Category Archives: Women’s Rugby

Women In Rugby Series: Emer O’Dowd (Connacht Rugby) – Irishrugby.ie – June 9 2021

Women In Rugby: Emer O’Dowd By Daire Walsh She may still be a few months shy of her 20th birthday, but Ireland Women’s star Beibhinn Parsons has already left a considerable impression on the international rugby scene. Back in November … Continue reading

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Women’s Six Nations Championship Follow-Up Piece: Eve Higgins – The Tallaght Echo – May 6 2021

Rugby Higgins eager to build on her solid start in Six Nations By Daire Walsh HAVING waited almost four years to pick up her first international rugby cap at 15s, Lucan native Eve Higgins found herself thrown in at the … Continue reading

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Give It A Try Launch: Dorothy Wall – Irishrugby.ie – April 28 2021

Wall: ‘Give It A Try’ Is So Exciting For The Future Of Women’s Rugby By Daire Walsh Fresh from scoring her first two international tries, Dorothy Wall believes initiatives like ‘Give It A Try’ can help to grow Women’s rugby in Ireland to a … Continue reading

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Give It A Try Launch: Eve Higgins – Irishrugby.ie – April 28 2021

Higgins Hopes ‘Give It A Try’ Will ‘Grow The Game In All Areas’ By Daire Walsh Ireland Women’s star Eve Higgins believes the IRFU’s ‘Give It A Try’ initiative can be the perfect springboard to get more girls to take up rugby at a younger age. … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Women’s Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Adam Griggs – Irishrugby.ie – April 26 2021

Griggs Happy With Third, But ‘We Know There’s More In Us’ By Daire Walsh While generally satisfied to finish the Six Nations in third place, Ireland Women’s head coach Adam Griggs accepted his team have considerable scope for improvement as they head … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Women’s Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe – Irishrugby.ie – April 26 2021

‘You Just Appreciate This So Much’ – Murphy Crowe On Playing And Scoring For Ireland By Daire Walsh Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe enjoyed a memorable first start in the Six Nations on Saturday as her brace of tries against Italy helped Ireland to … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Women’s Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Hannah O’Connor – Irishrugby.ie – April 26 2021

O’Connor: These Matches Will Really Stand To Us By Daire Walsh Back rower Hannah O’Connor admitted it was ‘a bit of blur’ when she replaced Ireland captain Ciara Griffin so early into Saturday’s place play-off win over Italy at Energia Park. There were just 13 … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Women’s Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Dorothy Wall – Irishrugby.ie – April 25 2021

Wall Loving ‘Adjustment’ To Senior International Rugby By Daire Walsh After helping Ireland to claim third place in the Women’s Six Nations, young flanker Dorothy Wall admitted there were plusses and minuses to the campaign overall. Just like in their bonus point … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Women’s Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Sene Naoupu – Irishrugby.ie – April 25 2021

Naoupu: We’re Building Quite Well, But Plenty To Work On By Daire Walsh One of the most experienced and battle-hardened players within the squad, Ireland centre Sene Naoupu found herself thrust into a key leadership position during yesterday’s clash with Italy. Following … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Women’s Six Nations Championship – Ireland V Italy – Adam Griggs – Irishrugby.ie – April 25 2021

‘Our Defensive Effort Was Biggest Positive’ – Griggs By Daire Walsh They may have scored four tries, but it was the defensive effort that Ireland Women’s head coach Adam Griggs found most pleasing about his side’s performance against Italy. With Dorothy Wall, Amee-Leigh … Continue reading

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