Women: Ireland Squad for Olympic Sevens Repechage

The Ireland Women Sevens side has been named for this weekend’s Olympic Repechage at the UCD Bowl.  The twelve player squad features one Ulster player, Ashleigh Baxter, and will be captained by Leinster’s Lucy Mulhall (pictured above). Mulhall has certainly led from the front this season, topping the Irish squads tables for games played, tries, and points … Continue reading Women: Ireland Squad for Olympic Sevens Repechage

Women: Ireland Women Sevens for Euro Grand Prix

The Ireland Women’s Sevens side for the 2016 Rugby Europe Women’s Sevens Grand Prix Series in Kazan, Russia, was announced earlier this week and as expected there have been several changes to the squad.  We’d expected Anthony Eddy to make some changes following their last place finish in the World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series and, unsurprisingly, Niamh Briggs, … Continue reading Women: Ireland Women Sevens for Euro Grand Prix

RBS6N: Teams up for Ireland v Scotland Women

Teams are up for Sunday’s RBS Women’s Six Nations match against Scotland at Donnybrook, kick off 13:00. Tom Tierney has once again shuffled his cards making nine changes from the team that beat Italy last time out as Ireland look for a top three finish.   Ulster’s Claire McLaughlin moves from the bench to start at outside centre where she … Continue reading RBS6N: Teams up for Ireland v Scotland Women

RBS6N: Ireland Women 14 Italy Women 3

Ireland Women: (7) 14 TRY: Lindsay Peat, Paula Fitzpatrick. CON: Niamh Briggs, Nora Stapelton. Italy Women: (3) 3 PEN: Michela Sillari Ireland Women recorded their second win of the Six Nations Championship with a hard fought 14 – 3 victory against Italy at Donnybrook on Sunday afternoon. Lindsay Peat and Paula Fitzpatrick bagged the all important tries with … Continue reading RBS6N: Ireland Women 14 Italy Women 3

RBS6N: England Women 13 Ireland Women 9

England Women (8) 13TRY: Emma Croker, Abbie Scott. PEN: Amber ReedIreland Women (6) 9PEN: Niamh Briggs (3). Ireland Women can be genuinely disappointed that they didn’t pull off their first away win against England though, despite some naive officiating, they only have themselves to blame! The opening screenshot of the Ireland team sheet on England Rugby’s coverage showed Philip … Continue reading RBS6N: England Women 13 Ireland Women 9