Ireland women's national rugby union team

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Ireland
Ireland rugby.png
Union Irish Rugby Football Union
Ground(s) Ashbourne
Team kit
Change kit
First international
 Ireland 0-10 Scotland 
(Edinburgh, Scotland 14 February 1993)
Largest win
 Ireland 55-0 Japan 
(Dublin, Ireland 14 November 2004)
Largest defeat
 England 79-0 Ireland 
(Worcester, England 17 February 2002)
World Cup
Appearances 4 (First in 1994)
Best result 7th place, 1994

The Ireland rugby union team represents both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in the rugby union.

History[edit]

Squad[edit]

Part of Ireland women's national rugby union team 2011.

Squad for 2014 Women's RBS 6 Nations announced Dec 20th 2013[1]


  • Ashleigh Baxter (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)
  • Gill Bourke (UL Bohemians /Munster)
  • Niamh Briggs (UL Bohemians /Munster)
  • Lynne Cantwell (Richmond /Exile)
  • Hannah Casey (Saracens/Exile) Uncapped Player
  • Fiona Coghlan (UL Bohemians/Leinster)
  • Kerri Ann Craddock (Saracens/Exile) Uncapped Player
  • Amy Davis (Blackrock/Ulster)
  • Grace Davitt (Cooke/Ulster)
  • Ailis Egan (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
  • Paula Fitzpatrick (St. Mary’s/Leinster)
  • Siobhan Fleming (Tralee/Munster)
  • Laura Guest (Highfield/Munster)
  • Fiona Hayes (UL Bohemians/Munster)
  • Ashling Hutchings (UL Bohemians/Munster) Uncapped Player
  • Jemma Jackson (Queens University/Ulster) Uncapped Player
  • Stacey-Lea Kennedy (Cooke/Ulster)
  • Sharon Lynch (Old Belvedere/Leinster) Uncapped Player
  • Vikkie McGinn (Blackrock/Leinster) Uncapped Player
  • Alison Miller (Portlaoise RFC/UCC/Connacht)
  • Sarah Mimnagh (Richmond/Exile) Uncapped Player
  • Claire Molloy (Bristol/Connacht)
  • Larissa Muldoon (Bristol/Exile)
  • Jenny Murphy (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
  • Heather O’Brien (Highfield/Munster)
  • Ruth O’Reilly (Galwegians/Connacht)
  • Orla Fitzsimmons (St. Mary’s/Leinster) Uncapped Player
  • Geraldine Rea (Highfield/Munster)
  • Marie-Lousie Reilly (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
  • Jackie Shiels (Richmond/Exile)
  • Juliet Short (Newcastle/Exile) Uncapped Player
  • Sophie Spence (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
  • Nora Stapleton (Old Belvedere/Leinster)

Results summary[edit]

(Full internationals only)

Rugby: Ireland internationals 1993-
Opponent First game Played Won Drawn Lost Percentage
 Australia 1998 2 0 0 2 0.00%
 Canada 2002 2 1 0 1 50.00%
 England 1996 19 1 0 18 5.26%
 France 1993 21 2 1 18 11.90%
 Germany 1997 3 3 0 0 100.00%
 Italy 1997 12 11 0 1 91.67%
 Japan 1994 3 2 0 1 66.67%
 Kazakhstan 1998 4 1 0 3 25.00%
 Netherlands 1998 3 3 0 0 100.00%
 Samoa 2002 1 0 0 1 0.00%
 Scotland 1993 23 9 0 14 39.13%
 South Africa 2006 1 1 0 0 100.00%
 Spain 1997 9 4 0 5 44.44%
 United States 1994 5 1 0 3 20.00%
 Wales 1996 19 7 0 12 36.84%
Summary 1993 126 46 0 80 36.51%

Results[edit]

See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering

Full internationals[edit]

