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# futureisgreen - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Ireland win U20 playoff - but you need to see this solo try by Georgia's scrum-half Wheelz This post contains videos

Ireland win U20 playoff - but you need to see this solo try by Georgia's scrum-half

Peter Malone’s side finish a disappointing World U20 Championship in ninth place.

# futureisgreen - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Ireland tweak three for final U20 World Cup clash against hosts Georgia

Peter Malone’s men must beat the hosts to earn a ninth-place finish.

# futureisgreen - Monday 12 June, 2017

Injury-ravaged Ireland make 13 changes for U20 World Championship play-off

After three pool defeats, Ireland contest the ninth place semi-final tomorrow.

# futureisgreen - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Ireland confirm additions to U20 squad as five injured players head home

Peter Malone’s side will play Samoa in Georgia on Tuesday morning in the ninth-place play-offs.

# futureisgreen - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Ireland no match for sensational All Blacks as Malone's men slip to big defeat

It will take something special to stop this New Zealand side as they advanced to the semis in style.

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, U20 World Championships

Could Ireland repeat last year’s heroics and defeat the All Blacks? We followed all the action from Kutaisi.

# futureisgreen - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

12 changes to Ireland U20 side to face pool leaders New Zealand

Just Alan Tynan, Sean Masterson and Jack Kelly have retained their starting positions.

# futureisgreen - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Second successive defeat leaves Ireland bottom of U20 World Championship pool

Peter Malone’s side were edged out by Scotland this morning.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, U20 Rugby World Championships

Peter Malone’s side needed a win after losing their first game of the tournament.

# futureisgreen - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Munster hooker Moloney joins Ireland U20 squad in time for Scotland clash

Ronan Kelleher is one of six changes for Ireland as they target a big response to defeat against Italy.

# futureisgreen - Friday 2 June, 2017

Ireland U20s hooker McElroy completes move to Saracens

The Dundalk native joins the club’s senior academy after playing for Lansdowne in the AIL.

# futureisgreen - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Let's not underestimate the frankly unbelievable scores from Italy U20s yesterday Sorcery This post contains videos

Let's not underestimate the frankly unbelievable scores from Italy U20s yesterday

Massimo Cioffi had the ball on a string in Georgia yesterday.

Ireland must learn lessons from damaging defeat after Italy performance 'not good enough'

Peter Malone’s side have work to do ahead of Sunday’s clash with Scotland.

# futureisgreen - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

No time for postmortems as Ireland look ahead at U20 World Championships

Jack Kelly says Ireland must concentrate on Scotland.

Ireland lose World Rugby U20 Championships opener to Italy

Ireland conceded a late try to fall to a shock defeat.

New Zealand and England get U20 World Championships under way in style

Last year’s winners had the most comfortable of starts against Samoa.

As It Happened: Ireland v Italy, U20 Rugby World Championships

We had all the action from Georgia.

Defence a key focus as Ireland prepare to tackle Italy in U20 Championship opener

Ireland pushed their way into the World Rugby U20 Championship final last year, but disruptions have brought expectations right down for this new crop.

# futureisgreen - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Ireland not to be written off as they put injury toll behind them

Ireland begin their Junior World Championship campaign tomorrow but as many seven key players will watch it from the sofa.

Late addition Barron straight into Ireland side to face Italy in U20 championship opener

Jack Kelly has shrugged off a shoulder injury to take up a role at fullback.

QUIZ: How well do you remember Ireland's run to last year's U20 World Championships final?

How closely were you paying attention?

Tana Umaga's nephew and more players to watch out for at the U20 World Cup

Here are five non-Irish players we’re looking forward to seeing in action from tomorrrow.

Kelly ready to lead Ireland U20 without the weight of captaincy on his shoulders

The captain for the Six Nations campaign has been nursing an injury in the lead up to this week’s World Championship.

# futureisgreen - Friday 26 May, 2017

Munster's U20 star Nash grateful for Conway and Earls' influence as he goes from strength to strength

Munster’s first-choice wings have made an impression on the next generation.

# futureisgreen - Thursday 18 May, 2017

New coach, new faces as U20s go to Birr hoping to build continuity from Six Nations

Flanker Paul Boyle is the latest to take over captaincy of the age grade side as they head for Georgia.

# futureisgreen - Monday 27 June, 2016

4 Irish forwards named in U20 Team of the Championship

Finalists Ireland and England both had four representatives in the dream team, with only one New Zealander making the cut.

# futureisgreen - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Ireland's Max Deegan wins U20 Player of the Tournament award

The Lansdowne number eight scored another try in the final defeat to England.

5 huge positives Ireland U20s can carry forward from this tournament

The final final was a low point after some dizzying highs.

Mallinder shows his class as England overpower battling Irish to take title

Nigel Carolan’s side fell at the final hurdle after an incredible run to the final.

As it happened: England v Ireland, World Rugby U20 Championship final

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland took on the home favourites in Manchester.

Before the World Championship we asked the Ireland U20 squad what they hoped to achieve

They face England in the final this evening.

# futureisgreen - Friday 24 June, 2016

Carolan able to name unchanged 23 for Ireland's U20 World Championship final clash with England

Carolan has had to deal with his fair share of injuries in this tournament, but there’s a familiar look to the side taking on England.

'I swear to God, I have never seen someone eat so much beef in my life'

The Ireland U20s reveal who the joker in their pack is at the World Championship.

Leinster academy's Keenan out to top U20 ever-present status with world medal

The UCD man has had to work hard to pave a way into the Leinster set-up.

# futureisgreen - Thursday 23 June, 2016

'We believed' - Ireland U20s' journey to the World Championship final in their words

Nigel Carolan’s players and coaches chart their progress into a first-ever U20 final.

Ireland's Deegan nominated for U20 Player of the Tournament award

The Lansdowne man needs your vote.

Munster centre Daly destined for academy after World Championship final

The Cork Con midfielder has shone for Nigel Carolan’s side in Manchester.

# futureisgreen - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Nucifora: Ireland's performance at World U20 Championship a huge boost

The IRFU performance director flew from South Africa to Manchester for Monday’s semi-final.

# futureisgreen - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Analysis: Intelligent Ireland U20s dominant on way to World Championship final

Murray Kinsella examines the brilliant win against Argentina in the semi-final.

# futureisgreen - Monday 20 June, 2016

Carolan believes his young guns can make history and lift world crown

‘We needed to be good and I thought we were superb.’

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