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'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 10,833 Views 1 Comment

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

'She has this rawness to her... Imagine where she could get to in even four or five years'
# Brian O'Driscoll
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# Brian O'Driscoll

'She has this rawness to her... Imagine where she could get to in even four or five years'

Apr 16th 2021, 5:05 PM 449 Views 0 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll reflects on Ireland’s performance against Wales and looks ahead to the challenge that France will pose.

'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'
# Don't Mind The Gap
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# Don't Mind The Gap

'Maybe I'm naive, but I'm going out to play France and I want to put on a big performance'

Apr 12th 2021, 9:30 PM 49,122 Views 8 Comments

Eyes? Pressure? Les Bleues? Bring them all on, says Ireland’s 19-year-old star woman, Béibhinn Parsons.

'There's a gap there already and if we continue to let it grow, there will be no catching up'
# Player Pathway
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# Player Pathway

'There's a gap there already and if we continue to let it grow, there will be no catching up'

Apr 15th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,990 Views 1 Comment

Former Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan wants to see better pathways put in place in the women’s game.

'No better feeling for Hannah to win Player of the Match when she was supposed to get married'
# Put A Ring On It
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# Put A Ring On It

'No better feeling for Hannah to win Player of the Match when she was supposed to get married'

Apr 15th 2021, 5:56 PM 4,720 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs pays tribute to the Ireland out-half who impressed against Wales after her nuptials were postponed.

TRAILBLAZERS SERIES

'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby
# Trailblazers
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# Trailblazers

'She was one of a kind': Why Rosie Stewart's legacy still lives on for Irish women's rugby

Apr 16th 2021, 5:07 PM 159 Views 0 Comments

In the third part of our new series, we hear how the former Ireland player played a pivotal role in Ulster before her tragic passing at the age of 33.

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain
# Trailblazers
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# Trailblazers

'I was aware we weren't accepted': The journey of Ireland's first-ever women's rugby captain

Apr 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,412 Views 7 Comments

In the second part of our new series, Trailblazers, Jill Henderson speaks about turning down England, establishing an Irish team and their lasting legacy.

PREVIEW AND ANALYSIS

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line
# Preview
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# Preview

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line

Apr 16th 2021, 5:08 PM 64 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side welcome the French to Energia Park this afternoon.

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland
# Analysis
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# Analysis

20-year-old Wall's dominant display underlines her potential for Ireland

Apr 13th 2021, 7:30 PM 7,050 Views 3 Comments

The Munster flanker was superb in last weekend’s big win over Wales.