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REPORT: Ireland star picks Olympics over Bok series

NEWS: One of Ireland’s key players is set to miss the upcoming two-Test series against the Springboks in July.


According to, Leinster fullback Hugo Keenan will be joining Ireland’s Sevens squad with the goal of playing at the Olympics in Paris.

It means that Saturday’s Champions Cup Final against Toulouse could be his last match for his province this season.

It is believed he will join Ireland’s Sevens set-up after that match.

He could feature in the final tournament of the SVNS Series in Madrid at the end of May, as well as the Rugby Europe Sevens Championship in Croatia in June.


Besides the July internationals, Keenan is also set to miss the remainder of the United Rugby Championship season.

Keenan played for Ireland Sevens from 2017 until 2019 before making a name for himself in Test rugby.

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