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#Ireland U20s

# ireland-u20s - Monday 23 March, 2020

The emerging stars of the 2019/20 season: Ryan Baird

The 20-year-old Leinster second row possesses remarkable athleticism.

# ireland-u20s - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Meet the Irish underage star who turned down England

Hayden Hyde is now lighting it up with the U20s after rejecting the RFU’s approach to switch allegiance.

# ireland-u20s - Friday 9 August, 2019

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Quick thinking sees Ireland U20 star pull off cheeky piece of skill

There was a superb example of improvisation from Enya Maguire in last night’s win over Croatia.

# ireland-u20s - Saturday 22 June, 2019

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, World Rugby U20 Championship

The U20 World Cup can’t end without sorting out the 7th-place play-off and we’re going minute-by-minute.

# ireland-u20s - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

'Craig is such a great talent' - 20-year-old Casey gets Munster debut

The Shannon RFC scrum-half is an exciting prospect.

# ireland-u20s - Monday 11 March, 2019

Superb Ireland U20 tackles stifle Joseph before French star shows fair play

The 18-year-old France number eight was clearly targeted by Noel McNamara’s charges.

# ireland-u20s - Friday 8 March, 2019

Senior Cup star Healy ready to seize his opportunities en route to the top

Having guided Glenstal Abbey to their first-ever Munster Senior Schools Cup success, the out-half wants to make his mark for Ireland U20s.

# ireland-u20s - Thursday 28 February, 2019

McNamara's Ireland handed tough draw for U20 World Championship

England, Australia and Italy await in this summer’s tournament.

# ireland-u20s - Friday 22 February, 2019

Mature Ireland U20s look to make it three from three in the Six Nations

Noel McNamara’s men take on Italy in Rieti this evening.

# ireland-u20s - Thursday 21 February, 2019

Crosshaven's Wren making most of chances with Munster and Ireland U20s

The 19-year-old flyer scored a brilliant try against Scotland a fortnight ago.

# ireland-u20s - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

Ulster wing Kernohan starts as U20s name four uncapped players on bench

Billy Scannell, Callum Reid, Ben Healy and Ronan Watters are hoping to win their first caps.

'I was only expecting to get maybe one cap this year but I'm delighted'

19-year-old openside flanker Scott Penny has already made four senior starts for Leinster.

# ireland-u20s - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Ireland U20s welcome Kernohan, Casey and Baird back into fold for Italy

Noel McNamara’s side are two wins from two in the Six Nations so far.

# ireland-u20s - Monday 11 February, 2019

'It's exciting working with these players - the sky's the limit for them'

Noel McNamara’s Ireland U20s are two from two in the Six Nations.

# ireland-u20s - Saturday 9 February, 2019

3 players who stood out in the Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win in Scotland

Liam Turner, Dylan Tierney-Martin and Jonathan Wren impressed on a good night in Galashiels.

# ireland-u20s - Friday 8 February, 2019

Ireland U20s impress in Scotland to make it two from two in the Six Nations

Outside centre Liam Turner was man of the match in a three-try win over Scotland.

# ireland-u20s - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

David Hawkshaw: From Dublin minor hurler to Ireland U20 rugby captain

A standout player in the Leinster Senior Schools Cup for Belvedere, the centre is preparing to lead Ireland in the Six Nations.

# ireland-u20s - Friday 31 August, 2018

Ex-Ireland U20 captain Annett gets first Premiership start since 2016

The former Ulster hooker has suffered greatly with injuries in the last year and a half.

# ireland-u20s - Sunday 17 June, 2018

# ireland-u20s - Monday 11 June, 2018

Several changes from McNamara as Ireland U20s look to bounce back from Georgia defeat

Ireland take on Scotland in Perpignan tomorrow afternoon.

# ireland-u20s - Thursday 15 March, 2018

'He came to the captain's run with a pair of boots for me. I wear them now!'

Ireland U20s lock Matthew Dalton was a late starter in rugby but is making up for lost time.

# ireland-u20s - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

New front row unit for Ireland U20s as McNamara makes adjustments for England

A brand new front row will take to the field for Ireland at the Ricoh Arena.

'I would have talked to Paul and those kind of guys about what a leader should be'

Tommy O’Brien has learned that he has to trust his team-mates to do their jobs.

# ireland-u20s - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

'Jack has taken his opportunity. He has been a huge bonus for us'

Munster and UCC number eight Jack O’Sullivan has been outstanding for the Ireland U20s.

# ireland-u20s - Friday 9 March, 2018

Jack O'Sullivan powers Ireland U20s to bonus point win over Scotland

The powerful Munster number eight ran in two of Ireland’s four tries.

# ireland-u20s - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

O'Connell wary of overloading U20s with too much information in search of solutions

The Ireland assistant coach says there is so much detail in the modern game that it can often muddle a young player’s thinking.

# ireland-u20s - Saturday 24 February, 2018

4 players who stood out in the Ireland U20s’ Six Nations defeat to Wales

Jack O’Sullivan, Angus Curtis, Jack Aungier and Ronan Kelleher were all in excellent form for Ireland.

# ireland-u20s - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Highly-rated Hume set for U20s debut as captain O'Brien moves to wing

Hooker Ronan Kelleher and scrum-half Jonny Stewart have returned to the starting XV.

# ireland-u20s - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Ireland U20s scrum-half O'Sullivan comes from a strong Meath GAA family

The 19-year-old played for his county at U14 and U16 levels and could have gone into the minor squad.

# ireland-u20s - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

2012 a fading memory as Irish rugby delivers major scrum progress

Ireland U20s scrum specialist Ambrose Conboy is working with the next generation of front rows.

# ireland-u20s - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Dundalk man McElroy excels with Saracens after U20s World Cup dream was shattered

The 20-year-old hooker is thriving in his first season with the Premiership giants.

# ireland-u20s - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Italian U20 star handed four-week ban for tip tackle in Dublin

Jacopi Bianchi won’t play for a while after his challenge on Jack Dunne.

# ireland-u20s - Friday 9 February, 2018

Ireland hang on against 14-man Italy to get Six Nations campaign up and running

Noel McNamara’s side were fortunate to escape with the win having led 31-8 just before half-time.

Utterly reckless Italian tip tackle pits Ireland U20s against 14 men

As certain a red card as you are likely to see.

Ireland focus on fast start in bid to get Six Nations back on track against Italy

Noel McNamara’s side are in action at Donnybrook this evening.

# ireland-u20s - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Ireland U20s forced to make changes as Ulster duo required for Pro14 action

Noel McNamara was forced into a late personnel change ahead of a clash with Italy.

# ireland-u20s - Thursday 1 February, 2018

'It’s not a bad reflection on Connacht at all' - Masterson represents the west for U20s

The Corinthians clubman has always looked up to his older brother, Eoghan.

# ireland-u20s - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Nine new caps in exciting Ireland U20s team to face France

Harry Byrne, the brother of Leinster out-half Ross, has been named in the 10 shirt.

'I got a phone call two days before the World Cup saying I was due to travel'

Ireland U20s hooker Diarmuid Barron is enjoying working with Paul O’Connell.

Leinster coach Lancaster takes guest session with Ireland U20s

The Englishman has invested into the local coaching scene since moving to Ireland.

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