Niamh Briggs

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 Safi N’Diaye (second right), will be a key player for France in tonight’s Women’s Six Nations game against Ireland in Pau. Photograph:   Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland must win tonight by at least 20 points – anything less and they would need five tries while conceding no(...)

Ireland’s Niamh Briggs: winner of the February award.

The permutations are dizzying. ScrumQueens, the online home of women’s rugby, bravely dusted down their calculator after last weekend’s games a(...)

Ireland replacement Jenny Murphy stretches out to score her side’s fifth try in the 39-0 victory over Italy in Saturday’s Six Nations match at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland 39 Italy 0: The Ireland women latched on to the mood of celebration on th(...)

Niamh Briggs (with ball), so important to Ireland’s game plan both as a strike runner and for her peerless kicking ability, has been given the all-cllear to face Italy this evening. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Niamh Briggs’ AC joint soreness is not been deemed serious enough to deny her the chance to take the field at ful(...)

 Ireland’s Larissa Muldoon celebrates scoring her try against England in the  Women’s Six Nations match at Twickenham on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

England 17 Ireland 10: There are moments in a game that resonate. The sight of Ni(...)

Ireland scrumhalf Larissa Muldoon touches down to score a try during the Six Nations match against England at Twickenham. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Rugby round-up: Ireland’s hopes of defending the Women’s Six Nations Grand Slam and Triple Crown ended at Twickenham on Saturday evening as Englan(...)

Ashleigh Baxter will start on the right wing against England in Saturday evening’s Six Nations clash at Twickenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland women’s head coach Philip Doyle has made two changes to the side that earned a hard fought victory against Wales last time out for Satu(...)

The IRFU are out scouring the GAA’s playing fields to unearth some little gems like Alison Miller (above).

Interviewing three wise men about women’s rugby in one sitting has its challenges. For starters, they all have something to say. And in IRFU di(...)

Claire Molloy, Ireland’s openside flanker, has been a constant factor at the breakdown. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Before they know it a second successive Triple Crown could be on offer to Fiona Coghlan’s band of sisters. The best of times then. The Welsh team that(...)

The Irish team after it won the Grand Slam in Milan in March last year;. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A day in the life of the Irish rugby squad. Up at the crack of dawn for a session in the gym, a full day of work or studies, then a training session i(...)

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