The Ireland Women's team have reached the final of the Lisbon Sevens tournament, thus qualifying for next year's World Rugby Olympic Repechage. They take on Spain in this evening's Cup final (6.10pm), while the Men's qualification hopes rest on a 3rd/4th place play-off against Georgia (5.43pm) - live streams are below.
The Ireland Women's Sevens team racked up three wins, 126 points and 20 tries as they progressed to the quarter-finals of the Rugby Europe Olympic Repechage tournament as the top-ranked side. They will face Germany in the last-eight in Lisbon tomorrow morning.
The Ireland Men's and Women's Sevens teams will aim to take the next step on the road to Rio this weekend, as they look for top-three finishes at the Rugby Europe Olympic Repechage tournament in Lisbon. Following all the action from the pool stages below, beginning at 11am.
Anthony Eddy, IRFU Director of Rugby Sevens, talks about the target of a top three finish for both the Ireland Men and Women in Lisbon this weekend, as they continue on their quests for Olympic qualification.
The Ireland Women's and Men's Sevens set-ups are aim to keep their 2016 Olympic dreams alive as the squads for this weekend's Rugby Europe Olympic Repechage tournament in Lisbon are named. Both teams must finish in the top three in Portugal to qualify for next year's World Olympic Repechage, which will determine the final teams to travel to Rio 2016.
Irish rugby fans will experience the excitement of a major World Rugby Women's Sevens tournament for the first time this August with the announcement that 'Women's Sevens Dublin' will be held in UCD on Saturday, August 22 and Sunday, August 23.
Current Ireland stars Ian Madigan and Nora Stapleton joined Alan Kerins (Alan Kerins Projects), Denis Hickie (patron to Gorta-Self Help Africa) and Irish rugby greats Tony Ward and Ollie Campbell in St. Stephen's Green today to launch the unique and historic 'Caps to the Summit' event.
The Ireland Women's squad scooped their second successive Plate title at the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Series tournament in Malemort, France over the weekend. Check out our photos of the girls in green in action.
The Ireland Women finished fifth overall after an exciting Rugby Europe Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series came to a close in Malemort near Brive today. They secured their second Plate title in as many weeks with a 19-5 final win over the Netherlands.
The Ireland Women were pipped to top spot in Pool C by England on an eventful opening day at the Rugby Europe Women's Grand Prix Series tournament in Malemort. They will play hosts France in the Cup quarter-finals tomorrow morning (11.06am local time/10.06am Irish time).
It is a busy day of European Sevens action for the Ireland Men's and Women's squads as they compete in their respective competitions in Zagreb and Malemort. You can follow their matches via the below live streams.
The Ireland Women's team overcame Ukraine 38-7 to finish third in Pool B and qualify for the quarter-finals of the Rugby Europe Women's Sevens Grand Prix Series tournament in Kazan, Russia. Anthony Eddy's side will face England in the last-eight tomorrow.