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#Ireland 7s

# ireland-7s - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Ireland men qualify for quarter-finals of Dubai 7s despite narrow defeat to France
# Relief
From The42
# Relief

Ireland men qualify for quarter-finals of Dubai 7s despite narrow defeat to France

Fri 7:20 PM 5,747 Views 4 Comments

Ireland play Argentina in the quarter-finals tomorrow morning.

'I can't do it in the Masai Mara! But when I get back to Nairobi I can do my running'
# Wanderlust
From The42
# Wanderlust

'I can't do it in the Masai Mara! But when I get back to Nairobi I can do my running'

Thu 7:58 PM 9,899 Views 1 Comment

The well-travelled Harry McNulty captains the Ireland 7s in Dubai this weekend.

# ireland-7s - Last month November 2022

Ireland 7s aim to 'dictate' way to Olympics qualification on the Series
# New Season
From The42
# New Season

Ireland 7s aim to 'dictate' way to Olympics qualification on the Series

Nov 24th 2022, 6:30 AM 7,540 Views 0 Comments

Head coach Aiden McNulty’s squad are motivated to bounce back from World Cup disappointment.

# ireland-7s - This year 2022

'Hopefully I can put my hand up for selection when I get back to Leinster'
# Finisher
From The42
# Finisher

'Hopefully I can put my hand up for selection when I get back to Leinster'

Oct 5th 2022, 6:00 AM 10,902 Views 1 Comment

Andrew Smith is now with Emerging Ireland after winning a bronze medal at the World Cup 7s.

'It was very hard to see where I'd make it professionally in the 15s game'
# Original
From The42
# Original

'It was very hard to see where I'd make it professionally in the 15s game'

Sep 17th 2022, 8:30 AM 19,153 Views 4 Comments

Mark Roche has gone from Bosnia in 2015 to a bronze medal at last weekend’s World Cup 7s.

Superb Ireland stun hosts South Africa to secure Sevens World Cup semi-final spot
# Cape Town
From The42
# Cape Town

Superb Ireland stun hosts South Africa to secure Sevens World Cup semi-final spot

Updated Sep 10th 2022, 9:53 PM 54,717 Views 32 Comments

Ireland’s men’s 7s team reached a famous semi-final but there was disappointment for the women’s team.

Leaving Cert results tomorrow, the World Cup next weekend - King's rise
# Heart
From The42
# Heart

Leaving Cert results tomorrow, the World Cup next weekend - King's rise

Sep 1st 2022, 2:53 PM 27,735 Views 1 Comment

18-year-old Erin King has gone from Sydney to Dubai to Doha and into the Ireland 7s squad.

Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams have qualified for the World Cup
# Nearly There
From The42
# Nearly There

Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams have qualified for the World Cup

Updated Jul 17th 2022, 6:00 PM 13,322 Views 4 Comments

The tournament will take place in Cape Town, South Africa in September.

Ireland 7s teams off to flyer in Toulouse as men beat South Africa for first time
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Ireland 7s teams off to flyer in Toulouse as men beat South Africa for first time

May 20th 2022, 4:14 PM 19,144 Views 10 Comments

The women’s team had an impressive win against England.

Leinster wing Smith scores as Ireland 7s kick-off with win over Scotland
# Vancouver 7s
From The42
# Vancouver 7s

Leinster wing Smith scores as Ireland 7s kick-off with win over Scotland

Apr 16th 2022, 5:58 PM 7,278 Views 0 Comments

Terry Kennedy and Billy Dardis also dotted down in the 19-12 victory.

Heartbreak for Ireland 7s as they agonisingly miss out on first-ever Series final
# So Close
From The42
# So Close

Heartbreak for Ireland 7s as they agonisingly miss out on first-ever Series final

Updated Apr 10th 2022, 12:26 PM 50,706 Views 12 Comments

New Zealand struck with the clock in the red to deny James Topping’s side.

Ireland 7s notch first win over mighty Fiji as they advance into quarter-finals
# Singapore
From The42
# Singapore

Ireland 7s notch first win over mighty Fiji as they advance into quarter-finals

Apr 9th 2022, 10:23 AM 9,917 Views 2 Comments

James Topping’s side notched a historic victory on their way through the pool stages.