[68]
1993-02-14 Scotland  10-0  Ireland Raeburn Place, Edinburgh [1/1/1]
[80]
1994-02-13 Ireland  0-5  Scotland Ravenhill, Belfast [2/3/2]
[91]
1994-04-15 (WC) France  31-0  Ireland West of Scotland RFC [26/3/1]
[94]
1994-04-17 (WC) United States  76-0  Ireland Boroughmuir [17/4/1]
[102]
1994-04-20 (WC) Scotland  10-3  Ireland Melrose [7/5/3]
[104]
1994-04-23 (WC) Ireland  11-3  Japan Boroughmuir [6/7/1]
[115]
1995-02-20 Scotland  20-3  Ireland Myreside, Edinburgh [11/7/4]
[116]
1995-03-05 Ireland  10-39  France Dublin [8/30/2]
[125]
1996-01-21 (HN) Ireland  0-21  Scotland Blackrock [9/14/5]
[130]
1996-03-03 (HN) Ireland  22-6  Wales Old Belvedere RFC, Dublin [25/10/1]
[131]
1996-03-17 (HN) England  12-8  Ireland Sunbury [27/11/1]
[150]
1997-01-26 (HN) Wales  32-5  Ireland Bridgend [27/12/2]
[152]
1997-02-09 (HN) Ireland  0-32  England Limerick [13/31/2]
[154]
1997-02-23 (HN) Scotland  28-3  Ireland Pennypit, Edinburgh [20/14/6]
[158]
1997-04-02 (FIRA) Spain  27-0  Ireland Nice, France [11/15/1]
[160]
1997-04-04 (FIRA) Italy  13-5  Ireland Nice, France [18/16/1]
[164]
1997-04-06 (FIRA) Germany  0-16  Ireland Nice, France [15/17/1]
[176]
1997-11-09 Germany  6-32  Ireland Hamburg [18/18/2]
[181]
1998-02-08 (HC) Ireland  0-15  Scotland Old Belvedere, Dublin [19/25/7]
[186]
1998-03-22 (HC) Ireland  10-27  Wales Old Crescent RFC, Rosbrien [20/31/3]
[187]
1998-04-05 (HC) England  62-8  Ireland Worcester [42/21/3]
[197]
1998-05-02 (WC) Australia  21-0  Ireland Amsterdam [6/22/1]
[205]
1998-05-05 (WC) Ireland  6-12  Kazakhstan Amsterdam [23/13/1]
[210]
1998-05-09 (WC) Netherlands  18-21  Ireland Amsterdam [37/24/1]
[218]
1998-05-12 (WC) Ireland  20-5  Italy Amsterdam [25/23/2]
[225]
1998-05-15 (WC) Ireland  10-26  Kazakhstan Amsterdam [26/16/2]
[232]
1999-02-07 (5N) Ireland  0-24  France Dublin [27/50/3]
[236]
1999-02-28 (5N) Wales  26-0  Ireland Venue unknown [38/28/4]
[238]
1999-03-07 (5N) Ireland  0-56  England Dublin [29/49/4]
[240]
1999-03-21 (5N) Scotland  22-5  Ireland Inverleith, Edinburgh [37/30/8]
[273]
2000-05-08 (FIRA) France  41-14  Ireland El Ejido, Spain [61/31/4]
[279]
2000-05-10 (FIRA) Ireland  15-31  Kazakhstan Vera, Spain [32/22/3]
[287]
2000-05-13 (FIRA) Ireland  19-12  Netherlands El Ejido, Spain [33/47/2]
[300]
2001-02-0? Spain  42-0  Ireland Madrid [34/32/2]
[301]
2001-02-16 Ireland  0-53  France Dublin [35/65/5]
[311]
2001-05-06 (FIRA) France  45-9  Ireland Marquette lez Lille, France [69/36/6]
[320]
2001-05-10 (FIRA) Ireland  10-15  Wales Lille, France [37/57/5]
[326]
2001-05-12 (FIRA) Ireland  9-8  Italy Lille, France [38/33/3]
[338]
2001-10-24 Netherlands  0-15  Ireland Amsterdam [53/39/3]
[344]
2002-02-03 (6N) Ireland  5–13  Wales Thormond Park, Limerick [40/60/6]
[348]
2002-02-17 (6N) England  79-0  Ireland Worcester [79/41/5]
[351]
2002-03-02 (6N) Ireland  0–13  Scotland Limerick [42/60/9]
[358]
2002-03-25 (6N) Ireland  6–8  Spain Limerick [43/43/3]
[359]
2002-04-05 (6N) France  46–0  Ireland Melun [76/44/7]
[368]
2002-05-13 (WC) Canada  57-0  Ireland Barcelona [33/45/1]
[376]
2002-05-17 (WC) Ireland  0-22  Samoa Barcelona [46/3/1]
[378]
2002-05-20 (WC) Germany  0-18  Ireland Barcelona [37/47/3]
[387]
2002-05-24 (WC) Ireland  0-18  Japan Barcelona [48/15/2]
[398]
2003-02-1? (6N) Scotland  25–0  Ireland Netherdale (Gala) [68/49/10]
[401]
2003-02-2? (6N) Spain  0–16  Ireland Madrid [50/50/4]
[402]
2003-03-09 (6N) Ireland  0–20  France Limerick [51/83/8]
[405]
