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#U20 World Cup

# u20-world-cup - Saturday 22 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 22nd 2019, 8:06 PM 14,683 Views 19 Comments

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

# u20-world-cup - Thursday 20 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 20th 2019, 3:02 PM 10,552 Views 19 Comments

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

# u20-world-cup - Monday 17 June, 2019

Immense Ireland U20 comeback effort falls just short against England
# Never Say Die
# Never Say Die

Immense Ireland U20 comeback effort falls just short against England

Jun 17th 2019, 10:24 PM 20,779 Views 42 Comments

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

# u20-world-cup - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Ireland U20s patched up and pushing for semi-final place
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

Ireland U20s patched up and pushing for semi-final place

Jun 12th 2019, 7:00 AM 6,819 Views 4 Comments

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

# u20-world-cup - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Hodnett and Moore fly home as Baird gets back in much-changed Ireland U20 side to face Italy
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

Hodnett and Moore fly home as Baird gets back in much-changed Ireland U20 side to face Italy

Jun 11th 2019, 2:36 PM 9,472 Views 14 Comments

Liam Turner captains a depleted Ireland side as they aim to give themselves a chance at reaching the World Cup semi-finals.

# u20-world-cup - Saturday 8 June, 2019

England U20 made to sweat before sealing nervy win over Italy
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

England U20 made to sweat before sealing nervy win over Italy

Jun 8th 2019, 10:49 PM 11,834 Views 7 Comments

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

Fierce 14-man effort unravels for Ireland U20 against Australia
# Gold Standard
# Gold Standard

Fierce 14-man effort unravels for Ireland U20 against Australia

Jun 8th 2019, 5:26 PM 24,156 Views 41 Comments

Stewart Moore’s magic individual score gave Ireland hope of an upset, but the Junior Wallabies made their man advantage count.

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

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

Jun 8th 2019, 1:30 PM 83,383 Views 50 Comments

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

Impressive Australia offer Ireland U20 another chance to flex
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

Impressive Australia offer Ireland U20 another chance to flex

Jun 8th 2019, 8:30 AM 13,237 Views 6 Comments

Both sides have retained most of their starters after excellent wins on day one.

# u20-world-cup - Thursday 6 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 6th 2019, 12:20 PM 16,067 Views 2 Comments

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

# u20-world-cup - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Hodnett shines as Ireland U20 again show off invaluable flexibility
# Adapt To Survive
# Adapt To Survive

Hodnett shines as Ireland U20 again show off invaluable flexibility

Jun 4th 2019, 11:48 PM 12,446 Views 20 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men continually find a way to tilt ties in their direction.

Ireland hit England for six to grab sensational victory in U20 World Cup opener
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

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

Jun 4th 2019, 9:39 PM 63,686 Views 93 Comments

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

Louth native McDonald helps Australia U20s to thumping win over Italy
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

Louth native McDonald helps Australia U20s to thumping win over Italy

Jun 4th 2019, 5:03 PM 7,820 Views 2 Comments

The Western Australia scrum-half will face the country of his birth next up on Saturday.

'Eight as one': Ireland pack braced for U20 World Cup opener against England
# Boys Of Summer
# Boys Of Summer

'Eight as one': Ireland pack braced for U20 World Cup opener against England

Jun 4th 2019, 10:03 AM 8,467 Views 8 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men have left the Grand Slam behind them as they travelled to Argentina.

# u20-world-cup - Monday 3 June, 2019

Moore ready to make a mark for Ireland U20 after concussion kept him out of Six Nations
# Moore To Come
# Moore To Come

Moore ready to make a mark for Ireland U20 after concussion kept him out of Six Nations

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:15 AM 8,178 Views 63 Comments

The Ulster talent is aiming to make sure there is a seamless transition in the centre for Ireland.

# u20-world-cup - Friday 31 May, 2019

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

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

May 31st 2019, 6:45 AM 5,922 Views 1 Comment

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

# u20-world-cup - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Moloney absence adds to Ireland U20 injury woes as they head for Argentina
# Turnover
# Turnover

Moloney absence adds to Ireland U20 injury woes as they head for Argentina

May 29th 2019, 9:38 AM 9,009 Views 11 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men travel to the U20 World Cup without two more of the Grand Slam-winning squad.

# u20-world-cup - Thursday 16 May, 2019

McNamara hails club gems as he backs Ireland U20 to adapt in Argentina
# Chance To Impress
# Chance To Impress

McNamara hails club gems as he backs Ireland U20 to adapt in Argentina

May 16th 2019, 7:30 AM 5,297 Views 0 Comments

The Grand Slam-winning coach hopes to see another Tullow Tank make his mark in this year’s World Rugby U20 World Championship.

