Category Archives: Women’s Rugby

Women’s All-Ireland League Launch: Fiona Hayes (UL Bohemians) – The Irish Examiner – September 29 2018

UL Bohs targeting hat-trick Daire Walsh Veteran prop Fiona Hayes believes Munster’s recent interprovincial heartbreak will be a huge motivational tool in UL Bohemian’s bid to land a third consecutive Women’s All-Ireland League title. The former Ireland international was one … Continue reading

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Women’s All-Ireland League Launch: Michelle Claffey – The Irish Examiner – September 19 2018

England decision on full-time contracts pleases Michelle Claffey By Daire Walsh Irish international Michelle Claffey has described the reintroduction of full-time contracts for England players as “a positive step” for women’s rugby. The RFU controversially opted against renewing the deals … Continue reading

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Women’s Interprovincial Championship: Leinster V Munster – The Irish Examiner – September 17 2018

Heartbreak for Munster as Leinster survive late drama in women’s interpros By Daire Walsh at Energia Park Women’s Interprovincials Leinster 14 – 14 Munster Leinster women’s head coach Ben Armstrong heaped praise on his side after they reclaimed the Interprovincial Championship at Energia Park on … Continue reading

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Women’s Interprovincial Championship: Leinster V Ulster – The Irish Examiner – September 1 2018

Leinster dominate Ulster Women’s Interprovincial Championship Leinster 17 Ulster 0 Daire Walsh Leinster’s bid to reclaim the Women’s Interprovincial Championship began with a convincing victory over Ulster at Stradbrook last night. With former Highfield scrum-half Ellen Murphy impressing alongside Nikki … Continue reading

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Women’s Rugby Sevens World Cup Squad Announcement: Lucy Mulhall – Irishrugby.ie – July 20 2018

Mulhall: I’ve Grown As A Captain And So Has The Team Regardless of how the Ireland Women fare against England in today’s Rugby World Cup Sevens opener in San Francisco (kick-off 12.12pm local time/8.12pm Irish time) (live on eir Sport … Continue reading

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Women’s Rugby Sevens World Cup Squad Announcement: Ashleigh Baxter – Irishrugby.ie – July 18 2018

Baxter ‘Buzzing’ For Her Fourth World Cup Tournament More than most, Cooke and Ulster star Ashleigh Baxter knows how demanding it can be to juggle 15s and Sevens international rugby. Her latest quest sees her in San Francisco for this … Continue reading

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Jenny Murphy Interview On Naas Women’s Team: The Kildare Nationalist – April 24 2018

RUGBY: JENNY MURPHY INTERVIEW Naas RFC to benefit from Murphy’s experience By Daire Walsh EXCITING times lie ahead for Naas RFC, after it was recently confirmed that the club would be fielding a senior women’s side from the beginning of … Continue reading

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Women’s Six Nations Championship Build-Up Piece: Ireland V England (Adam Griggs & Hannah Tyrrell) – Irishrugby.ie – March 16 2018

Griggs And Tyrrell Target Strong Finish For Ireland Women Ireland Women’s head coach Adam Griggs is looking for his side to play the game on their own terms at the Ricoh Arena tonight when they face a highly-rated England team … Continue reading

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Women’s Six Nations Championship Build-Up Piece: Ireland V England (Aoife McDermott) – Irishrugby.ie – March 16 2018

Second Row Rookie McDermott Ready To Stand Tall Against England A native of Riverstown, County Sligo, Aoife McDermott is the latest in a line of Irish rugby players to make a smooth transition from the world of basketball. Although they … Continue reading

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Women’s Six Nations Championship Preview: Ireland V England – The Irish Examiner – March 16 2018

Winger Galvin starts for Ireland as Griggs reshuffles Women’s Six Nations Daire Walsh Ireland coach Adam Griggs has made three changes to his starting line-up for tonight’s Six Nations Women’s Championship finale against England at the Ricoh Arena (5.30pm, RTE … Continue reading

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