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Ireland star Megan Campbell suffers serious knee injury during Manchester City Champions League clash

Sat, Nov 18 2017

Republic of Ireland and Manchester City Women defender Megan Campbell faces a major injury lay off after rupturing her anterior ...

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Republic of Ireland squad named for World Cup qualifier in the Netherlands

Fri, Nov 17 2017

Ireland have two wins from their opening two fixtures, away to Northern Ireland and Slovakia.

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Wexford Youths' title-winning manager Laura Heffernan steps down

Sat, Nov 11 2017

Heffernan's decision appears to have been unexpected as she spoke confidently about the club's future on the Extratime.ie Sportscast as ...

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Nathalie O'Brien: 'Next season we're coming for the league'

Mon, Nov 06 2017

The Cork City defender has her sights set on a league challenge next season after picking up the club's first ...

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Cork City boss Frank Kelleher: 'When Shiner is in that position it's only going one place'

Mon, Nov 06 2017

Kelleher spoke afte Clare Shine's first-half strike won Cork City Women their first-ever FAI Cup.

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Katie McCarthy: "Playing in the Aviva is something you dream about"

Sat, Nov 04 2017

All roads lead to the capital for Cork City Women’s FC, as the Rebel Army gear up for a chance ...

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Dearbhaile Beirne: "We will put the big Cork support to the back of our minds"

Sat, Nov 04 2017

Speaking to extratime.ie ahead of Sunday’s Women’s FAI Cup Final at the Aviva Stadium, UCD Waves star Dearbhaile Beirne spoke ...

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Aine O'Gorman a major doubt for World Cup qualifier in the Netherlands

Wed, Nov 01 2017

The UCD Waves striker has already been ruled out of this weekend's FAI Cup final against Cork City after sustaining ...

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Heffernan demands focus ahead of Women's National League title run-in

Sat, Oct 28 2017

Laura Heffernan has demanded that her charges focus ahead of the vital title race run-in, starting with a clash away ...

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Ireland Women’s Under 19s Secure Elite Round Spot

Sun, Oct 22 2017

Following a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Latvia, Dave Connell’s Under 19 charges have secured qualification for the UEFA Elite Round. ...

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Dave Connell announces U19 Women's squad for upcoming qualifiers

Thu, Oct 12 2017

Republic of Ireland Women's Under-19s head coach Dave Connell has named his squad for the UEFA 2018 European Championships qualifying ...

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Shelbourne Ladies Captain Pearl Slattery named WNL Player of the Month for August

Fri, Oct 06 2017

Shelbourne Ladies captain Pearl Slattery has been named Continental Tyres Women's National League Player of the Month for August.

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FAI to launch under-17 Women's National League in 2018

Sat, Sep 30 2017

The proposed league, which mirrors underage leagues set up at under-19, under-17 and under-15 level in the men's game, seeks ...

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Ireland U17 seal passage to Elite Euros qualification with Romania win

Thu, Sep 28 2017

Goals in either half from Maiden City's Tyler Toland and Shelbourne's Isibeal Atkinson guaranteed Ireland a top two finish in ...

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Ireland striker Steph Roche faces two months on the sidelines with broken leg

Tue, Sep 26 2017

Republic of Ireland striker Steph Roche is set to miss at least two months with a broken leg sustained in ...

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Cork City Women launch underage academies

Mon, Sep 25 2017

The initiative, which offers coaching for girls at under-8, under-10 and under-18 level, hopes to build further grassroots supports for ...

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WNL Cup Final Report: Peamount United 1 - 1 Shelbourne Ladies (Shels win 5-4 on penalties)

Sun, Sep 24 2017

One of the most dramatic games of football this season unfolded before a stunned Greenogue crowd last night as Shelbourne ...

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Senior international Tyler Toland selected in strong U17 qualifying squad

Fri, Sep 22 2017

Ireland face hosts Bosnia, Romania and Greece over seven days as they look to reach the finals in Lithuania.

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World Cup Qualifier Preview: Northern Ireland Women -v- Republic of Ireland Women

Tue, Sep 19 2017

Northern Ireland will look to bounce back from a heavy opening-day defeat in Norway as they welcome their closest neighbours ...

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WNL Shield Final Preview: Galway WFC -v- UCD Waves

Sat, Sep 16 2017

Scheduling his worked against UCD for the Shield final as they will be without Áine O'Gorman, Clare Walsh and Karen ...

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Defender Niamh Walsh leaves Shelbourne to pursue education

Sun, Sep 10 2017

The 23-year-old has been part of three Women's National League-winning campaigns.

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WNL Preview: Wexford Youths Women -v- Shelbourne Ladies

Sat, Sep 02 2017

Shelbourne return to league action for the first time in a month following the disappointment of narrowly missing out on ...

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WNL Preview: UCD Waves -v- Cork City Women

Sat, Sep 02 2017

UCD Waves host Cork City at Jackson Park on Sunday (kick-off 2pm) knowing a win of any kind will all ...

