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Roche Called Up To Men’s Sevens Squad

Roche Called Up To Men’s Sevens Squad

Lansdowne’s Mark Roche has been called up to the Ireland Men’s Sevens squad in Dubai.

Mark Roche replaces his club-mate Foster Horan, who has been ruled out with a knee injury.

The Ireland Men’s Sevens squad are travelling to Dubai for the Invitational Sevens tournament which starts this Friday.

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IRELAND MEN’S SEVENS Squad (Emirates Airline International Invitational Men’s Tournament – Dubai, UAE – Friday, December 4-Saturday, December 5):

Adam Byrne (UCD/Leinster)
Aaron Cairns (Ballynahinch/Ulster)
Tom Daly (Lansdowne/Leinster) (capt)
Barry Daly (UCD/Leinster)
Dan Goggin (Young Munster/Munster)
Mark Roche (Lansdowne/Leinster)
Terry Kennedy (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
Gearoid Lyons (Young Munster/Munster)
David McGuigan (Ballynahinch/Ulster)
Rory O’Loughlin (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
Nick Timoney (Queen’s University/Ulster)
Steve Toal-Lennon (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)

Ireland Men’s Sevens Fixtures –

Friday, December 4:

Belgium Rugby 7s v Ireland, 1pm local time/5pm Irish time
Apache v Ireland, 4pm local time/8pm Irish time

Saturday, December 5:


Tickets for the Dubai Sevens at 7he Sevens Stadium can be purchased online at www.dubairugby7s.com or locally at selected Costa, MMI, Go Sport and dnata outlets, Bidi Bondi, 7he Sevens Stadium and Park ‘n’ Shop.