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#7s

# 7s - Monday 20 September, 2021

Munster's Phillips shines as Ireland 7s finish fourth in Vancouver
# Potential
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# Potential

Munster's Phillips shines as Ireland 7s finish fourth in Vancouver

Sep 20th 2021, 9:47 AM 9,451 Views 1 Comment

Ireland came up short against Kenya and Great Britain after impressing en route to the semi-finals.

# 7s - Thursday 9 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 9th 2020, 5:17 PM 5,435 Views 0 Comments

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

# 7s - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 30th 2020, 9:45 AM 4,128 Views 5 Comments

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

# 7s - Sunday 5 April, 2020

'I had to fight a bit harder... I sort of grew up despising the big private schools'
# Porchy
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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 52,390 Views 25 Comments

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

# 7s - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

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 9,181 Views 11 Comments

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

# 7s - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Slow start sees Ireland slip to defeat against Spain at Dubai 7s
# 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 6,873 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
# 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 2,738 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Ireland slip to narrow defeat in first game as a core team on the World 7s Series
# The Big Stage
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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 9,178 Views 3 Comments

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

# 7s - Friday 29 November, 2019

Mulhall misses out on Dubai Sevens squad with injury
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

Mulhall misses out on Dubai Sevens squad with injury

Nov 29th 2019, 3:36 PM 3,813 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
# Backing It Up
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# Backing It Up

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

Nov 29th 2019, 8:00 AM 3,115 Views 0 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 28 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 28th 2019, 11:31 AM 8,896 Views 9 Comments

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

# 7s - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Kildare man O'Brien benefits from stint in 7s as he pushes on with Leinster
# Flyer
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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 7,074 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Monday 4 November, 2019

Ulster flyer Sexton in men's squad as Ireland 7s sides head for Spain
# Elche
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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 10,073 Views 8 Comments

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

# 7s - Monday 15 July, 2019

Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short
# One Last Chance
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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 5,405 Views 7 Comments

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

# 7s - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

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

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

May 21st 2019, 11:49 AM 4,180 Views 4 Comments

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

# 7s - Friday 26 April, 2019

'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 48,611 Views 3 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'
# Craic Agus Ceol
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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 8,237 Views 0 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity'
# Grow The Game
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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 11,184 Views 1 Comment

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

# 7s - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

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 4,421 Views 0 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Ireland shaded by New Zealand, but progress to face Canada in quarter-final clash at Dubai 7s
# Survive And Advance
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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 5,906 Views 3 Comments

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

# 7s - Monday 17 September, 2018

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

Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls

Sep 17th 2018, 2:18 PM 5,013 Views 0 Comments

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

# 7s - Monday 3 September, 2018

Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress
# Work Rate
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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 12,174 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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 6,669 Views 4 Comments

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

# 7s - Sunday 22 July, 2018

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

Champions New Zealand book Sevens World Cup final with England

Jul 22nd 2018, 9:49 PM 6,573 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
# Speed Merchant
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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 17,142 Views 7 Comments

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

# 7s - Saturday 21 July, 2018

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

Dominant South Africa rout Ireland at RWC Sevens

Jul 21st 2018, 9:47 AM 10,846 Views 23 Comments

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

# 7s - Monday 4 June, 2018

Ireland's achievements at London 7s are the latest step in a laudable rise
# Big Impact
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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 37,393 Views 34 Comments

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

# 7s - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

World Cup a primary focus for Ireland men's 7s after Hong Kong heartbreak
# San Fran
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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 8,199 Views 12 Comments

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

# 7s - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Impressive Ireland now two wins away from qualifying for elite World Sevens circuit
# Sevens Heaven
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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 13,141 Views 13 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot
# On The Brink
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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 16,888 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Munster's Greg O'Shea named in Ireland squad for Grand Prix series trip to Poland
# Sevens
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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 4,738 Views 1 Comment

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

# 7s - Saturday 3 June, 2017

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 6,391 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Eddy’s side finished second in their pool.

# 7s - Thursday 1 June, 2017

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 6,382 Views 4 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'I'm a contracted sevens player and for me, that was it': Tyrrell on missing out on Six Nations duty
# She's Back
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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 5,458 Views 0 Comments

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

# 7s - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty
# Crazy Call
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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 21,832 Views 10 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Ireland Women strike late to claim draw with Fiji on tough day in Dubai
# Sevens
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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 7,275 Views 3 Comments

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

# 7s - Monday 19 September, 2016

Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania
# Winners
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# Winners

Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania

Sep 19th 2016, 6:45 AM 8,329 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 10th 2016, 6:16 PM 10,396 Views 12 Comments

The rugby has been thrilling at Deodoro Stadium in Rio.

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

Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland

Aug 10th 2016, 4:07 PM 7,471 Views 13 Comments

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

# 7s - Friday 5 August, 2016

A new sport for the Games: What you need to know about rugby at the Olympics
# Explainer
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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 4,886 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.

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