Emily Scarratt

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Linda Djougang: “We are still learning. Everybody, even myself, I am still learning to adapt to the Irish culture. Every single day I learn something new.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Big conversations do not intimidate Linda Djougang. She has told her life story more than once. She spoke about the trauma of leaving Africa, at nine (...)

Fiona Coghlan at the launch of the Guinness never settle campaign. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An unintended consequence of the Irish Government’s mandatory hotel quarantine system could yet ruin the 2021 women’s Six Nations. Should Italy beat (...)

Ireland’s Béibhinn Parsons runs at Wales’ Hannah Jones (left) and Lisa Neumann  during the Women’s Guinness Six Nations match at Cardiff Arms Park. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Béibhinn Parsons has already gifted the 2021 Six Nations with a lasting memory. Cardiff Arms Park, the altar for all those dashing Welsh magicians of (...)

Ireland’s Lynne Cantwell in action in the Women’s  Rugby World Cup Semi-Final against England at Stade Jean-Bouin, Paris, on August 13th, 2014. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

All too briefly The Irish Times had Lynne Cantwell as a columnist in 2014, when she was still one of the best centres in the world. In sports writing(...)

French scrumhalf Antoine Dupont is the 2020 Six Nations Player of the Championship. Photograph: Getty Images

Antoine Dupont has become the first ever Frenchman to be named the Six Nations Player of the Championship. Ireland’s CJ Stander was among the shortl(...)

England’s Leanne Riley is tackled by Ireland’s Sene Naoupu during the   match at Castle Park. Photo: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

England 27 Ireland 0 Ireland’s unbeaten start to the women’s Six Nations campaign came to a shuddering half on Sunday as they fell to a comprehensiv(...)

 A view of today’s  game at Murrayfield. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

England maintained their push for a second successive Women’s Six Nations Grand Slam by beating Scotland 53-0 in Edinburgh. The defending champions(...)

Ireland players celebrate at the end of their Rugby World Cup Sevens win over England at  AT&T Park in San Francisco. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 19 England 14 Ireland will play New Zealand in quarter-finals of the women’s World Cup Sevens after securing a brilliant 19-14 victory over E(...)

 New Zealand captain Fiao’o Faamausili,  raises the World Cup after victory over England in the final in Belfast.  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

New Zealand 41 England 32 A watershed moment like 1995, when professionalism took hold of male rugby, remains some way off. So where to from here? (...)

New Zealand celebrate winning the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup Finalafter beating England at  the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

New Zealand 41 England 32 The English machine derailed by wave upon crashing wave of blackness. A never ending night until we move to Hong Kong or p(...)

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