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#Fiona Coghlan

From The42 The influence of a Grand Slam-winning captain, the loss of a Dublin star and the bid for All-Ireland glory Right The Wrongs

The influence of a Grand Slam-winning captain, the loss of a Dublin star and the bid for All-Ireland glory

Sarah Murphy leads Clontarf into battle in Parnell Park on Saturday evening.

From The42 Former Ireland captain Coghlan to lead Barbarians in historic clash with Munster The Teams Are In

Former Ireland captain Coghlan to lead Barbarians in historic clash with Munster

Munster have also named their teams – one for the first half, another for the second – for tomorrow’s match at Thomond Park.

From The42 Former Ireland captain in first Barbarians women's side to make bow against Munster History

Former Ireland captain in first Barbarians women's side to make bow against Munster

Fiona Coghlan and the Barbarians will face Munster in Thomond Park next month.

From The42 'No one thought we would beat New Zealand three years ago - anything can happen' Belief

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

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

From The42 'She was so far ahead. She had the cheeky chappy attitude of a scrum-half, and the skills to back it up' Bolter

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

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

From The42 Professionalism, attendance and equality: Should Ireland take a leaf out of France's book? Fiona Coghlan

Professionalism, attendance and equality: Should Ireland take a leaf out of France's book?

‘Over there, It’s not seen that it’s women playing – it’s just rugby.’

From The42 Fiona Coghlan on building a team: 'If you’re not there for the right reasons, you won’t last' Leader

Fiona Coghlan on building a team: 'If you’re not there for the right reasons, you won’t last'

“It’s about getting to know people and what they can offer, not just on the pitch but off it as well.”

From The42 7s interest on the rise as Kilkenny-hosted event continues to grow 7s Boom

7s interest on the rise as Kilkenny-hosted event continues to grow

Marble City Sevens founder James Blanchfield tells us about the growth of the tournament.

From The42 Ireland Women still calling on newcomers to rugby with a World Cup in view Ireland 2017

Ireland Women still calling on newcomers to rugby with a World Cup in view

Fancy playing in a World Cup? Have you tried playing rugby?

From The42 Henry Shefflin is the finest hurler of his generation, but can he kick it? Not quite... Wide Ball This post contains videos

Henry Shefflin is the finest hurler of his generation, but can he kick it? Not quite...

King Henry is a flawless hurler but his footballing skills need some work.

From The42 It's time to turn the lights out on Ashbourne says former Ireland women's captain New Gaff

It's time to turn the lights out on Ashbourne says former Ireland women's captain

Fiona Coghlan wants the team to move to a venue in Dublin that will cater for bigger crowds.

From The42 Who was Ireland's greatest sportswoman in 2014? Awards Season

Who was Ireland's greatest sportswoman in 2014?

Irish Times / Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year will be named later this month.

From The42 Women's sport still doesn't get the support it deserves. Here's how we can change that Opinion This post contains videos

Women's sport still doesn't get the support it deserves. Here's how we can change that

Sports PR executive Colm Woods has practical solutions to change the perception of women’s sport in Ireland.

From The42 Trimble and Briggs pick up Player of the Year gongs at rugby writers' awards We'll Always Have Paris This post contains videos

Trimble and Briggs pick up Player of the Year gongs at rugby writers' awards

Ireland Women were also recognised through awards handed to Philip Doyle and Fiona Coghlan.

From The42 Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride Legend

Ireland captain Coghlan retires on losing note but with immense pride

The 33-year-old prop has played her last game for her country, finishing on 85 caps.

From The42 Ireland hopeful that World Cup journey has inspired female players Growth

Ireland hopeful that World Cup journey has inspired female players

Their campaign came to a bitter end in Stade Jean Bouin, but Ireland have made a positive impact overall.

From The42 'It was a complete lack of performance from our side' - Ireland coach Doyle Disappointment

'It was a complete lack of performance from our side' - Ireland coach Doyle

Ireland’s passive defence was of particular annoyance to players and coaches alike.

From The42 Ireland's World Cup dream comes crashing down under English control Broken

Ireland's World Cup dream comes crashing down under English control

Fiona Coghlan’s side were well beaten in the semi-final at Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris.

From The42 World Cup semi-final feels like just another step for Ireland's history makers Preview

World Cup semi-final feels like just another step for Ireland's history makers

Fiona Coghlan and her squad believe that this evening’s clash with England is not a finishing point.

