The Ireland women’s Rugby squad 2017 Frilly Keane is back! Mind your balls. Frilly Keane writes: This place has gone all snowflakie in the Trumpanzie era. Have ye noticed a’tall? Or maybe tis the Telly Show getting ye all mannerly and presentable. But you can’t open your trap without some cribbin’ or PG moderating. A […]

From left: Clare McLaughlin, Niamh Briggs, Ireland Women’s head coach Tom Tierney, Nora Stapleton and Alison Miller at the Pool Draw for the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 in Belfast City Hall last November Too many caps. Not enough integration. An open letter by frustrated supporters of the women’s game. To whomever cares, When we […]

Oireachtas TV footage of Senator Terry Leyden explaining why he’s not “an advocate” of women playing rugby, as it’s a “physical” sport. — Padraic Ryan (@ryan_padraic) October 23, 2017 This morning. In The Times Ireland edition. Catherine Sanz reported: Women should be mindful about endangering their “health and wellbeing” by playing rugby, a Fianna […]

Free this weekend? Ireland Women’s Rugby 7s squad host a World Rugby event [August 22 and 23] at the UCD Bowl, Belfield, Dublin 4, involving teams from Brazil, South Africa, Samoa, Hong Kong, Mexico, Wales, Japan, Kenya, the Netherlands and China. With an Olympic repechage spot already secured by Ireland, the top two teams this […]

Alison Donnelly with former English rugby player Jonny Wilkinson, after she received a special award in January from the Rugby Union Writers’ Club in London for her services to women’s rugby through her website Scrumqueens Alison Donnelly, 31, from Ballintotis in east Cork, founded international women’s rugby website in 2009 after she moved to London. Run entirely […]

Niamh Horan (left) and Sarah Carey Further to Female RugbygGate. Firstly the fact that this was written by a woman makes me wonder if the media will ever stop undermining women. Who, if not women, will ensure that what is published for the public speaks only of women as equals? Women in the media have […]

It’s so nice to see, now and then, Token women out winning again, But it is a disgrace, That they don’t know their place, And expect to be treated like men. John Moynes (

  Inniu ar #TG4 @irbwomens RWC begins with @IRFURugby v @USARugby Watch live on #TG4 from 15.50 — TG4 (@TG4TV) August 1, 2014 Watch Coghlan’s army take on the USA in their opening game of the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup LOIVE on TG4 from Paris at 3:50 pm today. Allez les verts!! […]

FT: IRE content with the 12-12 draw, kicking into touch following a penalty in the ruck. Next up: Fiji. @Dubai7s — USA Rugby (@USARugby) November 28, 2013   Fixtures here First Step On Road To Rio For Women’s Sevens Squad ( Live coverage here Pic: