Billy Dardis

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Joey Carbery lifts the Ulster Bank League trophy in 2016. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Club rugby has been liberally populated with international stars of the future based on the specific evidence of recent semi-finals and finals in the (...)

Head coach Anthony Eddy talks to the Ireland women’s team during squad training for the  World Cup Sevens at   San Francisco GAA club. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Ireland Men and Women Sevens teams take to the field at AT&T Park in San Francisco, home to the San Francisco Giants Baseball team, in their r(...)

Terry Kennedy and Bryan Mollen during Ireland’s quarter-final win over Zimbabwe. Photograph: Jayne Russell/Inpho

Ireland’s pursuit of a place in next year’s World Rugby Sevens series came to an agonising end as they were beaten 12-7 by Japan in the semi-finals of(...)

Jimmy O’Brien (L) and Harry Kennedy in action against Uruguay. Photograph: Jayne Russell/Inpho

Ireland are through to the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Sevens Repechage tournament after a comprehensive 38-5 win over Zimbabwe in the last eight. A(...)

Former Leinster player Billy Dardis will captain Ireland in Hong Kong. Photograph: Inpho

The Ireland men’s team will be trying to win the Repechage Tournament at the Hong Kong Sevens this weekend and by doing so qualify for the elite Seven(...)

“This is a massive year for everyone. There is a core group of us where this is everything to us. If we don’t get into the World Series then what do you do? Go into a 9-5 job?”

Last March Leinster team manager Guy Easterby told Billy Dardis that there wouldn’t be a contract for him the following season. The province had signe(...)

Connacht’s record try scorer Fionn Carr is a key member of the Ireland sevens set-up. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s victory in the first leg of the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix series in Moscow at the weekend has allowed them to take a significant step f(...)

Leinster’s Rob Kearney is tackled by Northampton’s Ken Pisi during their Champions Cup clash at Franklin’s Gardens. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Rob Kearney, who withdrew early in the second half of Leinster’s match against Northampton in Franklin’s Gardens with an ankle injury, is unavailable (...)

Joey Carbery is to see a specialist after injuring his ankle in Leinster’s win over Northampton at Franklin’s Gardens. Photograph: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Leinster’s outhalf woes continued with the news that Joey Carbery will miss the province’s Champions Cup match against the Northampton Saints at the A(...)

Dave Kearney has been ruled out of Leinster’s clash with Munster. Photograph: Inpho

Fergus McFadden and Dave Kearney have been ruled out of Leinster’s meeting with Munster this Saturday after both wingers were forced off the field in (...)

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