Category Archives: Women’s Rugby

Jenny Murphy Feature Interview: The Kildare Nationalist – February 9 2021

RUGBY JENNY MURPHY – PLAYER COACH AND TV PUNDIT By Daire Walsh TWO weeks ago, on these pages, we featured a review of Women’s Rugby at Naas RFC where former Irish international, Jenny Murphy, played a prominent role. This week … Continue reading

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FAI Women’s Cup Final Overview: Peamount United V Cork City – The Evening Echo – December 14 2020

A bridge too far for young City WOMEN’S SOCCER Daire Walsh THEY weren’t lacking in endeavour, but it just wasn’t to be for Cork City in the FAI Women’s Cup final at Tallaght on Saturday. Manager Rónán Collins has spoken … Continue reading

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FAI Women’s Cup Final Build-Up: Maria O’Sullivan (Cork City Captain) – The Evening Echo – December 11 2020

Ballincollig’s Maria O’Sullivan isn’t phased by captaining Cork City in cup final DAIRE WALSH SITTING in the stands at the Aviva Stadium in 2017 as Cork City triumphed over UCD Waves in a FAI Cup decider, Maria O’Sullivan had a … Continue reading

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Women’s Six Nations Championship Piece: Hannah Tyrrell – The Tallaght Echo – December 3 2020

Tyrrell hoping to get another shot at 10 for Ireland By Daire Walsh CLONDALKIN native Hannah Tyrrell enjoyed a new lease of life on the Ireland women’s rugby team when they returned to Six Nations action earlier this year. Previously … Continue reading

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Women’s Six Nations Championship: Ireland V Italy – The Irish Examiner (Print) – October 26 2020

Layoff does little to dim Claire Molloy’s brilliance DAIRE WALSH Claire Molloy served up a reminder of her enduring quality at Donnybrook on Saturday night as Ireland made a winning return to the Women’s Six Nations at the expense of … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Women’s Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Adam Griggs – The Irish Examiner (Online) – October 25 2020

‘Outstanding’ Laura Sheehan steps up after late Ireland call-up DAIRE WALSH Ireland women’s head coach Adam Griggs sang the praises of Laura Sheehan after his charges returned to Six Nations action with a 21-7 victory over Italy at Donnybrook Stadium … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Women’s Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Ciara Griffin – Irishrugby.ie – October 25 2020

Griffin: ‘Workhorse’ Molloy Is ‘Back With A Bang’ By Daire Walsh Ireland Women’s captain Ciara Griffin was happy to achieve the squad’s stated goal of three home Six Nations wins at Energia Park last night. Although there will be an unexpected fourth … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Women’s Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Adam Griggs – Irishrugby.ie – October 25 2020

Griggs Picks Out Late Call-Up Sheehan For Praise By Daire Walsh Despite acknowledging it was an up-and-down performance from his side, Ireland Women’s head coach Adam Griggs was really pleased to make a winning return to Six Nations action at Energia Park … Continue reading

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Women’s Six Nations Championship: Ireland V Italy – The Irish Examiner (Online) – October 24 2020

Molloy makes Ireland return a winning one Ireland leap to second in the Championship table, ahead of France’s clash with Scotland in Glasgow on Sunday. DAIRE WALSH, DONNYBROOK WOMEN’S SIX NATIONS: Ireland 21 Italy 7 They were forced to dig … Continue reading

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Women’s Six Nations Preview: Ireland V Italy – The Irish Examiner – October 24 2020

Covid drama wouldn’t unsettle Ireland for Women’s Six Nations restart DAIRE WALSH Ireland skipper Ciara Griffin is confident her side can make a memorable return to Women’s Six Nations action when they welcome Italy to Donnybrook Stadium this evening (kick-off … Continue reading

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