The Ireland women’s national rugby union team represents Ireland in international women’s rugby union competitions such as the Women’s Six Nations Championship and the Women’s Rugby World Cup. They have also represented Ireland in the FIRA Women’s European Championship. Ireland won the 2013 and 2015 Women’s Six Nations Championships. In 2013 they also achieved both a Triple Crown and Grand Slam. They finished fourth in the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup after defeating New Zealand in the pool stages. Ireland hosted the 2017 Women’s Rugby World Cup. The team was originally organised by the Irish Women’s Rugby Football Union. However, since 2009 it has been organised by the Irish Rugby Football Union.

EARLY YEARS

The Irish Women’s Rugby Football Union was established in 1991. Ireland made their international debut on 14 February 1993 with an away friendly against Scotland. This was also Scotland’s first international. The match was played at Raeburn Place in front of a crowd of over 1,000. The Ireland team was coached by Alain Rolland while the Scotland coaches included Sandy Carmichael. Scotland won 10–0 with two tries from their captain, Sandra Colamartino.

Ireland’s first captain was Jill Henderson. A year later, on 13 February 1994, Ireland made their home international debut when a return match was played at Ravenhill. This time Scotland won 5–0. In 2001 the IWRFU became affiliated to the Irish Rugby Football Union, in 2008 it effectively merged with the IRFU and since 2009 the IRFU has managed the women’s national team.

Leagues
Autumn Internationals, ROUND ROBIN, Rugby World Cup, RWC 2021 FINAL, RWC 2021 QF, RWC 2021 SF, RWC POOL A, RWC POOL B, RWC POOL C, Women's 6 Nations, Women's 6 Nations : FINALS, Women's Rugby World Cup, WRWC 13/16 3rd Place, WRWC 13/16 FINAL, WRWC 13/16 SF, WRWC 3rd PLACE, WRWC 5/8 3rd Place, WRWC 5/8 FINAL, WRWC 5/8 SF, WRWC 9/12 3rd Place, WRWC 9/12 FINAL, WRWC 9/12 QF, WRWC 9/12 SF, WRWC FINAL, WRWC POOL A, WRWC POOL B, WRWC POOL C, WRWC POOL D, WRWC QF, WRWC SF, WXV 3
Seasons
1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 1999-00, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23, 2023-24

Women’s 6 Nations 2020

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W W W W W
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2
L W W D
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3
W W L W
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4
W L L L
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5
L L D
D130212784-570113
6
L L L L
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Women’s 6 Nations 2021 Pool B

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1
W W L
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2
W L W
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3
L L L
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Ireland Women

PlayerTeamPositionAgeINT'L XV CAPS
irlClaire MolloyBack Row3571
irlNiamh BriggsFull Back3957
irlLarissa Muldoon3348
nzlirlSene NaoupuCentre4039
irlAlison MillerProp3936
irlCiara GriffinBack Row3034
irlLindsay PeatProp4332
irlLeah LyonsProp2925
irlCliodhna MoloneyHooker3024
irlCiara CooneyLock3621
irlMegan WilliamsWing3218
irlHannah TyrrellWing3418
irlLaura FeelyProp3217
irlEimear ConsidineWing3216
irlNicole CroninScrum Half3116
irlNichola FrydayLock2816
irlClaire McLaughlinBack Row3216
irlKatie FitzhenryCentre3414
irlAoife McDermottLock3314
irlAnna CapliceBack Row3414
irlLauren DelanyFull Back3413
irlMichelle ClaffeyCentre3612
irlAilsa HughesScrum Half3212
irlKathryn DaneScrum Half2711
irlDannah O’BrienFly Half2011
irlNikki CaugheyCentre3110
irlcmrLinda DjougangProp2710
irlEdel McMahonBack Row309
irlBeibhinn ParsonsWing229
irlEllen MurphyScrum Half297
irlFiona ReidyProp366
irlAoife Doyle286
irlEnya BreenCentre245
irlDorothy Wall235
irlLaura SheehanWing304
irlJudy BobbettLock243
irlClaire KeohaneFly Half323
irlHannah O’ConnorBack Row333
irlBrittany Hogan252
irlNeve Jones252
irlKatie O’DwyerProp322
irlEmily LaneScrum Half251
irlEve HigginsCentre241
irlStacey Flood271
Aoife Wafer2-
Maeve Óg O’Leary2-
nirVictoria Irwin26-
irlCiara O’Connor0-
irlAoife Dalton0-
irlSharon Lynch41-
engSam MonaghanLock3-
irlLouise GalvinCentre37-
irlSusan Vaughan33-
irlGrace Moore5-
irlJuliet ShortBack Row3-
irlNicole FowleyFly Half3-
irlAnne Marie O’Hara3-
irlEmma Hooban3-
irlLucy Mulhall1-
irlKatie CorriganWing0-
irlAmee-Leigh Murphy Crowe2-
irlJackie Shiels2-
irlGillian Bourke3-
irlNuala O’Connor2-
irlDeirbhile Nic A BhairdHooker3-
irlJenny Murphy34-
irlHeather O’Brien3-
irlAllis Egan3-
irlVictoria Dabanovich O’Mahony3-
irlKim Flood3-
irlPaula Fitzpatrick3-
irlNora Stapleton3-
irlChloe Pearse30-
irlTania Rosser3-
irlAshleigh Baxter32-
irlLynne Cantwell2-
irlFiona Coghlan2-
irlShannon Tuohey3-
irlMarie-Louise Reilly2-
irlSiobhan Fleming2-
irlSophie Spence3-
irlJoy Neville2-
irlStacey-Lea Kennedy2-
irlFiona Hayes2-
irlLauren Day2-
irlLeigh Dargan2-
irlLaura Guest2-
irlAmy Davis2-
irlGrace Davitt2-
irlNiamh Kavanagh2-
Penalty Try5-
irlHannah ‘Choppa’ CaseyCentre35-
irlLiz Burke3-

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