The second '7s in the City' all-female Sevens tournament takes place at Dubarry Park, Athlone, on Saturday, June 6. Last year's inaugural event, organised and run in the main by Buccaneers Women's squad, proved very successful and highly promising for further development.
IRFU Women's Rugby Ambassador Fiona Coghlan played in three Rugby World Cups and captained Ireland to Grand Slam glory. She believes the 2017 Women's World Cup in Ireland will be a 'hugely successful and exciting' tournament.
Thrilled that the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup will be held on home soil, Ireland head coach Tom Tierney says there will be 'a lot of planning from a coaching and player point of view so that we give it our best shot and leave everything out on the field in 2017'.
Fiona Coghlan and Niamh Briggs, the two captains from Ireland's Women's RBS 6 Nations title wins (2013 and 2015), were present at the official announcement as Ireland was confirmed as the host nation for the Women's Rugby World Cup in August 2017.
The Irish Rugby Football Union and Ulster Rugby are delighted to confirm that World Rugby has selected Ireland to host the Women's Rugby World Cup in August 2017 at locations in both Dublin and Belfast.
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, today announced an investment package of 7.4 million euro from the Irish Sports Council, to support grassroots development in Rugby, Football and Gaelic Games.
Emer O'Mahony and Kim Flood were the star performers at Templeville Road today as Railway Union were crowned Women's All-Ireland Cup champions for the first time with an outstanding 27-0 victory over Highfield.
They needed a 27-point winning margin against Scotland. They got that and more. The Ireland Women's team captured their second Women's RBS 6 Nations title in style at Broadwood Stadium - relive their Championship winning day in our exclusive video.
Fresh from scoring a hat-trick of tries in Sunday's RBS 6 Nations title-clinching win for the Ireland Women against Scotland, winger Alison Miller is enjoying her latest Championship success with the girls in green.