Ireland Womens Rugby v Italy 2022

World Rugby

International Rugby Board

IRB Women’s Rugby

United Rugby Championship

Rugby Union is one of the four most popular team sports in Ireland, after Soccer, Gaelic Football and Hurling. The United Rugby Championship is a Professional League operating at the highest level with teams in Leinster, Munster, Ulster and Connacht as well as Scotland, Wales, Italy and South Africa, the top teams of which qualify for the Champions Cup involving the Top French and English sides.

United Rugby Championship (Celtic, Italian & South African Provinces); Pro 12/14 (Celtic and Italian Provinces), Celtic League (Irish, Scottish, Welsh Provinces & Regions)

Premier Rugby Leagues

United Rugby Championship (Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Italy, South Africa); Premiership Rugby (England), Top 14 (France), Super XV Rugby (SANZAR, Pacific)