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Ireland Women march into Dubai 7s semi-finals unbeaten

After opening with a draw, Ireland powered to convincing wins over Georgia, Wales and Kenya.

The squad decked out in new kit before today's action.
The squad decked out in new kit before today's action.

Updated 18.00

IRELAND’S WOMEN BOOKED their place in the Dubai World Sevens semi-finals after coming through their pool campaign unbeaten.

The Jenny Murphy-captained side topped Pool B with three wins and a draw and will now face Almaty in the last four of the international invitational section on Friday.

Ireland were held to a 12-12 draw against a Moscow Region side in their opening game but got a win on the board with a 48-0 trouncing of Georgia.

They followed that up with a 33-5 win over Wales and then beat the Kenya Lionesses 43-7 in their final game of the day.

The semi-final takes place at 10.58am Irish time, with the winner facing either Moscow Region or Tribe 7s in the decider (1.16pm).


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