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#Ireland U20

# ireland-u20 - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Connacht's 21-year-old scrum-half Colm Reilly impresses in Italy
# Prospect
# Prospect

Connacht's 21-year-old scrum-half Colm Reilly impresses in Italy

Nov 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,494 Views 1 Comment

Head coach Andy Friend is pleased to see some young players coming through.

# ireland-u20 - Friday 23 October, 2020

Leinster sub-academy scrum-half Murphy set to join Munster on a short-term basis
# Cover
# Cover

Leinster sub-academy scrum-half Murphy set to join Munster on a short-term basis

Oct 23rd 2020, 12:15 PM 16,619 Views 13 Comments

With Conor Murray away and Neil Cronin injured, the 19-year-old adds another option at nine.

# ireland-u20 - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Ireland U20 internationals Ward and Booth among Connacht's academy intake
# Prospects
# Prospects

Ireland U20 internationals Ward and Booth among Connacht's academy intake

Jun 11th 2020, 4:08 PM 7,374 Views 3 Comments

The western province have brought eight new players on board.

# ireland-u20 - Friday 10 April, 2020

Ireland U20 centre Kelly signs with Leicester Tigers
# Snapped Up
# Snapped Up

Ireland U20 centre Kelly signs with Leicester Tigers

Apr 10th 2020, 3:36 PM 14,879 Views 31 Comments

The 18-year-old has played in a powerful Ireland U20 midfield alongside Hayden Hyde this year.

# ireland-u20 - Thursday 9 April, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Niall Murray
# Hotshot
# Hotshot

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Niall Murray

Apr 9th 2020, 1:04 PM 10,105 Views 6 Comments

The 20-year-old second row has featured for Connacht in the Pro14 and Champions Cup.

# ireland-u20 - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'I've seen plenty of guys being spat out of the game because of that'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'I've seen plenty of guys being spat out of the game because of that'

Apr 2nd 2020, 8:30 PM 14,573 Views 1 Comment

Former Ulster and Ireland U20s hooker Niall Annett is now well settled with Worcester Warriors.

# ireland-u20 - Saturday 7 March, 2020

U20 centre Dan Kelly well-equipped for whirlwind rise
# Raw Talent
# Raw Talent

U20 centre Dan Kelly well-equipped for whirlwind rise

Mar 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,649 Views 2 Comments

The 18-year-old had pedigree in football, golf and rugby league before joining Noel McNamara’s squad for the Six Nations.

# ireland-u20 - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Another title within reach for McNamara's magnificent U20s
# Young Fresh And New
# Young Fresh And New

Another title within reach for McNamara's magnificent U20s

Feb 22nd 2020, 3:55 AM 8,199 Views 12 Comments

Triple Crown last night, Ireland U20s can add the Championship and Grand Slam if they sustain their winning run.

# ireland-u20 - Friday 21 February, 2020

Exhilarating Ireland U20s tear into England for bonus point win
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

Exhilarating Ireland U20s tear into England for bonus point win

Feb 21st 2020, 9:50 PM 61,894 Views 51 Comments

Noel McNamara’s were in sublime form as they scored six tries in Northampton.

# ireland-u20 - Friday 7 February, 2020

Speedster Smith and Ireland U20 ready to move through the gears against Wales
# Friday Night Rugby
# Friday Night Rugby

Speedster Smith and Ireland U20 ready to move through the gears against Wales

Feb 7th 2020, 6:30 AM 5,925 Views 1 Comment

After scoring six tries on opening night, Ireland are keen to deliver a sustained threat through the 80 minutes.

# ireland-u20 - Monday 3 February, 2020

AIL influence serves Ireland U20s well as McNamara looks for more
# U20 RUGBY
# U20 RUGBY

AIL influence serves Ireland U20s well as McNamara looks for more

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:45 AM 6,024 Views 2 Comments

“Without it, the 20s would be in serious strife”

# ireland-u20 - Saturday 1 February, 2020

'I'd look at Tadhg Beirne and think, 'There's someone I'd love to replicate''
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'I'd look at Tadhg Beirne and think, 'There's someone I'd love to replicate''

Feb 1st 2020, 8:30 AM 12,195 Views 8 Comments

Former Munster scrum-half John Poland is now with the New England Free Jacks in the US.

McNamara eyes areas Crowley can 'tighten up' after show-stopping try
# Room To Improve
# Room To Improve

McNamara eyes areas Crowley can 'tighten up' after show-stopping try

Feb 1st 2020, 2:26 AM 5,597 Views 2 Comments

The out-half’s try was a ‘killer’ for Scotland on the stroke of half-time.

