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2020-21 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Railway Union RFC

Club Women: Railway Union continue to move women’s rugby forward.

Railway Union announced today that they will be charging admission for their women’s games this season and they are offering an AIL Supporters Club Membership. We caught up with Railway President Melissa Slevin to…Continue readingClub Women: Railway Union continue to move women’s rugby forward.

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women International Rugby Women Ireland Women

Not another ruckin podcast.

FRU Favourites Fi Hayes and Ali Miller have kicked off the summer with “Not Another Rucking Podcast” on the Limor platform . It’s an entertaining run through their early careers, the effect of lockdown…Continue readingNot another ruckin podcast.

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

The FRU Women’s AIL Dream Team

What a response we had for our Dream Team nominations with 17, 661 votes cast, the votes not only coming from Ireland and the UK but from 51 different countries with the USA, New…Continue readingThe FRU Women’s AIL Dream Team

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Vote for the Women’s AIL Dream Team

Believe it or not I was planning to do something like this this season with the bulk of the images coming from the cup finals and the league play offs which we would of…Continue readingVote for the Women’s AIL Dream Team

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women UL Bohemian RFC

2019-20 Women’s All Ireland League Team of the Season

There are a few criteria you could use to determine the team of the season; most games won, most points scored, fewest points conceded, largest spread of try scorers, highest conversion rate, and in…Continue reading2019-20 Women’s All Ireland League Team of the Season

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Railway Union RFC UL Bohemian RFC

Women’s AIL. Final UL Bohemian 35 Railway Union 32

The Women’s AIL came to it’s virtual final on Saturday afternoon as The Front Row Union Zoomed our online task and stats based challenge. UL Bohs were represented once again by Chloe Pearse and…Continue readingWomen’s AIL. Final UL Bohemian 35 Railway Union 32

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Blackrock College RFC Club Rugby Women Railway Union RFC

Women’s AIL. Semi Final 2 Railway Union 36 Blackrock 34

The second AIL Virtual Semi Final went down to the wire as Blackrock College battled it out with defending champions Railway Union. Blackrock, represented by Michelle Claffey and Valerie Powers probably enjoyed the bulk…Continue readingWomen’s AIL. Semi Final 2 Railway Union 36 Blackrock 34

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Old Belvedere RFC (W) UL Bohemian RFC

Women’s AIL. Semi Final 1 UL Bohemian 42 Old Belvedere 20

UL Bohemian and Old Belvedere went head to head on Zoom on Saturday afternoon in The Front Row Union virtual playoff semi final 1. UL Bohemian were represented by Chloe Pearse and Rachel Allen…Continue readingWomen’s AIL. Semi Final 1 UL Bohemian 42 Old Belvedere 20

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Women’s AIL. Season Wrap.

We’d normally be wrapping up the Women’s AIL about now as we look forward to the playoffs this weekend. I’ve been in a bit of a quandary as to whether I should declare the…Continue readingWomen’s AIL. Season Wrap.

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Women’s Virtual AIL. Week 14 Results.

It was a comparatively low polling week for the final round of the Women’s Virtual AIL with only 336 votes polled compared to 802 votes polled for Week 13. As before we’ve adjusted the…Continue readingWomen’s Virtual AIL. Week 14 Results.

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Women’s Virtual AIL. Week 14 Predictions.

The final weekend of the regular season was scheduled for this weekend, kicking off with a huge game between Railway Union and Suttonians in an attempt at a record crowd for the women’s game.…Continue readingWomen’s Virtual AIL. Week 14 Predictions.

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Women’s Virtual AIL. Week 13 Results.

The remote rugby results are in for the Women’s Virtual AIL Week 13 and between the refix matches and the full set of fixtures we received 1,164 votes. Our friends at Cooke were the…Continue readingWomen’s Virtual AIL. Week 13 Results.

