2017 tournament raises the bar as women’s sport takes centre stage
The Black Ferns won a pulsating Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 final against defending champions England to be crowned world champions for the fifth time.
With a very special and record-breaking Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 approaching a thrilling conclusion, leaders from the rugby, sport and business communities gathered in Belfast for the World Rugby women’s leadership forum.
The most successful teams in Women's Rugby World Cup history will meet in the 2017 final after New Zealand and England ended the title dreams of USA and France respectively in Belfast.
While all eyes will be on the semi-finals as New Zealand take on USA and France tackle defending champions England, there is still plenty for the other eight teams to play for on the penultimate day of Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 in Belfast.
Tickets are still available to see New Zealand take on USA and defending champions England tackle France at Kingspan Stadium on Tuesday.
USA claim the best runner-up spot to join fellow past Women's Rugby World Cup winners New Zealand and England as well as France in the semi-finals.
The 12 teams were all given anti-doping education ahead of Keep Rugby Clean Day at Women's Rugby World Cup 2017.
New Zealand, France, England and USA lead the race for semi-finals places, but Women's Rugby World Cup 2017 hosts Ireland and Canada are also unbeaten after two rounds.
WRWC 2017 is off to a flying start and a compelling opening day of action in Dublin has proven popular in stadia and in the social-sphere, with previous tournament records tumbling along the way.