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Ireland Women Sevens Team Strike Gold In Perth

The Ireland Women (sponsored by TritonLake) enjoyed a dream final day in Perth as they upset highly-fancied Australia to win their first ever HSBC SVNS Series tournament. The trophy-clinching 19-14 victory represents another milestone achievement for the IRFU Sevens Programmes, coming just minutes after the Ireland Men had finished the Australian leg as bronze medal winners, having beaten [...]

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Performance Round Up – December

Catch up on the latest results of Team Ireland athletes throughout the month of December! Daniel Wiffen Smashes The Oldest Swimming World Record Ireland’s Daniel Wiffen had the swim of his life on Sunday, smashing the oldest World swimming record on the books in the 800m Freestyle Final at the European Aquatics Short Course Championships in Otopeni, Romania. Wiffen,

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TEAM IRELAND OLYMPIC BALL HONOURS EUROPEAN GAMES & AWARDS

Link to imagery HERE Athletes and performance enablers gather to celebrate Olympic sport in Ireland   Last night, the Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) hosted the Team Ireland Olympic Ball at the Mansion House in Dublin, to celebrate the achievements and contributions of members of the Irish Olympic family in 2023, as well as to

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Olympic Movement Breaks Launched in Primary Schools Nationally

Team Ireland athletes star as Olympic Movement Breaks is launched in primary schools nationally The Olympic Federation of Ireland and the Active School Flag programmes work together to get Irish primary school pupils more active Minister of State for Sport and Physical Education Thomas Byrne TD Launches Initiative The Minister of State for Sport and

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RUGBY SEVENS WIN GOLD AT THE EUROPEAN GAMES AND QUALIFY FOR THE PARIS OLYMPICS

Rugby Sevens win gold and secure Olympic qualification for Paris The Irish Men’s Rugby Sevens team have tonight beaten Great Britain 26-12 to win gold, and secure all important Olympic qualification, at the European Games in Krakow, Poland. RUGBY SEVENS  The Ireland Men’s Rugby Sevens side, have secured qualification for their second consecutive Olympic Games,

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EUROPEAN GAMES – DAY 6 – RUGBY SEVENS AND BOXER DEAN CLANCY WIN

Irish rugby sevens team open with a big win over hosts Poland Dean Clancy wins lightweight bout to advance to quarter final Diver Clare Cryan through to final in 3M Springboard  Three Irish feature in Modern Pentathlon fence, swim and laser run   On the sixth day of the European Games the Irish Men’s Rugby

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TEAM IRELAND RUGBY SEVENS TEAM NAMED FOR EUROPEAN GAMES IN KRAKOW 2023 – KEY OLYMPIC QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT

Team Ireland Rugby Sevens Team Named for European Games   Krakow 2023 plays key role in Olympic qualification journey for Rugby Sevens   In the final team announcement from the Olympic Federation of Ireland for the European Games, thirteen Rugby Sevens players have been named. The Krakow Games play a key role in the Olympic

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Ireland 7s Fixtures Confirmed For Rugby Europe Championship Series

HSBC Rugby Sevens, Toulouse, France 14/5/2023 Women’s 5th Place Semi-Final Ireland vs Fiji Ireland players celebrate victory and qualification for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Martin Seras Lima The Rugby Europe 7s Championship Series kicks off this weekend with the Algarve 7s taking place from the 9th to the 11th of June. Ireland’s

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IRELAND WOMEN’S RUGBY SEVENS TEAM MAKE HISTORY QUALIFYING FOR PARIS 2024

In another historic moment for Irish Rugby, the Ireland Women’s Sevens squad, sponsored by TritonLake, have today realised their Olympic dream by securing the fourth and final automatic qualification berth through the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. The team captained by Lucy Mulhall defeated Fiji 10-5 at the France Sevens in Toulouse on Sunday morning to ensure they will

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Race To Paris 2024: Ireland Women Ready For World Series Finale

HSBC Rugby Sevens Series, Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong 2/4/2023 Ireland Women vs France Women Ireland’s Lucy Mulhall takes to the field Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Martin Seras Lima It all comes down to the final Round in Toulouse. After a long season, the race to secure automatic qualification for the 2024 Olympic Games reaches a thrilling

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Ireland Squads Set For Big Weekend Of World Series Action In Hong Kong

The race for Olympic qualification hots up this weekend as the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series rolls into Hong Kong for a historic double header event. For the first time in the Hong Kong Sevens’ 46-year history, the top 12 Women’s nations, including invitational team Hong Kong China, will join the Men’s Series for a thrilling three-day competition in

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