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#Ireland Women

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 30 April, 2022

Ireland look to end difficult Six Nations campaign on a positive note
# Challenge
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# Challenge

Ireland look to end difficult Six Nations campaign on a positive note

Apr 30th 2022, 7:00 AM 8,919 Views 3 Comments

The final round of the Women’s Six Nations sees Greg McWilliams’ side host Scotland in Belfast today.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 4 April, 2022

'As good as they were, we didn't really show up and that's the frustrating part'
# Outclassed
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# Outclassed

'As good as they were, we didn't really show up and that's the frustrating part'

Apr 4th 2022, 7:30 AM 4,525 Views 0 Comments

Winger Lucy Mulhall was deeply disappointed with Ireland’s performance in defeat to France on Saturday.

McWilliams accepts Ireland have 'got to get better' ahead of crucial Italy clash
# Work To Do
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# Work To Do

McWilliams accepts Ireland have 'got to get better' ahead of crucial Italy clash

Apr 4th 2022, 6:30 AM 2,077 Views 0 Comments

Next Sunday’s game at Musgrave Park looks like Ireland’s best chance of picking up a win in the Women’s Six Nations.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 3 April, 2022

McWilliams' Ireland are a long-term project, but need short-term fixes to stay competitive
# Work To Do
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# Work To Do

McWilliams' Ireland are a long-term project, but need short-term fixes to stay competitive

Apr 3rd 2022, 12:30 PM 15,771 Views 10 Comments

Captain Nichola Fryday addressed some of the issues in Ireland’s game after their 40-5 defeat in France on Saturday.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 2 April, 2022

'There is more to come from this Irish side, I just hope people out there stay patient'
# Tough Day
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# Tough Day

'There is more to come from this Irish side, I just hope people out there stay patient'

Apr 2nd 2022, 6:18 PM 5,680 Views 3 Comments

Ireland head coach Greg McWilliams admitted his team have plenty of work to do after suffering a 35-point defeat in France.

Ireland fall to 35-point defeat against classy French side on difficult day in Toulouse
# Battered And Bleu
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# Battered And Bleu

Ireland fall to 35-point defeat against classy French side on difficult day in Toulouse

Apr 2nd 2022, 4:26 PM 22,733 Views 18 Comments

Ireland will be frustrated with an error-ridden performance at the Stade Ernest-Wallon as they suffered their second defeat of the Women’s Six Nations.

'I wanted to see a green jersey again because I didn’t want it to be the way it finished'
# Back At It
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# Back At It

'I wanted to see a green jersey again because I didn’t want it to be the way it finished'

Apr 2nd 2022, 9:30 AM 3,408 Views 2 Comments

Nicole Cronin has come out the other side of a two-year international exodus to emerge as Ireland’s new out-half.

Ireland look to mix skills with smarts as they brace for major test in France
# Up Against It
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# Up Against It

Ireland look to mix skills with smarts as they brace for major test in France

Apr 2nd 2022, 8:45 AM 8,278 Views 3 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side take on an impressive French team in Toulouse today.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 1 April, 2022

'We want to be respected. It’s not about being liked' - McWilliams wants to see Ireland 'fight' in France
# Fighting Talk
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# Fighting Talk

'We want to be respected. It’s not about being liked' - McWilliams wants to see Ireland 'fight' in France

Apr 1st 2022, 6:00 AM 1,542 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are anticipating a difficult encounter when they face Les Bleus in Toulouse on Saturday.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 31 March, 2022

McWilliams names unchanged matchday 23 as Ireland gear up for French test
# Same Again
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# Same Again

McWilliams names unchanged matchday 23 as Ireland gear up for French test

Mar 31st 2022, 11:25 AM 3,505 Views 0 Comments

Star winger Beibhinn Parsons is once again named on the bench.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 21 March, 2022

Nichola Fryday named as new Ireland captain ahead of Six Nations
# Leader
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# Leader

Nichola Fryday named as new Ireland captain ahead of Six Nations

Mar 21st 2022, 12:20 PM 16,472 Views 3 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ squad are preparing for their Six Nations opener against Wales this Saturday.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 22 November, 2021

'It has certainly had its challenges, I’ll be honest' - Griggs bows out as Ireland head coach
# End Of The Road
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# End Of The Road

'It has certainly had its challenges, I’ll be honest' - Griggs bows out as Ireland head coach

Nov 22nd 2021, 6:30 AM 5,208 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs took charge of the Ireland’s women’s team for the final time on Saturday.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 20 November, 2021

'It was just thinking of everything, what this jersey means' - Griffin
# Bowing Out
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# Bowing Out

'It was just thinking of everything, what this jersey means' - Griffin

Nov 20th 2021, 7:21 PM 3,792 Views 2 Comments

Ciara Griffin made sure her final apperance for Ireland was a memorable one.

