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#7s

# 7s - Saturday 7 December, 2019

From The42 Slow start sees Ireland slip to defeat against Spain at Dubai 7s Dubai 7s

Slow start sees Ireland slip to defeat against Spain at Dubai 7s

Jordan Conroy scored his seventh try of the tournament but will rue failing to take a late opportunity.

From The42 Extra-time defeat to England sees Ireland Women finish 10th at Dubai 7s Dubai 7s

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.

# 7s - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From The42 Ireland slip to narrow defeat in first game as a core team on the World 7s Series The Big Stage

Ireland slip to narrow defeat in first game as a core team on the World 7s Series

Tries from Terry Kennedy, Jack Kelly, and Aaron O’Sullivan weren’t enough against the US.

# 7s - Friday 29 November, 2019

From The42 Mulhall misses out on Dubai Sevens squad with injury Sidelined

Mulhall misses out on Dubai Sevens squad with injury

Ireland head coach Stan McDowell has named his 13-player squad for the tournament.

From The42 'It is all up to us now to perform' - Dardis Backing It Up

'It is all up to us now to perform' - Dardis

The Ireland Sevens captain says the team need to produce displays worthy of their new world class facilities.

# 7s - Thursday 28 November, 2019

From The42 Squad announced as Ireland 7s prepare for World Series in Dubai On The Plane

Squad announced as Ireland 7s prepare for World Series in Dubai

The 13-man squad will make their debut as a core team on the HSBC World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series.

# 7s - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

From The42 Kildare man O'Brien benefits from stint in 7s as he pushes on with Leinster Flyer

Kildare man O'Brien benefits from stint in 7s as he pushes on with Leinster

The 23-year-old has shone at outside centre and fullback early on this season.

# 7s - Monday 4 November, 2019

From The42 Ulster flyer Sexton in men's squad as Ireland 7s sides head for Spain Elche

Ulster flyer Sexton in men's squad as Ireland 7s sides head for Spain

The countdown to the men’s debut season in the World Series is gathering pace.

# 7s - Monday 15 July, 2019

From The42 Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short One Last Chance

Tokyo ambition still alive for men's 7s but women's squad come up short

Billy Dardis and his squad will have one last shot at Olympic qualification next year.

# 7s - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

From The42 Ireland return to London 7s with eye on upcoming Olympic qualifier World Class

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.

# 7s - Friday 26 April, 2019

From The42 'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy' 7s

'There was just blood everywhere... I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy'

Greg O’Shea has overcome injury and disappointment with Munster to become an Ireland 7s star.

# 7s - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From The42 'Ireland hosting a World 7s Series event isn't beyond the realms of possibility' Craic Agus Ceol

'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.

# 7s - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From The42 'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity' Grow The Game

'The idea is to give people in areas that aren't represented in rugby an opportunity'

John O’Donnell and the Ireland Men’s Sevens team have a huge weekend ahead in Hong Kong.

# 7s - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

From The42 7s, 15s and Chemical Engineering - Enniskillen's Boles balancing the books New Face

7s, 15s and Chemical Engineering - Enniskillen's Boles balancing the books

The 20-year-old back row made her debut in the Six Nations two weekends ago.

# 7s - Thursday 29 November, 2018

From The42 Ireland shaded by New Zealand, but progress to face Canada in quarter-final clash at Dubai 7s Survive And Advance

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.

# 7s - Monday 17 September, 2018

From The42 Olympic pathway confirmed for Irish 7s rugby hopefuls 2020 Vision

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.

# 7s - Monday 3 September, 2018

From The42 Munster's try-saving tackler Shane Daly the latest Ireland 7s graduate to impress Work Rate

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.

# 7s - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From The42 Excellent season for Ireland shows that 7s is very much here to stay Success

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.

# 7s - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From The42 Champions New Zealand book Sevens World Cup final with England 7s

Champions New Zealand book Sevens World Cup final with England

The Kiwis beat Olympic champions Fiji in their semi-final, while England overcame South Africa.

From The42 Conroy rips Kenya to shreds with hat-trick as Ireland book Wales semi-final at RWC Sevens Speed Merchant This post contains videos

Conroy rips Kenya to shreds with hat-trick as Ireland book Wales semi-final at RWC Sevens

Buccaneers flyer Jordan Conroy completed his hat-trick of tries in just seven minutes.

# 7s - Saturday 21 July, 2018

From The42 Dominant South Africa rout Ireland at RWC Sevens Rwc 7s

Dominant South Africa rout Ireland at RWC Sevens

The men’s side were overpowered in the last-16 tie.

# 7s - Monday 4 June, 2018

From The42 Ireland's achievements at London 7s are the latest step in a laudable rise Big Impact

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.

# 7s - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

From The42 World Cup a primary focus for Ireland men's 7s after Hong Kong heartbreak San Fran

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.

# 7s - Saturday 7 April, 2018

From The42 Impressive Ireland now two wins away from qualifying for elite World Sevens circuit Sevens Heaven

Impressive Ireland now two wins away from qualifying for elite World Sevens circuit

Anthony Eddy’s side blitzed Zimbabwe in this afternoon’s quarter-final in Hong Kong.

# 7s - Thursday 22 March, 2018

From The42 'It would change the whole Irish rugby pathway' - Men's 7s have World Series shot On The Brink

'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.

# 7s - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From The42 Munster's Greg O'Shea named in Ireland squad for Grand Prix series trip to Poland Sevens

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.

# 7s - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From The42 Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow 7s

Ireland advance to Grand Prix quarters after good morning in Moscow

Anthony Eddy’s side finished second in their pool.

# 7s - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From The42 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.

# 7s - Thursday 9 March, 2017

From The42 'I'm a contracted sevens player and for me, that was it': Tyrrell on missing out on Six Nations duty She's Back

'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.

# 7s - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From The42 IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty Crazy Call

IRFU to pull three key Ireland players from Six Nations to go on 7s duty

Tom Tierney’s side are set to lose Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell.

# 7s - Thursday 1 December, 2016

From The42 Ireland Women strike late to claim draw with Fiji on tough day in Dubai Sevens

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.

# 7s - Monday 19 September, 2016

From The42 Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania Winners

Ireland crowned U18 Sevens champions of Europe in Romania

Stan McDowell’s men saw off France in yesterday’s final.

# 7s - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

From The42 New Zealand scrape into Olympic 7s quarter-finals thanks to Fiji Nervy

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

The rugby has been thrilling at Deodoro Stadium in Rio.

From The42 Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland Sbw

Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' Tests against Ireland

The code-hopping star has been ruled out for six to nine months.

# 7s - Friday 5 August, 2016

From The42 A new sport for the Games: What you need to know about rugby at the Olympics Explainer

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.

# 7s - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From The42 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.

# 7s - Thursday 30 June, 2016

From The42 Ex-Munster wing Luke O'Dea named in Ireland 7s squad for Prague trip Trophy Trail

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.

# 7s - 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.

# 7s - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian' 7s

'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian'

Anthony Eddy and his Ireland squad have a huge opportunity this weekend in UCD.

# 7s - Thursday 26 May, 2016

From The42 Wexford football captain Murphy and Niamh Briggs named in development squad for Ireland 7s New Experience

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.

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