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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 4,122 Views 5 Comments

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

Sevens speedster Kennedy waiting patiently for another tilt at Tokyo
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# Grounded

Sevens speedster Kennedy waiting patiently for another tilt at Tokyo

Jun 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 4,222 Views 1 Comment

Under very different circumstances, this weekend would have been the central focus of Ireland’s Sevens season.

World Rugby cancel U20 World Cup, considering alternative to 7s Olympic qualifier
# Rethink
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# Rethink

World Rugby cancel U20 World Cup, considering alternative to 7s Olympic qualifier

Mar 20th 2020, 2:47 PM 2,234 Views 1 Comment

The uncertainty surrounding the Olympic Games means that the June repechage tournament for 7s rugby remains under review.

Tullamore flyer Conroy the star as Ireland finish 13th at Canada Sevens
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# End On A High

Tullamore flyer Conroy the star as Ireland finish 13th at Canada Sevens

Mar 9th 2020, 8:05 AM 7,084 Views 4 Comments

A dramatic finish, but Anthony Eddy’s men left Vancouver on a winning note.

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

IRFU opts against hosting Olympic 7s qualifying competition in Ireland

Mar 4th 2020, 3:39 PM 9,162 Views 11 Comments

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

Sevens events postponed by World Rugby due to coronavirus fears
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# Sevens

Sevens events postponed by World Rugby due to coronavirus fears

Feb 13th 2020, 3:11 PM 3,381 Views 3 Comments

The Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens will now be played in October,

Ulster speedster Sexton included as Eddy names exciting Ireland squads for Dubai Invitational
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# Seven Up

Ulster speedster Sexton included as Eddy names exciting Ireland squads for Dubai Invitational

Dec 3rd 2019, 9:48 AM 9,334 Views 23 Comments

The development sides leave Dublin this morning to link up with those already in Dubai for the World Series.

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 8,877 Views 9 Comments

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

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 10,066 Views 8 Comments

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

'I realised that he never really treated me like a girl or a boy... he completely let me be who I wanted to be'
# A Life In Sport
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# A Life In Sport

'I realised that he never really treated me like a girl or a boy... he completely let me be who I wanted to be'

Oct 19th 2019, 7:00 AM 16,723 Views 3 Comments

Ireland star Louise Galvin delves into the positive influence sport – and role models like her late father – have had on her life.

Ireland advance to quarter-finals on opening weekend of World Sevens Series
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# Glendale 7s

Ireland advance to quarter-finals on opening weekend of World Sevens Series

Oct 6th 2019, 9:59 AM 5,080 Views 2 Comments

Victory over Brazil assured Stan McDowell’s side of a place in the last eight at the Glendale 7s.

'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day'
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# Higher And Higher

'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day'

Oct 5th 2019, 12:30 PM 9,782 Views 0 Comments

Before Ireland Women kick off their 7s World Series campaign, we caught up with Lucy Mulhall to chat about the value of experience, youth and arduous altitude training.

Leinster 19-year-old set for first Sevens World Series trip as Ireland name squad for Colorado
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# New Chapter

Leinster 19-year-old set for first Sevens World Series trip as Ireland name squad for Colorado

Oct 1st 2019, 2:01 PM 5,523 Views 0 Comments

Stan McDowell has confirmed his 13-strong squad for the opening leg of the 2020 World Series.

Ireland's Murphy Crowe named in World Rugby Sevens dream team
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# Flyer

Ireland's Murphy Crowe named in World Rugby Sevens dream team

Jun 16th 2019, 11:43 PM 5,444 Views 2 Comments

The 24-year-old also becomes the first northern hemisphere player to win the top try-scorer award.

Conroy untouchable as Ireland beat Scotland to set up quarter-final clash with Fiji
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# London 7s

Conroy untouchable as Ireland beat Scotland to set up quarter-final clash with Fiji

May 25th 2019, 6:44 PM 16,700 Views 16 Comments

The Tullamore flyer scored a hat-trick to tip the balance after an even first half.

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 4,177 Views 4 Comments

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

'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 8,226 Views 0 Comments

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

'It gives Irish 7s a real boost' - Victorious Ireland react to historic rugby success
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# In The Big Time

'It gives Irish 7s a real boost' - Victorious Ireland react to historic rugby success

Updated Apr 7th 2019, 1:00 PM 28,845 Views 23 Comments

After last year’s late heartbreak, Ireland’s victory at today’s Hong Kong 7s qualifier secured promotion to the sport’s elite.