# ireland-u20 - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Ulsterman McCann ready to lead Ireland U20 with a little help from his friends
# Teenage Kicks
# Teenage Kicks

Ulsterman McCann ready to lead Ireland U20 with a little help from his friends

Jan 22nd 2020, 6:30 AM 5,270 Views 12 Comments

The 19-year-old carries experience of last year’s Grand Slam and World Cup campaign in among a new crop of talent.

# ireland-u20 - Monday 20 January, 2020

Ulster's McCann named captain as McNamara unveils 37-strong Ireland U20 squad
# 2020 20s
# 2020 20s

Ulster's McCann named captain as McNamara unveils 37-strong Ireland U20 squad

Jan 20th 2020, 1:14 PM 9,551 Views 21 Comments

Leinster prop Tom Clarkson will be vice-captain and one of seven men who helped seal a Grand Slam last year.

# ireland-u20 - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Brilliant and bloody-minded U20s deliver wealth of promise
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

Brilliant and bloody-minded U20s deliver wealth of promise

Jun 23rd 2019, 8:43 AM 12,143 Views 28 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men were more than boys of summer.

# ireland-u20 - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Early black-out proves costly as Ireland U20 fall to New Zealand
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

Early black-out proves costly as Ireland U20 fall to New Zealand

Jun 22nd 2019, 8:06 PM 14,679 Views 19 Comments

Ryan Baird’s try was the stand-out moment as Ireland had to battle from 26 down against New Zealand.

# ireland-u20 - Thursday 20 June, 2019

England U20 centre given six-week ban for biting Ireland's Dylan Tierney-Martin
# U20 RUGBY
# U20 RUGBY

England U20 centre given six-week ban for biting Ireland's Dylan Tierney-Martin

Jun 20th 2019, 3:02 PM 10,551 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, New Zealand will be without one hard-hitting back row for Saturday’s clash with Ireland.

# ireland-u20 - Monday 17 June, 2019

Immense Ireland U20 comeback effort falls just short against England
# Never Say Die
# Never Say Die

Immense Ireland U20 comeback effort falls just short against England

Jun 17th 2019, 10:24 PM 20,777 Views 42 Comments

New Zealand await Ireland after a last-gasp try swung the match England’s way.

# ireland-u20 - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Ireland U20s patched up and pushing for semi-final place
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

Ireland U20s patched up and pushing for semi-final place

Jun 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 6,818 Views 4 Comments

A big bonus point win over Italy would keep semi-final hopes alive, but the Azzurrini will not be easily swatted aside.

# ireland-u20 - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Hodnett and Moore fly home as Baird gets back in much-changed Ireland U20 side to face Italy
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

Hodnett and Moore fly home as Baird gets back in much-changed Ireland U20 side to face Italy

Jun 11th 2019, 2:36 PM 9,470 Views 14 Comments

Liam Turner captains a depleted Ireland side as they aim to give themselves a chance at reaching the World Cup semi-finals.

Boost for Ireland as Baird free to face Italy in U20 World Championship showdown
# Cleared
# Cleared

Boost for Ireland as Baird free to face Italy in U20 World Championship showdown

Jun 11th 2019, 8:19 AM 9,271 Views 31 Comments

The Leinster second row appeared before a disciplinary committee yesterday after seeing red for a high tackle.

# ireland-u20 - Saturday 8 June, 2019

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, World Rugby U20 Championship
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, World Rugby U20 Championship

Jun 8th 2019, 1:30 PM 83,383 Views 50 Comments

We’re going minute-by-minute as Ireland aim to build on their brilliant opening day win over England.

Impressive Australia offer Ireland U20 another chance to flex
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

Impressive Australia offer Ireland U20 another chance to flex

Jun 8th 2019, 8:30 AM 13,237 Views 6 Comments

Both sides have retained most of their starters after excellent wins on day one.

# ireland-u20 - Friday 7 June, 2019

Sean French ruled out of rest of U20 World Cup as Ireland hold firm for Australia clash
# Injury Toll
# Injury Toll

Sean French ruled out of rest of U20 World Cup as Ireland hold firm for Australia clash

Jun 7th 2019, 1:15 PM 15,400 Views 26 Comments

Fullback Iwan Hughes will also head for home as Leinster duo Max O’Reilly and Aaron O’Sullivan are called to Argentina.

# ireland-u20 - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Flying Fijians, excellent England and the best tries from the U20 World Cup
# Young Guns
# Young Guns

Flying Fijians, excellent England and the best tries from the U20 World Cup

Jun 6th 2019, 12:20 PM 16,067 Views 2 Comments

There were no shortage of tries to pick from in the opening round of the U20 Championship.

# ireland-u20 - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Hodnett shines as Ireland U20 again show off invaluable flexibility
# Adapt To Survive
# Adapt To Survive

Hodnett shines as Ireland U20 again show off invaluable flexibility

Jun 4th 2019, 11:48 PM 12,446 Views 20 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men continually find a way to tilt ties in their direction.

