Niamh Briggs

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2022 TikTok Women’s Six Nations Championship Round 4, England Women vs Ireland Women: England’s Marlie Packer is tackled by Eimear Considine of Ireland. Photograph: Evan Treacy/INPHO

Sunday’s sporting viewing began with Ireland’s 69-0 Six Nations annihilation by England and ended with Everton holding on for 62 minutes before their (...)

Nichola Fryday: The new Ireland captain’s excitement is clear. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It’s officially the greatest week in rugby ever – the TikTok Women’s Six Nations tournament begins this weekend. The coverage is the biggest ever, wit(...)

Niamh Briggs has been named as part of a 13-strong group that will look into the feasibility of a Lions tour taking place. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The prospect of a women’s British and Irish Lions tour taking place seems ever closer after the formation of a feasibility steering group. 13 adminis(...)

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’s Brittany Hogan dejected after their 56-15 loss to France in the Six Nations round three game at Energia Park in Dublin  on Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They’re hardy folk, those Aussie Rules people. Take Brisbane’s Jess Wuetschner. It was during Saturday’s Grand Final, brought to us by TG4, that comme(...)

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 Béibhinn Parsons goes past Elinor Snowsill of Wales during the Women’s Six Nations match at  Cardiff Arms Park. Photograph: Robbie Stephenson/Inpho

Béibhinn Parsons was incredible against Wales. I am not going to compare her to an Irish player from the past. She is a unique talent that comes alon(...)

Ireland’s Nora Stapleton, Ashleigh Baxter and Niamh Briggs celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

In February the tweeters among them came alive. Not about rugby or to remember Marcoussis. One by one they sent love to their former coach over in Con(...)

Railway Union’s Daisy Earle and Lindsay Peat celebrate their side’s AIL title win. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Railway Union 13 UL Bohemians 8 Railway Union clinched their first Women’s All-Ireland League title with a dramatic 13-8 win over defending champions(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

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