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Ireland's rugby 7's team book olympic games place

Jun 20, 2021 18:06 By Dave Hooper
Ireland's rugby 7's team book olympic games place Ireland's rugby 7's team book olympic games place
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Victory over France in World Repechenge final books place at Tokyo 2020

Ireland’s rugby 7’s side have qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games after a 28-19 victory at the final Qualifying tournament in Monaco over France.

Two blistering tries by Buccaneers Jordan Conroy within a minute sent Ireland on the way to victory at the World Rugby Sevens Repechage, as they secured the 12th and final place in the Men’s Sevens competition in Tokyo.

Ireland had beaten Hong Kong 28 points to five in the semi-final earlier today. Victory over Samoa this morning had seen Ireland win their group with four victories.

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The Olympic Men’s Rugby Sevens competition will take place from 26-28 July, with all the action taking place at Tokyo Stadium, which hosted the opening match of Rugby World Cup 2019.

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