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#Sevens

# sevens - This year 2022

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

Ireland win opening leg of Rugby Europe Trophy series in Zagreb
# Job Done
From The42
# Job Done

Ireland win opening leg of Rugby Europe Trophy series in Zagreb

Jun 12th 2022, 8:16 PM 10,051 Views 0 Comments

James Topping’s side scored 43 tries and conceded just two across their six games in Croatia.

Both Ireland Sevens teams advance to semi-finals in Toulouse
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Both Ireland Sevens teams advance to semi-finals in Toulouse

Updated May 21st 2022, 8:45 PM 17,661 Views 2 Comments

What a day at the France 7s.

'There's not too many 7s players that were in a scrum or lineout'
# Proud
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# Proud

'There's not too many 7s players that were in a scrum or lineout'

Apr 24th 2022, 3:17 PM 10,338 Views 1 Comment

Ireland head coach Greg McWilliams was proud of his players in Leicester.

'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.

# sevens - Last year 2021

'I'm so glad I took that opportunity... I really haven't looked back'
# Pride Of Tullamore
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# Pride Of Tullamore

'I'm so glad I took that opportunity... I really haven't looked back'

Nov 23rd 2021, 12:58 PM 12,472 Views 0 Comments

Megan Burns and the Ireland Women’s 7s return to World Series action in Dubai this weekend.

'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 29,922 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.

Ireland Sevens captain one of four uncapped players in Griggs' 39-strong training squad
# Back At It
From The42
# Back At It

Ireland Sevens captain one of four uncapped players in Griggs' 39-strong training squad

Jul 22nd 2021, 4:47 PM 5,280 Views 0 Comments

Lucy Mulhall, Kathryn Buggy, Mary Healy and Sam Monaghan are the new faces on board.

History-making Ireland Sevens squad named for Tokyo Olympics
# Lucky 13
From The42
# Lucky 13

History-making Ireland Sevens squad named for Tokyo Olympics

Jul 6th 2021, 6:39 PM 12,323 Views 9 Comments

The 13-man squad has been selected for this summer’s Games.

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.

Eddy plays down disruptions as Ireland Sevens prepare for crucial Olympic qualifier event
# Sevens
From The42
# Sevens

Eddy plays down disruptions as Ireland Sevens prepare for crucial Olympic qualifier event

Jun 12th 2021, 8:15 AM 3,576 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland men’s Sevens team have their final shot at Olympic qualification in next weekend.

'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.

# sevens - All time

Remainder of Ireland's 7s Series cancelled as World Rugby cut circuit short
# Finished
From The42
# Finished

Remainder of Ireland's 7s Series cancelled as World Rugby cut circuit short

Jun 30th 2020, 9:45 AM 4,188 Views 5 Comments

Both Irish teams finished 10th, while Jordan Conroy was top try-scorer on the men’s Series.

Sevens speedster Kennedy waiting patiently for another tilt at Tokyo
# Grounded
From The42
# Grounded

Sevens speedster Kennedy waiting patiently for another tilt at Tokyo

Jun 20th 2020, 8:30 AM 4,471 Views 1 Comment

Under very different circumstances, this weekend would have been the central focus of Ireland’s Sevens season.

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.

Tullamore flyer Conroy the star as Ireland finish 13th at Canada Sevens
# End On A High
From The42
# End On A High

Tullamore flyer Conroy the star as Ireland finish 13th at Canada Sevens

Mar 9th 2020, 8:05 AM 7,115 Views 4 Comments

A dramatic finish, but Anthony Eddy’s men left Vancouver on a winning note.

IRFU opts against hosting Olympic 7s qualifying competition in Ireland
# 7s
From The42
# 7s

IRFU opts against hosting Olympic 7s qualifying competition in Ireland

Mar 4th 2020, 3:39 PM 9,227 Views 11 Comments

The union had concerns over the costs of bringing the crucial repechage onto home soil.

Sevens events postponed by World Rugby due to coronavirus fears
# Sevens
From The42
# Sevens

Sevens events postponed by World Rugby due to coronavirus fears

Feb 13th 2020, 3:11 PM 3,420 Views 3 Comments

The Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens will now be played in October,

Ulster speedster Sexton included as Eddy names exciting Ireland squads for Dubai Invitational
# Seven Up
From The42
# Seven Up

Ulster speedster Sexton included as Eddy names exciting Ireland squads for Dubai Invitational

Dec 3rd 2019, 9:48 AM 9,376 Views 23 Comments

The development sides leave Dublin this morning to link up with those already in Dubai for the World Series.

Squad announced as Ireland 7s prepare for World Series in Dubai
# On The Plane
From The42
# On The Plane

Squad announced as Ireland 7s prepare for World Series in Dubai

Nov 28th 2019, 11:31 AM 8,946 Views 9 Comments

The 13-man squad will make their debut as a core team on the HSBC World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series.

Ulster flyer Sexton in men's squad as Ireland 7s sides head for Spain
# Elche
From The42
# Elche

Ulster flyer Sexton in men's squad as Ireland 7s sides head for Spain

Nov 4th 2019, 3:39 PM 10,104 Views 8 Comments

The countdown to the men’s debut season in the World Series is gathering pace.

'I realised that he never really treated me like a girl or a boy... he completely let me be who I wanted to be'
# A Life In Sport
From The42
# A Life In Sport

'I realised that he never really treated me like a girl or a boy... he completely let me be who I wanted to be'

Oct 19th 2019, 7:00 AM 18,222 Views 3 Comments

Ireland star Louise Galvin delves into the positive influence sport – and role models like her late father – have had on her life.

