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#Ireland Women

From The42 No more excuses for Ireland Women - they need to start getting the results Winning

No more excuses for Ireland Women - they need to start getting the results

Captain Ciara Griffin says ‘you can talk as much as you want but actions give you answers.’

From The42 Two new faces as Ireland Women cut squad ahead of Six Nations training camp Ireland Women

Two new faces as Ireland Women cut squad ahead of Six Nations training camp

Claire Keohane and Dorothy Wall will be involved in Wales this weekend.

From The42 New forwards, defence coach on board as Ireland Women head for training camp with Doyle's Scotland Building Up

New forwards, defence coach on board as Ireland Women head for training camp with Doyle's Scotland

Adam Griggs has eight uncapped players hoping to make an impression ahead of a November Test against Wales.

From The42 'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day' Higher And Higher

'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day'

Before Ireland Women kick off their 7s World Series campaign, we caught up with Lucy Mulhall to chat about the value of experience, youth and arduous altitude training.

From The42 Training camps with France and Scotland can prove 'enormously valuable,' says Eddy Women's Rugby

Training camps with France and Scotland can prove 'enormously valuable,' says Eddy

Adam Griggs’ side have just one Test match set for November.

From The42 Ireland Women left with just one November Test after being 'let down badly' International Rugby

Ireland Women left with just one November Test after being 'let down badly'

The 15-a-side team will take on Wales on 10 November in UCD.

From The42 Joy of six as Ireland's young guns progress to Euro Elite Round qualifiers in style 17 Again This post contains videos

Joy of six as Ireland's young guns progress to Euro Elite Round qualifiers in style

James Scott’s U17 women advanced with a game in hand, and face Greece in a top-of-the-table clash next.

From The42 'I wasn't ever going to buy an Irish jersey, I was going to earn an Irish jersey' Unstoppable

'I wasn't ever going to buy an Irish jersey, I was going to earn an Irish jersey'

Ireland international Leah Lyons remembers how she was inspired as a youngster.

From The42 'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward' Ireland Women

'We have to be tough on each other because that's how you go forward'

Ireland Women have no games this summer, while the five top nations play each other in July

From The42 Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Japan after best-ever finish Seven Up

Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Japan after best-ever finish

19-year-old Tullamore star Megan Burns has been selected for her first World Series trip.

From The42 'The whole game is completely dismantled' - Ex-boss on Ireland Women's rugby crisis Rapid Decline This post contains videos

'The whole game is completely dismantled' - Ex-boss on Ireland Women's rugby crisis

Philip Doyle delivered a passionate argument for change on Off The Ball this evening.

From The42 Griggs' Ireland fall to 10th in latest World Rugby rankings after dismal Six Nations Low Ebb
From The42 Ireland defeated in Cardiff as Six Nations campaign ends with underwhelming defeat Sobering

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.

From The42 Ireland look to defence for next building block against France Women's Rugby

Ireland look to defence for next building block against France

The attack functioned for Adam Grigg’s side in the loss to Italy, but against the formidable French Ireland will have to pick their battles.

From The42 Globe-trotting Considine a rugby convert no more Transition Complete

Globe-trotting Considine a rugby convert no more

The Clare woman first sampled 15-a-side international rugby in 2017 and went travelling after that year’s World Cup. She has returned all the better for the experience.

From The42 Ireland Women suffer double injury blow as they bid to bounce back after Italy defeat Back To Front

Ireland Women suffer double injury blow as they bid to bounce back after Italy defeat

Centre Michelle Claffey required surgery on the ankle injury picked up in Italy, while Leah Lyons will be sidelined with a shoulder issue.

From The42 'Rugby's always been my number one' - Dane looks to take chance in Italy Halfback

'Rugby's always been my number one' - Dane looks to take chance in Italy

The Ulster scrum-half came through the ranks in Enniskillen to make her debut this year.

From The42 7s, 15s and Chemical Engineering - Enniskillen's Boles balancing the books New Face

7s, 15s and Chemical Engineering - Enniskillen's Boles balancing the books

The 20-year-old back row made her debut in the Six Nations two weekends ago.

From The42 Molloy an injury concern for Ireland Women but Peat set for return Reinforcement

Molloy an injury concern for Ireland Women but Peat set for return

The Leinster loosehead has missed the opening two rounds of the Six Nations.

From The42 Analysis: Outstanding Caplice and Lyons lead the way for Ireland Women Hurt

Analysis: Outstanding Caplice and Lyons lead the way for Ireland Women

The tighthead prop and blindside flanker were superb in the win over Scotland.

