Claire Molloy

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Ireland women’s coach Adam Griggs working with the squad at Donnybrook in advance of the Italy clash. “Top-three finish was our target,” said Griffin, “and that is in our grasp.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland v Italy, Donnybrook, 12pm – (live on RTÉ Two) There has been a Groundhog Day feeling in the build-up to this Six Nations third-place play-of(...)

Stacey Flood: starts at No 10  against Italy  having  excelled as the outhalf replacement against France – so Hannah Tyrrell makes way. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs, speaking ahead of the final Six Nations match against Italy at Donnybrook on Saturday (12pm kick-off, live RTÉ Two), b(...)

Many of the methods used to develop boys and men are ineffective with girls and women. Why? Because they ask why. Photograph: Inpho

Asking why? There are good reasons why Munster have failed to win a European title since 2008. Just like clear reasoning exists to explain why France(...)

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs believes his team are improving despite heavy defeat to France. Photograph: Inpho

“Let’s be realistic in terms of this group of players,” Niamh Briggs intervened on RTÉ immediately following the shellacking. “Bar Boulard, (...)

Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe is in line to make her Ireland 15s debut in the Six Nations game against France at Donnybrook on Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

People are quick to list all the negative connotations surrounding a virus that has irrevocably altered human existence, but the pandemic does have a (...)

Ireland’s Beibhinn Parsons goes past Elinor Snowsill of Wales during Saturday’s Six Nations victory. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 45 Wales 0 A potential solution to hotel quarantine restrictions in the Republic of Ireland could see Saturday’s Six Nations semi-final agai(...)

Ireland’s Beibhinn Parsons during training ahead of the Women’s Six Nations clash with Wales. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Women’s Six Nations: Wales v Ireland Cardiff Arms Park, 5pm - Live RTÉ Two In a time of inclusivity and equal opportunity, rugby still has a long (...)

 Ireland’s Claire Molloy says North America would provide ‘a point of difference in terms of uniqueness’ for a Lions tour. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The concept of a women’s Lions rugby team represents a natural progression in the evolution of the sport among the four Home Unions and the attraction(...)

Ronan O’Gara is a big fan of Munster outhalf Jack Crowley and tried to sign him for La Rochelle. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Suppose the IRFU called Ronan O’Gara’s bluff back in 2003 and the young outhalf signed a $12 million deal to punt for the Miami Dolphins. Irish rugby (...)

Ireland’s Kathryn Dane in action against Italy on Saturday evening. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 21 Italy 7 Ireland moved into second place on the Six Nations table after a scrappy win over Italy in Donnybrook on Saturday evening. Three (...)

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