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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# 7s

All time
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 7s
Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow
Anthony Eddy’s side finished second in their pool.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# winners
Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania
Stan McDowell’s men saw off France in yesterday’s final.
# Nervy
New Zealand scrape into Olympic 7s quarter-finals thanks to Fiji
The rugby has been thrilling at Deodoro Stadium in Rio.
# sbw
Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland
The code-hopping star has been ruled out for six to nine months.
# 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.
# lucky 7s
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.
# 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.
# end of the road to rio
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# Seventh Heaven
7 reasons Sevens is the best way to enjoy rugby
Welcome to your new favourite sport.
# 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
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# stairway to 7s heaven
Wicklow footballer Mulhall captains Ireland Women 7s squad on Olympic quest
Here’s the Ireland Women’s 7s squad hoping to take an early Olympic place this month.
# wolfhounds
Carlow man Daly ready to kick start Ireland's 7s revolution
Tomorrow is the end of the rugby season, but the start of a new and improved Sevens programme for Ireland.
# from scratch
'Rest of the world have a big head start on us': Nucifora seeking gradual gains from shoestring 7s
The Australian is hoping Ireland can put themselves in with a shout of Olympic qualification.
# 7s
All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer
Connacht, Ulster and Leinster will join Munster in the Limerick World Club Se7ens Series in August.
# next gen
Leinster dominate Ireland u19 Sevens squad for this weekend's European Championship
Hugh Hogan’s side will face eastern European opposition in Saturday’s pool stage.
# Wheels in Motion
Ireland's 7s programme taking shape as Rio Olympics remains 'big ambition'
Anthony Eddy, the IRFU’s Director of Sevens Rugby, has a busy few months ahead.
# new dawn
Ireland men's sevens team re-launched as development tool for 15s game
A group of academy, sub-academy and club players will represent Ireland at the European Championships in 2015.
# new ground
IRFU ready to embrace men's 7s with 2020 Olympics in target has learned that plans are in place to launch a men’s sevens team from 2015 onwards.
# Hurling
Kilmacud Crokes claim All-Ireland Sevens title on home ground for first time
Ryan O’Dwyer and Oisin O’Rorke helped deliver the title for the Dublin club after a frenetic final against Portroe.
# speed
VIDEO: Carlin Isles shows off his blistering pace in Glasgow colours
The American wing was in action for the Scottish club at the Melrose 7s over the weekend.
# scotstoun
Speedster Carlin Isles to join Glasgow Warriors in Pro12 -- reports
Despite signing a ‘futures’ deal with an NFL franchise, Isles could get his rugby union chance this season.
# 7s
Rugby: Women's sevens side achieve all in no time
The Irish small-sided squad have qualified for the World Cup, just three months after their first training session.