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Spanish players celebrate victory over Ireland in the  Rugby World Cup European Qualifying Tournament at  Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma. Photograph:  Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

Spain 8 Ireland 7 The Rugby World Cup dreams of the Ireland women’s team hang in the balance after they suffered a shock one-point defeat to Spain in(...)

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(...)

Stacey Flood: starts at No 10  against Italy  having  excelled as the outhalf replacement against France – so Hannah Tyrrell makes way. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland head coach Adam Griggs, speaking ahead of the final Six Nations match against Italy at Donnybrook on Saturday (12pm kick-off, live RTÉ Two), b(...)

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 (...)

Head coach Anthony Eddy talks to the Ireland women’s team during squad training for the  World Cup Sevens at   San Francisco GAA club. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Ireland Men and Women Sevens teams take to the field at AT&T Park in San Francisco, home to the San Francisco Giants Baseball team, in their r(...)

Ireland’s Megan Williams tackles  Baizat Khamidova of Russia during Sunday’s action at  the Women’s Sevens Rugby Global Olympic Qualifying Tournament at UCD. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Olympic aspirations of the Ireland Women’s Sevens team came to an end on Sunday as they claimed a third-place finish at the Women’s Global Sevens (...)