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# anthony-eddy - Monday 17 January, 2022

6ft 6ins wing Tamilore Awonusi included in Ireland 7s squad for Malaga
# World Series
# World Series

6ft 6ins wing Tamilore Awonusi included in Ireland 7s squad for Malaga

Mon 4:56 PM 12,929 Views 0 Comments

The former Kilkenny College student has been playing in the US and Canada.

# anthony-eddy - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Ireland men's and women's squads announced for World Rugby Sevens Series opener
# Dubai
# Dubai

Ireland men's and women's squads announced for World Rugby Sevens Series opener

Nov 24th 2021, 11:19 AM 9,001 Views 6 Comments

Anthony Eddy has selected two 13-player panels ahead of the new season, which begins in Dubai this weekend.

# anthony-eddy - Friday 12 November, 2021

IRFU in talks with Nucifora for new deal but refuse to comment on Eddy's position
# Union
# Union

IRFU in talks with Nucifora for new deal but refuse to comment on Eddy's position

Nov 12th 2021, 4:33 PM 7,461 Views 18 Comments

The union’s CEO Philip Brown said he didn’t want to provide a distraction for the Ireland team.

# anthony-eddy - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

'I’ll support Cliodhna, she’s my teammate' - Eddy's comments leave Ireland squad in difficult position
# Speaking Up
# Speaking Up

'I’ll support Cliodhna, she’s my teammate' - Eddy's comments leave Ireland squad in difficult position

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 5:00 PM 39,851 Views 13 Comments

Ireland players Amee-Leigh Murphy Crowe and Nichola Fryday were asked about Anthony Eddy’s recent interview during a team media event today.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Worry and anger build in Irish women's rugby after IRFU briefing
# Pressure
# Pressure

Worry and anger build in Irish women's rugby after IRFU briefing

Nov 9th 2021, 9:36 PM 43,147 Views 27 Comments

Director of women’s rugby Anthony Eddy’s words have been met with a negative reaction.

'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'
# Director
# Director

'There's no overnight fix for this. We've got to make the game attractive'

Nov 9th 2021, 6:45 AM 10,063 Views 2 Comments

IRFU director of women’s and 7s rugby Anthony Eddy spoke to the media yesterday.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Anthony Eddy and Niamh Briggs to take part in Women's Lions feasibility study
# One Step Closer
# One Step Closer

Anthony Eddy and Niamh Briggs to take part in Women's Lions feasibility study

Oct 12th 2021, 10:39 AM 3,168 Views 6 Comments

The group will be chaired by former British & Irish Lion Ieuan Evans.

# anthony-eddy - Friday 27 August, 2021

Ireland prop Linda Djougang set to join French club ASM Romagnat
# Irish Rugby
# Irish Rugby

Ireland prop Linda Djougang set to join French club ASM Romagnat

Aug 27th 2021, 3:04 PM 4,788 Views 3 Comments

The move will not stop Djougang from representing Ireland after the IRFU brokered a deal.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Parsons and Wall included in Ireland Women's Sevens squad for new season
# Squad List
# Squad List

Parsons and Wall included in Ireland Women's Sevens squad for new season

Aug 10th 2021, 2:23 PM 5,254 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Eddy picks 26-player squad which mixes youth and plenty of experience.

# anthony-eddy - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Dejection for Ireland in Tokyo but IRFU has big plans for the future in 7s
# Tokyo 2020
# Tokyo 2020

Dejection for Ireland in Tokyo but IRFU has big plans for the future in 7s

Jul 28th 2021, 12:15 PM 9,550 Views 11 Comments

The union has launched a ’7s Legacy Strategy’ as it targets further Olympic qualification.

