DoB1991-08-30 Birthplace Height1.86 m (6' 1") Weight83 kg (13 st 1 lb) PositionSecond Row
DoB1984-09-30 BirthplaceWaterford Height1.68 m (5' 6") Weight78 kg (12 st 4 lb) PositionFull-Back
Niamh, Ireland's goal-kicking full-back, has been to the fore during the squad's challenge for both Six Nations and Women's Rugby World Cup silverware.
A native of Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, she scored three tries and kicked 28 points during the 2013 Grand Slam-winning campaign and has won a number of individual awards, including the Rugby Writers of Ireland and Munster Rugby honours. She was voted scrumqueens.com World Player of the Year for 2013.
'Briggsy', who comes from a sporting family and is a former Waterford Gaelic footballer, works as a Garda in Limerick where she plays for UL Bohemians. Her rugby career started at Dungarvan RFC, aged 21, before she linked up with Clonmel RFC at senior level.
Niamh was appointed captain of the team for the 2014/14 season.
DoB1993-01-15 Birthplace Height1.74 m (5' 9") Weight68 kg (10 st 10 lb) PositionWing
DoB1992-09-03 Birthplace Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight71 kg (11 st 2 lb) PositionCentre
Nikki hails from Belfast and has been capped at XV and Sevens for Ireland. She plays her club rugby with Belfast Harlequins and was also a member of the Northern Ireland U19 Netball squad.
DoB1988-01-18 Birthplace Height1.70 m (5' 7") Weight75 kg (11 st 11 lb) PositionSecond Row
DoB1987-04-12 Birthplace Height1.76 m (5' 9") Weight69 kg (10 st 12 lb) PositionCentre
DoB1984-04-02 BirthplaceBath Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight86 kg (13 st 7 lb) PositionProp
Ailis plays her club rugby for Old Belvedere and has notched up a quarter century of caps for Ireland.
She works as a fund raiser for MS Ireland.
DoB1987-12-13 Birthplace Height1.68 m (5' 6") Weight68 kg (10 st 10 lb) PositionFlanker
DoB1985-08-12 BirthplaceDublin Height1.75 m (5' 9") Weight70 kg (11 st 0 lb) PositionFlanker / Back Row
Paula plays her club rugby for St. Mary's College RFC.
She is an Exercise Physiologist and a Director of STRIVE Sport Science, an applied sports science testing and research company based out of Dublin City University.
DoB1981-08-22 Birthplace Height () Weight () Position
DoB1990-08-12 Birthplace Height1.67 m (5' 6") Weight79 kg (12 st 6 lb) PositionHooker
DoB1994-01-10 Birthplace Height1.70 m (5' 7") Weight76 kg (11 st 13 lb) PositionFlanker
DoB1990-08-08 Birthplace Height1.59 m (5' 3") Weight63 kg (9 st 13 lb) PositionScrum Half
DoB1991-11-21 Birthplace Height1.69 m (5' 7") Weight70 kg (11 st 0 lb) PositionCentre
DoB1988-06-22 Birthplace Height1.64 m (5' 5") Weight68 kg (10 st 10 lb) PositionFlanker
Claire is one of two Connacht players in the RWC squad.
She plays her club rugby for Bristol and is a student in Cardiff University.
She is a flanker and has been in the squad for the past two seasons.
DoB1993-05-31 Birthplace Height1.73 m (5' 8") Weight82 kg (12 st 12 lb) PositionHooker
DoB1991-03-11 Birthplace Height1.68 m (5' 6") Weight68 kg (10 st 10 lb) PositionScrum Half
DoB1984-02-02 Birthplace Height1.66 m (5' 5") Weight63 kg (9 st 13 lb) Position
DoB1988-01-15 Birthplace Height1.72 m (5' 8") Weight96 kg (15 st 1 lb) PositionProp
DoB1984-07-22 Birthplace Height1.69 m (5' 7") Weight70 kg (11 st 0 lb) Position
DoB1990-10-14 BirthplaceDublin Height1.70 m (5' 7") Weight70 kg (11 st 0 lb) Position
DoB1988-12-16 Birthplace Height1.64 m (5' 5") Weight90 kg (14 st 2 lb) PositionProp
DoB1981-08-12 BirthplaceTralee Height1.65 m (5' 5") Weight88 kg (13 st 12 lb) PositionProp
DoB1980-11-05 Birthplace Height1.73 m (5' 8") Weight85 kg (13 st 5 lb) PositionFront Row
DoB1988-03-12 Birthplace Height1.70 m (5' 7") Weight89 kg (14 st 0 lb) PositionProp
Marie Louise Reilly
Marie Louise Reilly
DoB1980-04-01 BirthplaceMeath Height1.94 m (6' 4") Weight82 kg (12 st 12 lb) PositionSecond Row
Mary Louise is a relatively new face in the squad having made the breakthrough this season.
She attended Scoil Dara in Kilcock and is Sports Development Officer.
She plays her club rugby for Navan RFC and lines out at 5.
DoB1985-01-01 Birthplace Height1.57 m (5' 2") Weight69 kg (10 st 12 lb) PositionFull Back / Centre
Jackie is a relative newcomer to the squad with only one cap under her belt so far.
She plays for Richmond and Leinster at centre or fullback.
She is a Teacher and also plays Gaelic, soccer and enjoys swimming.
DoB1987-02-26 BirthplaceSouth Shiels, UK Height1.80 m (5' 11") Weight84 kg (13 st 3 lb) Position
DoB1983-07-05 BirthplaceDonegal Height1.70 m (5' 7") Weight68 kg (10 st 10 lb) PositionOut Half
Nora is Women's And Girls Development Executive for the IRFU. She works with the four provincial development officers to implement initiative aimed at growing the numbers of girls and women playing rugby.
She attended UCD and plays her club rugby for Old Belvedere RFC whom she has helped to league success in recent seasons. She has also helped Leinster to inter-provincial success.
Nora was a key member of the 2013 Women's Grand Slam team.