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news from Monday, July 15, 2019

- It's been a frustrating year in green for Robbie Henshaw.  The 26-year-old suffered a problematic dead leg in training after the opening game of the Six Nations against England. Generally, the recovery time from a dead leg is short but in Henshaw's case the rarity and location of the impact saw him miss the next two months of the season as he sat out the remainder of Ireland's Six Nations campaig...

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- The Ireland Men's Sevens team will meet Germany in tomorrow's Cup quarter-finals at the Rugby Europe Olympic qualifier in Colomiers. They were pipped for top spot in Pool B by Spain following a dramatic 17-all draw between the sides. World Series outfit Spain opened up a three-try lead in the poo...

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news from Sunday, July 14, 2019

- France's men's sevens were able to see off Ireland in today's Olympic Qualifying semi-final to earn their spot in the final. France 19 - 12 Ireland After earning an impressive 21-0 victory against the Germans this morning, Ireland's sevens team moved on to the semi-final against France - knowing full well that the winner would be in touching distance of a spot in next year's Olympics in Tokyo. Wit...

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- Ireland's sevens team made easy work of an outclassed German side to book their place in the semi-final and edge closer to earning their spot at the Olympics. Ireland 21 - 0 Germany After the women sevens team were handed a defeat the hands of the English earlier today to see their Olympic dreams crumble, the pressure was well and truly on Anthony Eddy's men heading into their matchup with Germany...

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- Ireland's hopes of qualifying for 2020's Olympic Games in Tokyo came to a halt as England found a way to secure their spot with a comeback victory.  England 17-7 Ireland  After two dominant wins in their opening pair of Rugby Europe Olympic Qualifying matches against Romania and the Czech Republic, Ireland finished second in Pool C after a losing out to Spain by a score of 19-5 and as a result, ...

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news from Saturday, July 13, 2019

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