Griffin signs off in style as Ireland come from behind to beat Japan
# Junior
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# Junior

Griffin signs off in style as Ireland come from behind to beat Japan

Nov 20th 2021, 4:53 PM 5,306 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland captain scored two tries on her last international apperance.

New faces can impress against Japan as Griffin and Griggs prepare to bow out
# End Of An Era
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# End Of An Era

New faces can impress against Japan as Griffin and Griggs prepare to bow out

Nov 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 2,709 Views 0 Comments

Ireland can make it two wins from two after a difficult couple of weeks off the pitch.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 19 November, 2021

From competing against Leona Maguire to winning a first Test start for Ireland
# Making The Cut
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# Making The Cut

From competing against Leona Maguire to winning a first Test start for Ireland

Nov 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,532 Views 1 Comment

Hannah O’Connor has taken an interesting path to international rugby.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 18 November, 2021

'We’re losing a great friend and a great leader' - Ireland look to send Griffin out on a high
# Leader
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# Leader

'We’re losing a great friend and a great leader' - Ireland look to send Griffin out on a high

Nov 18th 2021, 6:00 PM 2,023 Views 0 Comments

Captain Ciara Griffin is set to play her last Test game for Ireland this weekend.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 11 November, 2021

'We're stronger and better than that' - Ireland determined to put Parma heartbreak behind them
# Forward Thinking
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# Forward Thinking

'We're stronger and better than that' - Ireland determined to put Parma heartbreak behind them

Nov 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 2,190 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ team are back in action with a home game against the USA on Friday.

# ireland-women-2 - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

'I’ll support Cliodhna, she’s my teammate' - Eddy's comments leave Ireland squad in difficult position
# Speaking Up
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# Speaking Up

'I’ll support Cliodhna, she’s my teammate' - Eddy's comments leave Ireland squad in difficult position

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 39,943 Views 12 Comments

Ireland players Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe and Nichola Fryday were asked about Anthony Eddy’s recent interview during a team media event today.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 25 October, 2021

'It feels like I'm finally home' - Lucy Quinn loving life in the Ireland squad
# New Face
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# New Face

'It feels like I'm finally home' - Lucy Quinn loving life in the Ireland squad

Oct 25th 2021, 11:33 AM 2,520 Views 0 Comments

The Birmingham City striker made her international debut last month.

# ireland-women-2 - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Ireland keep the faith as squad look to put Spain horror show behind them
# Under Pressure
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# Under Pressure

Ireland keep the faith as squad look to put Spain horror show behind them

Sep 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 26,907 Views 4 Comments

Ireland take on Italy at 2pm in Parma today in a World Cup Qualifier fixture.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 18 September, 2021

'No tickets have been punched for that plane yet, so everything is to play for'
# Point To Prove
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# Point To Prove

'No tickets have been punched for that plane yet, so everything is to play for'

Updated Sep 18th 2021, 5:05 PM 16,517 Views 2 Comments

After Ireland’s shock defeat to Spain, captain Ciara Griffin says the squad are determined to give a better account of themselves against Italy.

# ireland-women-2 - Monday 7 June, 2021

Aoife Colvill and Ellen Molloy join Ireland squad for Iceland double-header
# Boost
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# Boost

Aoife Colvill and Ellen Molloy join Ireland squad for Iceland double-header

Jun 7th 2021, 5:48 PM 3,275 Views 1 Comment

Vera Pauw’s squad play the first of two games against Iceland on Friday.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 4 June, 2021

Ireland manager Pauw recalls Grant and McLaughlin in 23-player squad for Iceland double-header
# Back In The Mix
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# Back In The Mix

Ireland manager Pauw recalls Grant and McLaughlin in 23-player squad for Iceland double-header

Jun 4th 2021, 11:44 AM 2,000 Views 0 Comments

Shelbourne’s Saoirse Noonan is also included in a full squad for the first time.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

FAI confirm two friendlies against Iceland for Vera Pauw's Ireland
# Double-header
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# Double-header

FAI confirm two friendlies against Iceland for Vera Pauw's Ireland

May 18th 2021, 3:19 PM 1,259 Views 0 Comments

The games will act as the final preparation window ahead of the World Cup qualifiers later this year.

