Reigning champions Old Belvedere ran out five-point winners over a determined Railway Union side in a keenly-contested Women's All-Ireland League encounter at Anglesea Road. Check out our match photo gallery.
With action in the European Challenge Cup kicking off tonight and games in the European Champions Cup, the Ulster Bank League and British & Irish Cup all taking place over the weekend, there will a significant amount of IRFU referees on duty.
The first of the four Provincial Finals in the IRFU Girls X7s secondary school competition took place today, with the Leinster Branch hosting an action-packed series of games at Donnybrook. Check out some photos from the day.
Tickets are now on sale for the first ever Women's November International Series to be held in the UCD Bowl. Kids go free with any adult tickets. Ireland will face world champions England, top ranked Canada and the Black Ferns of New Zealand.
A pall of sadness and grief hung over the country's rugby grounds as word came through from Paris of the sudden death of Munster head coach Anthony Foley, just as the fifth round of games in the Women's All-Ireland League kicked off. Aisling Crowe rounds up Sunday's fixtures.
The IRFU's Girls X7s Rugby Blitzes are kicking off around the provinces this week, and two of the players taking part - Niamh Lawlor and Angel Ashe-Kilroy from Firhouse Community College - were joined at the launch by Ireland Women's Sevens internationals Ashleigh Baxter, Amee-Leigh Crowe and Stacey Flood.
This November, the Ireland Women's team will compete in their first ever autumn international series, facing England, Canada and New Zealand in UCD. Rewind back to November 2015, to the Ireland Women's first ever autumn International against England at the Stoop and you'll certainly see a smile on Mairead Coyne's face.
The final round of the first ever competitive IRFU Under-18 Girls Interprovincial Series saw unbeaten Ulster win the title at Westmanstown RFC and Leinster finish as runners-up. We hear from some of the players and coaches/managers.
The IRFU Under-18 Girls Interprovincial Series had a memorable finish at Westmanstown RFC on Saturday as Ulster clinched the title with their third successive win and Eimear Corri's five-try haul helped Leinster to finish as runners-up.
As the Ireland Women continue their preparations for their first ever full autumn international series, Ireland Women's head coach Tom Tierney has confirmed a squad of 36 players to take part in a one-day camp this weekend in DCU.
Strong in the first half and resilient in the second, UL Bohemians maintained their perfect start to the Women's All-Ireland League season while ruining that of their rivals. Aisling Crowe has a full round-up of Sunday's action.
Due to an injury to Audrey O'Flynn, the Ireland Women's Sevens management have called up Sene Naoupu to the squad to compete at the Rugby Europe Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series tournament in Malemort, France this weekend.