Ireland's first World Cup experience
# WRWC
# WRWC

5 players to a room and buying their own tracksuits: Ireland's first World Cup experience

Jul 30th 2017, 10:00 AM 21,690 Views 13 Comments

We spoke to Fiona Steed and Su Carty about Ireland’s first foray onto the world stage.

# wrwc - Saturday 29 July, 2017

More camps, variation and the 200 kilo club: Prepping Ireland for the Women's Rugby World Cup
# Physicality
# Physicality

More camps, variation and the 200 kilo club: Prepping Ireland for the Women's Rugby World Cup

Jul 29th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,754 Views 3 Comments

Strength and conditioning coach Ed Slattery is keeping an eye on the ever-changing fitness programmes for Tom Tierney’s squad.

# wrwc - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'There's a limited amount of time you can do this for, so we put in the effort'
# All Day Every Day
# All Day Every Day

'There's a limited amount of time you can do this for, so we put in the effort'

Jul 27th 2017, 8:00 AM 18,999 Views 3 Comments

Ireland out-half Nora Stapleton is putting in the hours to ensure rugby flourishes at root and branch in this country.

# wrwc - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Two weeks to go: A quick guide to how the Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland will work
# Explainer
# Explainer

Two weeks to go: A quick guide to how the Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland will work

Jul 26th 2017, 10:00 AM 15,889 Views 24 Comments

All you’ll need to get you through day one in UCD.

# wrwc - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

Wimbledon-style tickets, single purpose stands and transforming UCD from campus to World Cup
# The Making Of
# The Making Of

Wimbledon-style tickets, single purpose stands and transforming UCD from campus to World Cup

Jul 25th 2017, 3:00 PM 5,412 Views 0 Comments

Tournament director Garrett Tubridy is ready to host A tournament small on scale, but overflowing with international flavour.

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