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# jwc - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Key men absent as Grand Slam winners Ireland unveil squad for U20 World Championship
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

Key men absent as Grand Slam winners Ireland unveil squad for U20 World Championship

May 15th 2019, 12:06 PM 9,727 Views 14 Comments

Head coach Noel McNamara will trim this group to 28 men for a testing campaign in Argentina.

# jwc - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Second successive defeat leaves Ireland bottom of U20 World Championship pool
# U20 RWC
# U20 RWC

Second successive defeat leaves Ireland bottom of U20 World Championship pool

Jun 4th 2017, 12:21 PM 9,853 Views 4 Comments

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

# jwc - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

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

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

May 30th 2017, 7:03 AM 4,816 Views 0 Comments

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

# jwc - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

6 U20s who impressed during Ireland v New Zealand
# Next Gen
# Next Gen

6 U20s who impressed during Ireland v New Zealand

Jun 10th 2015, 10:52 PM 10,693 Views 9 Comments

We’ve picked three Irish players who put in a promising shift against the best team in the world.

Ireland U20 suffer first loss of World Cup as New Zealand pull clear in second half
# Wolfpuppies
# Wolfpuppies

Ireland U20 suffer first loss of World Cup as New Zealand pull clear in second half

Jun 10th 2015, 9:30 PM 25,709 Views 31 Comments

Ireland will now take on Wales for the right to contest the 4th/5th place play-off.

# jwc - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Here's how Argentina U20s (almost) upset New Zealand last time out
# Weakness
# Weakness

Here's how Argentina U20s (almost) upset New Zealand last time out

Jun 9th 2015, 8:24 PM 4,303 Views 3 Comments

Ireland will have to lull them in to a false sense of security without conceding four brilliant tries tomorrow.

Ireland U20s make four changes for World Cup test against New Zealand
# Consistent
# Consistent

Ireland U20s make four changes for World Cup test against New Zealand

Jun 9th 2015, 12:45 PM 7,363 Views 12 Comments

10 of Nigel Carolan’s side will be starting their third game in eight days.

# jwc - Sunday 31 May, 2015

'Still hurting': Ireland U20s out to put 6 Nations behind them in high-tempo JWC
# Wolfpuppies
# Wolfpuppies

'Still hurting': Ireland U20s out to put 6 Nations behind them in high-tempo JWC

May 31st 2015, 10:30 PM 6,511 Views 3 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s side slipped to three consecutive defeats in Spring, but on a fast pitch they’re ready to take on New Zealand.

# jwc - Monday 25 May, 2015

Under 20 star Ringrose digs in to make sure feet don't leave the ground
# Centre Of Attention
# Centre Of Attention

Under 20 star Ringrose digs in to make sure feet don't leave the ground

May 25th 2015, 9:04 PM 10,300 Views 1 Comment

The centre is adept at dodging the weighty comparison to Blackrock and Ireland’s most famous 13.

# jwc - Friday 10 October, 2014

Connacht's Carolan appointed Ireland U20s coach after Ruddock steps down
# Changes
# Changes

Connacht's Carolan appointed Ireland U20s coach after Ruddock steps down

Oct 10th 2014, 5:49 PM 5,186 Views 7 Comments

The Grand Slam-winning Welshman plans to focus his full attention on his job with Lansdowne.

# jwc - Saturday 14 June, 2014

5 things Ireland U20s must do to beat England in tomorrow's JWC semi-final
# Wolfpuppies
# Wolfpuppies

5 things Ireland U20s must do to beat England in tomorrow's JWC semi-final

Jun 14th 2014, 8:00 PM 12,348 Views 9 Comments

Ireland are in the final four of the Junior World Championship for the first time; can they go one better?

Alex Wootton: Plucked from Northampton, thriving at Munster, targeting England
# No Divided Loyalties
# No Divided Loyalties

Alex Wootton: Plucked from Northampton, thriving at Munster, targeting England

Jun 14th 2014, 5:39 PM 7,751 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland U20s winger has hit the ground running since forcing his way into the Junior World Championship reckoning.

'Every single player in this squad believes we can win JWC' - Ross Molony
# History Boys
# History Boys

'Every single player in this squad believes we can win JWC' - Ross Molony

Jun 14th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,616 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster second row believes his team can defeat England in their Sunday semi final.

# jwc - Friday 13 June, 2014

Cian Kelleher confident Ireland U20s can topple England to reach JWC final
# Last Four
# Last Four

Cian Kelleher confident Ireland U20s can topple England to reach JWC final

Jun 13th 2014, 8:05 PM 7,284 Views 14 Comments

The Leinster fullback has been one of a number of Irish players to impress in New Zealand.

Ireland U20s make three changes for JWC semi-final with England
# Wolfpuppies
# Wolfpuppies

Ireland U20s make three changes for JWC semi-final with England

Jun 13th 2014, 6:24 PM 5,370 Views 1 Comment

“Nothing less than our ‘A’ game will do,” said Wolfpuppies head coach Mike Ruddock.

# jwc - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Penalty try treble sends Ireland under 20s into JWC semi-finals for first time
# FINAL 4
# FINAL 4

Penalty try treble sends Ireland under 20s into JWC semi-finals for first time

Jun 10th 2014, 4:52 AM 13,784 Views 26 Comments

It wasn’t pretty, but the Jack O’Donoghue-captained side got the job done.

# jwc - Thursday 5 June, 2014

Two changes for Ireland U20s for clash with Wales
# Wolfpuppies
# Wolfpuppies

Two changes for Ireland U20s for clash with Wales

Jun 5th 2014, 12:56 PM 3,227 Views 0 Comments

A foot injury has ruled Terenure prop Craig Trenier out of the tournament.

# jwc - Monday 2 June, 2014

France prove too strong, too clinical for Ireland in JWC opener
# Wolfpuppies
# Wolfpuppies

France prove too strong, too clinical for Ireland in JWC opener

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:25 AM 9,109 Views 8 Comments

Cian Kelleher’s first-half try was not built upon and Ireland slipped to defeat in this opening World Cup campaign match.

# jwc - Monday 26 May, 2014

Sean O'Brien ruled out of Junior World Cup, Jack O'Donoghue made U20 captain
# Wolfpuppies
# Wolfpuppies

Sean O'Brien ruled out of Junior World Cup, Jack O'Donoghue made U20 captain

May 26th 2014, 11:25 AM 5,465 Views 7 Comments

Harrison Brewer and Ian Fitzpatrick have also been called up to the squad as injury replacements.

# jwc - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Ireland Under 20s paired with New Zealand and Australia for Junior World Cup
# JWC
# JWC

Ireland Under 20s paired with New Zealand and Australia for Junior World Cup

Nov 8th 2012, 4:15 PM 1,040 Views 1 Comment

In slightly better news, Mike Ruddock’s men will also play Fiji.

# jwc - Friday 22 June, 2012

Hanrahan helps U20s secure fifth place in Junior World Championships
# JWC
# JWC

Hanrahan helps U20s secure fifth place in Junior World Championships

Jun 22nd 2012, 3:58 PM 857 Views 3 Comments

The Munster outhalf kicked six penalties to hand Ireland victory over France in Cape Town today.