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Leinster rugby have began their long awaited plan to move towards gender equality. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Barrister and former international hockey umpire Moira Flahive has been added to the Leinster branch executive and management committees. This begins(...)

Former Ireland players Sophie Spence and Fiona Coghlan have spoken out about the IRFU’s rejection of a women’s Test series in Australia. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Renowned Irish rugby players Sophie Spence and Fiona Coghlan have expressed outrage at the IRFU decision to reject a women’s test series in Australia (...)

Niamh Briggs evades a tackle from Jade Knight during a challenge match in Wales last month. Photograph: Ashley Crowden/Inpho

Preview: Ireland v France Stade Ernst Wallon, 8pm Live RTÉ Let’s start on a positive note: Niamh Briggs is back. The former Ireland captain, and fu(...)

Ireland’s Jenny Murphy has quit international rugby to take up boxing. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Before unveiling Jenny Murphy’s new sporting life as a boxer, see Australian rugby’s landmark shift toward sporting equality. The ARU, along with inco(...)

The Ireland women’s rugby squad: “We want to do the best we can for the women’s game in Ireland in terms of giving them a profile and an opportunity to engage with the largest possible audience,” said RTÉ’s head of sport Ryle Nugent. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Ireland women’s team must play their home Six Nations matches on Sunday in Donnybrook despite RTÉ offering prime time slots Friday or Saturday nig(...)

Scrumhalf Nicole Cronin has had an outstanding World Cup for Ireland. Photograph:   Dan Sheridan/Inpho

World Cup 7th Place playoff: Ireland v Wales, Kingspan stadium, Saturday, 2pm – Live RTÉ 2 and Eir Sport Last of the summer wine. Reasons to be cheer(...)

Ireland Women’s head coach Tom Tierney talks to his players during a training session in Belfast. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland head coach Tom Tierney has made three changes to his team to face Australia in Tuesday’s 5th Place semi-final match of the Women’s Rugby World(...)

Ireland’s Lindsay Peat is tackled during the Women’s Rugby World Cup Pool C game against France at the  UCD Bowl. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

France 21 Ireland 5 The Fields of Athenry is a beautiful lament. With 25 minutes on the clock it gently rang around Belfield as Ireland threw everyth(...)

 Marie Louise Reilly: her recall will add significantly to Ireland’s attacking options against France.  Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Ireland v France (UCD Bowl, 7.45pm – Live RTÉ and eir Sport) France are the wrong team to face head on yet, of late, these brave Irish women know no (...)

Nicole Cronin in action against Japan last weekend. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Ireland’s Nicole Cronin has retained the scrumhalf jersey for tomorrow night’s win-or-bust clash with France tomorrow night. Cronin’s snappy service(...)

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