Ciara Griffin

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The UL Bohemians players celebrate with the trophy. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

UL Bohemians 15 Old Belvedere 0 UL Bohemians captain Fiona Hayes lifted the Women’s All-Ireland League trophy for a second year in a row after the ta(...)

England’s Kelly Smith is tackled by Katie Fitzhenry of Ireland during the Women’s Six Nations match at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

England Women 33 Ireland Women 11 Sometimes there’s no shame in defeat. Even if every pass had stuck and Ireland reduced their error count by three q(...)

Louise Galvin: returns to the starting Irish XV for the game against England. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

England Women v Ireland Women, Ricoh Arena, 5.30pm (Live RTÉ 2) Ireland women’s coach Adam Griggs has made three changes to his starting line-u(...)

Ciara O’Connor comes in to the Ireland Women’s frontrow for Sunday’s Six Nations clash against Wales in Donnybrook. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland Women’s coach Adam Griggs has made four changes from the side that beat Italy for Sunday’s Six Nations clash against Wales at Donnybrook (3pm)(...)

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(...)

 Ciara Griffin has been named as Ireland Women’s new captain. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Ireland Women’s Management team are pleased to announce that Munster and UL Bohemian flanker Ciara Griffin has been confirmed as the new Ireland W(...)

Munster’s Siobhán Fleming receives the women’s interprovincial trophy at Thomond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster regained the Women’s Interprovincial Championship crown by the narrowest of margins after defeating two-in-a-row title hunters Leinster 11-5 a(...)

Ciara Griffin is tackled by Dyddgu Hywel of Wales during this year’s Six Nations Championship: “In my own experience it’s very difficult to drink and perform at a high level.” Photograph: INPHO/Camerasport/Stephen White

Irish rugby player Ciara Griffin quit drinking alcohol in her late teens when she knew she was serious about the sport. “I understand people like to (...)

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(...)

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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