BBC Sport - Women's game boosted by Irish victory over NZ in World Cup
Women's game boosted by Ireland victory
- From the section Rugby Union
Ireland's stunning victory over holders New Zealand in the World Cup is expected to increase participation in women's rugby.
The Irish won 17-14 in France to inflict a first World Cup defeat on the Black Ferns since 1991.
Teenagers at an Ulster Rugby coaching course were buoyed by the success of the Ireland team.