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There will be no immediate financial windfall for Irish rugby following the success of the women's team at this year's World Cup.

10th August, 2014
Ireland's Tania Rosser scores a try against Kazakhstan in the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup. Ireland went on to win the match 40-5 Picture: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

There will be no immediate financial windfall for Irish rugby following the success of the women's team at this year's World Cup.

Despite their historic victory over New Zealand last Tuesday, and a 40-5 victory over Kazakhstan yesterday, which brought them to the semi-final, the team won't be taking home any extra prize money when they return from Paris later this month.

Furthermore, there are no performance-related bonuses included in the shirt sponsorship deal with...

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