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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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Ireland Fall To Opening Defeat At Biarritz 7s

Ireland Sevens

Ireland have fallen to a 27-5 defeat in the opening round of the Biarritz leg of the World Sevens Series.  Stan McDowell’s side took on Australia and with just one win in 14 meetings with the Aussies heading into this fixture, Ireland certainly had an uphill battle on their hands. Ireland were under pressure from the off when Eve Higgins’ …

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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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Ireland Through To Challenge Trophy Final After Win Over Australia

Ireland Sevens

Ireland sevens are through to the Challenge Trophy final at the Paris 7s thanks to their semi-final win over Australia this afternoon.  Ireland started off their second day with a win over Scotland this morning to set-up a clash with Australia and they overcame their opponents 24-17 to set up a Challenge Cup final clash with either Canada or England. …

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Ireland Finish London 7s In Sixth Place After Loss To New Zealand

Ireland Sevens

Ireland finished off their London 7s campaign with a 35-14 loss to New Zealand at Twickenham this afternoon.  The match was played to decide who would finish in fifth place overall but just like in the pool stages, Ireland struggled with the pace and footwork of their Kiwi counterparts. Overall, it was an incredibly positive tournament for Ireland who defied …

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Ireland Power Past Canada To Secure 5th Place Final With New Zealand

Ireland Sevens

Ireland will face familiar foes New Zealand in the 5th place playoff at this year’s London 7s after overcoming Canada 33-14 in a highly entertaining game at Twickenham.  Ireland, competing at this world series event as an invitational side, have had an excellent tournament. They secured their spot in the last eight by beating England and Scotland yesterday in the …

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Brave Ireland Effort Falls Just Short Against Olympic Champions Fiji

Ireland Sevens

Ireland sevens fell to a 33-24 defeat to Fiji in a remarkable Cup Quarter Final at the London 7s in Twickenham this afternoon.  Ireland’s victories over England and Scotland yesterday saw Anthony Eddy’s side secure a spot in the top-eight but they faced a massive task when drawn with Olympic champions Fiji. However, despite competing in this competition as an …

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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 Thump Russia To Secure Semi-Final Berth In Hong Kong

Ireland Sevens

Ireland have won their quarter-final at the World Sevens Series qualifying tournament in Hong Kong which leaves them just two wins away from securing a place on next season’s World Series circuit.  Anthony Eddy’s side put in an utterly dominant display in their last-eight clash with Russia as they emerged 47-0 winners. Three players scored a brace of tries during …

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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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