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#Sevens Heaven

# sevens-heaven - Sunday 25 July, 2021

'We don't feel that there's any opposition in that tournament that we can't beat'
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

'We don't feel that there's any opposition in that tournament that we can't beat'

Jul 25th 2021, 8:24 PM 10,816 Views 11 Comments

Ireland begin their Olympic Sevens campaign tonight/tomorrow morning at 3am Irish time.

# sevens-heaven - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Ireland captain Billy Dardis marks Olympic qualification with pitch-perfect interview
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Ireland captain Billy Dardis marks Olympic qualification with pitch-perfect interview

Jun 20th 2021, 8:56 PM 12,697 Views 7 Comments

‘To be an Olympian, no one can take that away from you.’

# sevens-heaven - 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 11,578 Views 4 Comments

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

# sevens-heaven - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Japan after best-ever finish
# Seven Up
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# Seven Up

Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Japan after best-ever finish

Apr 16th 2019, 2:22 PM 5,390 Views 0 Comments

19-year-old Tullamore star Megan Burns has been selected for her first World Series trip.

# sevens-heaven - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code:  +679. Fiji'
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code: +679. Fiji'

Dec 27th 2018, 9:42 PM 117,245 Views 10 Comments

Ben Ryan describes the unusual events that led to a life-changing moment.

# sevens-heaven - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Late heroics as Ireland win International Invitational tournament at Dubai Sevens
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Late heroics as Ireland win International Invitational tournament at Dubai Sevens

Dec 1st 2018, 2:49 PM 17,090 Views 3 Comments

Stan McDowell’s side beat the South Africa Academy 28-21 in the Dubai final.

# sevens-heaven - Monday 26 November, 2018

Which of these 7 books deserves to win the 2018 William Hill Sports Book of the Year?
# Good Reads
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# Good Reads

Which of these 7 books deserves to win the 2018 William Hill Sports Book of the Year?

Nov 26th 2018, 8:07 PM 10,400 Views 5 Comments

The winner of the illustrious prize will be confirmed at a ceremony on Tuesday.

# sevens-heaven - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Make it a double! Ireland complete another big weekend with second Grand Prix trophy
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Make it a double! Ireland complete another big weekend with second Grand Prix trophy

Jul 1st 2018, 4:54 PM 10,609 Views 4 Comments

A big victory over Germany seals more silverware for Ireland in Paris.

Ireland hammer England to continue World Cup prep with bronze medal
# Winning
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# Winning

Ireland hammer England to continue World Cup prep with bronze medal

Jul 1st 2018, 11:39 AM 12,854 Views 6 Comments

It was another good weekend for Ireland in Paris.

# sevens-heaven - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Mark Roche double gives Ireland men landmark win over Australia in Paris 7s
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Mark Roche double gives Ireland men landmark win over Australia in Paris 7s

Jun 9th 2018, 5:35 PM 12,813 Views 8 Comments

Australia went into this weekend as the fourth-ranked team in the World Series, but were 10 points off the in-form invitational side.

# sevens-heaven - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Podium finish! Ireland beat England with last-gasp try to claim historic bronze
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Podium finish! Ireland beat England with last-gasp try to claim historic bronze

Jun 3rd 2018, 7:08 PM 22,877 Views 20 Comments

Jordan Conroy was the star as Ireland stunned the hosts to round off a memorable weekend in style.

# sevens-heaven - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Impressive Ireland now two wins away from qualifying for elite World Sevens circuit
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Impressive Ireland now two wins away from qualifying for elite World Sevens circuit

Apr 7th 2018, 1:05 PM 13,178 Views 13 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side blitzed Zimbabwe in this afternoon’s quarter-final in Hong Kong.

# sevens-heaven - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Sevens heaven! Ireland seal qualification for next summer's World Cup in San Fran
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Sevens heaven! Ireland seal qualification for next summer's World Cup in San Fran

Jul 16th 2017, 12:37 PM 14,167 Views 14 Comments

A week after the women’s sevens team booked their place in the World Cup, the men have done the same in Exeter.

