It was two tries scored and two Championship points in the bag as the Ireland Women kicked off their Women's RBS 6 Nations title defence with a 21-3 triumph over Wales at Donnybrook. Check out the match photo gallery.
The Ireland Women will move on quickly to their next mission - tackling a highly-rated France team in Perpignan next Saturday - after dispatching Wales in impressive fashion at Donnybrook. Irish Rugby TV streamed the Ireland-Wales clash live from Donnybrook - check out the full replay below.
All roads lead to Dublin for three massive encounters in the opening rounds of the Men's, Women's and Under-20 RBS 6 Nations Championships this weekend. The Ireland Under-20s and Women have both made Donnybrook their new home.
World Rugby has announced details of the first-ever official global ranking system for women's test rugby. Ireland, the defending Six Nations champions are ranked 4th behind World Champions England, France and New Zealand.
Members of the Ireland Women's Sevens squad will take part in a two-week training camp in Sydney, Australia, ahead of competing in round 2 of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The Ireland Women's squad, sponsored by Aon, will play their home matches at Donnybrook this season. They will open their campaign at the Dublin 4 venue when they face Wales on Saturday, February 6. They will also take part in a double header in Twickenham when they play England directly after their male counterparts on Saturday, February 27.
We caught up with Ireland Women's captain Niamh Briggs at the RBS 6 Nations media launch in London. 'Briggsy' is looking forward to the Championship and welcoming some new faces into the Ireland squad.
The Ireland Women lost 15-5 to their Welsh counterparts in today's uncapped warm-up match at the CCB Centre of Sporting Excellence in Caerphilly, South Wales, as they continued their preparation for the fast-approaching Six Nations Championship.
Old Belvedere and UL Bohemians played out a thrilling Women's All-Ireland League final under the Donnybrook floodlights, with defending champions 'Belvo just edging it on a nail-biting 19-17 scoreline. Kate Rowan reports on the six-try contest.
The Women's All-Ireland League comes to a fascinating conclusion under the Donnybrook floodlights on Saturday (kick-off 6pm) as table toppers UL Bohemians try to wrestle away the title from defending champions Old Belvedere.