Leah Lyons

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Ireland’s Leah Lyons in action against Italy during the Women’s Six Nations Championship in Parma earlier this year. Photograph: ©INPHO/Matteo Ciambelli

Leading figures in global rugby – from Bernard Laporte to Raelene Castle – lunched at the Irish Georgian Society’s home on South William Street i(...)

Scrumhalf Kathryn Dane comes into the Ireland side.

Italy Women v Ireland Women, Stadio Lanfranchi, Parma (Saturday, 6.45, Irish time, live on RTÉ 2) Ireland have never lost to Italy in 12 matches in t(...)

Ireland’s Alison Miller scores a try during the Women’s Six Nations Championship match against Scotland at  Scotstoun in  Glasgow. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Scotland 5 Ireland 22 Ireland bounced back from last week’s heavy defeat at home to England to claim a deserved bonus-point win against Scotland at S(...)

Ireland’s Alison Miller: she is playing in her  10th Six Nations. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Women's Six Nations: Scotland v Ireland Kick off: 7.35pm, Friday. Venue: Scotstoun. On TV: Live RTÉ 2. Ali Miller entered the England game, a 5(...)

Alison Miller (centre) during Ireland’s Captain’s Run ahead of the England game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Winger Ali Miller returns to an Ireland team in need of a win to maintain confidence levels away to Scotland at Scotstoun in Glasgow on Friday night ((...)

England captain Sarah Hunter celebrates with team mates after series victory over Canada at Twickenham. Photograph: Paul Childs/File Photo/Reuters

England are to become the first fully professional women’s rugby nation. Twenty-eight players will receive one-season deals from January 2019, with th(...)

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(...)

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 Hannah Tyrrell is comforted by friends after the defeat to France in the Women’s World Cup at the UCD Bowl. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

All week long it felt as though Ireland had frittered away belief in their effort and replaced it with hope. A poor game against Australia chased anot(...)

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(...)

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