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DLR Waves revived as UCD pull out of the Women's National League

Tue, Dec 11 2018

The club will once more enter the Women’s National League and under-17 National League as DLR Waves, the name under ...

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European champions the Netherlands draw Canada in Women's World Cup in France

Sat, Dec 08 2018

England have been paired together with neighbours Scotland in a tough group alongside Japan, who beat them in the semi-finals ...

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Bohemians will join the under-17 Women's National League in 2019

Wed, Dec 05 2018

It has been revealed that Bohemians will enter a team into the 2019 Under 17 Women’s National League.

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'It's a huge step for women's football' - Ada Hegerberg makes history as first female winner of the Ballon d'Or

Mon, Dec 03 2018

23-year-old Hegerberg was Lyon’s top scorer as the French side won Europe’s top competition for the third year in a ...

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Elite Round draw made for Women's U19 & U17 teams

Sat, Nov 24 2018

The Republic of Ireland Women’s U19 team, having topped their qualifying group with three wins out of three, will now ...

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Wexford Youths captain Kylie Murphy: 'If you don't have belief you'll never do anything'

Fri, Nov 23 2018

Women’s National League champions and winners of the FAI Cup and WNL Shield - iut's been a standout year for ...

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Wexford Youths and Peamount United dominate Women's National League Team of the Year

Sat, Nov 10 2018

Despite losing out to Wexford in the FAI Cup final, Peamount contribute more players to the team with four – ...

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Shelbourne's Emily Whelan named the first under-17 Women's National League Player of the Year

Sat, Nov 10 2018

The 16-year-old, who made her senior international debut in the October friendly with Poland, was presented with the honour at ...

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UCD Waves keeper Erica Turner named Women's National League Young Player of the Year

Fri, Nov 09 2018

The 18-year-old was presented with the honour at the annual Continental Tyres/Women’s National League awards in Ballsbridge, Dublin on Friday ...

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Peamount United striker Amber Barrett wins golden boot for second year running

Fri, Nov 09 2018

Her astonishing strike rate of 30 is more than two goals per game – Barrett missed a chunk of the ...

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Wexford Youths striker Rianna Jarrett named Women's National League Player of the Year

Fri, Nov 09 2018

The Wexford native was presented with the honour at the annual Continental Tyres/Women’s National League awards in Ballsbridge, Dublin on ...

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Women's National League Round-Up: Peamount United warm up for Cup final with 9-1 rout of Cork

Mon, Oct 29 2018

The Peas led 6-0 at the break and added three more in the second half to ensure they finish the ...

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Wexford Youths celebrate record fourth Women's National League title

Sun, Oct 21 2018

Youths went into the penultimate series of games knowing three points against Cork City would guarantee the title regardless of ...

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Irish International Denise O’Sullivan signs for Canberra United

Fri, Oct 19 2018

60-time capped Irish International star Denise O’Sullivan has made the move to Australian side Canberra United following a brief spell ...

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Women's Report: Derry City Ladies 4 - 1 Portadown Ladies

Sun, Oct 07 2018

End of season affairs oftens fade into the annals with little cause to recall. Tonight’s tetchy affair at the Brandywell ...

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Denise O'Sullivan stars as North Carolina Courage crowned NWSL champions

Sun, Sep 23 2018

O'Sullivan played 90 minutes in midfield as a goal from Debinha and a brace from striker Jessica McDonald saw the ...

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Tributes pour in as 'fantastic role model' Aine O'Gorman retires from international football on 100 caps

Tue, Sep 18 2018

The Peamount United goalscorer announced she intended to bring an end to her 12-year international career with an open letter ...

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Megan Smyth-Lynch fires Peamount United to WNL Cup glory in Wexford

Sun, Sep 16 2018

The Peas had to do it the hard way after Lauren Dwyer had given the champions a slender half-time lead, ...

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WNL Cup Final Preview: Wexford Youths Women -v- Peamount United

Fri, Sep 14 2018

Wexford Youths host Peamount United at Ferrycarrig Park in a repeat of last season's unofficial play-off for the league title ...

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WNL Report: UCD Waves 0 - 0 Galway WFC

Sun, Sep 02 2018

Galway will rue their wastefulness in front of goal as they failed to break down an understrength UCD Waves, but ...

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Watch: Eoghan Stokes scores to give Bohemians another priceless derby day win in Tallaght

Fri, Aug 17 2018

Stokes – who spent time in Tallaght on trial in pre-season before joining Bohs – came off the bench to ...

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Champions League Report: Wexford Youth Ladies 3 - 2 Linfield Ladies

Mon, Aug 13 2018

A 94th minute Kylie Murphy goal gave Wexford Youths a dramatic 3-2 victory over Linfield Ladies at Seaview in the ...

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Slow start sees Wexford Youths bow out of Champions League following defeat to Thor/KA

Sat, Aug 11 2018

Youths were three down within 20 minutes as Sandra Jessen, Hulda Bjorg Hannesdottir and Helena Jonsdottier ruthlessly punished their slow ...

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13-year-old Cherry Orchard player called up to train with Ireland's senior women

Thu, Aug 02 2018

Cherry Orchard goalkeeper Jessie Stapleton is just 13 years old, but she's been fast-tracked to mix it with seasoned Women's ...

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Peamount United beat UCD to set up WNL Cup final date with Wexford Youths

Sun, Jul 29 2018

Goals from Niamh Farrelly, Amber Barrett and Aine O'Gorman saw the Peas to a comfortable 3-0 win over UCD Waves, ...

