Eve Higgins

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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(...)

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, (...)

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 Dorothy Wall scores a try during the Women’s  Six Nations match against Wales  at Cardiff Arms Park. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Wales 0 Ireland 45 Ireland looked every inch the professional outfit they hope to become with a seven-try dismissal of Wales at Cardiff Arms Park in (...)

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 (...)

Amee Leigh Murphy Crowe is one of five Ireland Sevens players called up to the Ireland squad for the Women’s Six nations Championship. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland have named five uncapped players in a squad of 35 for next month’s Women’s Six Nations Championship, which will be played under a new one-off (...)

MU Barnhall RFC will host a 50th anniversary gala dinner on Saturday, June 22nd.

Joe Schmidt and Trevor Brennan will be the guest speakers at MU Barnhall RFCs 50th anniversary gala dinner on Saturday, June 22nd, so celebrating one (...)

Ellia Green scores during Australia’s semi-final win over Ireland in Sydney. Photograph: Craig Golding/EPA

The Ireland Women’s Sevens fairytale journey in Sydney has ended in semi-final defeat, as they were beaten by defending champions and hosts Australia.(...)

Ireland’s Eve Higgins is tackled during the  quarter-final against Spain at the Sydney 7s at Spotless Stadium. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Ireland 22 Spain 7 The Ireland Women’s Sevens guaranteed themselves a first top-four finish after they defeated Spain 22-7 in today’s quarter-final i(...)

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