'I got texts from people saying their daughters were watching - that's everything'
# Sevens
From The42
# Sevens

'I got texts from people saying their daughters were watching - that's everything'

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 20,332 Views 2 Comments

Lucy Mulhall captained Ireland 7s to their first-ever silver medal on the World Series last weekend.

6ft 6ins wing Tamilore Awonusi included in Ireland 7s squad for Malaga
# World Series
From The42
# World Series

6ft 6ins wing Tamilore Awonusi included in Ireland 7s squad for Malaga

Jan 17th 2022, 4:56 PM 13,650 Views 0 Comments

The former Kilkenny College student has been playing in the US and Canada.

# ireland-7s - Last year 2021

'Her influence goes beyond just being physically phenomenal'
# Try Machine
From The42
# Try Machine

'Her influence goes beyond just being physically phenomenal'

Sep 25th 2021, 8:00 AM 29,921 Views 2 Comments

Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe has been a star in 7s and is now shining for Ireland 15s.

Dejection for Ireland in Tokyo but IRFU has big plans for the future in 7s
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Dejection for Ireland in Tokyo but IRFU has big plans for the future in 7s

Jul 28th 2021, 12:15 PM 9,598 Views 11 Comments

The union has launched a ’7s Legacy Strategy’ as it targets further Olympic qualification.

Disappointment for Ireland 7s in defeat to South Africa on Olympics debut
# Second Best
From The42
# Second Best

Disappointment for Ireland 7s in defeat to South Africa on Olympics debut

Jul 26th 2021, 3:37 AM 14,934 Views 10 Comments

Gavin Mullin and Terry Kennedy scored tries in a 33-14 loss in Tokyo.

'The fanbase was a few 100. Look on Twitter now and it's gone absolutely mad'
# Ireland 7s
From The42
# Ireland 7s

'The fanbase was a few 100. Look on Twitter now and it's gone absolutely mad'

Jul 4th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,298 Views 2 Comments

Ian Fitzpatrick is one of the ‘originals’ in the Ireland 7s squad who are heading for the Olympics.

History-making Ireland Sevens learn Olympic fate after pool draw
# Tokyo Drift
From The42
# Tokyo Drift

History-making Ireland Sevens learn Olympic fate after pool draw

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 12:04 PM 28,821 Views 4 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side have been drawn in Pool C alongside South Africa, USA and Kenya.

'The first try is ridiculous... His pace is absolutely frightening'
# Speed
From The42
# Speed

'The first try is ridiculous... His pace is absolutely frightening'

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 8:39 AM 34,486 Views 14 Comments

Jordan Conroy made a big contribution towards Ireland 7s qualifying for the Olympics.

Qualifying for the Olympics was six years in the making for the Ireland 7s
# Journey
From The42
# Journey

Qualifying for the Olympics was six years in the making for the Ireland 7s

Jun 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 4,896 Views 2 Comments

Harry McNulty was part of the first squad after the men’s programme sprung back into life in 2015.

Rugby Weekly Extra: Ireland reach the Olympics and the U20s show potential
# Podcast
From The42
# Podcast

Rugby Weekly Extra: Ireland reach the Olympics and the U20s show potential

Jun 21st 2021, 12:41 PM 1,389 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Toolan and Murray Kinsella broke down the weekend’s action on today’s pod for members of The42.

'When it didn't work out in Leinster, I wasn't sure if it was me being a journeyman'
# Sevens
From The42
# Sevens

'When it didn't work out in Leinster, I wasn't sure if it was me being a journeyman'

May 23rd 2021, 10:00 AM 38,790 Views 4 Comments

Gavin Mullin is now part of the Ireland 7s set-up who are targeting Olympics qualification.

Versatile 7s graduate O'Brien making impressive progress with Leinster
# Utility
From The42
# Utility

Versatile 7s graduate O'Brien making impressive progress with Leinster

Mar 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,557 Views 7 Comments

The 24-year-old Kildare man is happy to play 13 or 15.

# ireland-7s - All time

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

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

Mar 20th 2020, 2:47 PM 2,272 Views 1 Comment

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

Close-run thing with NZ the highlight as Ireland 7s struggle in Vancouver
# Mixing It
From The42
# Mixing It

Close-run thing with NZ the highlight as Ireland 7s struggle in Vancouver

Mar 8th 2020, 2:46 AM 7,262 Views 10 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side pushed New Zealandclose after losing to Spain in Vancouver.

