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#Women's Rugby

# womens-rugby - Yesterday’s News

'It will be absolutely huge for sport here' - The legacy of the Women's Rugby World Cup

Elaine Buckley of the Fair Game podcast spoke to The42 this week.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

WRWC to run ticket exchange, so don't give up hope of seeing Ireland's pool matches just yet

Proceeds from the ‘Wimbledon style’ re-sales will go to the IRFU Charitable Trust.

# womens-rugby - Friday 14 July, 2017

IRFU funding for women's rugby up 25%, will rise by a further €500k after World Cup

The union’s accounts, released today, show a spend of €2.1 million on its women’s programme.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 6 July, 2017

The USA women's Navy Seal workout day looks absolutely zero craic WRWC 17 This post contains videos

The USA women's Navy Seal workout day looks absolutely zero craic

The road to Ireland 2017 is paved with excruciating beach drills.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Black Ferns and Ireland's pool rivals Australia have named their WRWC squads

World champions England have also unveiled a massively experienced side for next month’s tournament on these shores.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Time is everything as Ireland's World Cup countdown gathers pace

Maz Reilly tells us what it takes to get the Ireland engine room up and running.

# womens-rugby - Monday 19 June, 2017

Ireland's WRWC rivals Australia take a beating as England defeat NZ to top rankings Ireland 2017 This post contains videos

Ireland's WRWC rivals Australia take a beating as England defeat NZ to top rankings

The Wallaroos have work to do before facing Ireland after conceding 144 points in three tough warm-up Tests.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Naoupu and Baxter among exciting Ireland 7s squad chasing World Cup qualification

Anthony Eddy’s squad are in France for the next two weekends, competing on two fronts.

# womens-rugby - Monday 29 May, 2017

Huge markers laid down as Ireland beat England and Fiji in 7s Women's Rugby This post contains videos

Huge markers laid down as Ireland beat England and Fiji in 7s

Two impressive results book-ended Ireland’s best world series finish to date.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 8 April, 2017

UL Bohemians dethrone Old Belvedere to seal deserved title victory

The Limerick side won 10-3 at Donnybrook.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Dramatic Belvo win sets up All-Ireland league final against UL Bohs

Jackie Shiels scored all the points in a victory over Railway Union, while Bohs beat Galwegians well.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Ex-international Neville 'over the moon' to be named on referee panel for Women's Rugby World Cup

The poacher turned gamekeeper is one of three Irish officials named for the tournament.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'Physically, the girls are beaten up': Hope shines in painful end to Ireland's 6 Nations

Through the pain of St Patrick’s Day Ireland showed promise of a big summer ahead.

# womens-rugby - Friday 17 March, 2017

Ireland women push England to their limits in intense Grand Slam decider

A sickening injury to Claire Molloy helped England pull away in tonight’s Slam decider.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Uncertainty about finalists as UL Bohs and Railway Union All-Ireland Cup semi ends in controversy

The match was still a draw following extra time and there’s confusion as to what happens next.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Tyrrell try gives Ireland victory in Wales to set up Grand Slam decider with England

Tom Tierney’s side will face off against England in Donnybrook on St Patrick’s Day.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Ireland's main World Cup rivals have arranged their own warm-up tournament in June

Australia will join the world’s top three sides in a six-Test series over eight days in New Zealand this June.

# womens-rugby - Monday 27 February, 2017

'Some of the chat is just ridiculous. It affects the players'

Ireland Women head coach Tom Tierney wasn’t impressed with discussion around the women’s game.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Kicked to touch? An open letter from frustrated supporters of women's rugby in Ireland

Frustrating inconsistency is hampering Ireland ahead of home Rugby World Cup.

# womens-rugby - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty

Tom Tierney’s side are set to lose Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Bohs hammer Galwegians as unbeaten Women's AIL season looks a real possibility

The Limerick side racked up eight tries while there were also wins for St. Mary’s, Railway Union and Cooke.

Ireland out to top last weekend's mediocre performance and finish Italian job

Despite a bonus-point win over Scotland, there are mistakes to rectify.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Sevens star returns as Irish Women make 2 changes

Hannah Tyrrell will make her first appearance in this year’s Six Nations against Italy.

# womens-rugby - Monday 6 February, 2017

Ireland lead the Six Nations after their great escape in Scotland

Jenny Murphy’s return was among the positives in a poor performance from Tom Tierney’s side.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 5 February, 2017

UL Bohemians stay on track for double after tough Highfield test

It was an action-packed weekend of women’s rugby.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From youth to experience: 5 women who will be key to Ireland’s Six Nations chances

Ireland’s Women kick off their campaign away to Scotland on Friday evening.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Ex-Clare GAA star Considine among 5 uncapped women in Ireland's 6 Nations squad

The Munster wing is joined by two new props and half-backs.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 8 January, 2017

Tickets for this year's Women's Rugby World Cup in Ireland go on sale tomorrow

And the hosts will meet Australia on day one as the pool schedule is confirmed.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Thrills, spills and heartache: 21 pictures that sum up the women's rugby year Through A Lens This post contains images

Thrills, spills and heartache: 21 pictures that sum up the women's rugby year

It’s been an up and down 12 months.

# womens-rugby - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Leinster women deliver resounding bonus point win over Ulster to set up Donnybrook showdown

They hosts held their Northern guests scoreless to tee up a clash with Munster next weekend.

# womens-rugby - Friday 2 December, 2016

Ireland Women storm back from 12 - 0 down to win Dubai 7s Challenge Trophy

Anthony Eddy’s side have gotten better as the Dubai leg of the world series has gone on.

Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s

Anthony Eddy’s side will face Spain in this afternoon’s final.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Ireland Women strike late to claim draw with Fiji on tough day in Dubai

However, Lucy Mulhall thought she had kicked the winning points before the referee asked for her conversion to be re-taken.

# womens-rugby - Friday 25 November, 2016

Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai'

Anthony Eddy is also sending a development squad to compete in the UAE.

# womens-rugby - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Ireland out to reap benefits of inaugural November series with World Cup in view

Head coach Tom Tierney is hoping the three tough Tests will prepare his squad for next August’s home World Cup.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Opening November Test against England comes too soon for Ireland captain Briggs

Head coach Tom Tierney has returned Nora Stapleton to the number 10 jersey to open a tough Autumn series.

Proximity of toughest Tests tempers Irish excitement for Women's Rugby World Cup

The difficult task of escaping Pool C is at the back of Tom Tierney’s mind as he prepares a squad for a historic November series.

# womens-rugby - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Ireland to face France and Australia in Women's Rugby World Cup pool

Tom Tierney’s side have a tough task ahead of them next August.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Wexford football captain Murphy and Niamh Briggs named in development squad for Ireland 7s

With the front-liners still on World Series duty, Anthony Eddy has introduced some new names to gain experience in Amsterdam.

# womens-rugby - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Naoupu joins Ireland Women’s Sevens squad as Galvin misses Atlanta trip

Anthony Eddy has been able to call on Alison Miller for the World Series legs in Atlanta and Langford.

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