Ellia Green scores during Australia’s semi-final win over Ireland in Sydney. Photograph: Craig Golding/EPA

The Ireland Women’s Sevens fairytale journey in Sydney has ended in semi-final defeat, as they were beaten by defending champions and hosts Australia.(...)

Ireland’s Eve Higgins is tackled during the  quarter-final against Spain at the Sydney 7s at Spotless Stadium. Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

Ireland 22 Spain 7 The Ireland Women’s Sevens guaranteed themselves a first top-four finish after they defeated Spain 22-7 in today’s quarter-final i(...)

Ireland players celebrate at the end of their Rugby World Cup Sevens win over England at  AT&T Park in San Francisco. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 19 England 14 Ireland will play New Zealand in quarter-finals of the women’s World Cup Sevens after securing a brilliant 19-14 victory over E(...)

Ireland’s Megan Williams tackles  Baizat Khamidova of Russia during Sunday’s action at  the Women’s Sevens Rugby Global Olympic Qualifying Tournament at UCD. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Olympic aspirations of the Ireland Women’s Sevens team came to an end on Sunday as they claimed a third-place finish at the Women’s Global Sevens (...)