2018 Women's National League (Ireland)
The 2018 Women's National League, known for sponsorship reasons as the Continental Tyres Women's National League, was the eighth season of the Women's National League, the highest women's association football league in the Republic of Ireland. Limerick W.F.C. competed for the first time. Wexford Youths were the winners.
|Dates||11 March – 28 October, 2018|
|2019–20 UEFA Women's Champions League||Wexford Youths|
|Goals scored||337 (4.01 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Rianna Jarrett (Wexford Youths, 27 goals)|
|Biggest home win||Peamount United 10–1 Limerick (13 October 2018)|
|Biggest away win||Limerick 1–9 Peamount United (8 July 2018); Cork City 1–9 Peamount United (28 October 2018)|
|Highest scoring||Peamount United 10–1 Limerick (13 October 2018)|
2019 →All statistics correct as of 28 October 2018.
|Team||Home town/suburb||Stadium||2017 finish|
|Cork City||Cork||Bishopstown Stadium||5th|
|Galway||Galway||Eamonn Deacy Park||6th|
|Kilkenny United||Kilkenny||Buckley Park||7th|
|Peamount United||Newcastle, South Dublin||Greenogue||2nd|
|Shelbourne Ladies||Santry||Morton Stadium||3rd|
|UCD Waves||Dún Laoghaire||Jackson Park||4th|
|Wexford Youths||Crossabeg||Ferrycarrig Park||1st|
Teams play each other three times, either twice at home and once away, or once at home and twice away. Each team plays 21 games, either 10 home and 11 away, or 11 home and 10 away.
|1||Wexford Youths (C)||21||17||3||1||60||14||+46||54||2019–20 Champions League|
|Month||Player of the Month||References|
|March / April||Peamount United|
|Player of the Year||Wexford Youths|
|Young Player of the Year||UCD Waves|
|Top Goalscorer||Peamount United|
|Team of the Season|
- "Top Goalscorer - Continental Tyres Womens National League". wnl.fai.ie.
- "Womens National League · The42". The42. Retrieved 2018-01-05.
- uefa.com. "Member associations - Republic of Ireland - Women's football – UEFA.com". UEFA.com. Retrieved 2018-01-05.
- "Limerick WFC to play their first season in the Continental Tyres Women's National League - Sporting Limerick". 7 March 2018.
- "Report - Wexford Youths 3-0 Cork City". FAI. 21 October 2018.
Wexford Youths retained their Continental Tyres Women's National League crown with a game to spare
- "Barrett wins Player of the Month award for March/April". Continental Tyres Women's National League. 4 May 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
- "Galway Women's Aislinn Meaney scoops POTM award". Continental Tyres Women's National League. 10 June 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
- "Rianna Jarrett wins Player of the Month award". Continental Tyres Women's National League. 18 July 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
- "Murphy wins July Player of the Month award". Continental Tyres Women's National League. 29 August 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
- "Eabha O'Mahony claims POTM award for August". Continental Tyres Women's National League. 11 October 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
- "Farrelly named September Player of the Month". Continental Tyres Women's National League. 31 October 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
- "Rianna Jarrett wins 2018 Player of the Year". Continental Tyres Women's National League. 9 November 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.