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From The42 Remainder of Ireland's 7s Series cancelled as World Rugby cut circuit short Finished

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

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

From The42 Sevens speedster Kennedy waiting patiently for another tilt at Tokyo Grounded

Sevens speedster Kennedy waiting patiently for another tilt at Tokyo

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

From The42 World Rugby cancel U20 World Cup, considering alternative to 7s Olympic qualifier Rethink

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

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

From The42 Tullamore flyer Conroy the star as Ireland finish 13th at Canada Sevens End On A High

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

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

From The42 IRFU opts against hosting Olympic 7s qualifying competition in Ireland 7s

IRFU opts against hosting Olympic 7s qualifying competition in Ireland

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

From The42 Sevens events postponed by World Rugby due to coronavirus fears Sevens

Sevens events postponed by World Rugby due to coronavirus fears

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

From The42 Ulster speedster Sexton included as Eddy names exciting Ireland squads for Dubai Invitational Seven Up

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

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

From The42 Squad announced as Ireland 7s prepare for World Series in Dubai On The Plane

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

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

From The42 Ulster flyer Sexton in men's squad as Ireland 7s sides head for Spain Elche

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

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

From The42 '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

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

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

From The42 Ireland advance to quarter-finals on opening weekend of World Sevens Series Glendale 7s

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

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

From The42 'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day' Higher And Higher

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

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.

From The42 Leinster 19-year-old set for first Sevens World Series trip as Ireland name squad for Colorado New Chapter

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

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

From The42 Ireland's Murphy Crowe named in World Rugby Sevens dream team Flyer This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Conroy untouchable as Ireland beat Scotland to set up quarter-final clash with Fiji London 7s

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

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

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

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

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

From The42 Ireland left with work to do after Uruguay produce late comeback at Hong Kong 7s Day 1

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

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

From The42 'I'm not your normal front row in terms of size': Nic a Bhaird punching above her weight on return to 15s Competitor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From The42 Irish men sign off Sevens bid with impressive Challenge final win 7 Up

Irish men sign off Sevens bid with impressive Challenge final win

The win over Australia capped a successful campaign.

From The42 Conroy returns for Exeter trip as Ireland 7s ramp up to World Cup Devon Sent

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

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

From The42 IRFU says dates on offer in Australia 'didn't fit with the women's plan' Declined

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

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

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland 7s as they suffer quarter-final loss to Canada Setback

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From The42 Sevens star returns as Irish Women make 2 changes Ready To Go

Sevens star returns as Irish Women make 2 changes

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

From The42 Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s Ali-oop

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

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

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

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

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

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