# ireland-women-2 - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

'It’s amazing how extremely different they are' - Higgins getting to grips with switch from 7s to 15s rugby
# Role Models
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# Role Models

'It’s amazing how extremely different they are' - Higgins getting to grips with switch from 7s to 15s rugby

Apr 28th 2021, 5:54 PM 2,366 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland centre made her Six Nations debut earlier this month.

'Your losses can be definitive, but I don't let them define how I think about myself'
# Balance
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# Balance

'Your losses can be definitive, but I don't let them define how I think about myself'

Apr 28th 2021, 3:09 PM 3,447 Views 3 Comments

Flanker Dorothy Wall discusses Ireland’s Six Nations campaign and the influence of her family.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 23 April, 2021

Experienced Italians will feel they can pip Ireland in ongoing battle to be best of the rest
# Azzurre
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# Azzurre

Experienced Italians will feel they can pip Ireland in ongoing battle to be best of the rest

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 8:00 PM 2,336 Views 0 Comments

There has been little to pick between the two teams in recent years.

# ireland-women-2 - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Ireland's Six Nations game against Italy switched to Dublin to avoid quarantine restrictions
# Change Of Plans
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# Change Of Plans

Ireland's Six Nations game against Italy switched to Dublin to avoid quarantine restrictions

Apr 21st 2021, 5:11 PM 4,281 Views 5 Comments

Third/fourth-place playoff will now take place in Donnybrook on Saturday.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Ireland unchanged for France with highly-rated Murphy Crowe in line for debut
# Team News
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# Team News

Ireland unchanged for France with highly-rated Murphy Crowe in line for debut

Apr 15th 2021, 2:59 PM 3,775 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs has kept faith with the same starting XV which beat Wales 45-0.

'If I have to hit nearly every ruck, I'll happily do it' - Fryday expecting busy afternoon against France
# Hungry For Work
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# Hungry For Work

'If I have to hit nearly every ruck, I'll happily do it' - Fryday expecting busy afternoon against France

Apr 15th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,994 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland lock has been working on making a greater impact around the pitch.

# ireland-women-2 - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

'I am a bit of the eternal optimist. But like everyone, there is always a balance'
# W6N
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# W6N

'I am a bit of the eternal optimist. But like everyone, there is always a balance'

Apr 14th 2021, 4:54 PM 10,893 Views 1 Comment

Sene Naoupu on being grateful, growing the game, and taking on France.

'I don't think I'd be the rugby player I am without those years playing basketball'
# W6N
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# W6N

'I don't think I'd be the rugby player I am without those years playing basketball'

Apr 14th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,608 Views 0 Comments

Ireland international Lauren Delany came through the IRFU’s IQ Rugby programme.

# ireland-women-2 - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

'We've had loads of ups and downs over the last 12 months' - Latest uncertainty nothing new for Ireland
# W6N
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# W6N

'We've had loads of ups and downs over the last 12 months' - Latest uncertainty nothing new for Ireland

Apr 13th 2021, 4:40 PM 2,324 Views 2 Comments

Adam Griggs’ team have eyed the France fixture as a chance to record a potential upset.

# ireland-women-2 - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales
# Tyrrell
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# Tyrrell

'We were raring to go' - Ireland set sights on France after dominant win over Wales

Apr 10th 2021, 9:04 PM 5,626 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs’ side blew Wales away with a blistering first-half display.

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff
# W6N
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# W6N

Parsons shines as seven-try Ireland blow Wales away in Cardiff

Apr 10th 2021, 7:11 PM 26,252 Views 12 Comments

The visitors built up a commanding 31-0 lead in the first-half.

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations From The42
Live Apr 10th 2021, 4:23 PM

As it happened: Wales v Ireland, Women's Six Nations

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them
# W6N
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# W6N

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them

Apr 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 1,351 Views 0 Comments

Today’s Six Nations meeting with Wales is Ireland’s first outing since last October.

# ireland-women-2 - Friday 9 April, 2021

'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain
# Ireland Women
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# Ireland Women

'We have to get the ball into their hands' - Griggs wants his Ireland team to entertain

Apr 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 5,781 Views 3 Comments

The head coach is hoping his squad can reap the benefits of all their time together on the training pitch.

# ireland-women-2 - Thursday 8 April, 2021

'We're going after wins' - Griggs calls for Ireland to deliver ahead of Six Nations opener
# Intent
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# Intent

'We're going after wins' - Griggs calls for Ireland to deliver ahead of Six Nations opener

Apr 8th 2021, 3:30 PM 2,328 Views 2 Comments

The head coach believes his squad now have a better understanding of what is required to win Test matches.

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