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Blackburn Rovers denied place in FA Women's Championship at the expense of Manchester United

Fri, Jul 27 2018

The Lancashire club applied for a position in the newly-renamed Championship after securing a second successive Northern Division title in ...

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Louise Quinn: 'My biggest memory was walking up the stairs to collect the silver medal and I saw my family on the way'

Tue, Jul 24 2018

It has been a hectic year for Republic of Ireland and Arsenal centre back Louise Quinn. She played in front ...

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Rianna Jarrett named Women's National League player of the month for June

Wed, Jul 18 2018

The Ireland international striker clinched the award after scoring five goals scored to take her top of the scoring charts ...

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Rianna Jarrett: 'All I wanted to do was to get back to a level where I could have a kick around with friends on the street'

Mon, Jul 16 2018

The Wexford Youths striker has faced the gruelling road to recovery on multiple occasions as she’s dealt with three ACL ...

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Continental Tyres WNL Player of the Month nominees for June announced

Tue, Jul 10 2018

The nominees for the Continental Tyres Women’s National League Player of the Month for June have been announced with the ...

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WNL Preview: Wexford Youths -v- Galway

Sat, Jul 07 2018

Wexford Youths could move nine points clear at the top of the Women's National League, for 24 hours at least, ...

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Wexford Youths drawn alongside hosts Linfield in Champions League groups

Fri, Jun 22 2018

For the second successive year, the Women's National League winners' Champions League fate will be decided in Belfast.

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Aine O’Donovan: That was the only thing that was important to me in that moment in time as sport was my life to be honest

Thu, Jun 21 2018

Aine O’Donovan is a liaison officer for Cork City Women’s football club, a mentor for ICAN (Irish Childrens Arthritis Network), ...

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Casey McQuillan returns to Shelbourne as academy director

Sun, Jun 17 2018

McQuillan was most recently in charge of Kilkenny United's national league side and guided them to a first-ever senior win ...

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Opinion: Without solidarity we have no future - we need to back women's sport

Thu, Jun 14 2018

It's been a depressing week for women's sport in Ireland.

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Women's National League May Player of the Month nominees announced

Fri, Jun 01 2018

The nominees for the May Player of the Month in the Women’s National League are in and the selection is ...

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Bell unveils squad for vital Women's Qualifiers

Fri, Jun 01 2018

Colin Bell has named a 21-player squad for the Republic of Ireland Women’s qualifier double bill against Norway in the ...

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Wylie names Northern Ireland senior women’s side for Netherlands clash

Tue, May 29 2018

Alfie Wylie has named his Northern Ireland senior Women’s squad to face European Champions the Netherlands next Friday at Shamrock ...

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WNL Report: Cork City Women 3 - 1 Galway WFC

Sun, May 20 2018

Saoirse Noonan’s second hat-trick of the season proved enough for Cork City Woman’s FC to see past Galway Woman’s FC ...

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WNL fixtures moved forward to avoid Champions League clash

Sat, May 19 2018

A number of games in Juune have also been rescheduled.

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WNL Preview: Shelbourne Ladies -v- Kilkenny United

Sat, May 12 2018

Shelbourne will look to bounce back from the disappointment of their Women's National League Cup elimination as they host Kilkenny ...

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NI Women League Cup Report: Derry City 2 - 0 Sion Swift Ladies

Fri, May 11 2018

Derry City Ladies collected their first victory of the season against an equally impressive Sion Swifts Ladies in the League ...

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Women’s Under 16 Squad Announced for Sweden Tournament

Thu, May 10 2018

The Republic of Ireland Women’s Under-16 Head Coach Sharon Boyle has unveiled her 20-player playing squad for the forthcoming UEFA ...

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UCD's Caolan Carroll: 'My mental health flew under the radar - from the outside it looked like I had everything going for me'

Tue, May 01 2018

On Sunday 23rd of April, 201, Caolán Carroll stepped back onto the football pitch in her first competitive game in ...

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Sue Ronan - 'It's frustrating that on sports shows or in sports pages there's nothing about women competing internationally'

Wed, Apr 18 2018

22 Republic of Ireland caps, national team manager from 2010-2016 and current Head of Women’s Football, Sue Ronan has experienced ...

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FIFA World Cup 2019 Preview: Republic of Ireland Women -v- Netherlands Women

Tue, Apr 10 2018

The Republic of Ireland welcome the Netherlands to Tallaght Stadium (kick-off 7pm) in a game that could have a major ...

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FIFA World Cup 2019 Qualifier Preview: Republic of Ireland Women -v- Slovakia Women

Fri, Apr 06 2018

The Republic of Ireland will go top of World Cup qualifying Group C – for two hours at least – ...

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Ireland under-19s miss out on Euros following defeat to Spain in Cork

Fri, Apr 06 2018

The defending champions advanced to the finals tournament with their second win of the elite qualifying round thanks to a ...

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Tyler Toland ruled out of Ireland's World Cup double-header

Thu, Apr 05 2018

The 16-year-old started the away win over Slovakia and the draw with the Dutch but will miss the return games ...

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Five each from Galway and Shelbourne as Ireland squad named for under-19 Euros elite qualifying

Fri, Mar 30 2018

Galway and Shelbourne each contribute five players to the 20-strong Ireland under-19 panel that will contest European Championship qualifying in ...

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