Sophie Spence offloads to Ciara Griffin during Ireland’s win over Italy. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland Women 14 Italy Women 3 It was a collaboration of the old and the new in personnel terms that engineered a victory, one a great deal harder (...)

Ireland’s Lynne Cantwell (second left)
celebrates the win over France in Ashbourne with team-mates Niamh Kavanagh, Joy Neville and Gillian Burke. Photograph:
Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Note to Áras an Uachtaráin: any plans to host the Grand Slam winners should be postponed for at least a fortnight. Regardless of tomorro(...)