World Cup

Tom Tierney rings the changes for Ireland's must win game against France

Ireland have handed starts to Nicole Cronin and Leah Lyons for the must win encounter against France in the Women's World Cup encounter in Dublin.
17 August 2017

Lleucu George to make Wales debut against Japan

Wales head coach Rowland Phillips has made a total of nine changes for the upcoming Women's Rugby World Cup clash against Hong Kong scheduled to be played in Dublin on Thursday.
17 August 2017

Middleton makes six changes for England ahead of decider against USA

England coach Simon Middleton has made a total of six changes for the deciding Pool B Women's World Cup encounter against USA in Dublin.
16 August 2017

New Zealand thrash Hong Kong 121-0, France, Canada stun Australia, Wales

The second round of the Rugby Women's World Cup 2017 saw New Zealand extend dominance over Hong Kong while England, Canada, France, USA and Ireland maintained their unbeaten streak.
14 August 2017

Nicole Cronin set for Ireland debut against Japan

Ireland head coach Tom Tierney has made seven changes to the line-up for the Women's Rugby World Cup clash against Japan that kicks-off on Sunday.
12 August 2017

Emily Scarratt to captain much-changed England Women's team against Italy

England centre Emily Scarratt has been named as the captain of the team that will take on Italy in the upcoming Women's World Cup clash at UCD Bowl in Dublin on Sunday.
12 August 2017

Wales Women aim to make amends for defeat against New Zealand

Wales assistant coach Nick Wakley stated that his team is looking to bounce back from the defeat in the opening game when they face Canada in the second round of Women's Rugby World Cup on Sunday.
12 August 2017

Kay Wilson powers England to 56-5 win in World Cup opener

Kay Wilson scored four tries as England started their title defence with a 56-5 triumph over Spain in the Women's World Cup opener at UCD Bowl in Dublin.
10 August 2017

Players to watch out in Women's World Cup 2017

As the Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 gets underway at UCD Bowl in Dublin on Wednesday, we take a look at five key players, who might create impact in the tournament.
9 August 2017

Wales name side to test World Cup credentials against New Zealand

Wales have named Carys Phillips as their captain as they launch their Women's World Cup campaign on Wednesday in Dublin against a team head coach Rowland Phillips describes as one of the "perennial favourites".
8 August 2017

Hosts Ireland name team for Women's World Cup opener against Australia

Women's Rugby World Cup hosts Ireland have named their side for the opening Women's Rugby World Cup clash against Australia in Dublin on Wednesday.
8 August 2017

Bill Beaumont expects highly competitive and exciting Women's World Cup

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont believes the upcoming Women's World Cup has all the credentials to become one of the most successful edition in the history of the tournament.
8 August 2017

Emily Scarratt credits Paul Burke for improved kicking ability

England Women's centre Emily Scarratt has credited Paul Burke for the boost in her goal-kicking ability.
6 August 2017

England suffer Emily Scott blow ahead of Women's World Cup

England are likely to miss the services of Emily Scott in the upcoming Women's World Cup after the fly-half was sidelined with an unspecified injury.
5 August 2017

World Rugby announces broadcasters for Women's World Cup

World Rugby has released the list of broadcasters for the Women's Rugby World Cup that is scheduled to be played between 9th and 26th August in Ireland.
4 August 2017

Foley expects Ireland to be tested

Former Ireland international Rosie Foley believes it will be a difficult task for her country to lift the Women’s World Cup next month, but she is confident that they can go far at this tournament.
2 August 2017

Claire Molloy to lead Ireland in Women's World Cup

Ireland have confirmed Bristol loose forward Claire Molloy as the captain for the upcoming Rugby Women's World Cup.
2 August 2017

Purdy confident of England success

World Cup Winner Claire Purdy on England's chances, striking the right balance between youth + experience & the contract debate.
26 July 2017

Australia's Sean McMahon moves to Japan, likely to miss World Cup 2019

Australia international Sean McMahon has admitted that he is doubtful to feature for Wallabies in the 2019 World Cup after reports claim of the flanker striking a two-year deal with a Japanese club.
26 July 2017

Tonga makes it to the 2019 World Cup pool

Tonga have qualified to the Rugby World Cup 2019 after managing to finish second in the Pacific Nations Cup behind top placed Fiji.
16 July 2017