Ireland hit England for six to grab sensational victory in U20 World Cup opener
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

Ireland hit England for six to grab sensational victory in U20 World Cup opener

Jun 4th 2019, 9:39 PM 63,685 Views 94 Comments

David McCann, Jake Flannery, Stewart Moore, Ben Healy and John Hodnett all crossed as Ireland secured another impressive win over England.

Louth native McDonald helps Australia U20s to thumping win over Italy
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

Louth native McDonald helps Australia U20s to thumping win over Italy

Jun 4th 2019, 5:03 PM 7,820 Views 2 Comments

The Western Australia scrum-half will face the country of his birth next up on Saturday.

'Eight as one': Ireland pack braced for U20 World Cup opener against England
# Boys Of Summer
# Boys Of Summer

'Eight as one': Ireland pack braced for U20 World Cup opener against England

Jun 4th 2019, 10:03 AM 8,467 Views 8 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men have left the Grand Slam behind them as they travelled to Argentina.

# ireland-u20 - Monday 3 June, 2019

Academy trio set for Ireland U20 debuts in World Championship opener against England
# And The Team Is...
# And The Team Is...

Academy trio set for Ireland U20 debuts in World Championship opener against England

Jun 3rd 2019, 5:31 PM 12,251 Views 13 Comments

Noel McNamara’s side will play their first Pool B game on Tuesday.

Moore ready to make a mark for Ireland U20 after concussion kept him out of Six Nations
# Moore To Come
# Moore To Come

Moore ready to make a mark for Ireland U20 after concussion kept him out of Six Nations

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:15 AM 8,177 Views 63 Comments

The Ulster talent is aiming to make sure there is a seamless transition in the centre for Ireland.

# ireland-u20 - Friday 31 May, 2019

Early starts, dark arts and McNamara's long winter: Ireland U20s ready for England
# Long Way South
# Long Way South

Early starts, dark arts and McNamara's long winter: Ireland U20s ready for England

May 31st 2019, 6:45 AM 5,922 Views 1 Comment

Victory over England was the first giant step towards the U20 Grand Slam, but momentum will have to be built all over again.

# ireland-u20 - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Moloney absence adds to Ireland U20 injury woes as they head for Argentina
# Turnover
# Turnover

Moloney absence adds to Ireland U20 injury woes as they head for Argentina

May 29th 2019, 9:38 AM 9,009 Views 11 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men travel to the U20 World Cup without two more of the Grand Slam-winning squad.

# ireland-u20 - Thursday 16 May, 2019

McNamara hails club gems as he backs Ireland U20 to adapt in Argentina
# Chance To Impress
# Chance To Impress

McNamara hails club gems as he backs Ireland U20 to adapt in Argentina

May 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,297 Views 0 Comments

The Grand Slam-winning coach hopes to see another Tullow Tank make his mark in this year’s World Rugby U20 World Championship.

# ireland-u20 - Friday 15 March, 2019

As it happened: Wales U20 v Ireland U20, Grand Slam decider
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Wales U20 v Ireland U20, Grand Slam decider

Mar 15th 2019, 6:05 PM 69,618 Views 32 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men went to Wales with the title already in the bag. We followed their bid to complete the clean sweep.

# ireland-u20 - Monday 11 March, 2019

Ireland U20 centre French ready to put home comforts aside and chase Grand Slam
# Grand Designs
# Grand Designs

Ireland U20 centre French ready to put home comforts aside and chase Grand Slam

Mar 11th 2019, 1:13 AM 8,924 Views 2 Comments

‘I have been playing in this stadium since I was 15 years of age. Musgrave Park is special,’ said the Corkman after a title-winning performance.

# ireland-u20 - Saturday 9 March, 2019

McNamara hails inner calm and outward character of champion U20s with focus trained on Grand Slam
# More To Come
# More To Come

McNamara hails inner calm and outward character of champion U20s with focus trained on Grand Slam

Mar 9th 2019, 5:00 AM 6,593 Views 11 Comments

‘There are very few people in the history of Irish rugby who have managed to win a Grand Slam.’

# ireland-u20 - Friday 8 March, 2019

Ireland crowned U20 Six Nations champions after thrilling shoot-out win over France
# Champions
# Champions

Ireland crowned U20 Six Nations champions after thrilling shoot-out win over France

Mar 8th 2019, 9:27 PM 51,814 Views 106 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men have the title in the bag and can complete the Grand Slam in Wales next week.

# ireland-u20 - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Pro14 and Jared Payne influence fueling Kernohan confidence
# Senior Voice
# Senior Voice

Pro14 and Jared Payne influence fueling Kernohan confidence

Mar 7th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,871 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster starlet is growing thanks to a full season with Dan McFarland’s squad and the experience from 11 senior appearances.

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