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#Sevens

# sevens - Sunday 6 October, 2019

From The42 Ireland advance to quarter-finals on opening weekend of World Sevens Series Glendale 7s

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

From The42 'I don’t think you ever lose the girl that was there on her first day' Higher And Higher

'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

From The42 Leinster 19-year-old set for first Sevens World Series trip as Ireland name squad for Colorado New Chapter

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

From The42 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

From The42 Conroy untouchable as Ireland beat Scotland to set up quarter-final clash with Fiji London 7s

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

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.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - Sunday 7 April, 2019

From The42 'It gives Irish 7s a real boost' - Victorious Ireland react to historic rugby success In The Big Time

'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

From The42 Ireland left with work to do after Uruguay produce late comeback at Hong Kong 7s Day 1

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

From The42 'I'm not your normal front row in terms of size': Nic a Bhaird punching above her weight on return to 15s Competitor

'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

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.

# sevens - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

From The42 Galvin back from injury as Ireland name squad for Sevens World Series in Dubai Sevens

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

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.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - Monday 23 July, 2018

From The42 'It's bittersweet' - Disappointing end but best-ever finish for Ireland at 'incredible' World Cup Seven Wonders

'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.

From The42 Irish men sign off Sevens bid with impressive Challenge final win 7 Up

Irish men sign off Sevens bid with impressive Challenge final win

The win over Australia capped a successful campaign.

# sevens - Thursday 5 July, 2018

From The42 Conroy returns for Exeter trip as Ireland 7s ramp up to World Cup Devon Sent

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

From The42 IRFU says dates on offer in Australia 'didn't fit with the women's plan' Declined

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

From The42 Disappointment for Ireland 7s as they suffer quarter-final loss to Canada Setback

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

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.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - 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.

# sevens - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From The42 Connacht club stand-out Conroy included in Ireland 7s training squad Call-ups

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

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.

# sevens - Monday 27 February, 2017

From The42 'Some of the chat is just ridiculous. It affects the players' Biting Back

'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

From The42 Sevens star returns as Irish Women make 2 changes Ready To Go

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

From The42 Miller time as Ireland score four to beat USA and reach Trophy Final at Dubai 7s Ali-oop

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

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.

# sevens - Friday 4 November, 2016

From The42 Better coaches, basic skills, 7s, more Exiles - the IRFU's plans for development Union Vision

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

From The42 Coach who discovered Jonah Lomu retires from game after incredible career End Of An Era

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

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.

# sevens - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From The42 World rugby stars hail Caslick as Aussie women claim sevens gold against Kiwis Golden Girls

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

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.

# sevens - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

From The42 Scotland international and Welsh centre's brother make Team GB squad for Rio sevens In The Genes

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.

From The42 Super Bowl winner gets call to play sevens for USA at Olympics Patriot Games

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

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.

# sevens - 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.

# 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

From The42 Ireland women's sevens side set up showdown with Tunisia Road To Rio

Ireland women's sevens side set up showdown with Tunisia

The hosts saw off China earlier.

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