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Women's Rugby World Cup - August 2017

  • 19-07-2017 7:01pm
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    Closed Accounts Posts: 443 ✭✭ siobhan08


    Anybody get selected as a volunteer ?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,364 ✭✭✭ wolfyboy555


    Would love some tickets to any UCD games if anyone's knows any going spare!


  • Registered Users Posts: 957 Wexfordboy89


    Anyone know if any of the games are the bbc.only have the freeview on sky no rte unfortunately if the games are on there


  • Registered Users Posts: 37,978 irishbucsfan


    The games are on RTE in Ireland and ITV in the UK


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,845 ✭✭✭ Hippo


    Really looking forward to it but it's a very tough format


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,929 ✭✭✭ Bleating Lamb


    Says in paper today that Ireland announced their squad yesterday but no names listed?....anyone have a link to the squad?


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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,013 ✭✭✭ irelandrover


    Looking at teh schedule, there are 3 games a day per pitch in UCD on the 9th. Will the pitch not be in terrible condition by the third match?


  • Moderators, Sports Moderators, Regional West Moderators Posts: 6,715 Mod ✭✭✭✭ connemara man


    Here's the Irish women's squad

    http://www.irishrugby.ie/mobile/ireland/40215.php


    IRELAND WRWC 2017 Squad - Backs (13): Niamh Briggs (UL Bohemians/Munster) (capt),
    Eimear Considine (UL Bohemians/Munster),
    Mairead Coyne (Galwegians/Connacht),
    Nicole Cronin (UL Bohemians/Munster) *,
    Jeamie Deacon (Blackrock/Leinster),
    Katie Fitzhenry (Blackrock/Leinster),
    Claire McLaughlin (Cooke/Ulster),
    Alison Miller (Old Belvedere/Connacht),
    Larissa Muldoon (Railway Union),
    Jenny Murphy (Old Belvedere/Leinster),
    Sene Naoupu (Harlequins),
    Nora Stapleton (Old Belvedere/Leinster),
    Hannah Tyrrell (Old Belvedere/Leinster).

    Forwards (15): Ashleigh Baxter (Cooke/Ulster),
    Anna Caplice (UL Bohemians/Munster),
    Ciara Cooney (Railway Union/Leinster),
    Ailis Egan (Old Belvedere/Leinster),
    Paula Fitzpatrick (St. Mary's/Leinster),
    Ciara Griffin (UL Bohemians/Munster),
    Leah Lyons (Highfield/Munster),
    Claire Molloy (Bristol/Connacht),
    Cliodhna Moloney (Railway Union/Leinster),
    Heather O'Brien (Highfield/Munster),
    Ciara O'Connor (Galwegians/Connacht),
    Ruth O'Reilly (Galwegians/Connacht),
    Lindsay Peat (Railway Union/Leinster),
    Marie Louise Reilly (Old Belvedere/Leinster),
    Sophie Spence (Old Belvedere/Leinster).

    * Denotes uncapped player


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 443 ✭✭ siobhan08


    Would love some tickets to any UCD games if anyone's knows any going spare!

    You can by them yourself from ticketmaster

    https://m.ticketmaster.ie/UCD-Bowl-tickets-Dublin/venue/199652


  • Registered Users Posts: 290 ✭✭ Leinstertomas


    Anyone know if any of the games are the bbc.only have the freeview on sky no rte unfortunately if the games are on there


    They're on itv.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,364 ✭✭✭ wolfyboy555


    siobhan08 wrote: »
    You can by them yourself from ticketmaster

    https://m.ticketmaster.ie/UCD-Bowl-tickets-Dublin/venue/199652

    I've tried but they look to be sold out unfortunately


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  • Registered Users Posts: 12,330 ✭✭✭✭ Losty Dublin


    Looking at teh schedule, there are 3 games a day per pitch in UCD on the 9th. Will the pitch not be in terrible condition by the third match?

    The UCD bowl pitch is really well maintained. This time of year along with some expert ground keeping and it will be fine.


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,967 ✭✭✭✭ The Lost Sheep


    Looking at teh schedule, there are 3 games a day per pitch in UCD on the 9th. Will the pitch not be in terrible condition by the third match?
    No. There will be 3 games per pitch for each day of the competition. It will be the same for the finals in Ravenhill and Queens. It wont be an issue. Pitches wont tear that much. With timing of competition as well. The pitches will be fine


  • Registered Users Posts: 8,599 ScrubsfanChris


    Seen pics of the temporary stands going up.
    Why isn't donnybrook being used as a venue? Surely that would save cost.

