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Conroy's stunning tries help Ireland reach qualification semi-final of World Rugby Seven Series

Their next match takes place today at 5.32am Irish time on Sunday.

Updated at 12.04

IRELAND HAVE SECURED their passage into the qualification semi-final of the World Rugby Seven Series qualifying tournament in Hong Kong.

They beat Russia 47-0 to set up a semi-final with Germany, which takes place at 5.32am Irish time on Sunday.

Earlier, they earned a 33-7 victory against Russia in their final pool game to secure a place in the last eight of the tournament.

Tullamore native Jordan Conroy has been among the Irish team’s standout players with some impressive tries.

Only the overall winner qualifies for the tournament proper next season.

The other semi-final will see Chile take on the winner of the Hong Kong-Philippines quarter-final.

More to follow

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