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Women’s Virtual AIL: Refix Match Results

Our first remote rugby match results are in. With voting ending last night in the Week 9 refix match between Cooke and Suttonians and the Week 10 refix between Malone and Suttonians we can…Continue readingWomen’s Virtual AIL: Refix Match Results

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia Womens AIL. Week 13 Predictions

I’m sure, like us, you feel that there is some unfinished business out there. To give you a chance to take back control of your season we have decided to roll through the unplayed…Continue readingEnergia Womens AIL. Week 13 Predictions

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women. Week 12 Status Update.

The Women’s AIL was already hit by the weather before recent postponements. As it stands there are two full weeks of the campaign to complete plus a couple of re-fix matches. Current Standings There…Continue readingEnergia AIL Women. Week 12 Status Update.

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC UL Bohemian RFC

Energia Women’s AIL. Cooke 17 UL Bohemian 46.

UL Bohemian continued their domination of the regular season with a comfortable win against Cooke at Shaw’s Bridge on Saturday night, the Limerick side now on an eleven game winning run. A few late…Continue readingEnergia Women’s AIL. Cooke 17 UL Bohemian 46.

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Blackrock College RFC Club Rugby Women Old Belvedere RFC (W)

Energia AIL Women. Old Belvedere 3 Blackrock College 12 (Week 10 Refix)

Old Belvedere and Blackrock College got their Week 10 refix game out of the way on Thursday night at the Ollie Campbell Stadium with Blackrock coming out on top with a 3 – 12…Continue readingEnergia AIL Women. Old Belvedere 3 Blackrock College 12 (Week 10 Refix)

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women. Week 12 Wrap

There were three fixtures completed in Week 12 of the Energia Women’s AIL with the match between UL Bohemian and Galwegians postponed. The results from the matches completed were as follows. You can view…Continue readingEnergia AIL Women. Week 12 Wrap

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Blackrock College RFC Club Rugby Women Cooke RFC

Energia AIL Women. Cooke 17 Blackrock College 41

Blackrock College pulled away in the second half, against Cooke at Shaw’s Bridge,  to record a comprehensive win in the Women’s Energia AIL.  It’s been a few weeks since Cooke have managed to get…Continue readingEnergia AIL Women. Cooke 17 Blackrock College 41

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Old Belvedere RFC (W) Suttonians RFC

Energia AIL Women. Old Belvedere 27 Suttonians 5

Old Belvedere Women ground out a gritty win against Suttonians in difficult conditions to consolidate their third place standing in the Women’s Energia AIL. Victoria Dubanovich O’Mahony opened the scoring for Old Belvedere Victoria…Continue readingEnergia AIL Women. Old Belvedere 27 Suttonians 5

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women. Week 12 Preview

The Women’s Week  11 activities were wrapped up earlier in the week so this will be a straightforward preview of this weekend’s matches. The Week 12 fixtures are as follows. The form of the…Continue readingEnergia AIL Women. Week 12 Preview

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women. Week 11 Wrap.

There was a full set of fixtures completed this weekend. Despite losing, I’m sure Cooke and Suttonians will be glad to have gotten a hit out. Blackrock were this week’s stars with a big…Continue readingEnergia AIL Women. Week 11 Wrap.

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women Malone RFC Old Belvedere RFC (W)

Energia AIL Women. Malone 17 Old Belvedere 21

Old Belvedere women went one step further than their men with a 17 – 21 win against Malone women at Gibson Park on a cold and dank Saturday evening.  Malone started the game strongly…Continue readingEnergia AIL Women. Malone 17 Old Belvedere 21

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2019-20 All Ireland League Women Club Rugby Women

Energia AIL Women. Week 11 Preview.

The Women’s AIL continues this week. Hopefully we’ll get a full weekend of results with previous weeks disrupted by frost and Storm Dennis. Only on fixture was fulfilled in Week 10 with Railway Union…Continue readingEnergia AIL Women. Week 11 Preview.