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UL Bohs win All Ireland Cup Final

All Ireland Cup Final UL Bohemians 26 – 17 Blackrock                  Dubarry Park By Aisling Crowe UL Bohemians crowned a campaign that was near flawless with victory in the All-Ireland Cup final on Sunday afternoon against Blackrock. The Limerick team added the final trophy of the season to their Munster Cup and All-Ireland League triumphs to secure at hat-trick of titles. ... Read More »

All Ireland Cup Semi-final Replay

UL Bohemians 12 – 10 Railway Union , University of Limerick By Aisling Crowe LEAGUE champions UL Bohemians took a giant leap towards a treble of titles this season with a narrow victory over Dublin side Railway Union in Sunday’s All Ireland Cup semi-final replay on the UL 4G pitch. Four games between the two teams this season have been ... Read More »

Ireland’s 7s Squad confirmed for Kitakyushu 7s

Director of Women’s and 7s Rugby Anthony Eddy has confirmed the Ireland’s 7s squad to travel to Japan to compete at the fourth stage of the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Kitakyushu on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd of April. The team finished in 8th place at the Las Vegas 7s, the second successive tournament in a row that ... Read More »

Donegal star taking on the world

Former All Ireland Ladies Football winner Nora Stapleton is taking on the world. From Inishowen in Donegal, Nora is a current Ireland rugby international and is employed by the IRFU to promote this year’s World Cup in Ireland. The Development Executive took up Ladies Football at UCD and played in Croke Park ‘numerous times’ before switching codes to rugby. ‘I ... Read More »

IRUPA TO BECOME RUGBY PLAYERS IRELAND

Player representative body sets out vision for Ireland to be the best place in the world to play rugby Dublin, 12th April 2017: From today, the Irish Rugby Union Players Association will be known as ‘Rugby Players Ireland’. Rugby Players Ireland, the member association for Ireland’s past and present professional rugby and female international players, is committed to making Ireland ... Read More »

How it should be for all teams

We received a press release with regards to a boys underage rugby team, here is their backroom staff Head Coach Team Manager Assistant Coach Scrum Coach S&C Coach Baggage Master Team Analyst Team Doctor Team Physio Team Nutritionist Team Services In an ideal world this is what all teams should have. This level of backup is down to money and ... Read More »

IRFU All Ireland League Semi-finals

Bring on the final! #AIL #OldBelvedere pic.twitter.com/ev6HoJMAZm — OldBelvoWomen (@OldBelvoLadies) April 2, 2017 UL Bohemians 41 – 17 Galwegians               Annacotty Railway Union 12 – 13 Old Belvedere          Willow Lodge By Aisling Crowe OLD BELVEDERE nabbed a dramatic victory over Railway Union in Sandymount to secure their place in next weekend’s All Ireland League Final, where they will take on UL ... Read More »

All Ireland League Round 14

Blackrock 5 – 29 Old Belvedere                    Stradbrook Galwegians 49 – 36 St Mary’s                                    Crowley Park Highfield 5 – 26 UL Bohemians                     Woodleigh Park Railway Union 46 – 20 Cooke                       Willow Lodge By Aisling Crowe THEN there were four. The identities of the four teams set to contest the All Ireland League playoffs were revealed after Sunday’s final round of ... Read More »

Trinity Rugby (DUFC) allowing everyone to Give It A Try for the perfect college experience

By Denyse Scully   Trinity Women’s Rugby club is a vibrant sporting club within the confines of Trinity College. 2016/2017 has been a successful year on and off the pitch. With just 15 players returning from last season the club undertook a recruitment drive at the annual Freshers Fair and thirty new players were recruited. The teams are currently playing ... Read More »

Thurles book place in Munster Division 1 Final with tough win against Bandon

  via Brian Scanlon, Thurles PRO   On a very windy, but sunny afternoon in Thurles Rugby Club,we had both teams fighting for their place in the league final. Both teams hammered into each other for the first 25 minutes of the game with Thurles enjoying the lions share of possession and looking the more dominant. Thurles were exceptional in the scrums, turning over several balls against the ... Read More »

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