Ireland could be on level playing field with NZ

As the country prepares to host the Women’s Rugby World Cup in August, the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport shares his vision for Irish sport in 2017

1st January, 2017
Fiona Coghlan of the Irish Womens Rugby team

If I were to pick one sporting event I am looking forward to most of all in 2017, it would be the Women’s Rugby World Cup being hosted by Ireland in August. Some 12 teams will compete in stadiums in Dublin and Belfast over the course of the month.

Most of us can remember rooting for Fiona Coghlan and the Girls in Green during the 2014 World Cup when they took on and beat New...

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