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50 Days To Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017

Tuesday 20th June, marked just 50 days until the Women’s Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in University College Dublin on the 9th August. As the 12 teams from across the world continue their preparations, Ireland’s Paula Fitzpatrick and Cliodhna Moloney were on hand to reveal the first official tournament branding, as they tested the all-important post-pads in UCD this morning. ... Read More »

Ireland’s 7s Squad named for Malemort and Clermont 7s

Director of Women’s and 7s Rugby, Anthony Eddy has named the Ireland Women’s 7s squad to travel to France to compete at the opening round of the Rugby Europe Grand Prix in Malemort this weekend, and then the final stage of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Clermont the following weekend on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of June. ... Read More »

Giving Female Rugby Players from Asia’s Poorest Communities a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 is set to inspire young female rugby players from disadvantaged communities in Asia, with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), World Rugby, and ChildFund Pass It Back giving them the opportunity to visit Ireland and take part in an international rugby competition. Pass It Back is an innovative Sport for Development program led by ChildFund ... Read More »

Ireland Finish On A High With First Win Over England

by Irish Rugby Ireland overcame a half-time deficit to beat England for the first time in the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series and rank seventh overall – their best ever finish as a core team. Second half tries from Louise Galvin and captain Lucy Mulhall, who ran in a sumptuous solo score from halfway, did the damage for Ireland ... Read More »

Aon’s Women’s Rugby World Cup #JourneyToGreatness campaign launched

Aon Thought Leadership Series Event held in Dublin Aon’s 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup campaign was officially launched at an Aon Thought Leadership Series event on wellness to wellbeing, which explored how taking a holistic approach to wellbeing can drive elite performance. Ireland women’s rugby head coach Tom Tierney, captain Niamh Briggs and fly half Nora Stapleton were on hand ... Read More »

Ireland’s 7s Squad confirmed for Langford 7s

Director of Women’s and 7s Rugby, Anthony Eddy has named Ireland’s 7s squad to travel to Canada to compete at the fifth stage of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Langford on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of May. The team finished in 9th place at the Kitakyushu 7s in Japan, and are in 9th place in the overall ... Read More »

400 Kids from 25 Clubs to play at the Aviva National Mini Rugby Festival

400 boys and girls from 25 clubs from across Ireland will get the opportunity to play at the Aviva Stadium on the 20th May as part of the Aviva National Mini Rugby Festival. The teams involved have been drawn from the four regional Aviva Minis Festivals held in Ballyclare (Ulster), Carlow (Leinster), UL Bohemians (Munster) and Ballina (Connacht).  This will ... Read More »

48 Strong Training Squad announced ahead of World Cup

via IRFU   The Ireland Women’s management team have confirmed a 48-strong training panel to prepare for the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland this August. The training panel boasts 13 players with previous World Cup experience including Claire Molloy, Marie-Louise Reilly, Niamh Briggs and Nora Stapleton, who will be hoping to appear in their third World Cup having featured ... Read More »

Largest women’s international sporting event of 2017

Today 1st May marks the 100 day countdown to the Women’s Rugby World Cup and to celebrate the largest women’s international sporting event to take place in Ireland this year a limited number of additional tickets for previously sold out fixtures have been released via ticketmaster. The first of the Women’s Rugby World Cup pool games, which take place in ... Read More »

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