Ireland left with work to do after Uruguay produce late comeback at Hong Kong 7s
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# Day 1

Ireland left with work to do after Uruguay produce late comeback at Hong Kong 7s

Apr 5th 2019, 2:05 PM 6,321 Views 10 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side need to beat Russia tomorrow to advance to the quarter-finals.

'I'm not your normal front row in terms of size': Nic a Bhaird punching above her weight on return to 15s
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# Competitor

'I'm not your normal front row in terms of size': Nic a Bhaird punching above her weight on return to 15s

Mar 8th 2019, 1:00 AM 5,852 Views 0 Comments

The Cork woman has represented Ireland on the Sevens stage these past two years, but is enjoying a debut run in the Six Nations.

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 5,891 Views 3 Comments

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

Galvin back from injury as Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Dubai
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# Sevens

Galvin back from injury as Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Dubai

Nov 27th 2018, 12:26 PM 4,412 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have been drawn in Pool A alongside Russia, Kenya and New Zealand.

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 12,169 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
# Success
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# Success

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

Jul 24th 2018, 12:44 PM 6,642 Views 4 Comments

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

'It's bittersweet' - Disappointing end but best-ever finish for Ireland at 'incredible' World Cup
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# Seven Wonders

'It's bittersweet' - Disappointing end but best-ever finish for Ireland at 'incredible' World Cup

Jul 23rd 2018, 9:40 AM 8,691 Views 6 Comments

A hugely successful weekend for Lucy Mulhall and her side Stateside.

Irish men sign off Sevens bid with impressive Challenge final win
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# 7 Up

Irish men sign off Sevens bid with impressive Challenge final win

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:04 AM 25,703 Views 14 Comments

The win over Australia capped a successful campaign.

Conroy returns for Exeter trip as Ireland 7s ramp up to World Cup
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# Devon Sent

Conroy returns for Exeter trip as Ireland 7s ramp up to World Cup

Jul 5th 2018, 5:44 PM 10,281 Views 3 Comments

A fortnight out from a World Cup in San Francisco, Ireland are bidding to add another title.

IRFU says dates on offer in Australia 'didn't fit with the women's plan'
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# Declined

IRFU says dates on offer in Australia 'didn't fit with the women's plan'

Jun 19th 2018, 7:05 AM 6,814 Views 19 Comments

The union turned down an invitation of a three-Test tour Down Under this month.

Disappointment for Ireland 7s as they suffer quarter-final loss to Canada
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# Setback

Disappointment for Ireland 7s as they suffer quarter-final loss to Canada

Jun 10th 2018, 2:34 PM 10,598 Views 7 Comments

A second-half try by Harry Jones sealed a hard-earned victory for the Canadians.

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 37,385 Views 34 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 8,189 Views 12 Comments

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

'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 16,857 Views 3 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 4,736 Views 1 Comment

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

Connacht club stand-out Conroy included in Ireland 7s training squad
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# Call-ups

Connacht club stand-out Conroy included in Ireland 7s training squad

May 4th 2017, 3:59 PM 6,421 Views 1 Comment

The extended squad also includes Fionn Carr and five of last year’s U20s.

'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 5,446 Views 0 Comments

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

'Some of the chat is just ridiculous. It affects the players'
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# Biting Back

'Some of the chat is just ridiculous. It affects the players'

Feb 27th 2017, 6:45 AM 13,075 Views 5 Comments

Ireland Women head coach Tom Tierney wasn’t impressed with discussion around the women’s game.

Sevens star returns as Irish Women make 2 changes
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# Ready To Go

Sevens star returns as Irish Women make 2 changes

Feb 9th 2017, 12:31 PM 2,929 Views 0 Comments

Hannah Tyrrell will make her first appearance in this year’s Six Nations against Italy.

Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s
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# Ali-oop

Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s

Dec 2nd 2016, 9:12 AM 5,177 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side will face Spain in this afternoon’s final.

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.

Better coaches, basic skills, 7s, more Exiles - the IRFU's plans for development
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# Union Vision

Better coaches, basic skills, 7s, more Exiles - the IRFU's plans for development

Nov 4th 2016, 3:00 PM 21,236 Views 23 Comments

The union’s performance director, David Nucifora, explains the latest goings-on in the development pathway.

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