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# 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 4,887 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.

# 7s - Thursday 14 July, 2016

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 12,650 Views 6 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 30 June, 2016

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 5,535 Views 8 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side can take another big step towards the Rugby Europe Grand Prix this weekend.

# 7s - Sunday 26 June, 2016

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 6,947 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 23 June, 2016

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

Jun 23rd 2016, 6:30 AM 3,597 Views 0 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 26 May, 2016

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 5,944 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 19 May, 2016

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

7 reasons Sevens is the best way to enjoy rugby

May 19th 2016, 10:16 AM 4,813 Views 3 Comments

Welcome to your new favourite sport.

# 7s - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

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 6,987 Views 1 Comment

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

# 7s - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

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 5,128 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Saturday 6 February, 2016

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 13,592 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

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 6,951 Views 0 Comments

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

# 7s - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

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 9,620 Views 22 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 18 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 18th 2015, 12:43 PM 5,645 Views 11 Comments

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

# 7s - Saturday 13 June, 2015

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 5,109 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 5,344 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

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 5,759 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Friday 29 May, 2015

Carlow man Daly ready to kick start Ireland's 7s revolution
# Wolfhounds
From The42
# Wolfhounds

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

May 29th 2015, 4:10 PM 5,522 Views 1 Comment

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

# 7s - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

'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 8,189 Views 4 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 14 May, 2015

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

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

May 14th 2015, 4:09 PM 6,540 Views 13 Comments

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

# 7s - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

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 4,954 Views 3 Comments

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

# 7s - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

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 6,295 Views 2 Comments

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

# 7s - Thursday 16 October, 2014

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 5,736 Views 8 Comments

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

# 7s - Friday 10 October, 2014

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 6,610 Views 14 Comments

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

# 7s - Sunday 7 September, 2014

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 5,186 Views 4 Comments

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

# 7s - Monday 14 April, 2014

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 6,134 Views 5 Comments

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

# 7s - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Speedster Carlin Isles to join Glasgow Warriors in Pro12 -- reports
# Scotstoun
From The42
# Scotstoun

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

Feb 18th 2014, 11:02 AM 5,290 Views 9 Comments

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

# 7s - Monday 2 July, 2012

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

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

Jul 2nd 2012, 8:01 AM 825 Views 1 Comment

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