2003-03-21 (6N) Wales  17–0  Ireland Cardiff Arms Park [76/52/7]
[408]
2003-03-28 (6N) Ireland  3–46  England Thomond Park RFC, Limerick [53/90/6]
[430]
2004-02-15 (6N) France  22-5  Ireland Savigny sur Orge, Paris [88/54/9]
[431]
2004-02-21 (6N) Ireland  13-14  Wales Thomond Park, Limerick [55/79/8]
[434]
2004-03-06 (6N) England  51-10  Ireland Twickenham, London [96/56/7]
[438]
2004-03-20 (6N) Ireland  7-8  Spain Thomond Park, Limerick [57/59/5]
[442]
2004-03-27 (6N) Ireland  0-17  Scotland Thomond Park, Limerick [58/78/11]
[444]
2004-05-01 (FIRA) Ireland  7-24  Wales Toulouse, France [59/83/9]
[451]
2004-05-05 (FIRA) Ireland  14-5  Italy Toulouse, France [60/42/4]
[454]
2004-05-08 (FIRA) Ireland  20-12  Spain Toulouse, France [61/63/6]
[472]
2004-11-14 Ireland  55-0  Japan Donnybrook, Dublin [62/17/3]
[477]
2005-02-05 (6N) Spain  19-17  Ireland Campo Central Ciudad Universitaria, Madrid [64/63/7]
[479]
2005-02-12 (6N) Scotland  15-5  Ireland Murrayfield [84/64/12]
[483]
2005-02-26 (6N) Ireland  0-32  England St Mary's College, Dublin [65/108/8]
[486]
2005-03-13 (6N) Ireland  0-34  France Dublin [66/99/10]
[488]
2005-03-18 (6N) Wales  6-11  Ireland Arms Park, Cardiff [92/67/10]
[520]
2006-01-25 Ireland  5-23  United States ? [68/52/2]
[521]
2006-02-04 (6N) Ireland  25-10  Spain Donnybrook, Dublin [69/69/8]
[524]
2006-02-10 (6N) France  32-0  Ireland Montauban, Toulouse [104/70/11]
[527]
2006-02-25 (6N) Ireland  7-14  Wales Donnybrook, Dublin [71/97/11]
[531]
2006-03-10 (6N) Ireland  0-9  Scotland Navan [72/94/13]
[534]
2006-03-17 (6N) England  29-10  Ireland Old Albanians, St Albans [119/73/9]
[548]
2006-04-29 Ireland  15-8  Canada Galway [74/53/2]
[564]
2006-08-31 (WC) Ireland  0-43  France St. Albert Rugby Park, St. Albert [75/108/12]
[570]
2006-09-04 (WC) Ireland  11-24  United States Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [76/56/3]
[576]
2006-09-08 (WC) Ireland  37-0  South Africa St. Albert Rugby Park, St. Albert [77/9/1]
[578]
2006-09-12 (WC) Ireland  10-11  Scotland St. Albert Rugby Park, St. Albert [78/99/14]
[583]
2006-09-16 (WC) Ireland  14-18  Australia Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [22/79/2]
[599]
2007-02-03 (6N) Wales  10-5  Ireland Taffs Well RFC, Cardiff [103/80/12]
[601]
2007-02-10 (6N) Ireland  10-13  France St Mary's RFC, Dublin [81/114/13]
[606]
2007-02-25 (6N) Ireland  0-32  England Thomond Park, Limerick [82/127/11]
[607]
2007-03-10 (6N) Scotland  6-18  Ireland Meggetland, Edinburgh [104/83/15]
[610]
2007-03-17 (6N) Italy  12-17  Ireland Tre Fontane, Rome [56/84/5]
[656]
2008-02-01 (6N) Ireland  19-0  Italy St Mary's RFC, Dublin [85/61/6]
[661]
2008-02-10 (6N) France  26-17  Ireland St Gratien[disambiguation needed] [123/86/14]
[662]
2008-02-22 (6N) Ireland  13-3  Scotland St Mary's RFC, Dublin [87/109/16]
[665]
2008-03-07 (6N) Ireland  10-19  Wales St Mary's RFC, Dublin [88/116/13]
[668]
2008-03-15 (6N) England  17-7  Ireland London Irish [138/89/11]
[683]
2008-05-17 (FIRA) Ireland  41-7  Spain Amsterdam [90/83/9]
[690]
2008-05-20 (FIRA) England  22-11  Ireland Drachten, Netherlands [140/91/12]
[701]
2008-05-24 (FIRA) France  22-22  Ireland Amsterdam [129/92/15]
[722]
2009-02-06 (6N) Ireland  7-5  France Ashbourne [93/130/16]
[726]
2009-02-14 (6N) Italy  17-35  Ireland Stadio M.Natali, Colleferro [68/94/7]
[728]
2009-02-27 (6N) Ireland  13-29  England St Mary's RFC, Dublin [95/149/13]
[731]
2009-03-13 (6N) Scotland  0-23  Ireland Meggetland [119/96/17]
