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Nora Stapleton: A decade in rugby and a half-century in the Irish green 4 years ago

Nora Stapleton: A decade in rugby and a half-century in the Irish green

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Stapleton retired from international rugby this week after winning 50 Irish caps and making a decade of memories in the green.

The Fahan woman was working with Bank of Ireland …
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Donegal women called to Irish squad for Women’s Rugby World Cup 4 years ago

Donegal women called to Irish squad for Women’s Rugby World Cup

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Fahan native Stapleton and Cappry’s Muldoon have been regulars on the Irish selection in recent seasons and have made the cut for the 28-strong squad, confirmed today by Head Coach …
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Gender-based terms such as “playing like a girl” may soon be banned in rugby 4 years ago

Gender-based terms such as “playing like a girl” may soon be banned in rugby

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The Victorian Rugby Union is piloting a new programme, ‘Quilt’, designed to empower women on and off the pitch by stamping out gender-based discrimination and promoting gender equality.

The organisation …
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Women’s Rugby stars get Donegal girls to give fitness a try 4 years ago

Women’s Rugby stars get Donegal girls to give fitness a try

Girls from St. Catherine’s VS, Killybegs; Abbey VS, Donegal Town; Magh Ene, Bundoran; Finn Valley College, Stranorlar;  St. Columba’s College, Stranorlar, Errigal College, Letterkenny; Mulroy College, Milford, Crana College, Buncrana …
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Watch: Stapleton stars to set Ireland up for a Grand Slam showdown with England 4 years ago

Watch: Stapleton stars to set Ireland up for a Grand Slam showdown with England

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The Fahan woman starred as Ireland overcame Wales 12-7 in Cardiff.

It means a St Patrick’s Day joust with England in Donnybrook with the Grand Slam up for grabs.

“It’s …
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Nora Stapleton named in Ireland team to play Wales in Six Nations 4 years ago

Nora Stapleton named in Ireland team to play Wales in Six Nations

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Ireland have won three-from-three as they head to Cardiff to face the Welsh at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park (11.30am).

Fahan woman Stapleton has been named at out-half again for …
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Nora Stapleton to the fore as Ireland overcome France in a thriller 4 years ago

Nora Stapleton to the fore as Ireland overcome France in a thriller

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At the RDS, Ireland overcame Les Bleus 13-10 to make it three wins from three for the Irish.

Stapleton scored a conversion and two penalties on a day when Cappry’s …
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Cappry woman Larissa Muldoon returns to Irish Women’s squad 4 years ago

Cappry woman Larissa Muldoon returns to Irish Women’s squad

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Muldoon has been injured and missed the games against Italy and Scotland, but is back in the frame for Sunday’s game at Donnybrook, having been named among the substitutes.

Fahan …
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Nora Stapleton key to Ireland’s Six Nations triumph 4 years ago

Nora Stapleton key to Ireland’s Six Nations triumph

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The Irish defeated Italy 27-3 at the Stadio Tommaso Fattori in Rome. After defeating Scotland last week, the Girls in Green secured a second bonus point thanks to Stapleton’s quick-thinking …
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Nora steps up to Women’s Six Nations squad 5 years ago

Nora steps up to Women’s Six Nations squad

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Stapleton is the only Donegal representative on the panel chosen by head coach Tom Tierney.

The experienced Old Belvedere and Leinster flyhalf was a member of the Ireland squad that …
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