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Ireland Wolfhounds Sevens Squad Named For GB7s

Ireland Wolfhounds Sevens Squad Named For GB7s

The Ireland Wolfhounds Sevens squad to play in the first round of the GB7s tour in Edinburgh this weekend has been named.

The Ireland Wolfhounds are in Pool B with reigning champions Samurai, Forces Exiles and the Welsh Charitables in the one-day event.
 
Speaking ahead of their departure, Anthony Eddy, IRFU Director of Rugby Sevens, said: “The squad are looking forward to playing in their first tournament. As a group they have prepared and gelled well, individually they have all put in a huge amount of work.

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“The skill level, attitude and performances of the players and of the team as a whole have been very impressive. We are looking forward to getting on the pitch on Saturday and we hope to reproduce this for the tournament.”

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IRELAND WOLFHOUNDS SEVENS Squad (GB7s Tour – Stage 1, Meggetland, Edinburgh, Saturday, May 30):
 
Adam Byrne (UCD/Leinster)
Aaron Cairns (Ballynahinch/Ulster)
Tom Daly (Lansdowne/Leinster)
Shane Layden (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Gearoid Lyons (Young Munster/Munster)
Diarmaid McCarthy (Young Munster/Munster)
David McGuigan (Ballynahinch/Ulster)
Harry McNulty (UCD/Leinster)
Luke O’Dea (Shannon/Munster)
Mark Roche (Lansdowne/Leinster)
Ciaran Wardle (Exiles)
Alex Wootton (Garryowen/Munster)
 
2015 GB7s TOUR STAGE 1 – Match Schedule (Saturday, May 30):
 
10.51am – Ireland Wolfhounds v Welsh Charitables
12.24pm – Ireland Wolfhounds v Forces Exiles
2.12pm – Samurai v Ireland Wolfhounds

Cup & Plate Play-Offs – 3pm-5.40pm

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