Ireland advance to quarter-finals on opening weekend of World Sevens Series
# Glendale 7s
From The42
# Glendale 7s

Ireland advance to quarter-finals on opening weekend of World Sevens Series

Oct 6th 2019, 9:59 AM 5,104 Views 2 Comments

Victory over Brazil assured Stan McDowell’s side of a place in the last eight at the Glendale 7s.

'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day'
# Higher And Higher
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# Higher And Higher

'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day'

Oct 5th 2019, 12:30 PM 9,862 Views 0 Comments

Before Ireland Women kick off their 7s World Series campaign, we caught up with Lucy Mulhall to chat about the value of experience, youth and arduous altitude training.

Leinster 19-year-old set for first Sevens World Series trip as Ireland name squad for Colorado
# New Chapter
From The42
# New Chapter

Leinster 19-year-old set for first Sevens World Series trip as Ireland name squad for Colorado

Oct 1st 2019, 2:01 PM 5,590 Views 0 Comments

Stan McDowell has confirmed his 13-strong squad for the opening leg of the 2020 World Series.

Ireland's Murphy Crowe named in World Rugby Sevens dream team
# Flyer
From The42
# Flyer

Ireland's Murphy Crowe named in World Rugby Sevens dream team

Jun 16th 2019, 11:43 PM 5,508 Views 2 Comments

The 24-year-old also becomes the first northern hemisphere player to win the top try-scorer award.

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.

Ireland return to London 7s with eye on upcoming Olympic qualifier
# World Class
From The42
# World Class

Ireland return to London 7s with eye on upcoming Olympic qualifier

May 21st 2019, 11:49 AM 4,217 Views 4 Comments

Uncapped Lansdowne flyer Peter Sullivan and Kerry man Jack Daly will hope to win their first international Sevens caps in Twickenham.

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'
# Craic Agus Ceol
From The42
# Craic Agus Ceol

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'

Apr 25th 2019, 8:00 PM 8,299 Views 0 Comments

Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.

'It gives Irish 7s a real boost' - Victorious Ireland react to historic rugby success
# In The Big Time
From The42
# In The Big Time

'It gives Irish 7s a real boost' - Victorious Ireland react to historic rugby success

Updated Apr 7th 2019, 1:00 PM 28,880 Views 23 Comments

After last year’s late heartbreak, Ireland’s victory at today’s Hong Kong 7s qualifier secured promotion to the sport’s elite.

Ireland left with work to do after Uruguay produce late comeback at Hong Kong 7s
# Day 1
From The42
# Day 1

Ireland left with work to do after Uruguay produce late comeback at Hong Kong 7s

Apr 5th 2019, 2:05 PM 6,352 Views 10 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side need to beat Russia tomorrow to advance to the quarter-finals.

'I'm not your normal front row in terms of size': Nic a Bhaird punching above her weight on return to 15s
# Competitor
From The42
# Competitor

'I'm not your normal front row in terms of size': Nic a Bhaird punching above her weight on return to 15s

Mar 8th 2019, 1:00 AM 5,988 Views 0 Comments

The Cork woman has represented Ireland on the Sevens stage these past two years, but is enjoying a debut run in the Six Nations.

Ireland shaded by New Zealand, but progress to face Canada in quarter-final clash at Dubai 7s
# Survive And Advance
From The42
# Survive And Advance

Ireland shaded by New Zealand, but progress to face Canada in quarter-final clash at Dubai 7s

Nov 29th 2018, 4:26 PM 5,967 Views 3 Comments

The Black Ferns were clinical, scoring two tries either side of half-time to swing the pool decider away from Ireland.

Galvin back from injury as Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Dubai
# Sevens
From The42
# Sevens

Galvin back from injury as Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Dubai

Nov 27th 2018, 12:26 PM 4,440 Views 2 Comments

Ireland have been drawn in Pool A alongside Russia, Kenya and New Zealand.

Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress
# Work Rate
From The42
# Work Rate

Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress

Sep 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 12,206 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old Cork Con back prevented what looked like a certain Cheetahs try at Thomond Park.

Excellent season for Ireland shows that 7s is very much here to stay
# Success
From The42
# Success

Excellent season for Ireland shows that 7s is very much here to stay

Jul 24th 2018, 12:44 PM 6,742 Views 4 Comments

Last weekend’s World Cup in San Fran saw the men’s and women’s teams deliver fine performances.

'It's bittersweet' - Disappointing end but best-ever finish for Ireland at 'incredible' World Cup
# Seven Wonders
From The42
# Seven Wonders

'It's bittersweet' - Disappointing end but best-ever finish for Ireland at 'incredible' World Cup

Jul 23rd 2018, 9:40 AM 8,719 Views 6 Comments

A hugely successful weekend for Lucy Mulhall and her side Stateside.

Irish men sign off Sevens bid with impressive Challenge final win
# 7 Up
From The42
# 7 Up

Irish men sign off Sevens bid with impressive Challenge final win

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:04 AM 25,744 Views 14 Comments

The win over Australia capped a successful campaign.

Conroy returns for Exeter trip as Ireland 7s ramp up to World Cup
# Devon Sent
From The42
# Devon Sent

Conroy returns for Exeter trip as Ireland 7s ramp up to World Cup

Jul 5th 2018, 5:44 PM 10,321 Views 3 Comments

A fortnight out from a World Cup in San Francisco, Ireland are bidding to add another title.

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