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#7s

# 7s - All time

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 8,241 Views 12 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
# 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 13,183 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
# 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 16,970 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
# 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 4,772 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow

Jun 3rd 2017, 3:05 PM 6,414 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Eddy’s side finished second in their pool.

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

Former Leinster winger Billy Dardis captains Ireland for Grand Prix opener

Jun 1st 2017, 10:52 AM 6,411 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
# 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 5,491 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
# 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 21,915 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
# 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 7,297 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
# Winners
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# Winners

Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania

Sep 19th 2016, 6:45 AM 8,389 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
# Nervy
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# Nervy

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

Aug 10th 2016, 6:16 PM 10,416 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 7,503 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
# 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 4,919 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
# Lucky 7s
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# Lucky 7s

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

Jul 14th 2016, 12:14 PM 12,688 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 30th 2016, 1:30 PM 5,558 Views 8 Comments

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
# End Of The Road To Rio
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# End Of The Road To Rio

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

Jun 26th 2016, 4:05 PM 6,994 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 23rd 2016, 6:30 AM 3,630 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

May 26th 2016, 2:13 PM 5,975 Views 2 Comments

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

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

7 reasons Sevens is the best way to enjoy rugby

May 19th 2016, 10:16 AM 4,899 Views 3 Comments

Welcome to your new favourite sport.

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

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

Apr 19th 2016, 2:43 PM 7,008 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Feb 17th 2016, 1:12 PM 5,150 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 6th 2016, 9:15 AM 13,618 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 4th 2015, 10:02 AM 6,979 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 25th 2015, 2:32 PM 9,644 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 18th 2015, 12:43 PM 5,666 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 13th 2015, 6:49 PM 5,130 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 13th 2015, 4:10 PM 5,369 Views 2 Comments

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

Wicklow footballer Mulhall captains Ireland Women 7s squad on Olympic quest
# Stairway To 7s Heaven
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# Stairway To 7s Heaven

Wicklow footballer Mulhall captains Ireland Women 7s squad on Olympic quest

Jun 10th 2015, 8:41 PM 5,817 Views 2 Comments

Here’s the Ireland Women’s 7s squad hoping to take an early Olympic place this month.

Carlow man Daly ready to kick start Ireland's 7s revolution
# Wolfhounds
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# Wolfhounds

Carlow man Daly ready to kick start Ireland's 7s revolution

May 29th 2015, 4:10 PM 5,549 Views 1 Comment

Tomorrow is the end of the rugby season, but the start of a new and improved Sevens programme for Ireland.

'Rest of the world have a big head start on us': Nucifora seeking gradual gains from shoestring 7s
# From Scratch
From The42
# From Scratch

'Rest of the world have a big head start on us': Nucifora seeking gradual gains from shoestring 7s

May 19th 2015, 10:00 PM 8,212 Views 4 Comments

The Australian is hoping Ireland can put themselves in with a shout of Olympic qualification.

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer
# 7s
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# 7s

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer

May 14th 2015, 4:09 PM 6,554 Views 13 Comments

Connacht, Ulster and Leinster will join Munster in the Limerick World Club Se7ens Series in August.

Leinster dominate Ireland u19 Sevens squad for this weekend's European Championship
# Next Gen
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# Next Gen

Leinster dominate Ireland u19 Sevens squad for this weekend's European Championship

Apr 22nd 2015, 4:08 PM 5,006 Views 3 Comments

Hugh Hogan’s side will face eastern European opposition in Saturday’s pool stage.

Ireland's 7s programme taking shape as Rio Olympics remains 'big ambition'
# Wheels In Motion
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# Wheels In Motion

Ireland's 7s programme taking shape as Rio Olympics remains 'big ambition'

Mar 11th 2015, 12:39 PM 6,322 Views 2 Comments

Anthony Eddy, the IRFU’s Director of Sevens Rugby, has a busy few months ahead.

Ireland men's sevens team re-launched as development tool for 15s game
# New Dawn
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# New Dawn

Ireland men's sevens team re-launched as development tool for 15s game

Oct 16th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,765 Views 8 Comments

A group of academy, sub-academy and club players will represent Ireland at the European Championships in 2015.

IRFU ready to embrace men's 7s with 2020 Olympics in target
# New Ground
From The42
# New Ground

IRFU ready to embrace men's 7s with 2020 Olympics in target

Oct 10th 2014, 12:25 PM 6,628 Views 14 Comments

TheScore.ie has learned that plans are in place to launch a men’s sevens team from 2015 onwards.

Kilmacud Crokes claim All-Ireland Sevens title on home ground for first time
# Hurling
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# Hurling

Kilmacud Crokes claim All-Ireland Sevens title on home ground for first time

Sep 7th 2014, 10:51 AM 5,194 Views 4 Comments

Ryan O’Dwyer and Oisin O’Rorke helped deliver the title for the Dublin club after a frenetic final against Portroe.

VIDEO: Carlin Isles shows off his blistering pace in Glasgow colours
# Speed
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# Speed

VIDEO: Carlin Isles shows off his blistering pace in Glasgow colours

Apr 14th 2014, 4:09 PM 6,152 Views 5 Comments

The American wing was in action for the Scottish club at the Melrose 7s over the weekend.

Speedster Carlin Isles to join Glasgow Warriors in Pro12 -- reports
# Scotstoun
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# Scotstoun

Speedster Carlin Isles to join Glasgow Warriors in Pro12 -- reports

Feb 18th 2014, 11:02 AM 5,316 Views 9 Comments

Despite signing a ‘futures’ deal with an NFL franchise, Isles could get his rugby union chance this season.

Rugby: Women's sevens side achieve all in no time
# 7s
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# 7s

Rugby: Women's sevens side achieve all in no time

Jul 2nd 2012, 8:01 AM 842 Views 1 Comment

The Irish small-sided squad have qualified for the World Cup, just three months after their first training session.