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# grow the game
Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.
# grow the game
A momentous but challenging few years lie ahead for the game
The Six Nations is back this weekend, the World Cup comes next year, then WXV launches in 2023.
# grow the game
Plans to include Pacific Island teams in Super Rugby could wake 'sleeping giant'
World Rugby has pledged its support to the Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika teams.
# Global
WXV, the new three-tier global women's rugby competition to launch in 2023
World Rugby has confirmed the format of an annual 16-team competition.
# Player power
Rugby players announce minimum conditions for future global competition
‘Players are actually in favour of a proper global season that works for everyone’
# grow the game
Joe Schmidt to work with Spain team for a day ahead of big Georgia clash
The former Ireland boss is also set to coach the Classic All Blacks in May.
# Revenge
Farrell's Ireland to host Japan, Springboks and Wallabies in November 2020
The Brave Blossoms shocked Ireland at their home World Cup.
# grow the game
'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity'
John O’Donnell and the Ireland Men’s Sevens team have a huge weekend ahead in Hong Kong.
# grow the game
Leinster hope to see women's inter-pros expanded from three rounds
Head coach Ben Armstrong says his players are keen for more inter-provincial fixtures in the future.