# anthony-eddy - Saturday 12 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 12th 2021, 8:15 AM 3,550 Views 0 Comments

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

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 4 April, 2021

'They are just desperate to play now' - Ireland count down to Women's Six Nations opener
# Here We Go
# Here We Go

'They are just desperate to play now' - Ireland count down to Women's Six Nations opener

Apr 4th 2021, 5:11 PM 3,216 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ team begin their campaign away to Wales on 10 April.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Ireland Sevens dumped out at quarter-finals by Australia
# Disappointment
# Disappointment

Ireland Sevens dumped out at quarter-finals by Australia

Mar 1st 2020, 10:16 PM 9,963 Views 12 Comments

They did manage to beat England later in the day, however.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 9:48 AM 9,348 Views 23 Comments

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

# anthony-eddy - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Ireland can't contain France at 7s Grand Prix
# Sevens Rugby
# Sevens Rugby

Ireland can't contain France at 7s Grand Prix

Jun 22nd 2019, 5:00 PM 8,232 Views 1 Comment

Anthony Eddy’s side will meet Spain at the quarter-final stage tomorrow.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Another encouraging weekend as Ireland finish sixth at London 7s
# Seven Up
# Seven Up

Another encouraging weekend as Ireland finish sixth at London 7s

May 26th 2019, 9:25 PM 8,332 Views 12 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side fell short to New Zealand in the fifth place play-off at Twickenham.

Courageous Ireland fall short at London 7s after narrow defeat to Fiji
# Heartbreak
# Heartbreak

Courageous Ireland fall short at London 7s after narrow defeat to Fiji

Updated May 26th 2019, 3:10 PM 17,269 Views 7 Comments

They will now face the All Blacks in the fifth place final after their 19-point win over Canada at Twickenham.

# anthony-eddy - Sunday 14 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 14th 2019, 9:08 PM 10,641 Views 1 Comment

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
# In The Big Time
# 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 28,850 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.

# anthony-eddy - Monday 1 April, 2019

Eddy names Ireland squad for crucial World Rugby Sevens qualifier
# Hong Kong 7s
# Hong Kong 7s

Eddy names Ireland squad for crucial World Rugby Sevens qualifier

Apr 1st 2019, 3:24 PM 8,340 Views 2 Comments

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
# History Makers
# History Makers

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

Feb 3rd 2019, 12:33 PM 6,659 Views 2 Comments

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
# Sevens
# Sevens

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

Nov 27th 2018, 12:26 PM 4,422 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Fallout
# Fallout

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

Jul 12th 2018, 3:34 PM 9,262 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ready To Go
# Ready To Go

Ireland name squads for next week's Sevens World Cup

Jul 10th 2018, 12:30 AM 9,970 Views 2 Comments

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
# Incredible

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

Jun 3rd 2018, 11:51 AM 39,266 Views 29 Comments

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
# Winning Ways
# Winning Ways

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

May 20th 2018, 4:23 PM 9,234 Views 6 Comments

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
# MISSION TO MOSCOW
# MISSION TO MOSCOW

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

May 17th 2018, 12:23 PM 7,395 Views 7 Comments

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
# San Fran
# San Fran

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

Apr 10th 2018, 5:08 PM 8,202 Views 12 Comments

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
# Bowing Out
# Bowing Out

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

Apr 8th 2018, 12:12 PM 13,040 Views 9 Comments

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
# HK7s
# HK7s

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

Apr 5th 2018, 1:49 PM 9,230 Views 3 Comments

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
# On The Brink
# On The Brink

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

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:00 PM 16,893 Views 3 Comments

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
# Sevens Heaven
# 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 12,525 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.

# anthony-eddy - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 11th 2017, 2:59 PM 6,477 Views 3 Comments

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
# Women's Rugby
# Women's Rugby

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

Jun 14th 2017, 1:16 PM 4,377 Views 1 Comment

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
# Call-ups
# Call-ups

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

May 4th 2017, 3:59 PM 6,456 Views 1 Comment

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
# On Home Soil
# On Home Soil

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

May 2nd 2017, 3:41 PM 5,291 Views 0 Comments

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
# 7s Rugby
# 7s Rugby

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

Apr 13th 2017, 1:26 PM 5,903 Views 5 Comments

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
# She's Back
# She's Back

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

Mar 9th 2017, 6:30 AM 5,459 Views 0 Comments

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
# Explanation
# Explanation

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

Feb 23rd 2017, 9:19 PM 11,463 Views 9 Comments

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
# Women's Rugby
# Women's Rugby

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

Feb 23rd 2017, 1:03 PM 7,293 Views 4 Comments

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

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