Category Archives: Women’s Rugby

Women’s International Test: England V Ireland – The Irish Examiner – November 26 2018

Brave Irish fail to break English stranglehold Women’s Test ENGLAND 37 IRELAND 15 Daire Walsh A brave Irish challenge came up short against a powerful English side at Twickenham on Saturday evening. While Eimear Considine, Lauren Delany and Claire Molloy … Continue reading

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Ireland V England Women’s Rugby Build-Up Piece: The Irish Examiner – November 24 2018

Ireland bid to end losing streak at Fortress Twickenham Daire Walsh Ireland women’s head coach Adam Griggs feels his side have ‘nothing to lose’ heading into tonight’s international test against England at Twickenham [5.40pm, Sky Sports]. Following a 19-10 reversal to … Continue reading

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Ireland V England Women’s Rugby Build-Up Piece: Michelle Claffey – Irishrugby.ie – November 24 2018

Claffey Takes Centre Stage For Red Roses Showdown Ireland Women’s centre Michelle Claffey admitted it was quite emotional to make her first international start against the USA at Energia Park last Sunday afternoon. After making four appearances off the bench … Continue reading

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Ireland V USA Rugby Build-Up Piece: USA Flanker John Quill – The Irish Examiner – November 23 2018

John Quill riding American rugby wave By Daire Walsh USA flanker John Quill is looking forward to renewing acquaintances with former Dolphin team-mates Niall Scannell and Darren Sweetnam in tomorrow’s international encounter with Ireland at the Aviva Stadium. The Youghal … Continue reading

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Ireland V England Women’s Rugby Build-Up Piece: Michelle Claffey – The Irish Examiner – November 23 2018

Claffey aiming to seal regular Ireland place By Daire Walsh Michelle Claffey won’t forget this week in a hurry. She received her first Irish start in Sunday’s defeat to the USA and six days later will line out at Twickenham … Continue reading

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Ireland V USA Women’s Rugby Build-Up Piece: Adam Griggs – The Irish Times – November 22 2018

Injury forces changes to Ireland women’s team for Twickenham Chance for Nicole Cronin, Emma Hooban, Leah Lyons and Nichola Fryday to impress Daire Walsh Following a disappointing home defeat to the USA last weekend, IrelandWomen’s head coach Adam Griggs has made six alterations … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction Piece: Women’s Test International – Ireland V USA – Irishrugby.ie – November 20 2018

Griggs And Griffin Set Targets For Twickenham After Losing Start Ireland Women’s head coach Adam Griggs said the team’s breakdown work was not sharp enough during Sunday afternoon’s 19-10 defeat to a well-drilled USA side at Energia Park. Ireland were … Continue reading

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Women’s International Test: Ireland V USA – The Irish Examiner – November 19 2018

Breakdown failing costs us, says Irish boss Griggs Women’s International Test Ireland 10 USA 19 Daire Walsh, Energia Park IRELAND Women’s head coach Adam Griggs pinpointed a lack of cohesion around the breakdown as a key factor in his side’s … Continue reading

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Women’s Test International: Ireland V USA – The Irish Independent – November 19 2019

Griggs rues breakdown malfunction in loss to USA Ireland 10 USA 19 Daire Walsh Ireland women’s head coach Adam Griggs pinpointed a lack of cohesion around the breakdown as a key factor in his side’s defeat to the USA at … Continue reading

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Women’s Test International: Ireland V USA – The Irish Times – November 19 2018

Women’s international: USA prove too strong for Ireland Ireland suffer third straight loss as visitors run in three tries at Donnybrook Daire Walsh  at Donnybrook Ireland 10 USA 19 Ireland fell to a disappointing defeat at the hands of the … Continue reading

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