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#Sevens Rugby

# sevens-rugby - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Sevens events postponed by World Rugby due to coronavirus fears

The Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens will now be played in October,

# sevens-rugby - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Defeat to Scotland leaves Ireland disappointed at New Zealand Sevens

The women’s team clinched 11th place by ending their campaign with victory over Brazil.

# sevens-rugby - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Ireland Sevens open with surprise defeat to Canada but bounce back against Spain

The Men’s side will face France tomorrow but they need Spain to do them a favour against Canada too.

# sevens-rugby - Thursday 12 December, 2019

'Baptism of fire' long behind him as Leavy relishes tough tasks on Sevens circuit

Ireland men are in Cape Town after a difficult debut run on the World Series.

# sevens-rugby - Saturday 7 December, 2019

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.

# sevens-rugby - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Men and women's 7s squads to be put through their paces at RugbyX

The inaugural tournament will be played out next Tuesday in London.

# sevens-rugby - Saturday 5 October, 2019

'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day'

Before Ireland Women kick off their 7s World Series campaign, we caught up with Lucy Mulhall to chat about the value of experience, youth and arduous altitude training.

# sevens-rugby - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Leinster fullback Kelly captains experimental Ireland 7s squad

Both men and women’s squads contain three uncapped players for this weekend’s Grand Prix action.

# sevens-rugby - Monday 24 June, 2019

France set the standard ahead of Olympic Sevens qualifier, but Ireland not far off the pace

Ireland will likely have to beat France in Colombiers next month to secure passage to the Olympics.

# sevens-rugby - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Ireland can't contain France at 7s Grand Prix

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

# sevens-rugby - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Men's 7s head for Moscow to take 'first real step' in Olympic qualification prep

Anthony Eddy’s men are counting the days to the European Olympic qualifier.

# sevens-rugby - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Jordan Conroy intent on creating a moment worth sharing

The Tullamore man brought himself into the limelight last year, and is preparing to push Ireland’s 7s programme on again in Hong Kong.

# sevens-rugby - 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.

# sevens-rugby - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Blyde scythes, Woodman wonderful as New Zealand shut out Ireland

After a brilliant win over England, defeat sends Ireland Women to the 5-8th place play-offs.

Dardis to the rescue for Ireland as late O'Brien try delivers win over Chile

A thundering run from Pedro Verschae threatened to derail Ireland’s World Cup campaign.

# sevens-rugby - Friday 20 July, 2018

7s World Cup a golden gateway for Ireland to show fruits of their labour

The short form of the game has in-built hurdles, but this weekend is a big opportunity for it to make a mark.

# sevens-rugby - 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.

# sevens-rugby - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Conroy returns for Exeter trip as Ireland 7s ramp up to World Cup

A fortnight out from a World Cup in San Francisco, Ireland are bidding to add another title.

# sevens-rugby - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Mark Roche double gives Ireland men landmark win over Australia in Paris 7s

Australia went into this weekend as the fourth-ranked team in the World Series, but were 10 points off the in-form invitational side.

# sevens-rugby - 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.

# sevens-rugby - 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.

# sevens-rugby - Friday 6 April, 2018

7/11: Ireland off to perfect start with two wins in Hong Kong

Playing for a coveted place in the Sevens World Series, Ireland have scored 11 tries in wins over the Cook Islands and Jamaica this morning.

# sevens-rugby - Friday 30 March, 2018

Australia Sevens captain suffers fractured skull in 'unprovoked' one-punch attack

James Stannard will miss the Commonwealth Games.

# sevens-rugby - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

New agreement brings pay rise for Australian rugby players, parity between male and female Sevens teams

Super Rugby teams have been granted a higher salary cap as well as a larger playing squad from this season.

# sevens-rugby - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Joe Schmidt's son included in Ireland 7s squad for the first time

Anthony Eddy’s side are on their travels again this weekend for the Silicon Valley 7s tournament.

# sevens-rugby - 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.

# sevens-rugby - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

WC qualification on the line as Ireland name squad for season-ending tournament

Anthony Eddy’s side can secure their place in San Francisco with another good performance in Russia this weekend.

# sevens-rugby - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Former Leinster winger Billy Dardis captains Ireland for Grand Prix opener 7s

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.

# sevens-rugby - Monday 29 May, 2017

Huge markers laid down as Ireland beat England and Fiji in 7s Women's Rugby This post contains videos

Huge markers laid down as Ireland beat England and Fiji in 7s

Two impressive results book-ended Ireland’s best world series finish to date.

# sevens-rugby - Monday 17 April, 2017

Murphy Crowe making her mark on the world stage with Ireland 7s

The Tipperary woman has scored 12 tries in three tournaments this season.

# sevens-rugby - Friday 2 December, 2016

Ireland Women storm back from 12 - 0 down to win Dubai 7s Challenge Trophy

Anthony Eddy’s side have gotten better as the Dubai leg of the world series has gone on.

# sevens-rugby - 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.

# sevens-rugby - Sunday 19 June, 2016

Heartbreak for Ireland as Olympic dream shattered after defeat to Spain

Anthony Eddy’s men fell at the quarter-final hurdle this morning.

# sevens-rugby - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Wexford football captain Murphy and Niamh Briggs named in development squad for Ireland 7s

With the front-liners still on World Series duty, Anthony Eddy has introduced some new names to gain experience in Amsterdam.

# sevens-rugby - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Niall Williams is running her brother close as the best Kiwi international in the family

The New Zealand Sevens star produced this brilliant flick pass.

# sevens-rugby - Thursday 31 March, 2016

SBW, Honey Badger and France star Vakatawa all chasing 7s comebacks in Hong Kong

The 15-a-side stars of France, Australia and New Zealand are at very different points in their quest for a room in the Olympic village.

# sevens-rugby - Friday 29 January, 2016

Here's the Ireland Women's 7s squad heading to Sydney and São Paulo

Sure isn’t it well for them.

# sevens-rugby - Thursday 28 January, 2016

New faces in Ireland Women's squad as 7s stars miss start of Six Nations defence

Head coach Tom Tierney has included seven uncapped players as Ireland women spread resources across two forms of the game.

# sevens-rugby - Friday 17 July, 2015

'We can match it up with the top teams' - Irish women have Rio in their sights

Lucy Mulhall is loving the life of a full-time athlete.

# sevens-rugby - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From Lansdowne to Lisbon, Ireland's Tom Daly on the next step on the road to Rio

The next stage of Olympic qualification takes place this weekend.

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