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#U20 RWC

# u20-rwc - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Ireland's U20 World Cup challenge falls flat with defeat against five-try Baby Boks

Second defeat means Noel McNamara’s side can now finish fifth at best.

# u20-rwc - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Ireland win U20 playoff - but you need to see this solo try by Georgia's scrum-half Wheelz This post contains videos

Ireland win U20 playoff - but you need to see this solo try by Georgia's scrum-half

Peter Malone’s side finish a disappointing World U20 Championship in ninth place.

# u20-rwc - Monday 12 June, 2017

Injury-ravaged Ireland make 13 changes for U20 World Championship play-off

After three pool defeats, Ireland contest the ninth place semi-final tomorrow.

# u20-rwc - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Ireland confirm additions to U20 squad as five injured players head home

Peter Malone’s side will play Samoa in Georgia on Tuesday morning in the ninth-place play-offs.

# u20-rwc - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Ireland no match for sensational All Blacks as Malone's men slip to big defeat

It will take something special to stop this New Zealand side as they advanced to the semis in style.

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, U20 World Championships

Could Ireland repeat last year’s heroics and defeat the All Blacks? We followed all the action from Kutaisi.

# u20-rwc - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

12 changes to Ireland U20 side to face pool leaders New Zealand

Just Alan Tynan, Sean Masterson and Jack Kelly have retained their starting positions.

# u20-rwc - 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.

As it happened: Ireland v Scotland, U20 Rugby World Championships

Peter Malone’s side needed a win after losing their first game of the tournament.

# u20-rwc - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Munster hooker Moloney joins Ireland U20 squad in time for Scotland clash

Ronan Kelleher is one of six changes for Ireland as they target a big response to defeat against Italy.

# u20-rwc - Friday 2 June, 2017

Ireland U20s hooker McElroy completes move to Saracens

The Dundalk native joins the club’s senior academy after playing for Lansdowne in the AIL.

# u20-rwc - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Let's not underestimate the frankly unbelievable scores from Italy U20s yesterday Sorcery This post contains videos

Let's not underestimate the frankly unbelievable scores from Italy U20s yesterday

Massimo Cioffi had the ball on a string in Georgia yesterday.

Ireland must learn lessons from damaging defeat after Italy performance 'not good enough'

Peter Malone’s side have work to do ahead of Sunday’s clash with Scotland.

# u20-rwc - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

No time for postmortems as Ireland look ahead at U20 World Championships

Jack Kelly says Ireland must concentrate on Scotland.

Ireland lose World Rugby U20 Championships opener to Italy

Ireland conceded a late try to fall to a shock defeat.

New Zealand and England get U20 World Championships under way in style

Last year’s winners had the most comfortable of starts against Samoa.

As It Happened: Ireland v Italy, U20 Rugby World Championships

We had all the action from Georgia.

Defence a key focus as Ireland prepare to tackle Italy in U20 Championship opener

Ireland pushed their way into the World Rugby U20 Championship final last year, but disruptions have brought expectations right down for this new crop.

# u20-rwc - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Ireland not to be written off as they put injury toll behind them

Ireland begin their Junior World Championship campaign tomorrow but as many seven key players will watch it from the sofa.

Late addition Barron straight into Ireland side to face Italy in U20 championship opener

Jack Kelly has shrugged off a shoulder injury to take up a role at fullback.

QUIZ: How well do you remember Ireland's run to last year's U20 World Championships final?

How closely were you paying attention?

Tana Umaga's nephew and more players to watch out for at the U20 World Cup

Here are five non-Irish players we’re looking forward to seeing in action from tomorrrow.

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.

# u20-rwc - Monday 29 May, 2017

5 players who gave a glimpse of what might come at the U20 World Championships

From Maro Itoje to Beauden Barrett, several players have used the competition as a springboard.

# u20-rwc - Friday 26 May, 2017

Munster's U20 star Nash grateful for Conway and Earls' influence as he goes from strength to strength

Munster’s first-choice wings have made an impression on the next generation.

# u20-rwc - Monday 22 May, 2017

Trevor Brennan's son named in France U20 squad for World Championships

The prop is already a France international at U17 and U18 levels.

# u20-rwc - Thursday 18 May, 2017

New coach, new faces as U20s go to Birr hoping to build continuity from Six Nations

Flanker Paul Boyle is the latest to take over captaincy of the age grade side as they head for Georgia.