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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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Former Wexford Youths midfielder Ruth Fahy announces her retirement

Fri, Mar 30 2018

Fahy was part of the Youths squad that won a domestic league, cup and league cup treble in 2016.

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O'Gorman and Beirne recalled as Ireland squad named for crucial World Cup qualifiers

Thu, Mar 29 2018

International player of the year Harriet Scott and Stephanie Roche are among the notable omissions from the Ireland squad to ...

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WNL Preview: Shelbourne Ladies -v- Peamount United

Fri, Mar 16 2018

A venue change for Shelbourne's opening home fixture of the seasons sees the Reds host Peamount United at the FAI ...

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Limerick ladies kick off in style

Fri, Mar 16 2018

Playing your first league match at senior level can be somewhat of a rollercoaster. The expectations beforehand, the stress involved ...

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It was so great to lift that trophy with the girls on that day - Ciara McNamara

Sun, Mar 11 2018

It is the eve of the new Continental Tyres Women’s National League, and a buzz of anticipation surrounds Cork City. ...

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Derry City to host champions Linfield on opening day as Women's Premiership fixtures released

Fri, Mar 09 2018

The Candystripes will enter the league for the first time following the withdrawal of Newry City.

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Women’s National Team – Family Fun Day Cancelled

Thu, Mar 01 2018

The FAI this evening issued a statement confirming that the Republic of Ireland Women’s Nation Team Fun Day that was ...

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Under 17 WNL line-up confirmed

Tue, Feb 20 2018

The Line-up for the inaugural season of the Continental Tyres Women’s Under-17s National League has been announced by the FAI ...

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Ireland women's national team coach Colin Bell signs new contract to 2021

Thu, Feb 01 2018

Bell has signed a deal that will see him manage Ireland through to the 2021 European Championships.

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Limerick confirm Dave Rooney and Irene Hehir as first WNL management team

Thu, Feb 01 2018

Rooney will take charge of the side with Hehir his assistant.

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Cork City women's and men's teams merge into one club

Mon, Jan 29 2018

Both teams will now operate under the Cork City FC banner.

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DOWNLOAD: Women's National League Team's Fixture List Quick Ref Card

Sun, Jan 28 2018

With the Women’s National League 2018 season just over a month away, we have created quick reference cards for all ...

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Peamount United sign Irish international goalkeeper Niamh Reid-Burke

Sun, Jan 07 2018

The Dubliner parted company with Shelbourne midway through last season.

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Ireland under-19 international Keeva Keenan makes the move across Glasgow to Celtic

Wed, Jan 03 2018

Keenan has spent the past 18 months with the Scottish champions Glasgow City.

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