From The42 'At times we were playing with such tempo that we almost ran ourselves off our feet' Back On Track

'At times we were playing with such tempo that we almost ran ourselves off our feet'

Ireland Women’s 22-5 win in Scotland has teed them up for a big test against Italy.

From The42 'We're going out there to win and we will win. That's our attitude' Fighting Irish

'We're going out there to win and we will win. That's our attitude'

There’s a nice Laois flavour to the Ireland Women as they gear up for a huge clash in Scotland tonight.

'At the start I was actually going into the scrum myself!': Ross making his impact felt

The performance of the scrum was one positive aspect of Ireland Women’s heavy Six Nations defeat to England on Friday.

From The42 New and returning faces on the bench as Griggs names Ireland side for England opener Six Nations

New and returning faces on the bench as Griggs names Ireland side for England opener

Ireland Women get their Six Nations campaign up and running on Friday evening.

From The42 Mini-groups, no fear, depth and 'me, we' - Ireland Women look to progress New Wave

Mini-groups, no fear, depth and 'me, we' - Ireland Women look to progress

Captain Ciara Griffin is excited about the emerging players in the squad.

From The42 'I'm not angry or bitter. I'm fit, healthy and happy again and that's important' Interview

'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.

From The42 Ireland won't have far to travel if they qualify for Women's Euro 2021 as England named host nation Across The Pond

Ireland won't have far to travel if they qualify for Women's Euro 2021 as England named host nation

The draw for the qualifying group stage will take place in February.

From The42 Ireland edged by England in thriller on disappointing day in Dubai Ireland 7s

Ireland edged by England in thriller on disappointing day in Dubai

Anthony Eddy’s side finished the women’s tournament in eighth place, but ran England and France close along the way.

From The42 Ireland face 'one of the biggest challenges in women's rugby' at Twickenham London Calling

Ireland face 'one of the biggest challenges in women's rugby' at Twickenham

Adam Griggs’ side conclude their two-game November schedule against England this evening.

From The42 Griggs makes six changes for Ireland's trip to face England at Twickenham Team News

Griggs makes six changes for Ireland's trip to face England at Twickenham

Captain Ciara Griffin has been ruled out of Saturday’s November international through injury.

From The42 Ireland Women come up short against USA as 16-year-old Parsons debuts November Test

Ireland Women come up short against USA as 16-year-old Parsons debuts

Debutant Laura Sheehan and Eimear Considine scored tries for Adam Griggs’ side in Donnybrook.

From The42 'Hopefully we can get girls into clubs and playing from a younger age' Nine

'Hopefully we can get girls into clubs and playing from a younger age'

Ireland Women scrum-half Ailsa Hughes is looking to take her game to the next level.

From The42 'I love the lineouts... it's nice to have that added challenge of calling' Caller

'I love the lineouts... it's nice to have that added challenge of calling'

Ireland second row Aoife McDermott is looking to build on her first Six Nations campaign this year.

From The42 Ireland Women excited to see 16-year-old flyer Parsons step up against US Hot Shot

Ireland Women excited to see 16-year-old flyer Parsons step up against US

The Ballinasloe product helped the Connacht U18s to inter-pro success in September.

From The42 16-year-old Parsons set for Ireland Women debut off bench against USA Potential

16-year-old Parsons set for Ireland Women debut off bench against USA

Lauren Delany and Laura Sheehan have been named to start for their first Test caps.

From The42 TV slot clash means Ireland Women will play at 5pm on a Friday Not Ideal

TV slot clash means Ireland Women will play at 5pm on a Friday

The IRFU says a Sunday kick-off was not viable due to a possible four-day turnaround between games.

From The42 Briggs misses out as Ireland name nine uncapped players for November Fresh Faces

Briggs misses out as Ireland name nine uncapped players for November

There are three ‘development players’ included in Adam Griggs’ selection.

From The42 'We wanted to give these players a high-performance environment' Women's Rugby

'We wanted to give these players a high-performance environment'

Ireland Women head coach Adam Griggs is leading the ‘emerging talent day’ at Abbottstown.

From The42 Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls 2020 Vision

Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls

A European tournament or World Rugby repechage will serve as Ireland’s best chance of qualifying for Tokyo 2020.

From The42 Ireland Women to face England in second November Test CONFIRMED

Ireland Women to face England in second November Test

After declining an invitation to tour Australia in June, the IRFU has confirmed the autumn schedule.

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