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Irish returns to 7s

Brian Carney celebrates a try in Ireland's last 7s appearance in 2009. Photo: Planet Rugby

Brian Carney celebrates a try in Ireland’s last 7s appearance in 2009. Photo: Planet Rugby

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora has announced that Irish Rugby will be introducing a Men’s Sevens Programme this season as part of the IRFU’s expanded Player Development Pathway.

The IRFU has entered a team in the Men’s Rugby Europe Championships that take place in Montenegro in June 2015 and will compete in Division C of that competition.

“We are starting right down at the bottom and will work our way up. The Sevens programme is part of the development pathway,” said Nucifora.

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