The Ireland Wolfhound’s Seven’s squad to play in the first round of the GB 7’s in Edinburgh has been named and Connacht’s Shane Layden has been included to compete on Saturday, 30th May in Meggetland.

The Ireland side will share pool B with Samurai, Forces Exiles and the Welsh Charitables in the one day event.

Speaking ahead of their departure, Anthony Eddy, IRFU Director of Rugby Sevens said, “The squad are looking forward to playing in their first tournament.”

“As a group they have prepared and gelled well, individually they have all put in a huge amount of work. The skill level, attitude and performances of the players and of the team as a whole have been very impressive.”

“We are looking forward to getting on the pitch on Saturday and we hope to reproduce this for the tournament”

Ireland Wolfhounds Seven’s Squad (GB7s 1 in Meggetland, Edinburgh, Saturday, 30th May)
Adam Byrne (UCD/ Leinster)
Aaron Cairns (Ballynahinch/Ulster)
Tom Daly (Lansdowne/Leinster)
Shane Layden (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Gearoid Lyons (Young Munster /Munster)
Diarmaid McCarthy (Young Munster/ Munster)
David McGuigan (Ballynahinch/Ulster)
Harry McNulty (UCD/ Leinster)
Luke O’Dea (Shannon/ Munster)
Mark Roche (Lansdowne/ Leinster)
Ciaran Wardle (Exiles)
Alex Wootton (Garryowen/Munster)

2015 GB7s TOUR Stage 1 MATCH SCHEDULE

10:51 Ireland Wolfhounds v Welsh Charitables
12:24 Ireland Wolfhounds v Forces Exiles
14:12 Samurai v Ireland Wolfhounds

Plate Semi 1
15:00 3rd Pool A v 4th Pool B
Plate Semi 2
15:20 3rd Pool B v 4th Pool A
Cup Semi 1
16:00 1st Pool A v 2nd Pool B
Cup Semi 2
16:20 1st Pool B v 2nd Pool A
7th / 8th Play Off
16:40 Runner-up Match 13 v Runner-up Match 14
Plate Final
17:00 Winner Match 13 v Winner Match 14
3rd / 4th Play Off
17:20 Runner-up Match 15 v Runner-up Match 16
Cup Final
17:40 Winner Match 15 v Winner Match 16

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