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# jwc - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

# jwc - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hanrahan helps U20s secure fifth place in Junior World Championships

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