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'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
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# Trailblazers

'It was a lot of hard graft’: The groundbreakers who paved the way for Irish women's rugby

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 12:18 PM 26,071 Views 4 Comments

In the first part of our new series, Trailblazers, we hear about their humble beginnings, merging with the IRFU and the journey still ahead.

'Best of the rest' should be Ireland's minimum target until sport takes shape around them
# Waiting Game
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# Waiting Game

'Best of the rest' should be Ireland's minimum target until sport takes shape around them

Apr 8th 2021, 7:02 PM 3,890 Views 2 Comments

‘There’s no doubt about what’s being put in by individuals and how they’re maximising every resource they have, but you can always have more support.’

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
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# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 36,192 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

WALES V IRELAND PREVIEW

'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 5,754 Views 3 Comments

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

Battered Wales are out to prove they can keep pace with Ireland
# W6N
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# W6N

Battered Wales are out to prove they can keep pace with Ireland

Apr 9th 2021, 8:00 AM 3,465 Views 0 Comments

Last season Wales lost all four of their games in the Six Nations and conceded a total of 166 points.