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Provincial academies to compete with Ireland 7s in new IRFU tournaments
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# Young Guns

Provincial academies to compete with Ireland 7s in new IRFU tournaments

Jul 9th 2020, 5:17 PM 5,429 Views 0 Comments

The provinces’ A teams will also compete in a series of fixtures starting in September.

Remainder of Ireland's 7s Series cancelled as World Rugby cut circuit short
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# Finished

Remainder of Ireland's 7s Series cancelled as World Rugby cut circuit short

Jun 30th 2020, 9:45 AM 4,125 Views 5 Comments

Both Irish teams finished 10th, while Jordan Conroy was top try-scorer on the men’s Series.

'I had to fight a bit harder... I sort of grew up despising the big private schools'
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# Porchy

'I had to fight a bit harder... I sort of grew up despising the big private schools'

Apr 5th 2020, 10:00 AM 52,278 Views 25 Comments

Connacht wing John Porch could have retired from rugby as an U20 player.

IRFU opts against hosting Olympic 7s qualifying competition in Ireland
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IRFU opts against hosting Olympic 7s qualifying competition in Ireland

Mar 4th 2020, 3:39 PM 9,174 Views 11 Comments

The union had concerns over the costs of bringing the crucial repechage onto home soil.

Slow start sees Ireland slip to defeat against Spain at Dubai 7s
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# Dubai 7s

Slow start sees Ireland slip to defeat against Spain at Dubai 7s

Dec 7th 2019, 12:21 PM 6,868 Views 5 Comments

Jordan Conroy scored his seventh try of the tournament but will rue failing to take a late opportunity.

Extra-time defeat to England sees Ireland Women finish 10th at Dubai 7s
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# Dubai 7s

Extra-time defeat to England sees Ireland Women finish 10th at Dubai 7s

Dec 7th 2019, 11:46 AM 2,737 Views 2 Comments

Two tries from Hannah Tyrrell and a late Louise Galvin try wasn’t enough for Stan McDowell’s side.

Ireland slip to narrow defeat in first game as a core team on the World 7s Series
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# The Big Stage

Ireland slip to narrow defeat in first game as a core team on the World 7s Series

Dec 5th 2019, 3:16 PM 9,172 Views 3 Comments

Tries from Terry Kennedy, Jack Kelly, and Aaron O’Sullivan weren’t enough against the US.

Mulhall misses out on Dubai Sevens squad with injury
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# Sidelined

Mulhall misses out on Dubai Sevens squad with injury

Nov 29th 2019, 3:36 PM 3,807 Views 0 Comments

Ireland head coach Stan McDowell has named his 13-player squad for the tournament.

'It is all up to us now to perform' - Dardis
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# Backing It Up

'It is all up to us now to perform' - Dardis

Nov 29th 2019, 8:00 AM 3,112 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland Sevens captain says the team need to produce displays worthy of their new world class facilities.

Squad announced as Ireland 7s prepare for World Series in Dubai
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# On The Plane

Squad announced as Ireland 7s prepare for World Series in Dubai

Nov 28th 2019, 11:31 AM 8,888 Views 9 Comments

The 13-man squad will make their debut as a core team on the HSBC World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series.

Kildare man O'Brien benefits from stint in 7s as he pushes on with Leinster
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# Flyer

Kildare man O'Brien benefits from stint in 7s as he pushes on with Leinster

Nov 27th 2019, 10:03 AM 7,066 Views 2 Comments

The 23-year-old has shone at outside centre and fullback early on this season.

Ulster flyer Sexton in men's squad as Ireland 7s sides head for Spain
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# Elche

Ulster flyer Sexton in men's squad as Ireland 7s sides head for Spain

Nov 4th 2019, 3:39 PM 10,069 Views 8 Comments

The countdown to the men’s debut season in the World Series is gathering pace.

Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short
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# One Last Chance

Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short

Jul 15th 2019, 1:10 PM 5,347 Views 6 Comments

Billy Dardis and his squad will have one last shot at Olympic qualification next year.

Ireland return to London 7s with eye on upcoming Olympic qualifier
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# World Class

Ireland return to London 7s with eye on upcoming Olympic qualifier

May 21st 2019, 11:49 AM 4,179 Views 4 Comments

Uncapped Lansdowne flyer Peter Sullivan and Kerry man Jack Daly will hope to win their first international Sevens caps in Twickenham.

'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy'
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# 7s

'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy'

Apr 26th 2019, 3:23 PM 48,525 Views 3 Comments

Greg O’Shea has overcome injury and disappointment with Munster to become an Ireland 7s star.

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'
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# Craic Agus Ceol

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'

Apr 25th 2019, 8:00 PM 8,228 Views 0 Comments

Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.

'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity'
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# Grow The Game

'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity'

Apr 4th 2019, 7:30 PM 11,153 Views 1 Comment

John O’Donnell and the Ireland Men’s Sevens team have a huge weekend ahead in Hong Kong.

7s, 15s and Chemical Engineering - Enniskillen's Boles balancing the books
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# New Face

7s, 15s and Chemical Engineering - Enniskillen's Boles balancing the books

Feb 20th 2019, 7:00 AM 4,410 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old back row made her debut in the Six Nations two weekends ago.

Ireland shaded by New Zealand, but progress to face Canada in quarter-final clash at Dubai 7s
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# Survive And Advance

Ireland shaded by New Zealand, but progress to face Canada in quarter-final clash at Dubai 7s

Nov 29th 2018, 4:26 PM 5,900 Views 3 Comments

The Black Ferns were clinical, scoring two tries either side of half-time to swing the pool decider away from Ireland.

Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls
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# 2020 Vision

Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls

Sep 17th 2018, 2:18 PM 5,010 Views 0 Comments

A European tournament or World Rugby repechage will serve as Ireland’s best chance of qualifying for Tokyo 2020.

Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress
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# Work Rate

Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress

Sep 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 12,170 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old Cork Con back prevented what looked like a certain Cheetahs try at Thomond Park.

Excellent season for Ireland shows that 7s is very much here to stay
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# Success

Excellent season for Ireland shows that 7s is very much here to stay

Jul 24th 2018, 12:44 PM 6,651 Views 4 Comments

Last weekend’s World Cup in San Fran saw the men’s and women’s teams deliver fine performances.

Champions New Zealand book Sevens World Cup final with England
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Champions New Zealand book Sevens World Cup final with England

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:49 PM 6,568 Views 1 Comment

The Kiwis beat Olympic champions Fiji in their semi-final, while England overcame South Africa.

Conroy rips Kenya to shreds with hat-trick as Ireland book Wales semi-final at RWC Sevens
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# Speed Merchant

Conroy rips Kenya to shreds with hat-trick as Ireland book Wales semi-final at RWC Sevens

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:07 AM 17,139 Views 7 Comments

Buccaneers flyer Jordan Conroy completed his hat-trick of tries in just seven minutes.

Dominant South Africa rout Ireland at RWC Sevens
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# Rwc 7s

Dominant South Africa rout Ireland at RWC Sevens

Jul 21st 2018, 9:47 AM 10,839 Views 23 Comments

The men’s side were overpowered in the last-16 tie.

Ireland's achievements at London 7s are the latest step in a laudable rise
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# Big Impact

Ireland's achievements at London 7s are the latest step in a laudable rise

Jun 4th 2018, 3:00 PM 37,390 Views 41 Comments

The journey began back in 2015 but has now moved onto a new level.

World Cup a primary focus for Ireland men's 7s after Hong Kong heartbreak
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# San Fran

World Cup a primary focus for Ireland men's 7s after Hong Kong heartbreak

Apr 10th 2018, 5:08 PM 8,191 Views 13 Comments

The Irish side will have to wait until next season for another shot at qualifying for the World Series.

Impressive Ireland now two wins away from qualifying for elite World Sevens circuit
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# Sevens Heaven

Impressive Ireland now two wins away from qualifying for elite World Sevens circuit

Apr 7th 2018, 1:05 PM 13,138 Views 13 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side blitzed Zimbabwe in this afternoon’s quarter-final in Hong Kong.

'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot
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# On The Brink

'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:00 PM 16,880 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland men’s sevens team can secure a place on the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong next month.

Munster's Greg O'Shea named in Ireland squad for Grand Prix series trip to Poland
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# Sevens

Munster's Greg O'Shea named in Ireland squad for Grand Prix series trip to Poland

Jun 8th 2017, 11:28 AM 4,737 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Eddy makes one change for this weekend’s tournament.

Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow
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Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow

Jun 3rd 2017, 3:05 PM 6,389 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Eddy’s side finished second in their pool.

Former Leinster winger Billy Dardis captains Ireland for Grand Prix opener
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Former Leinster winger Billy Dardis captains Ireland for Grand Prix opener

Jun 1st 2017, 10:52 AM 6,380 Views 4 Comments

This weekend’s tournament in Moscow will be the first time Ireland have competed at that level.

'I'm a contracted sevens player and for me, that was it': Tyrrell on missing out on Six Nations duty
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# She's Back

'I'm a contracted sevens player and for me, that was it': Tyrrell on missing out on Six Nations duty

Mar 9th 2017, 6:30 AM 5,454 Views 0 Comments

Following the recent saga, Hannah Tyrrell is back in the fifteens’ side and would rather do her talking on the pitch.

IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty
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# Crazy Call

IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty

Feb 21st 2017, 6:04 PM 21,819 Views 10 Comments

Tom Tierney’s side are set to lose Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell.

Ireland Women strike late to claim draw with Fiji on tough day in Dubai
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# Sevens

Ireland Women strike late to claim draw with Fiji on tough day in Dubai

Dec 1st 2016, 3:50 PM 7,270 Views 3 Comments

However, Lucy Mulhall thought she had kicked the winning points before the referee asked for her conversion to be re-taken.

Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania
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# Winners

Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania

Sep 19th 2016, 6:45 AM 8,322 Views 2 Comments

Stan McDowell’s men saw off France in yesterday’s final.

New Zealand scrape into Olympic 7s quarter-finals thanks to Fiji
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# Nervy

New Zealand scrape into Olympic 7s quarter-finals thanks to Fiji

Aug 10th 2016, 6:16 PM 10,386 Views 12 Comments

The rugby has been thrilling at Deodoro Stadium in Rio.

Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland
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# Sbw

Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland

Aug 10th 2016, 4:07 PM 7,469 Views 13 Comments

The code-hopping star has been ruled out for six to nine months.

A new sport for the Games: What you need to know about rugby at the Olympics
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# Explainer

A new sport for the Games: What you need to know about rugby at the Olympics

Aug 5th 2016, 7:15 AM 4,884 Views 5 Comments

If ‘pass backwards and run riot’ doesn’t cover it for you, here’s a little more info on the Sevens Rugby format.

Irish-qualified Kiwi reunited with Bundee Aki as he signs for Connacht
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# Lucky 7s

Irish-qualified Kiwi reunited with Bundee Aki as he signs for Connacht

Jul 14th 2016, 12:14 PM 12,632 Views 6 Comments

Josh Rowland has represented Ireland 7s, but Pat Lam wanted his skills for the 15-a-side game.

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