Former Ireland Women’s Rugby Union International & Munster Women’s Head Coach

Niamh briggs is an Irish rugby player who played as fullback for the Ireland women’s national rugby union team. Briggs was born in 1984. She attended Waterford institute of Technology and worked for An Garda Síochána. She has played for Dungarvan RFC, Clonmel RFC, UL Bohemians RFC and the Ireland Women’s national rugby union team. 

Having won 62 caps for Ireland and been an integral part of two Six Nations title-winning sides, including one as captain. Briggs was credited with the winning points that brought a grand slam win for Ireland on St. Patrick’s day in Milan in March 2013.

Niamh was appointed Ireland Women’s Assistant Head Coach in 2022 and a year later took up position as the new Munster Women’s Head Coach.