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Ireland’s side to face Australia

The Ireland’s side to face Australia in the 5th Place Semi-Final match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 has been confirmed. Ireland will face the Wallaroos at 2pm on Tuesday in the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Head Coach Tom Tierney has named Lindsay Peat, Cliodhna Moloney and Ailis Egan in the front row. The second-row is comprised of Ciara Cooney and Marie-Louise Reilly, and the back-row sees Ciara Griffin at 6, Paula Fitzpatrick at ... Read More »

WRWC 2017 Video Highlights: France Women 21 Ireland Women 5

Credit: Irish Rugby Cliodhna Moloney’s late pick-and-go effort proved to be Ireland’s only try of the night as they fell to France in the final round of the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup pool stages. Check out the match highlights from a packed-out UCD Bowl. Click here to read a full match report as Tom Tierney’s side lost out to in-form France in ... Read More »


Over 700 fans access sold-out venues as spirit of rugby takes-over UCD fanzone Supporters attending the Women’s Rugby World Cup in UCD have raised €10,000 for the IRFU Charitable Trust in just two days with over 700 tickets re-issued to fans through the Women’s Rugby World Cup Ticket Exchange programme. Women’s Rugby World Cup tickets are sold per-venue per-day, not ... Read More »

Ireland’s team to face France

The Ireland Women’s team to face France in the final pool game of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 has been confirmed. The game takes place in the UCD Bowl tomorrow evening, with kick off at 7.45pm. Head Coach Tom Tierney has named Lindsay Peat, Leah Lyons and Ailis Egan in the front row. Marie-Louise Reilly and Sophie Spence will line out in the second-row, with Ciara Griffin, Paula Fitzpatrick and Captain Claire ... Read More »

Deloitte becomes principal sponsor of Ulster Women’s Rugby Team

Deloitte has announced an exciting new two-year sponsorship agreement with Ulster Rugby to become the lead sponsor of the Ulster Women’s Rugby team. The Irish Rugby Football Union has set ambition targets to help grow participation in the women’s game across Ireland, with numbers already increasing in Ulster over recent years following the introduction of an Ulster Girls Schools Cup. ... Read More »

#WRWC2017 – 5 Cracking Tries

Photo Credit: 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup Pool C, UCD Bowl, Dublin 13/8/2017, France vs Australia France’s Chloe Pelle scores a try despite the efforts of Katrina Barker of Australia, Credit ©INPHO/Bryan Keane Share This: Read More »

Ireland make heavy weather against Japan

Pool C at Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 will go right down to the wire after Ireland and France both had contrasting second wins on Sunday, the hosts struggling to overcome Japan while les Bleues beat Australia with 48 points to spare. Ireland made heavy weather of their win against Japan. In front of a packed crowd at the UCD ... Read More »

Ireland Women’s team to face Japan

The Ireland Women’s Management Team have confirmed the Ireland Women’s side to take on Japan in their second match of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017. Ireland face Japan in the UCD Bowl tomorrow evening, with the game kicking off at 5.15pm. Head Coach Tom Tierney has made a number of changes to the side that defeated Australia 19-17 on Sunday evening. ... Read More »

Ireland get off to a winning start

 Source: Irish Rugby Scrum half Larissa Muldoon is congratulated by Lindsay Peat after scoring Ireland’s opening try of the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup against Australia © Bryan Keane/ The Ireland Women hung on in a nail-biting finish to make a winning start to the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup with a three-try 19-17 success against an improved Wallaroos outfit. ... Read More »


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