    Or are they going for the Wimbledon "village" vibe with the fans


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,967 ✭✭✭✭ The Lost Sheep


    Seen pics of the temporary stands going up. Why isn't donnybrook being used as a venue? Surely that would save cost.
    Or are they going for the Wimbledon "village" vibe with the fans
    Because Donnybrook doesn't suit for a variety of reasons. Cost wise/atmosphere wise having a base with all games in UCD and all teams based their is better before all move to Queens for final 2 rounds of games


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,553 ✭✭✭✭ errlloyd


    The temporary stands at the GAA pitch in UCD look well. They're pretty close to the bar too, so I am sort of pumped.

    The only downside is that pitch has a fairly decent slope going across it. I guess it can't be that bad if they play GAA on it.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,038 ✭✭✭ arsebiscuits1


    Seen pics of the temporary stands going up.
    Why isn't donnybrook being used as a venue? Surely that would save cost.

    Or are they going for the Wimbledon "village" vibe with the fans

    I imagine it's because Donnybrook is artificial.

    You'd either have to play all of the games on that surface or none of them.

    And there is no venue larger than Donnybrook with 4G so if they want to sell more for the final, you're pretty stuck.

    As for using the RDS, seemed like a good option and a good size for the bigger games, but if they're going in tandem with the whole "one Island" bid a la 2023, then having games up North looks really good


  • Registered Users Posts: 14,967 ✭✭✭✭ The Lost Sheep


    Niamh Briggs ruled out of the tournament due to injury replaced by Louise Galvin


  • Registered Users Posts: 24,364 ✭✭✭✭ molloyjh


    Niamh Briggs ruled out of the tournament due to injury replaced by Louise Galvin

    That's really crappy news for her. Only just back and gone again. Sport really can be cruel.


  • Registered Users Posts: 160 ✭✭ Finn Dub


    Where would be a good place to park for the UCD Bowl tomorrow? Is there parking in UCD itself during the World Cup?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 443 ✭✭ siobhan08


    Finn Dub wrote: »
    Where would be a good place to park for the UCD Bowl tomorrow? Is there parking in UCD itself during the World Cup?

    Yes parking in UCD. Just don't park in the gym as you will get clamped. I'm working as a volunteer at it. Was there at the training day yesterday. Parking in sign posted. Defo parking at the Clonskeagh entrance. Wasn't near any of the other car parks


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  • Registered Users Posts: 24,364 ✭✭✭✭ molloyjh


    Yeah that was the one thing I was wondering about. There's no shortage of parking in UCD generally but had no idea what was open and not. I'd imagine they'll have he barriers lifted too so you can access all the car parks without having to go back out and around?


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,038 ✭✭✭ arsebiscuits1


    Drove through campus there a while back.

    Fair play to whoever is doing branding.

    All of the carparks have a big WRWC sign saying you can park here etc. you can't miss em

    If you go in the main entrance via the N11 and go left and follow the road, you will pass at least 5 cark parks for the tournament.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,601 ✭✭✭ dublinman1990


    Great reception from the Irish fans after Ireland's Call was played out at UCD.

    I hope the Ireland Women win this match against the Aussie Women. Looks very tough so far but #COYGIG #BRINGIT. :D


  • Registered Users Posts: 573 Hastentoadd


    Pack are doing fantastic. Stapleton showing early nerves. Not like her at all


  • Registered Users Posts: 573 Hastentoadd


    Great try Muldoon, Stapleton adds the extras 7-0 to Ireland


  • Registered Users Posts: 19,121 ✭✭✭✭ Larbre34


    Well worked score to open the account there.

    The nerves are being worked out, but frankly Ireland have these Aussie girls for skill, experience, set piece, fitness and aggression. You'll win nothing with 7's


  • Registered Users Posts: 573 Hastentoadd


    What was that from Australia. Virtually on the 22, penalty awarded right in front of the post, and then they kick for touch, and the kick for touch is so bad it ends up as a lineout on the 22. Bizarre


  • Moderators, Arts Moderators Posts: 33,061 Mod ✭✭✭✭ pickarooney


    Is this streamed anywhere?


  • Registered Users Posts: 19,121 ✭✭✭✭ Larbre34


    Pack are doing fantastic. Stapleton showing early nerves. Not like her at all

    Not really, i watched her closely at the home 6N games, she wasnt herself at all. Had an outright mare against England.

    Shes obviously keeping her touchfinders safe tonight, but i suspect she misses the safety net of Briggs taking the place kicks. No doubt she'll warm to it with Muldoon in the partnership.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 573 Hastentoadd


    Is this streamed anywhere?
    Its on rte2, possible also on the rte player


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