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# anthony-eddy - Sunday 14 April, 2019

Ireland handed tough pool draw for next month's London 7s

Anthony Eddy’s side won a bronze medal at the World Rugby Sevens Series event at Twickenham last year.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 7 April, 2019

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

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

# anthony-eddy - Monday 1 April, 2019

Eddy names Ireland squad for crucial World Rugby Sevens qualifier

A place on next season’s World Rugby Sevens Series is on the line in Hong Kong this weekend.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series

Two Irish players also featured in the 2019 World Series Dream Team for their performances in Australia.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

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

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

# anthony-eddy - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Eddy 'surprised' IRFU's decision to turn down Australia tour invite 'became an issue'

The IRFU’s strategic review on the women’s game is still in progress, but is due to be completed before the end of the summer.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Ireland name squads for next week's Sevens World Cup

Both the Ireland men and women will be in action in San Fransisco.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Historic win as Ireland 7s stun USA to book London semi-final Incredible This post contains videos

Historic win as Ireland 7s stun USA to book London semi-final

Up next, a final-four clash against reigning Olympic champions Fiji.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Leinster's Kennedy scores two tries as Ireland win the Moscow 7s

It was an important win for Anthony Eddy’s side on Sunday.

# anthony-eddy - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Connacht flyer Conroy back in Sevens squad as World Series chase begins again

A busy summer for Ireland’s men gets up and running in Russia this weekend.

# anthony-eddy - 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.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Ireland's hopes of making World Rugby Sevens Series cruelly dashed with injury time defeat

Anthony Eddy’s side suffered a late 12-7 loss at the hands of Japan.

# anthony-eddy - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Ireland men's 7s go after World Series qualification in Hong Kong

Billy Dardis and his team get their bid underway in Hong Kong early tomorrow morning.

# anthony-eddy - 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.

# anthony-eddy - Saturday 15 July, 2017

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.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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.

# anthony-eddy - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Naoupu and Baxter among exciting Ireland 7s squad chasing World Cup qualification

Anthony Eddy’s squad are in France for the next two weekends, competing on two fronts.

# anthony-eddy - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Connacht club stand-out Conroy included in Ireland 7s training squad

The extended squad also includes Fionn Carr and five of last year’s U20s.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Teenage out-half Higgins included in extended Ireland World Cup squad

Tom Tierney has named a 48-woman group to prepare for the home tournament.

# anthony-eddy - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Ireland call on Naoupu and Tyrrell for next leg of World Sevens Series

The pair, who featured during Ireland’s Six Nations campaign, are part of the 13-player squad for Japan.

# anthony-eddy - 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.

# anthony-eddy - Thursday 23 February, 2017

'We're not disrespecting the Six Nations': IRFU defend decision to withdraw three key players

Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell are flying to Las Vegas with the sevens squad instead of playing against France on Sunday.

Kicked to touch? An open letter from frustrated supporters of women's rugby in Ireland

Frustrating inconsistency is hampering Ireland ahead of home Rugby World Cup.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'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.

# anthony-eddy - Friday 25 November, 2016

Here's the Ireland 7s squad to take on 'the toughest group in Dubai'

Anthony Eddy is also sending a development squad to compete in the UAE.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Ireland book place among sevens elite with Rugby Europe Trophy win in Prague

They will play on the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Series next season.

# anthony-eddy - Thursday 23 June, 2016

'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian' 7s

'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian'

Anthony Eddy and his Ireland squad have a huge opportunity this weekend in UCD.

# anthony-eddy - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

This weekend sees Ireland get a final shot at qualifying for the Olympic 7s

Both the Ireland men and women face qualifying tournaments over the next two weekends.

# anthony-eddy - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

From Sydney to São Paulo: Ireland name squad for Brazil World 7s leg

Audrey O’Flynn has linked up with the squad after their training camp in Australia.

# anthony-eddy - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Behind the scenes: Ireland chasing the Rio Olympics 7s dream

We took a look at the work that goes into Ireland’s pursuit of a place in Rio.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Ireland handed favourable draw for Dublin-hosted sevens tournament

An absolutely crucial sevens event takes place in the UCD Bowl next month.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

'It'll be a huge learning curve' - Sevens' sides ready for biggest test yet

Ireland’s sides continue their Road to Rio this weekend.

# anthony-eddy - Monday 13 July, 2015

Ireland name Sevens squads for next round of Olympic qualifiers

Ireland’s men and women must secure top three finishes in Lisbon.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Ireland Sevens' ruthless form continues en route to final as Women lift more silverware

It’s been another busy weekend on the Road to Rio.

# anthony-eddy - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Ireland set for next step of Olympic sevens dream with trip to Zagreb

Director of sevens, Anthony Eddy, has made two changes to his squad for the Division B competition.

# anthony-eddy - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals 7s

Ireland Women rally after 2 losses, thrashing Ukraine to earn place in quarter-finals

Ireland weren’t dispirited by losses to Spain and France, bouncing back with a six-try win over Ukraine.

# anthony-eddy - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Irish Sevens team make light work of opposition on first day in Bosnia

Ireland book a quarter final against Austria.

# anthony-eddy - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Irish Sevens team named for European opener in Bosnia

The Road to Rio begins this weekend.

# anthony-eddy - Thursday 14 May, 2015

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer 7s

All four Irish provinces are getting on the sevens bandwagon this summer

Connacht, Ulster and Leinster will join Munster in the Limerick World Club Se7ens Series in August.

# anthony-eddy - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Ireland's 7s programme taking shape as Rio Olympics remains 'big ambition'

Anthony Eddy, the IRFU’s Director of Sevens Rugby, has a busy few months ahead.

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