17 Jun, 19:25
Ireland pulled clear of hosts Canada with four tries in the closing half hour as they earned a 40-14 victory at the BMO Stadium on Saturday night. Check out some photos from the Toronto tussle.
Ireland need a top five finish in this tournament in order to qualify for the IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament which will be be held in 2013, also in Moscow.
Jon Skurr's side will open their campaign on Saturday moning (June 30) with a game against Italy who are ranked sixth going into the European Championship.
Ireland's second game of the day will see them face the Netherlands, who are the third-ranked team in the event, and the girls in green will play their final game of the day later that evening against Switzerland.
2012 WOMEN'S SEVEN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP POOLS (Moscow, Russia, June 30-July 1):
England, Portugal, Germany, Croatia
Spain, Ukraine, Sweden, Scotland
Netherlands, Italy, Switzerland, IRELAND
France, Russia, Moldova, Wales
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