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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Sevens Heaven

Last year
# Going Well
Ireland storm into Hong Kong Sevens quarter-finals with 100% record
They won three from three, overcoming Kenya, Canada and Argentina in Pool D.
All time
# Sevens Heaven
'We don't feel that there's any opposition in that tournament that we can't beat'
Ireland begin their Olympic Sevens campaign tonight/tomorrow morning at 3am Irish time.
# Sevens Heaven
Ireland captain Billy Dardis marks Olympic qualification with pitch-perfect interview
‘To be an Olympian, no one can take that away from you.’
# cape crusader
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.’
# Seven Up
Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Japan after best-ever finish
19-year-old Tullamore star Megan Burns has been selected for her first World Series trip.
# opportunity knocks
'My mobile started ringing. I recognised the dialling code: +679. Fiji'
Ben Ryan describes the unusual events that led to a life-changing moment.
# Sevens Heaven
Late heroics as Ireland win International Invitational tournament at Dubai Sevens
Stan McDowell’s side beat the South Africa Academy 28-21 in the Dubai final.
# good reads
Which of these 7 books deserves to win the 2018 William Hill Sports Book of the Year?
The winner of the illustrious prize will be confirmed at a ceremony on Tuesday.
# Sevens Heaven
Make it a double! Ireland complete another big weekend with second Grand Prix trophy
A big victory over Germany seals more silverware for Ireland in Paris.
# Winning
Ireland hammer England to continue World Cup prep with bronze medal
It was another good weekend for Ireland in Paris.
# Sevens Heaven
Mark Roche double gives Ireland men landmark win over Australia in Paris 7s
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
Podium finish! Ireland beat England with last-gasp try to claim historic bronze
Jordan Conroy was the star as Ireland stunned the hosts to round off a memorable weekend in style.
# Sevens Heaven
Impressive Ireland now two wins away from qualifying for elite World Sevens circuit
Anthony Eddy’s side blitzed Zimbabwe in this afternoon’s quarter-final in Hong Kong.
# Sevens Heaven
Sevens heaven! Ireland seal qualification for next summer's World Cup in San Fran
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
Let go by Leinster and now captaining his country: Billy Dardis hoping to land European title for Ireland this weekend
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.
# feel like money
IRFU funding for women's rugby up 25%, will rise by a further €500k after World Cup
The union’s accounts, released today, show a spend of €2.1 million on its women’s programme.
# Sevens Heaven
Connacht academy wing Leavy joins Ireland 7s squad targeting World Cup qualification
Anthony Eddy’s squad are in pole position ahead of this weekend’s final round of the Rugby Europe Grand Prix.
# winners
From Russia with Love! Ireland win Moscow Grand Prix on debut appearance
Victory over Spain in the final hands Ireland the silverware.
# 7s
Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow
Anthony Eddy’s side finished second in their pool.
# Sevens Heaven
'I get to go around the world so why not do it? GAA doesn't give you that opportunity'
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
Rio will be a family affair for Sonny Bill Williams as New Zealand announce sevens squads
Liam Messam is the big name missing.
# Sevens Heaven
Sevens side edge closer to Rio spot with excellent showing at Olympic qualifier
Anthony Eddy’s squad are aiming to claim the final spot available for the Rio Games.
# Rio 2016
At the Copa, Copa Habana... South Africa include record try-scorer among star names for Olympic 7s
The prolific Toulon wing is one of nine players with Test experience in the BlitzBokke training squad.
# Sevens Heaven
'My life has changed completely' - Juggling work and training on the road to the Rio Olympics
Katie Fitzhenry is hoping to help Ireland’s Sevens team secure their Olympic spot.
# tekkerz
This is the flashiest grubber kick you'll see anywhere this month
One for us all to work on in the garden this evening.
# Sevens Heaven
Lightning strikes: Irish Sevens team shock French women to finish on a high
The ladies of Ireland came a cropper against Canada and Spain but defeated France (twice), Wales and the not-so-mighty Germans.