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# 7s - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Provincial academies to compete with Ireland 7s in new IRFU tournaments

The provinces’ A teams will also compete in a series of fixtures starting in September.

# 7s - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

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

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

# 7s - Sunday 5 April, 2020

'I had to fight a bit harder... I sort of grew up despising the big private schools'

Connacht wing John Porch could have retired from rugby as an U20 player.

# 7s - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

IRFU opts against hosting Olympic 7s qualifying competition in Ireland

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

# 7s - Saturday 7 December, 2019

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.

Extra-time defeat to England sees Ireland Women finish 10th at Dubai 7s

Two tries from Hannah Tyrrell and a late Louise Galvin try wasn’t enough for Stan McDowell’s side.

# 7s - Thursday 5 December, 2019

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.

# 7s - Friday 29 November, 2019

Mulhall misses out on Dubai Sevens squad with injury

Ireland head coach Stan McDowell has named his 13-player squad for the tournament.

'It is all up to us now to perform' - Dardis

The Ireland Sevens captain says the team need to produce displays worthy of their new world class facilities.

# 7s - Thursday 28 November, 2019

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

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

# 7s - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Kildare man O'Brien benefits from stint in 7s as he pushes on with Leinster

The 23-year-old has shone at outside centre and fullback early on this season.

# 7s - Monday 4 November, 2019

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

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

# 7s - Monday 15 July, 2019

Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short

Billy Dardis and his squad will have one last shot at Olympic qualification next year.

# 7s - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

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

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

# 7s - Friday 26 April, 2019

'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy'

Greg O’Shea has overcome injury and disappointment with Munster to become an Ireland 7s star.

# 7s - Thursday 25 April, 2019

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

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

# 7s - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity'

John O’Donnell and the Ireland Men’s Sevens team have a huge weekend ahead in Hong Kong.

# 7s - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

7s, 15s and Chemical Engineering - Enniskillen's Boles balancing the books

The 20-year-old back row made her debut in the Six Nations two weekends ago.

# 7s - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

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

# 7s - Monday 17 September, 2018

Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls

A European tournament or World Rugby repechage will serve as Ireland’s best chance of qualifying for Tokyo 2020.

# 7s - Monday 3 September, 2018

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

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

# 7s - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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

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

# 7s - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Champions New Zealand book Sevens World Cup final with England

The Kiwis beat Olympic champions Fiji in their semi-final, while England overcame South Africa.

Conroy rips Kenya to shreds with hat-trick as Ireland book Wales semi-final at RWC Sevens Speed Merchant This post contains videos

Conroy rips Kenya to shreds with hat-trick as Ireland book Wales semi-final at RWC Sevens

Buccaneers flyer Jordan Conroy completed his hat-trick of tries in just seven minutes.

# 7s - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Dominant South Africa rout Ireland at RWC Sevens

The men’s side were overpowered in the last-16 tie.

# 7s - Monday 4 June, 2018

Ireland's achievements at London 7s are the latest step in a laudable rise

The journey began back in 2015 but has now moved onto a new level.

# 7s - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

World Cup a primary focus for Ireland men's 7s after Hong Kong heartbreak

The Irish side will have to wait until next season for another shot at qualifying for the World Series.

# 7s - Saturday 7 April, 2018

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.

# 7s - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot

The Ireland men’s sevens team can secure a place on the World Sevens Series in Hong Kong next month.

# 7s - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Munster's Greg O'Shea named in Ireland squad for Grand Prix series trip to Poland

Anthony Eddy makes one change for this weekend’s tournament.

# 7s - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow

Anthony Eddy’s side finished second in their pool.

# 7s - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Former Leinster winger Billy Dardis captains Ireland for Grand Prix opener

This weekend’s tournament in Moscow will be the first time Ireland have competed at that level.

# 7s - Thursday 9 March, 2017

'I'm a contracted sevens player and for me, that was it': Tyrrell on missing out on Six Nations duty

Following the recent saga, Hannah Tyrrell is back in the fifteens’ side and would rather do her talking on the pitch.

# 7s - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty

Tom Tierney’s side are set to lose Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell.

# 7s - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Ireland Women strike late to claim draw with Fiji on tough day in Dubai

However, Lucy Mulhall thought she had kicked the winning points before the referee asked for her conversion to be re-taken.

# 7s - Monday 19 September, 2016

Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania

Stan McDowell’s men saw off France in yesterday’s final.

# 7s - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

New Zealand scrape into Olympic 7s quarter-finals thanks to Fiji

The rugby has been thrilling at Deodoro Stadium in Rio.

Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland

The code-hopping star has been ruled out for six to nine months.

# 7s - Friday 5 August, 2016

A new sport for the Games: What you need to know about rugby at the Olympics

If ‘pass backwards and run riot’ doesn’t cover it for you, here’s a little more info on the Sevens Rugby format.

# 7s - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Irish-qualified Kiwi reunited with Bundee Aki as he signs for Connacht Lucky 7s This post contains videos

Irish-qualified Kiwi reunited with Bundee Aki as he signs for Connacht

Josh Rowland has represented Ireland 7s, but Pat Lam wanted his skills for the 15-a-side game.

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