Exhausted Irish keep battling to bitter end
WOMEN’S RUGBY WORLD CUP:
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Ireland coach Philip Doyle has made two changes from the side that demolished Scotland for tomorrow night’s RBS Women’s Six Nations clash with Wales (Ashbourne, 7.30pm).
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
Irish coach Philip Doyle has gone with form ahead of tomorrow night’s Six Nations opener against Scotland in Ashbourne RFC (7.30pm).
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
Standing on the cusp of a Grand Slam facing a side you beat 40-10 last year can be a precarious perch.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2013
On a day when International Women’s Day was celebrated across the globe, the Ireland women’s rugby edged closer towards immortality.
Fri, 08 Mar, 2013
Munster coach Garry Walsh admitted ‘bitterness’ of defeat played a part in his side’s 15-12 victory over Leinster to claim the women’s interpro title at Ashbourne RFC on Saturday afternoon.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2012
Ireland claimed third spot on the Women’s Six Nations table despite a final day loss to England at Esher RFC.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2012
Tom Croft has revealed how a radical shift in the attitude of the England squad since the World Cup debacle has helped take his game to new heights.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2012
Ireland’s women called upon endless reserves of defensive grit for the second week running as they defeated Scotland in Ashbourne.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2012
Niamh Kavanagh scored two tries to break the back of Italian resistance as the Ireland Women’s team recorded their first Six Nations win off the season at Ashbourne last night.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2012
Ireland fell heartbreakingly short in this thrilling Women’s Six Nations affair played in freezing conditions in Pau on Saturday.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
Ireland go in search of a first away victory over France in the Women’s Six Nations Championship in Pau today.
Sat, 11 Feb, 2012
Ireland’s icy weather conditions took their toll last night as the Women’s RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales was abandoned due to a frozen pitch at Ashbourne RFC.
Sat, 04 Feb, 2012
Laura Guest has almost travelled full circle in her rugby career. She started off as an out-half and though unlikely to don the play-maker’s jersey ever again, is now back where likes to be, in the thick of the action.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2012
Ireland coach Philip Doyle has named two uncapped players in his side for Friday’s Women’s 6 Nations clash against Wales (Ashbourne RFC, 7.30pm).
Wed, 01 Feb, 2012
IRELAND coach Philip Doyle has named a 31 strong squad for the RBS Women’s 6 Nations Championship.
Fri, 23 Dec, 2011
Thu, 17 Mar, 2011
IRELAND’S women’s rugby team will be hoping to secure back-to-back wins when they take on Wales at Pandy Park, Cross Keys tomorrow (kick-off 2.30pm).
Sat, 12 Mar, 2011
IRISH women’s coach Philip Doyle has made three changes from the side that hammered Scotland for Sunday’s Six Nations clash with Wales (Cross Keys RFC, Gwent, 2.30pm).
Thu, 10 Mar, 2011
AFTER an emphatic 53-3 win over Scotland, the French women’s rugby team come to Ashbourne, Co. Meath tonight (7.30 pm) looking for a second RBS Six Nations scalp.
Fri, 11 Feb, 2011
Thu, 03 Feb, 2011
IRELAND’S hopes of causing an upset in the Women’s World Cup evaporated in Surrey last night, as England gradually ground them down before recording a bonus-point win.
Sat, 21 Aug, 2010
IRELAND coach Kevin West has made three changes from the side which defeated Wales last weekend for tomorrow’s Women’s Six Nations clash with Scotland (Ashbourne, Meath, 7.30pm).
Thu, 18 Mar, 2010
IRISH U20 coach Allen Clarke has shuffled his deck for tomorrow night’s Six Nations clash with Wales at Dubarry Park, (7.35pm, RTÉ Two).
Thu, 11 Mar, 2010
IRELAND will play their 100th Women’s international in Sunday’s Six Nations clash with England (Esher RFC, Surrey, 3pm).
Thu, 25 Feb, 2010
IRELAND U-20 face a first real test of their Grand Slam credentials when they travel to face their French counterparts at Stade de la Chevaliere in Mazame tonight (RTÉ Two, 7.30pm).
Fri, 12 Feb, 2010
IRISH coach Kevin West has made five changes from the side which defeated Italy for tomorrow’s Women’s Six Nations clash with France, (Stade des Allées, Blois, 6pm, Irish).
Thu, 11 Feb, 2010
Ireland Womens coach Kevin West has recalled five players for their Six Nations clash with France in Blois, near Paris, for Friday night.
Wed, 10 Feb, 2010
IRELAND have no lack of incentives ahead of tomorrow night’s RBS 6 Nations Women's’ Championship away to Scotland (Meggetland,7.30pm).
Thu, 12 Mar, 2009
MANAGER Rachel Reid is hopeful that the Ireland Women’s rugby revolution can continue this evening at Templeville Road with an historic success over England.
Fri, 27 Feb, 2009
IRELAND Women’s team enter this afternoon’s Six Nations tussle with Italy at Colleferro brimful of confidence.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2009
DANNY CIPRIANI is one of six capped players named in the England Saxons side to face Ireland A at Donnybrook. The Wasps fly-half was sent down to the Saxons by Martin Johnson earlier this week in the hope of him rediscovering some of his form, away from the pressures of the 6 Nations.
Thu, 05 Feb, 2009
IRELAND finished third in the FIRA Women’s European Championship in Amsterdam after they drew 22-22 with France on Saturday.
Mon, 26 May, 2008