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Numbers Aren’t There For 7s And 15s To Thrive – Lynne Cantwell

Lynne Cantwell

It’s an interesting time for women’s rugby in Ireland.  Saturday saw another milestone reached with the first double-header taking place at Energia Park where Leinster’s opening pre-season friendly of the summer acted as the curtain-raiser for Leinster’s women who opened their interprovincial series with a 34-6 victory over Connacht. This was the first round of the women’s interprovincial championship which …

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Ireland Squad Announced For Olympic Qualifier In France

Ireland 7s

Director of 7s Rugby Anthony Eddy has named his Ireland squad for the Colomiers 7s which acts as a qualifying tournament for the 2020 Olympic Games.  The winner of this weekend’s tournament will secure a spot at the Tokyo Olympics while a second or third-place finish will guarantee another shot at qualification at a World Rugby Repechage next year. Ireland …

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Olympic Qualification Beckons For Ireland’s Men & Women’s Sevens

Ireland Sevens

This weekend, Ireland’s men and women’s sevens squads will look to secure a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics next year.  The Ireland women sevens team will be competing at the Rugby Europe Olympic qualifying tournament in Kazan where a first-place finish will guarantee progression to the Olympics next year. All will not be lost if Ireland fail to win …

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Ireland Fall To Narrow Defeat In Final Of Moscow Sevens

Ireland Sevens

Ireland fell to a narrow 31-26 defeat in the final of the Moscow 7s in the Rugby Europe Men’s 7s Grand Prix Series.  Anthony Eddy’s side came into this final after securing wins over Spain and Germany in the quarter-final and semi-final, respectively. Although Ireland have qualified for next year’s HSBC Sevens World Series, there was added motivation at this …

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Your Guide To A Stacked Weekend Of Irish Sport

Irish Sport

We’re set for another packed weekend of Irish sport with GAA action dominating the headlines.  Both the Leinster and Munster hurling championships reach a crucial stage this weekend as the respective provincial finals will be confirmed in addition to those teams whose involvement in this year’s championship will come to an end. There is also excitement surrounding the US Open …

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New Zealand Have Too Much For Ireland In One-Sided Victory

Ireland Sevens

New Zealand had too much for Ireland as Anthony Eddy’s side fell to a 34-7 defeat at Twickenham.  Ireland opened their London 7s campaign with a superb 21-17 victory over England but New Zealand showed their ruthlessness by capitalising on mistakes time and time again. Ireland began the game by winning their own kick-off but they lost possession in midfield …

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Ireland Stun England In Opening Round Of London 7s

Ireland Sevens

Ireland have defeated England 21-17 in the opening round of the London 7s to get their tournament off to a brilliant start.  Anthony Eddy’s men are taking part in this World Series event as an invitational side and this performance shows that they will be able to compete among the best when they are on the circuit full-time next season …

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Three Uncapped Players Named In Ireland Squad For London 7s

Ireland Sevens

Director of Ireland Sevens Anthony Eddy has named a 13-man squad for this weekend’s London 7s (Sky Sports Arena) in Twickenham which features three uncapped players.  Ireland will participate in two World Series events in the coming weeks as an invitational side, London this weekend and then Paris next week. Eddy’s side will be on the circuit full-time next season …

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Ireland Now Three Wins Away From World Series Qualification

Ireland Sevens

The Ireland men’s sevens team are now just three wins away from securing a spot on the World Series circuit after overcoming Russia 33-7 in their final pool match at the Hong Kong 7s.  Anthony Eddy’s side are looking to secure a spot in the World Series for the first time and they have come through their pool thanks to …

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Ireland With Work To Do After Opening Two Rounds In Hong Kong

Ireland sevens

Ireland are undefeated after their opening two matches at the Hong Kong 7s as they bid to qualify for next season’s World Series.  The winner of the qualifying tournament secures a place on the World Series circuit and this has long been a goal of this team and the IRFU. Anthony Eddy’s side powered past Jamaica in their first match …

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