Mary Quinn

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Lower ambitions is the clear IRFU message in their Women in Rugby – Action Plan 2018-23. Objectives for the Six Nations up to 2023 is one title c(...)

Former Ireland players Sophie Spence and Fiona Coghlan have spoken out about the IRFU’s rejection of a women’s Test series in Australia. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Renowned Irish rugby players Sophie Spence and Fiona Coghlan have expressed outrage at the IRFU decision to reject a women’s test series in Australia (...)

Ireland women’s team were turned down the chance of a Test series in Australia despite offer to cover costs. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The IRFU rejected an offer from Rugby Australia to host a historic three-test double-header of men’s and women’s internationals. A formal invitation (...)

Su Carty (right) with Ireland international Niamh Briggs

The IRFU have announced the appointment of Su Carty as a representative to the World Rugby Council, following World Rugby’s decision to invite unions (...)

Fiona Coghlan: acted as a World Cup ambassador during last year’s tournament in Dublin and Belfast.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

An Irish woman will be added to the World Rugby council. The IRFU have confirmed that John O’Driscoll and Pa Whelan will be joined by a third person,(...)

The Ireland women’s rugby squad: “We want to do the best we can for the women’s game in Ireland in terms of giving them a profile and an opportunity to engage with the largest possible audience,” said RTÉ’s head of sport Ryle Nugent. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Ireland women’s team must play their home Six Nations matches on Sunday in Donnybrook despite RTÉ offering prime time slots Friday or Saturday nig(...)

Tullamore’s Ciara Farrell and teammates after defeating Rathdrum in   the final of the Women’s All-Ireland Plate  at Dubarry Park, Athlone, in April. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

On a recent Sunday afternoon Tullamore’s starting XV togged out for a Women’s All-Ireland League clash against Railway Union. Tullamore were still adj(...)

The Ireland women’s rugby team were singularly unimpressed by the IRFU announcement of a six-month part-time coach.   Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“The successful delivery of the Women’s Rugby World Cup is of huge importance for the future growth of the game in Ireland.” – Kevin Potts, head of Ir(...)

Former women’s development manager at World Rugby Su Carty and Irish rugby player Niamh Briggs. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Philip Browne, the chief executive of the IRFU, has acknowledged the “union’s role in causing unintentional concern and confusion around the future of(...)

A view of a ‘Legacy?’ wristband worn by players during Old Belvedere’s match with Blackrock on Sunday. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Philip Browne, the chief executive of the IRFU, has acknowledged the “union’s role in causing unintentional concern and confusion around the future of(...)

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