Director of Sevens and Women's Rugby, Anthony Eddy has named the Ireland Women's Sevens squad to compete in the final leg of the World Rugby HSBC Women's Sevens Series in Clermont-Ferrand this weekend.
Incoming World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont, Dick Spring, the Chairman of Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid, and Jim Beggan of Dublin City Council were at the launch of the Women's Rugby World Cup logo in UCD last week to show their support for Ireland 2017.
We spoke to Ireland players Sophie Spence, Claire McLaughlin and dual player Sene Naoupu at the launch of the Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 logo last week. All three are relishing the prospect of Ireland hosting the tournament next year.
'7s in the City' takes place at Dubarry Park, Athlone, this coming Saturday (May 21). This is the third year of the event which is hosted at Buccaneers RFC in the heart of Ireland. Smith's Supervalu Athlone continues as title sponsors with further support from Athlone Towncentre and the Piano Bar.
IRFU Chief Executive Philip Browne was at the launch of the Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 logo in UCD this week. He spoke about the impact that hosting the tournament will have for rugby in Ireland and how it will showcase the unique character of Irish Rugby.
Ireland Women's captain Niamh Briggs spoke about her excitement for the Women's Rugby World Cup as the official tournament logo was unveiled in UCD today. She is also looking forward to facing England, Canada and New Zealand in November this year as part of the build-up to #WRWC2017.
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) and World Rugby today unveiled the tournament identity for the Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 (WRWC 2017) which will be held in Dublin and Belfast in August of next year.
On a day that saw all four seasons in one, the girls from Sacred Heart in Tullamore made history by winning the first ever All-Ireland GX7s tournament at the Aviva Stadium. Check out some of the action from the day as 16 teams got their first taste of playing at the home of Irish Rugby.
Ireland Women's Sevens captain Lucy Mulhall is in Langford this week for the Canada leg of the HSBC World Rugby Women's Sevens Series. Following Ireland's Bowl win in Atlanta, Lucy previews our prospects this weekend.