# sevens-heaven - Saturday 15 July, 2017

Let go by Leinster and now captaining his country: Billy Dardis hoping to land European title for Ireland this weekend
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Let go by Leinster and now captaining his country: Billy Dardis hoping to land European title for Ireland this weekend

Jul 15th 2017, 6:15 AM 12,562 Views 1 Comment

The Naas native looks an ideal fit to be a core member of an Ireland Sevens squad that will continue to aid development of provincial academy prospects.

# sevens-heaven - Friday 14 July, 2017

IRFU funding for women's rugby up 25%, will rise by a further €500k after World Cup
# Feel Like Money
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# Feel Like Money

IRFU funding for women's rugby up 25%, will rise by a further €500k after World Cup

Jul 14th 2017, 3:00 PM 4,043 Views 11 Comments

The union’s accounts, released today, show a spend of €2.1 million on its women’s programme.

# sevens-heaven - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Connacht academy wing Leavy joins Ireland 7s squad targeting World Cup qualification
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Connacht academy wing Leavy joins Ireland 7s squad targeting World Cup qualification

Jul 11th 2017, 2:59 PM 6,500 Views 3 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s squad are in pole position ahead of this weekend’s final round of the Rugby Europe Grand Prix.

# sevens-heaven - Sunday 4 June, 2017

From Russia with Love! Ireland win Moscow Grand Prix on debut appearance
# Winners
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# Winners

From Russia with Love! Ireland win Moscow Grand Prix on debut appearance

Jun 4th 2017, 3:51 PM 8,152 Views 1 Comment

Victory over Spain in the final hands Ireland the silverware.

# sevens-heaven - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow
# 7s
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# 7s

Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow

Jun 3rd 2017, 3:05 PM 6,414 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Eddy’s side finished second in their pool.

# sevens-heaven - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'I get to go around the world so why not do it? GAA doesn't give you that opportunity'
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

'I get to go around the world so why not do it? GAA doesn't give you that opportunity'

Feb 12th 2017, 9:30 AM 8,558 Views 4 Comments

We take a look inside the Women’s Sevens programme in Ireland as Anthony Eddy’s side compete with the best teams in the world on the World Series.

# sevens-heaven - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Rio will be a family affair for Sonny Bill Williams as New Zealand announce sevens squads
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Rio will be a family affair for Sonny Bill Williams as New Zealand announce sevens squads

Jul 3rd 2016, 4:06 PM 10,249 Views 6 Comments

Liam Messam is the big name missing.

# sevens-heaven - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Sevens side edge closer to Rio spot with excellent showing at Olympic qualifier
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Sevens side edge closer to Rio spot with excellent showing at Olympic qualifier

Jun 18th 2016, 6:16 PM 16,472 Views 6 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s squad are aiming to claim the final spot available for the Rio Games.

# sevens-heaven - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

At the Copa, Copa Habana... South Africa include record try-scorer among star names for Olympic 7s
# Rio 2016
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# 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 6,977 Views 0 Comments

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

# sevens-heaven - Saturday 15 August, 2015

'My life has changed completely' - Juggling work and training on the road to the Rio Olympics
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

'My life has changed completely' - Juggling work and training on the road to the Rio Olympics

Aug 15th 2015, 6:55 PM 8,683 Views 1 Comment

Katie Fitzhenry is hoping to help Ireland’s Sevens team secure their Olympic spot.

# sevens-heaven - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

This is the flashiest grubber kick you'll see anywhere this month
# Tekkerz
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# Tekkerz

This is the flashiest grubber kick you'll see anywhere this month

Nov 5th 2014, 3:40 PM 6,160 Views 3 Comments

One for us all to work on in the garden this evening.

# sevens-heaven - Monday 21 May, 2012

Lightning strikes: Irish Sevens team shock French women to finish on a high
# Sevens Heaven
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# Sevens Heaven

Lightning strikes: Irish Sevens team shock French women to finish on a high

May 21st 2012, 9:44 PM 545 Views 0 Comments

The ladies of Ireland came a cropper against Canada and Spain but defeated France (twice), Wales and the not-so-mighty Germans.