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Leah Lyons with her team-mates at the end of the game which Ireland lost  24-0 to France on Saturday evening. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

France 24 Ireland 0 The Ireland Women’s side began their 2018 Six Nations Championship campaign with a heavy defeat to France at Toulouse’s Stade Ern(...)

Ireland’s players react after Wales’ Carys Phillips scores a try. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 17 Wales 27 Tom Tierney’s tenure as Ireland women’s head coach has ended but the 40-year-old is not unemployed. “I’m a rugby coach by profes(...)

Ireland’s Ciara Cooney during practice ahead of her side’s second clash with Australia in Belfast. Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

Ireland v Australia, Kingspan stadium, 2pm - live RTÉ 2 and eir Sport This feels like another time, another place. “Training became more intense, p(...)

Ireland’s Claire McLaughlin with Elodie Poublan of France during their Six Nations encounter in Donnybrook. Photo: Inpho

Victory should dominate any sporting narrative. Despite the loss of seemingly irreplaceable backs like captain and place kicker Niamh Briggs, Sene Nao(...)

Ireland captain Paula Fitzpatrick. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho.

WOMEN’S SIX NATIONS Italy v Ireland,  Stadio Tommaso Fattori, L’Aquila, Sunday, 1.0pm (Irish time), live on RTÉ 2 A bonus-point victory over S(...)

Ireland’s captain Niamh Briggs has recovered from the hamstring injury that saw her miss the England and Canada games. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland women’s coach Tom Tierney went for a slight shift in emphasis in terms of team selection for the third and final match in the November Test se(...)