Saturday 18 November 2017

Video: Ian Madigan tells us which of his team mates would thrive and struggle in 7s rugby Newsdesk Newsdesk

Leinster and Ireland star Ian Madigan has been promoting the inaugural Dublin 7s Festival and has been revealing which of his Leinster compatriots would take to scaled down game.

On May 28, Donnybrook Stadium will host the competition, where 12 elite international rugby teams will entertain up to 5,000 spectators with a competitive exhibition of 7s rugby, where sublime individual skills combine with teamwork for spectacular results.

Some of the biggest names in world rugby will descend on the capital including professional teams from England, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Japan, Germany and France.

Bordeaux-bound Madigan believes Sonny Bill Williams is the best 7s player he has ever seen and thinks Ireland can qualify a team for Rio this year but which of his Leinster team mates are best placed to make the transition. Can you guess before watching the video below.

Tickets start at €15 for general admission with VIP and corporate hospitality packages also available from

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