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# sevens - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Ireland advance to quarter-finals on opening weekend of World Sevens Series

Victory over Brazil assured Stan McDowell’s side of a place in the last eight at the Glendale 7s.

# sevens - 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 - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Leinster 19-year-old set for first Sevens World Series trip as Ireland name squad for Colorado

Stan McDowell has confirmed his 13-strong squad for the opening leg of the 2020 World Series.

# sevens - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Ireland's Murphy Crowe named in World Rugby Sevens dream team Flyer This post contains videos

Ireland's Murphy Crowe named in World Rugby Sevens dream team

The 24-year-old also becomes the first northern hemisphere player to win the top try-scorer award.

# sevens - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Conroy untouchable as Ireland beat Scotland to set up quarter-final clash with Fiji

The Tullamore flyer scored a hat-trick to tip the balance after an even first half.

# sevens - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Ireland return to London 7s with eye on upcoming Olympic qualifier

Uncapped Lansdowne flyer Peter Sullivan and Kerry man Jack Daly will hope to win their first international Sevens caps in Twickenham.

# sevens - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility'

Louise Galvin feels the seven-player code is on the cusp of something big.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - Friday 5 April, 2019

Ireland left with work to do after Uruguay produce late comeback at Hong Kong 7s

Anthony Eddy’s side need to beat Russia tomorrow to advance to the quarter-finals.

# sevens - Friday 8 March, 2019

'I'm not your normal front row in terms of size': Nic a Bhaird punching above her weight on return to 15s

The Cork woman has represented Ireland on the Sevens stage these past two years, but is enjoying a debut run in the Six Nations.

# sevens - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Ireland shaded by New Zealand, but progress to face Canada in quarter-final clash at Dubai 7s

The Black Ferns were clinical, scoring two tries either side of half-time to swing the pool decider away from Ireland.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - Monday 3 September, 2018

Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress

The 21-year-old Cork Con back prevented what looked like a certain Cheetahs try at Thomond Park.

# sevens - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Excellent season for Ireland shows that 7s is very much here to stay

Last weekend’s World Cup in San Fran saw the men’s and women’s teams deliver fine performances.

# sevens - Monday 23 July, 2018

'It's bittersweet' - Disappointing end but best-ever finish for Ireland at 'incredible' World Cup

A hugely successful weekend for Lucy Mulhall and her side Stateside.

Irish men sign off Sevens bid with impressive Challenge final win

The win over Australia capped a successful campaign.

# sevens - 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 - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

IRFU says dates on offer in Australia 'didn't fit with the women's plan'

The union turned down an invitation of a three-Test tour Down Under this month.

# sevens - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Disappointment for Ireland 7s as they suffer quarter-final loss to Canada

A second-half try by Harry Jones sealed a hard-earned victory for the Canadians.

# sevens - Monday 4 June, 2018

Ireland's achievements at London 7s are the latest step in a laudable rise

The journey began back in 2015 but has now moved onto a new level.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Munster's Greg O'Shea named in Ireland squad for Grand Prix series trip to Poland

Anthony Eddy makes one change for this weekend’s tournament.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - Monday 27 February, 2017

'Some of the chat is just ridiculous. It affects the players'

Ireland Women head coach Tom Tierney wasn’t impressed with discussion around the women’s game.

# sevens - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Sevens star returns as Irish Women make 2 changes

Hannah Tyrrell will make her first appearance in this year’s Six Nations against Italy.

# sevens - Friday 2 December, 2016

Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s

Anthony Eddy’s side will face Spain in this afternoon’s final.

# sevens - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Ireland Women strike late to claim draw with Fiji on tough day in Dubai

However, Lucy Mulhall thought she had kicked the winning points before the referee asked for her conversion to be re-taken.

# sevens - Friday 4 November, 2016

Better coaches, basic skills, 7s, more Exiles - the IRFU's plans for development

The union’s performance director, David Nucifora, explains the latest goings-on in the development pathway.

# sevens - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Coach who discovered Jonah Lomu retires from game after incredible career

Gordon Tietjens’ no-nonsense approach helped guide New Zealand to a host of sevens accolades.

# sevens - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

New Zealand scrape into Olympic 7s quarter-finals thanks to Fiji

The rugby has been thrilling at Deodoro Stadium in Rio.

# sevens - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

World rugby stars hail Caslick as Aussie women claim sevens gold against Kiwis

The top seeds dominated the game either side of half-time.

# sevens - 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 - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Scotland international and Welsh centre's brother make Team GB squad for Rio sevens

England winger Anthony Watson’s older brother Marcus also made the grade.

Super Bowl winner gets call to play sevens for USA at Olympics

Nate Ebner will miss about two weeks of pre-season training due to his commitment to Rio.

# sevens - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Irish-qualified Kiwi reunited with Bundee Aki as he signs for Connacht Lucky 7s This post contains videos

Irish-qualified Kiwi reunited with Bundee Aki as he signs for Connacht

Josh Rowland has represented Ireland 7s, but Pat Lam wanted his skills for the 15-a-side game.

# sevens - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Ex-Munster wing Luke O'Dea named in Ireland 7s squad for Prague trip

Anthony Eddy’s side can take another big step towards the Rugby Europe Grand Prix this weekend.

# sevens - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Olympic dream dead as Ireland 7s forced to settle for bronze medal in Dublin

After defeat to Russia, Ireland women dusted themselves off to beat Kazakhstan in the third-place play-off.

# sevens - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Ireland women's sevens side set up showdown with Tunisia

The hosts saw off China earlier.

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