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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Ireland 7s

This year
Connacht announce signing of Ireland 7s star Andrew Smith
Smith will join the province ahead of the 2023/24 season.
World Player of the Year Kennedy returns to Ireland 7s squad
Uncapped duo Will Goddard and Liam McNamara also make the cut.
Last year
Ireland men qualify for quarter-finals of Dubai 7s despite narrow defeat to France
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'
The well-travelled Harry McNulty captains the Ireland 7s in Dubai this weekend.
Ireland 7s aim to 'dictate' way to Olympics qualification on the Series
Head coach Aiden McNulty’s squad are motivated to bounce back from World Cup disappointment.
'Hopefully I can put my hand up for selection when I get back to Leinster'
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'
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
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
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
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
The women’s team had an impressive win against England.
Leinster wing Smith scores as Ireland 7s kick-off with win over Scotland
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
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
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'
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
The former Kilkenny College student has been playing in the US and Canada.
All time
'Her influence goes beyond just being physically phenomenal'
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
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
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'
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
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'
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
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
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'
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
The 24-year-old Kildare man is happy to play 13 or 15.
World Rugby cancel U20 World Cup, considering alternative to 7s Olympic qualifier
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
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
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
‘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
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
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
Tries from Terry Kennedy, Jack Kelly, and Aaron O’Sullivan weren’t enough against the US.
Leinster fullback Kelly captains experimental Ireland 7s squad
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Tullamore flyer scored a hat-trick to tip the balance after an even first half.