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#U20 RUGBY

# u20-rugby - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Brilliant and bloody-minded U20s deliver wealth of promise

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

# u20-rugby - Saturday 22 June, 2019

France secure back-to-back U20 World Cups after tight tussle with Wallabies Royal Bleus This post contains videos

France secure back-to-back U20 World Cups after tight tussle with Wallabies

Louis Carbonel held his nerve to settle an exciting final.

Early black-out proves costly as Ireland U20 fall to New Zealand U20 World Cup This post contains videos

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

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

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.

# u20-rugby - Thursday 20 June, 2019

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

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

# u20-rugby - Monday 17 June, 2019

Immense Ireland U20 comeback effort falls just short against England Never Say Die This post contains videos

Immense Ireland U20 comeback effort falls just short against England

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

# u20-rugby - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

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

We went minute-by-minute as Ireland aimed to close out their pool campaign with a win.

Ireland U20s patched up and pushing for semi-final place

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

# u20-rugby - Saturday 8 June, 2019

England U20 made to sweat before sealing nervy win over Italy

Italy twice fought their way to a nine-point lead.

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

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

# u20-rugby - Friday 7 June, 2019

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

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

# u20-rugby - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Flying Fijians, excellent England and the best tries from the U20 World Cup Young Guns This post contains videos

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

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

# u20-rugby - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

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

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

# u20-rugby - Friday 31 May, 2019

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

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

# u20-rugby - Friday 15 March, 2019

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

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

# u20-rugby - Saturday 9 March, 2019

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

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

# u20-rugby - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Towering Ryan relishing the 'dirty work' against France

The lock is proving to be an expert line-out caller for Noel McNamara’s side.

# u20-rugby - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Ex-Roscommon minor Murray intent on delivering major prize for Ireland U20

‘We know we’re not the biggest team, but we’re a smart team.’

# u20-rugby - Friday 1 February, 2019

'We’re keen on playing with pace and moving England around as much as we possibly can'

Cork plays host to Ireland’s next generation against the might of England tonight.

# u20-rugby - Sunday 27 January, 2019

QUIZ: Can you identify the Irish U20 year?

Does all recent history blend together for you, or were you with these boys every step of the way?

# u20-rugby - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Ireland one match from U20 World Cup relegation after being torn apart by 6-try Scots

Noel McNamara’s men will have to beat either Georgia or Japan to play in this tournament again next summer.

# u20-rugby - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Ireland overpowered by great Georgian side at U20 World Cup

The defeat leaves Ireland, who also lost all three pool matches last summer, facing a possible relegation from the tournament.

# u20-rugby - Saturday 25 June, 2016

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.

# u20-rugby - Monday 20 June, 2016

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as the Wolfpups tried to sniff out a route to their first final.

# u20-rugby - Friday 8 June, 2012

Irish U20s hope to continue World Championship form

The Ireland U20s will attempt to make it two wins out of two when they lock horns with Six Nations rivals England in Stellenbosch this evening.