From The42 'We know the enormity of the task in front us' - Ireland captain Coghlan Coygig

'We know the enormity of the task in front us' - Ireland captain Coghlan

Philip Doyle’s side face four-time world champions New Zealand this evening in Marcoussis.

From The42 Ireland Women hit the gym as they prepare for New Zealand clash In Pics

Ireland Women hit the gym as they prepare for New Zealand clash

Strength and conditioning coach Marian Earls led the session at Marcoussis this morning.

From The42 Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US Game Plan

Analysis: Ireland Women show tactical intelligence in victory over the US

There were positives to be taken from Friday’s win, but improvement will be needed ahead of the New Zealand clash.

From The42 Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan takes World Cup trophy to visit Eiffel Tower Sightseeing This post contains videos

Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan takes World Cup trophy to visit Eiffel Tower

When the prop got there, however, the captains of 11 other countries were hanging around too. Pure awkward.

From The42 Enda Kenny, Eamon Dunphy and Sean O'Brien wish Ireland Women good luck Coygig

Enda Kenny, Eamon Dunphy and Sean O'Brien wish Ireland Women good luck

Joan Burton, Peter O’Mahony, Derval O’Rourke, Liam Brady and John Hayes also feature in a star-studded video.

From The42 Plenty of positives for Irish Women's team to take from Six Nations campaign Review

Plenty of positives for Irish Women's team to take from Six Nations campaign

Although their final game ended in a 19-15 defeat to France, the visitors superbly battled back from a 16-point deficit mid-way through the second half

From The42 RTÉ 2 to televise England v Ireland clash in Women's Six Nations Champions

RTÉ 2 to televise England v Ireland clash in Women's Six Nations

Ireland are aiming for two Triple Crowns in Twickenham.

From The42 Briggs on the bench as Ireland women begin defence of Grand Slam Champions

Briggs on the bench as Ireland women begin defence of Grand Slam

Winger Hannah Casey earns a debut from the start while there are two more new faces among the replacements.

From The42 Fiona Coghlan named Sportswoman of the Year Winning

Fiona Coghlan named Sportswoman of the Year

The Clontarf woman captained Ireland to an historic first Six Nations Grand Slam.

From The42 Irish women's rugby team honoured at People of the Year awards Inspirational

Irish women's rugby team honoured at People of the Year awards

The Grand Slam winners took home a collective accolade and tribute was paid to rugby fan Donal Walsh.

From The42 RTÉ to broadcast live coverage of Ireland's Grand Slam-defining French clash Triple Crowned This post contains videos

RTÉ to broadcast live coverage of Ireland's Grand Slam-defining French clash

Record crowds are set to descend on Ashbourne RFC this Friday for the crucial rugby encounter.

From The42 History in the making: Coghlan calls upon 'Fortress Ashbourne' in 6 Nations quest Protect This House

History in the making: Coghlan calls upon 'Fortress Ashbourne' in 6 Nations quest

The Irish women have already sealed a Triple Crown and lead the table with two games remaining.

From The42 Ireland Women's side capture first ever Triple Crown after Scottish win History Girls

Ireland Women's side capture first ever Triple Crown after Scottish win

The Irishwomen also secured World Cup 2014 qualification with an impressive win over Scotland.

From The42 Slideshow: How Ireland Women's team made history against England History Girls This post contains images

Slideshow: How Ireland Women's team made history against England

Follow Fiona Coghlan and her teammates over the course of a day to remember.

From The42 PIC: Ireland Women's team moments after stunning 25-0 win over England Heroines

PIC: Ireland Women's team moments after stunning 25-0 win over England

Alison Miller was among the try-scorers on an afternoon to remember in County Meath.

From The42 'We're over moral victories' - Fiona Coghlan plots feisty reception for English Women's Rugby

'We're over moral victories' - Fiona Coghlan plots feisty reception for English

The captain of the Ireland Women’s side swapped leadership tips with Jamie Heaslip at the official 6 Nations launch.

From The42 Olympic success predicted for new Ireland Women's Sevens team Seventh Heaven

Olympic success predicted for new Ireland Women's Sevens team

New Irish coach appointed as IRFU and OCI dream of medals at Rio 2016

From The42 Six Nations: Coghlan sets a minimum standard for Irish women Back In Action

Six Nations: Coghlan sets a minimum standard for Irish women

Ireland captain, Fiona Coghlan, is eager to get back playing International rugby, signalling that nothing less than third will do.