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The Ireland women’s rugby squad on their captain’s run at FFR headquarters in Marcoussis, Paris, ahead of their World Cup pool game against world champions New Zealand at the same venue this evening. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Beckett was right and that’s probably all the Irish women’s rugby team can do (...)

 Ireland’s Sophie Spence celebrates after victory over the USA in Marcoussis, Paris. Photograph: Dan Sheridan / Inpho

After a breathless 80 minutes, Ireland head coach Philip Doyle savoured his side’s 23-17 win over the USA in their Women’s Rugby World Cup opener toda(...)

Ireland forwards coach Peter Bracken talks to his players during an Irish squad session at the  FFR HQ, Marcoussis, Paris. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Enda McNulty, Irish rugby’s motivational guru, will not be pleased by this World Cup portrait starting with a splash of negative hue. It’s those dark (...)

The Ireland women’s rugby squad gets in some scrummaging during a training session at FFR headquarters at Marcoussis, Paris ahead of Friday’s IRB World Cup clash against the USA. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

Sometime around 2007 Fiona Hayes went into a maul during a UL Bohemians match against Shannon. She came out with the ball and, as she describes it, “(...)