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From The42 Ireland return to London 7s with eye on upcoming Olympic qualifier World Class

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

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

From The42 'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy' 7s

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

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

From The42 'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility' Craic Agus Ceol

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

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

From The42 'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity' Grow The Game

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

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

From The42 7s, 15s and Chemical Engineering - Enniskillen's Boles balancing the books New Face

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

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

From The42 Ireland shaded by New Zealand, but progress to face Canada in quarter-final clash at Dubai 7s Survive And Advance

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

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

From The42 Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls 2020 Vision

Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls

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

From The42 Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress Work Rate

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

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

From The42 Excellent season for Ireland shows that 7s is very much here to stay Success

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

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

From The42 Champions New Zealand book Sevens World Cup final with England 7s

Champions New Zealand book Sevens World Cup final with England

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

From The42 Conroy rips Kenya to shreds with hat-trick as Ireland book Wales semi-final at RWC Sevens Speed Merchant This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Dominant South Africa rout Ireland at RWC Sevens Rwc 7s

Dominant South Africa rout Ireland at RWC Sevens

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

From The42 Ireland's achievements at London 7s are the latest step in a laudable rise Big Impact

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

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

From The42 World Cup a primary focus for Ireland men's 7s after Hong Kong heartbreak San Fran

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

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

From The42 Impressive Ireland now two wins away from qualifying for elite World Sevens circuit Sevens Heaven

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

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

From The42 'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot On The Brink

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

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

From The42 Munster's Greg O'Shea named in Ireland squad for Grand Prix series trip to Poland Sevens

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

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

From The42 Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow 7s

Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow

Anthony Eddy’s side finished second in their pool.

From The42 Former Leinster winger Billy Dardis captains Ireland for Grand Prix opener 7s

Former Leinster winger Billy Dardis captains Ireland for Grand Prix opener

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

From The42 'I'm a contracted sevens player and for me, that was it': Tyrrell on missing out on Six Nations duty She's Back

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

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

From The42 IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty Crazy Call

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

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

From The42 Ireland Women strike late to claim draw with Fiji on tough day in Dubai Sevens

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

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

From The42 Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania Winners

Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania

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

From The42 New Zealand scrape into Olympic 7s quarter-finals thanks to Fiji Nervy

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

The rugby has been thrilling at Deodoro Stadium in Rio.

From The42 Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland Sbw

Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland

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

From The42 A new sport for the Games: What you need to know about rugby at the Olympics Explainer

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

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

From The42 Irish-qualified Kiwi reunited with Bundee Aki as he signs for Connacht Lucky 7s This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Ex-Munster wing Luke O'Dea named in Ireland 7s squad for Prague trip Trophy Trail

Ex-Munster wing Luke O'Dea named in Ireland 7s squad for Prague trip

Anthony Eddy’s side can take another big step towards the Rugby Europe Grand Prix this weekend.

Olympic dream dead as Ireland 7s forced to settle for bronze medal in Dublin

After defeat to Russia, Ireland women dusted themselves off to beat Kazakhstan in the third-place play-off.

From The42 'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian' 7s

'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian'

Anthony Eddy and his Ireland squad have a huge opportunity this weekend in UCD.

From The42 Wexford football captain Murphy and Niamh Briggs named in development squad for Ireland 7s New Experience

Wexford football captain Murphy and Niamh Briggs named in development squad for Ireland 7s

With the front-liners still on World Series duty, Anthony Eddy has introduced some new names to gain experience in Amsterdam.

From The42 7 reasons Sevens is the best way to enjoy rugby Seventh Heaven

7 reasons Sevens is the best way to enjoy rugby

Welcome to your new favourite sport.

From The42 Patriots' Ebner has '50-50 chance' of making USA Olympic rugby squad Sevens

Patriots' Ebner has '50-50 chance' of making USA Olympic rugby squad

“We need to work on his passing and make it more efficient and increase the power and pace,” says

From The42 From Sydney to São Paulo: Ireland name squad for Brazil World 7s leg Jetsetters

From Sydney to São Paulo: Ireland name squad for Brazil World 7s leg

Audrey O’Flynn has linked up with the squad after their training camp in Australia.

From The42 Behind the scenes: Ireland chasing the Rio Olympics 7s dream Dreaming Of Rio

Behind the scenes: Ireland chasing the Rio Olympics 7s dream

We took a look at the work that goes into Ireland’s pursuit of a place in Rio.

From The42 At the Copa, Copa Habana... South Africa include record try-scorer among star names for Olympic 7s Rio 2016

At the Copa, Copa Habana... South Africa include record try-scorer among star names for Olympic 7s

The prolific Toulon wing is one of nine players with Test experience in the BlitzBokke training squad.

From The42 Welsh rugby player gets 4-year ban for anti-doping violation Violation

Welsh rugby player gets 4-year ban for anti-doping violation

It is the second longest ban ever handed to a Welsh rugby player for a doping offence.

From The42 Ireland set for next step of Olympic sevens dream with trip to Zagreb Croatia Bound

Ireland set for next step of Olympic sevens dream with trip to Zagreb

Director of sevens, Anthony Eddy, has made two changes to his squad for the Division B competition.

From The42 Rapid and steady progress continues for Irish 7s with 2nd place finish for Wolfhounds Dog Day Afternoon

Rapid and steady progress continues for Irish 7s with 2nd place finish for Wolfhounds

Reigning champions Samurai needed extra-time to see off the Irish challenge.

From The42 Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals 7s

Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals

Ireland weren’t dispirited by losses to Spain and France, bouncing back with a six-try win over Ukraine.

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