[734]
2009-03-21 (6N) Wales  13-10  Ireland Taffs Well [125/97/14]
[785]
2010-02-05 (6N) Ireland  22-5  Italy Ashbourne [98/75/8]
[788]
2010-02-12 (6N) France  19-9  Ireland Stade des Allées, Blois, Loir-et-Cher [141/99/17]
[800]
2010-02-28 (6N) England  22-5  Ireland Pillar Data Arena, Esher, Surrey [156/100/14]
[801]
2010-03-12 (6N) Ireland  18-3  Wales Ashbourne, County Meath, Leinster [101/129/15]
[804]
2010-03-19 (6N) Ireland  15-3  Scotland Ashbourne, County Meath, Leinster [102/128/19]
[839]
2010-08-20 (WC) England  27-0  Ireland Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [164/103/15]
[845]
2010-08-24 (WC) Ireland  22-12  United States Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [104/75/4]
[851]
2010-08-28 (WC) Ireland  37–3  Kazakhstan Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [105/48/4]
[856]
2010-09-01 (WC) Ireland  3–40  United States Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [106/77/5]
[861]
2010-09-05 (WC) Scotland  8–32  Ireland Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [135/107/19]
[868]
2011-02-06 (6N) Italy  5-26  Ireland Rovigo [86/108/9]
[870]
2011-02-11 (6N) Ireland  12-14  France Ashbourne [109/152/18]
[873]
2011-02-26 (6N) Scotland  5-22  Ireland Lasswade [139/109/19]
[877]
2011-03-13 (6N) Wales  15-14  Ireland Cross Keys RFC [140/110/16]
[879]
2011-03-18 (6N) Ireland  0-31  England Ashbourne [111/173/16]
[-]
2012-02-03 (6N) Ireland  10-3[2]  Wales Ashbourne RFC [-/-/-]
[922]
2012-02-11 (6N) France  8-7  Ireland Stade de Hameau, Pau [158/112/19]
[925]
2012-02-24 (6N) Ireland  40-10  Italy Ashbourne RFC [113/94/10]
[928]
2012-03-03 (6N) Ireland  36–0  Wales Ashbourne RFC [114/144/17]
[929]
2012-03-09 (6N) Ireland  20–0  Scotland Ashbourne RFC [115/146/20]
[932]
2012-03-17 (6N) England  23–6  Ireland Esher RFC [185/116/17]
[971]
2013-02-03 (6N) Wales  10-12  Ireland Aberavon [147/117/18]
[973]
2013-02-09 (6N) Ireland  25-0  England Ashbourne [118/195/18]
[974]
2013-02-23 (6N) Scotland  3-30  Ireland Lasswade [150/119/21]
[977]
2013-03-08 (6N) Ireland  15-10  France Ashbourne [120/172/20]
[981]
2013-03-17 (6N) Italy  3-6  Ireland Parabiago, Milan [107/121/11]
[981]
2013-03-17 (6N) Italy  3-6  Ireland Parabiago, Milan [107/121/11]
[1022]
2014-02-07 (6N) Ireland  59-0  Scotland Ashbourne [122/156/23]
[1025]
2014-02-07 (6N) Ireland  18-6  Wales Ashbourne [123/153/19]
[1028]
22 February 2014 (6N) England  17-10  Ireland Twickenham [210/124/19]
[1032]
8 March 2014 (6N) Ireland  39-0  Italy Aviva Stadium, Dublin [125/114/12]
[1035]
14 March 2014 (6N) France  19 - 15  Ireland Stade du Hameau, Pau [184/126/21]

Other matches[edit]

[-]
1994-04-13 (WC) Scottish Students Scotland 5-18  Ireland West of Scotland RFC [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-01-09 Ireland  25-19  England Academy St Mary's RFC, Dublin [-/-/-]
[-]
2006-06-20 Irish Barbarians  3-31  Netherlands B Durban [-/-/-]
[-]
June 2006 South Africa A  5-3  Irish Barbarians Durban [-/-/-]
[-]
2006-08-13 Scotland A  6-17  Ireland Hawick [-/-/-]
[-]
2008-12-20 Ireland President's XV  8-19  England St Mary's RFC, Dublin [-/-/-]
[-]
2010-07-18 Scotland XV  20-15  Ireland XV Lasswade [-/-/-]
[-]
2010-08-01 Wales XV  15-13  Ireland XV Bridgend [-/-/-]
[-]
2013-01-20 Ireland XV  39-7  Spain Ashbourne [-/-/-]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.thescore.ie/ireland-womens-rugby-aviva-stadium-1233520-Dec2013/
  2. ^ Match abandoned after 40 minutes