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#Ireland 7s

# ireland-7s - Saturday 16 April, 2022

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

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

Apr 16th 2022, 5:58 PM 7,230 Views 1 Comment

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

# ireland-7s - Sunday 10 April, 2022

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

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

Updated Apr 10th 2022, 12:26 PM 50,579 Views 12 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Saturday 9 April, 2022

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

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

Apr 9th 2022, 10:23 AM 9,876 Views 2 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

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

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

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 20,260 Views 2 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Monday 17 January, 2022

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

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

Jan 17th 2022, 4:56 PM 13,564 Views 0 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Saturday 25 September, 2021

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

'Her influence goes beyond just being physically phenomenal'

Sep 25th 2021, 8:00 AM 29,860 Views 2 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 28th 2021, 12:15 PM 9,578 Views 11 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Monday 26 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 26th 2021, 3:37 AM 14,900 Views 10 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Sunday 4 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 4th 2021, 12:00 PM 21,253 Views 2 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Monday 28 June, 2021

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

History-making Ireland Sevens learn Olympic fate after pool draw

Updated Jun 28th 2021, 12:04 PM 28,791 Views 4 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

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

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

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 8:39 AM 34,450 Views 14 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Monday 21 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 4,868 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
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# Podcast

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

Jun 21st 2021, 12:41 PM 1,357 Views 0 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Sunday 23 May, 2021

'When it didn't work out in Leinster, I wasn't sure if it was me being a journeyman'
# Sevens
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# 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 38,592 Views 4 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Thursday 4 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,538 Views 7 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Friday 20 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 20th 2020, 2:47 PM 2,261 Views 1 Comment

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

# ireland-7s - Sunday 8 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 8th 2020, 2:46 AM 7,248 Views 10 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 3rd 2020, 9:44 AM 5,365 Views 3 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Friday 13 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 13th 2019, 5:46 PM 11,556 Views 4 Comments

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

# ireland-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 6,882 Views 5 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Friday 6 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 6th 2019, 2:42 PM 10,791 Views 4 Comments

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

# ireland-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 9,192 Views 3 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Thursday 18 July, 2019

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

Leinster fullback Kelly captains experimental Ireland 7s squad

Jul 18th 2019, 12:27 PM 7,171 Views 2 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Monday 24 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 24th 2019, 2:28 PM 5,415 Views 1 Comment

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

# ireland-7s - Saturday 22 June, 2019

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

Ireland can't contain France at 7s Grand Prix

Jun 22nd 2019, 5:00 PM 8,237 Views 1 Comment

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

# ireland-7s - Thursday 20 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 20th 2019, 12:23 PM 4,061 Views 0 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

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

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

May 29th 2019, 5:11 PM 6,124 Views 4 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Sunday 26 May, 2019

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 17,288 Views 7 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Saturday 25 May, 2019

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

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

May 25th 2019, 6:44 PM 16,751 Views 16 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Saturday 20 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 20th 2019, 1:41 PM 8,643 Views 2 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 10th 2019, 12:34 PM 7,286 Views 3 Comments

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

# ireland-7s - Monday 1 April, 2019

Eddy names Ireland squad for crucial World Rugby Sevens qualifier
# Hong Kong 7s
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# Hong Kong 7s

Eddy names Ireland squad for crucial World Rugby Sevens qualifier

Apr 1st 2019, 3:24 PM 8,342 Views 2 Comments

A place on next season’s World Rugby Sevens Series is on the line in Hong Kong this weekend.

# ireland-7s - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Jordan Conroy intent on creating a moment worth sharing
# Ireland 7s
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# Ireland 7s

Jordan Conroy intent on creating a moment worth sharing

Mar 31st 2019, 9:00 AM 9,362 Views 3 Comments

The Tullamore man brought himself into the limelight last year, and is preparing to push Ireland’s 7s programme on again in Hong Kong.

# ireland-7s - Friday 30 November, 2018

Ireland edged by England in thriller on disappointing day in Dubai
# Ireland 7s
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# Ireland 7s

Ireland edged by England in thriller on disappointing day in Dubai

Nov 30th 2018, 11:41 AM 5,642 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side finished the women’s tournament in eighth place, but ran England and France close along the way.

# ireland-7s - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Ireland 7s look to wrap up Grand Prix title in Poland this weekend
# On The Brink
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# On The Brink

Ireland 7s look to wrap up Grand Prix title in Poland this weekend

Sep 5th 2018, 1:52 PM 5,527 Views 0 Comments

Skerries RFC’s Hugo Lennox is set to win his first international sevens cap.

# ireland-7s - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Murphy Crowe strikes twice to deliver Challenge Trophy for Ireland at Paris 7s
# Pace And Power
From The42
# Pace And Power

Murphy Crowe strikes twice to deliver Challenge Trophy for Ireland at Paris 7s

Updated Jun 9th 2018, 10:00 PM 11,128 Views 2 Comments

Ireland remained calm under pressure to finish on a high note at the World Series event.

# ireland-7s - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Ireland's speedster Jordan Conroy is lighting up the London 7s with his blistering pace
# Wheelz
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# Wheelz

Ireland's speedster Jordan Conroy is lighting up the London 7s with his blistering pace

Jun 3rd 2018, 1:24 PM 15,932 Views 16 Comments

Conroy clocked a top speed of 36kph and won a sprint against the fastest man in rugby.

Historic win as Ireland 7s stun USA to book London semi-final
# Incredible
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# Incredible

Historic win as Ireland 7s stun USA to book London semi-final

Jun 3rd 2018, 11:51 AM 39,281 Views 29 Comments

Up next, a final-four clash against reigning Olympic champions Fiji.

# ireland-7s - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Leinster's Kennedy scores two tries as Ireland win the Moscow 7s
# Winning Ways
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# Winning Ways

Leinster's Kennedy scores two tries as Ireland win the Moscow 7s

May 20th 2018, 4:23 PM 9,246 Views 6 Comments

It was an important win for Anthony Eddy’s side on Sunday.

# ireland-7s - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Connacht flyer Conroy back in Sevens squad as World Series chase begins again
# MISSION TO MOSCOW
From The42
# MISSION TO MOSCOW

Connacht flyer Conroy back in Sevens squad as World Series chase begins again

May 17th 2018, 12:23 PM 7,411 Views 7 Comments

A busy summer for Ireland’s men gets up and running in Russia this weekend.

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