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Stepping up and stepping in: Christina Dring

Tue, Aug 22 2017

Following a whirlwind move from Carrigaline United to Cork City Women’s FC; Christina Dring has been thriving at the Rebel ...

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Shelbourne re-sign American striker Gloria Douglas until the end of the season

Wed, Aug 09 2017

The 25-year-old bolsters the squad ahead of their title run-in and Champions League involvement later this month.

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WFAI Cup Preview: Cork City Women -v- Lakewood Athletic

Wed, Aug 09 2017

Cork City open their FAI Cup campaign with a local derby at home to Lakewood Athletic at Bishopstown on Wednesday ...

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WNL Preview: Shelbourne Ladies -v- Wexford Youths Women

Wed, Aug 09 2017

Shelbourne welcome Wexford Youths to the AUL Complex for a game rescheduled following last month's international break (kick-off 7pm).

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Arsenal's Katie McCabe named new Republic of Ireland senior captain

Sun, Aug 06 2017

The 21-year-old takes over from Emma Byrne, who retired from international football after 21 years earlier this week.

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Emma Byrne announces retirement from International football

Fri, Aug 04 2017

Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne has announced her retirement from International football after 21 years with the national side.

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Irish international Katie McCabe joins Glasgow City on loan from Arsenal

Wed, Aug 02 2017

21-year-old McCabe joined Arsenal from Shelbourne midway through the 2015-16 season, turning down an offer from Glasgow, but has found ...

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WNL Fixtures postponed due to World University Games Involvement

Sun, Jul 30 2017

There have been a number of fixture postponements in the Continental Tyres Women’s National League due to the World University ...

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Shelbourne Ladies announce signing of Isibeal Atkinson

Sun, Jul 30 2017

Shelbourne Ladies have confirmed the signing of Republic of Ireland U17 International Isibeal Atkinson.

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Irish international Denise O'Sullivan leaves Houston Dash by mutual consent

Fri, Jul 28 2017

The attacking midfielder has spent 18 months in the United States' top league.

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Title-winning duo Furlong and Hutchinson join Kilkenny from Wexford

Wed, Jul 26 2017

Both players have struggled for consistent gametime in a Youths side whose form sees them sit atop the Women's National ...

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History made as Kilkenny United win first-ever league match

Sun, Jul 09 2017

Leanne Tumelty got the vital goal as Kilkenny won their first league game, over Galway, in their third season in ...

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International Friendly Preview: Scotland -v- Republic of Ireland

Fri, Jul 07 2017

Colin Bell's side travel to Scotland as their opponents play their final game before Euro 2017.

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Shelbourne goalkeeper Amanda McQuillan called up to Ireland squad to face Scotland

Mon, Jul 03 2017

The 19-year-old replaces Emma Byrne, who has pulled out due to educational commitments.

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Women's National League games postponed due to international call-ups

Mon, Jul 03 2017

Eight Women's National League players have been called up for the friendly in Scotland.

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Republic of Ireland international Megan Campbell signs new Manchester City deal

Mon, Jun 26 2017

The full-back has endured a torrid time with injury since signing from Florida State last March.

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WNL Preview: Shelbourne Ladies -v- Peamount United

Sat, Jun 24 2017

The Champions host the league leaders at Morton Stadium with pole position on the line.

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WNL Preview: Galway WFC -v- Wexford Youths Women

Sat, Jun 24 2017

Both sides will look to return to winning ways as the league resumes following the midseason break.

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Shelbourne Belfast-bound after drawing tough Champions League group

Fri, Jun 23 2017

The Red Pandas have been drawn alongside Linfield, PK-35 Vantaa and Medyk Konin.

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Kilkenny United appoint former Shelbourne and Raheny manager Casey McQuillan

Wed, Jun 21 2017

McQuillan leaves the background staff at Shels to lead Kilkenny.

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Eight Women's National League players in Ireland squad to face Scotland

Mon, Jun 19 2017

Eight Women's National League players have been called up to the Republic of Ireland squad to face Scotland at Stark ...

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Julie-Ann Russell: 'The girls are like sisters to me - I'm devastated to leave them'

Fri, Jun 09 2017

The Republic of Ireland midfielder spoke to extratime.ie as she embarks on a new career chapter in Australia.

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Shelbourne Ladies sign former Ireland international Mary Waldron

Thu, Jun 01 2017

The former Raheny United striker returns to football after taking a two-year break.

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Kilkenny United part company with manager Pedro Rodrigues

Mon, May 29 2017

The Portuguese took over as interim manager in April.

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Three new faces in Ireland squad to face Iceland in June

Mon, May 22 2017

Amanda Budden, Dearbhaile Beirne and Heather Payne are the three new faces in the 19-strong Republic of Ireland squad selected ...

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Megan Campbell: 'When I was named in Man City XI, my heart started going mad'

Tue, May 16 2017

The Drogheda native contributed two assists as Manchester City lifted the FA Cup on Saturday.

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