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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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Watch: England Win Rugby 7s Crown In Most Dramatic Of Circumstances

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - DECEMBER 11: England celebrating during the final match between England and South Africa during day 2 of the HSBC Cape Town Sevens at Cape Town Stadium on December 11, 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Petri Oeschger/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

As has been well publicised at this rate, England rugby is on the crest of a wave. Eddie Jones’ troops have gone the entire year unbeaten and are many people’s picks to win consecutive Grand Slams at the Six Nations. It would appear that such positivity is beginning to seep into the fortunes of their compatriots playing seven-a-side. The second round …

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In Pole Position: How Poland Is Emerging As A Rugby Nation

Poland has been one of the most transient-natured nations in recent European history with the country almost constantly affected by politics and conflict. Not surprisingly, the history of rugby in the nation has been impacted by the state of flux that has existed. Delve a little into the sport’s past in Poland and will you find out about how rugby …

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