Wexford man Horan called up as Ireland Sevens pitch up in Vancouver
# Canada Try
From The42
# Canada Try

Wexford man Horan called up as Ireland Sevens pitch up in Vancouver

Mar 3rd 2020, 9:44 AM 5,391 Views 3 Comments

The men’s side are ranked ninth in their debut season on the World Series.

Terry Kennedy scorches in last-gasp winner as Ireland 7s shock Australia
# Cape Crusader
From The42
# Cape Crusader

Terry Kennedy scorches in last-gasp winner as Ireland 7s shock Australia

Dec 13th 2019, 5:46 PM 11,579 Views 4 Comments

‘To come out and put on a performance like that against a side that pumped us last week is really encouraging.’

Slow start sees Ireland slip to defeat against Spain at Dubai 7s
# Dubai 7s
From The42
# Dubai 7s

Slow start sees Ireland slip to defeat against Spain at Dubai 7s

Dec 7th 2019, 12:21 PM 6,902 Views 5 Comments

Jordan Conroy scored his seventh try of the tournament but will rue failing to take a late opportunity.

Tullamore man Conroy scores five tries as Ireland 7s notch first win in Dubai
# Pace Man
From The42
# Pace Man

Tullamore man Conroy scores five tries as Ireland 7s notch first win in Dubai

Dec 6th 2019, 2:42 PM 10,807 Views 4 Comments

The former Connacht academy flyer was in prolific form in a victory over Scotland.

Ireland slip to narrow defeat in first game as a core team on the World 7s Series
# The Big Stage
From The42
# 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 9,219 Views 3 Comments

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

Leinster fullback Kelly captains experimental Ireland 7s squad
# Development
From The42
# Development

Leinster fullback Kelly captains experimental Ireland 7s squad

Jul 18th 2019, 12:27 PM 7,189 Views 2 Comments

Both men and women’s squads contain three uncapped players for this weekend’s Grand Prix action.

France set the standard ahead of Olympic Sevens qualifier, but Ireland not far off the pace
# Sighter
From The42
# Sighter

France set the standard ahead of Olympic Sevens qualifier, but Ireland not far off the pace

Jun 24th 2019, 2:28 PM 5,425 Views 1 Comment

Ireland will likely have to beat France in Colombiers next month to secure passage to the Olympics.

Ireland can't contain France at 7s Grand Prix
# Sevens Rugby
From The42
# Sevens Rugby

Ireland can't contain France at 7s Grand Prix

Jun 22nd 2019, 5:00 PM 8,248 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Eddy’s side will meet Spain at the quarter-final stage tomorrow.

Men's 7s head for Moscow to take 'first real step' in Olympic qualification prep
# MISSION TO MOSCOW
From The42
# MISSION TO MOSCOW

Men's 7s head for Moscow to take 'first real step' in Olympic qualification prep

Jun 20th 2019, 12:23 PM 4,078 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s men are counting the days to the European Olympic qualifier.

Olympic qualification countdown continues with Ireland men and women's squads set for Paris 7s
# Tokyo Drift
From The42
# Tokyo Drift

Olympic qualification countdown continues with Ireland men and women's squads set for Paris 7s

May 29th 2019, 5:11 PM 6,135 Views 4 Comments

Anthony Eddy has fresh faces on board as his men embark on another testing tournament.

Courageous Ireland fall short at London 7s after narrow defeat to Fiji
# Heartbreak
From The42
# Heartbreak

Courageous Ireland fall short at London 7s after narrow defeat to Fiji

Updated May 26th 2019, 3:10 PM 17,300 Views 7 Comments

They will now face the All Blacks in the fifth place final after their 19-point win over Canada at Twickenham.

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

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

May 25th 2019, 6:44 PM 16,767 Views 16 Comments

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

Murphy Crowe hits form to help Ireland 7s battle into quarter-finals
# Big In Japan
From The42
# Big In Japan

Murphy Crowe hits form to help Ireland 7s battle into quarter-finals

Apr 20th 2019, 1:41 PM 8,658 Views 2 Comments

A big win over Fiji to start the day made all the difference as France await in the quarter-finals.

From Division C of Europe to the World Series: What next for Ireland 7s?
# On The Rise
From The42
# On The Rise

From Division C of Europe to the World Series: What next for Ireland 7s?

Apr 10th 2019, 12:34 PM 7,312 Views 3 Comments

Qualification for the 2020 Olympics is the next major goal for this group.

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