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Women’s side draw with Mexico in WUG opener

Team Ireland’s women’s football team opened up their World University Games campaign with a scoreless draw against Mexico on a scorching afternoon in Hsinchu County Second Stadium. Mexico dominated for large parts of the game but were more often then not restricted to long range efforts which Amanda Budden dealt with comfortably on each occasion. Ireland’s first sign of an ... Read More »

Shelbourne Ladies ready for European test

Continental Tyres Women’s National League Champions Shelbourne Ladies head to Belfast next week for their UEFA Women’s Champions League qualifying round. Shelbourne Ladies were comprehensive winners of the Women’s National League last season and earned themselves a spot in the UEFA Women’s Champions League qualifying round. The Dublin club will face Polish side Medyk Konin on Tuesday, August 22nd at ... Read More »

Team Ireland set for World University Games openers

The 2017 Summer Universiade is set to get underway in Taipei, Taiwan with both of Team Ireland’s Men’s and Women’s football in action on Friday. Colin Bell’s Women’s team open their campaign against Mexico in Hsinchu County Second Stadium (09.00 Irish Time) before Greg Yelverton leads his side out against old foes France in New Taipei City Xinzhuang Stadium (12.30 ... Read More »

Aisling Frawley wins July Player of the Month

Wexford Youths midfielder Aisling Frawley has been named the Continental Tyres Women’s National League Player of the Month for July. The 20-year old is currently in Taipei with the Team Ireland squad at the World University Games and she was told the news ahead of their first game against Mexico on Friday. Frawley has been instrumental in Youths’ solid form ... Read More »

Shelbourne LFC countdown to UEFA Women’s Champions League qualifiers

The Continental Tyres Women’s National League Champions will travel up to Northern Ireland for the qualifying round, where they will come up against Finnish, Polish, and Northern Irish opposition. Shelbourne Ladies will face Polish side Medyk Konin on Tuesday, August 22nd at 2pm, Finnish side PK-35 Vantaa on Friday, August 25th at 7.30pm and Northern Irish Champions Linfield Ladies on ... Read More »

Match Report Cork City WFC 1-0 Lakewood Athletic

Cork City

Match Report Cork City WFC 1-0 Lakewood Athletic (Christina Dring 5′) By Joseph Kelly An early Christina Dring goal was enough to send Cork City WFC to the next round of the Continental Tyre’s FAI Women’s Senior Cup as they beat Lakewood Athletic 1-0 in a local derby at Bishopstown on Wednesday evening. City got off to an ideal start ... Read More »

Match Preview: Cork City WFC vs Lakewood Athletic

By Joseph Kelly Cork City Women’s FC enter the Continental Tyre’s FAI Women’s Senior Cup as they host local side Lakewood Athletic this Wednesday 9th of August at Bishopstown with a 6.45 kick off. The game comes swiftly off City’s narrow 2-1 loss to 2016 Continental Tyres Women’s National League champions Shelbourne LFC with new signing Christina Dring getting her ... Read More »

Peamount continue winning ways

by Ned O’Toole Peamount United played Kilkenny United in the Continental Tyres WNL this weekend in torrential rain in Thomastown. Rachael Hutchinson, Tamara Furlong and Jenny Chambers made their debuts for Kilkenny United. Peamount took the lead with only 6 minutes gone when Heather Payne found the goal. Kilkenny kept pushing but 8 minutes later it was 2:0 when Chloe ... Read More »

Katie McCabe named as the new WNT captain

Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team manager Colin Bell has named Katie McCabe as the new WNT captain. The 21-year old has been selected as the new captain following the retirement of Emma Byrne on Friday and will lead the side into the 2019 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, with defender Diane Caldwell vice-captain. McCabe has been one of Ireland’s ... Read More »

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