# u20-world-cup - 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 9,740 Views 14 Comments

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

# u20-world-cup - Saturday 11 May, 2019

PSG teenager Tim Weah cuts short Celtic loan
# Transfer News
# Transfer News

PSG teenager Tim Weah cuts short Celtic loan

May 11th 2019, 12:32 AM 9,772 Views 4 Comments

With the U20 World Cup approaching, the United States striker has opted to leave the Scottish champions early.

# u20-world-cup - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

'Absolutely bloody delighted': Dan Brennan gives brilliant post-match interview
# Dan The Man
# Dan The Man

'Absolutely bloody delighted': Dan Brennan gives brilliant post-match interview

Jun 13th 2018, 3:25 PM 9,298 Views 6 Comments

The Irish-born prop helped France into the final of the World Rugby U20 Championships last night.

# u20-world-cup - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 12th 2018, 4:55 PM 21,178 Views 41 Comments

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

# u20-world-cup - Thursday 7 June, 2018

McNamara braced for 'huge test' to salvage a win against improving Georgia
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

McNamara braced for 'huge test' to salvage a win against improving Georgia

Jun 7th 2018, 6:15 AM 3,093 Views 2 Comments

After two pool defeats, Ireland U20 need a win to get into the 5th to 8th place play-offs in France.

# u20-world-cup - Saturday 2 June, 2018

McNamara names five changes as Ireland U20s look to overcome Junior Springboks
# Team News
# Team News

McNamara names five changes as Ireland U20s look to overcome Junior Springboks

Jun 2nd 2018, 6:42 PM 8,450 Views 5 Comments

Ireland take on South Africa tomorrow looking to get their World Rugby U20 Championship up and running.

# u20-world-cup - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

As it happened: Ireland v France, World Rugby U20 Championship
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

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

May 30th 2018, 7:10 PM 59,379 Views 25 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Noel McNamara’s men began their tough Pool C schedule against the hosts in Perpignan.

# u20-world-cup - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Young Munster's Hurley among three new caps for Ireland in U20 championship opener
# Team-Sheet
# Team-Sheet

Young Munster's Hurley among three new caps for Ireland in U20 championship opener

May 29th 2018, 11:41 AM 6,997 Views 1 Comment

Harry Byrne will steer the team from out-half against France.

# u20-world-cup - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Blow for Ireland U20s as powerful O'Sullivan and O'Toole suffer knee injuries
# U20 World Cup
# U20 World Cup

Blow for Ireland U20s as powerful O'Sullivan and O'Toole suffer knee injuries

May 24th 2018, 3:29 PM 9,047 Views 5 Comments

Munster pair Jack Daly and Bryan O’Connor have been called up ahead of the team’s departure for France this weekend.

# u20-world-cup - Monday 21 May, 2018

Leinster number eight Doris to captain Ireland at U20 World Championship
# The Future Is Green
# The Future Is Green

Leinster number eight Doris to captain Ireland at U20 World Championship

May 21st 2018, 1:41 PM 8,723 Views 32 Comments

Noel McNamara today announced his 28-man squad for the tournament.

# u20-world-cup - Monday 4 December, 2017

Laporte wins another World Rugby vote, as next summer's U20 championship heads to France
# Bonjour
# Bonjour

Laporte wins another World Rugby vote, as next summer's U20 championship heads to France

Dec 4th 2017, 9:51 PM 5,598 Views 3 Comments

Ireland have been drawn in Pool C alongside the hosts, South Africa and Georgia.

# u20-world-cup - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

20-year-old striker starts as Mo Salah benched by Liverpool
# Rotation
# Rotation

20-year-old striker starts as Mo Salah benched by Liverpool

Nov 29th 2017, 7:26 PM 8,697 Views 14 Comments

It’s a big night for U20 World Cup winner Dominic Solanke.

# u20-world-cup - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Ireland U20s make light work of Samoa to quash relegation fears
# Staying Up
# Staying Up

Ireland U20s make light work of Samoa to quash relegation fears

Jun 13th 2017, 12:19 PM 8,999 Views 11 Comments

The victory sees Peter Malone’s side advance to Sunday’s ninth-place play-off.

# u20-world-cup - Monday 12 June, 2017

Mars bars, diarrhoea, Connect 4 and a once in a lifetime triumph: an oral history of Malaysia '97
# Boys Of Summer
# Boys Of Summer

Mars bars, diarrhoea, Connect 4 and a once in a lifetime triumph: an oral history of Malaysia '97

Jun 12th 2017, 5:28 PM 23,127 Views 12 Comments

Players, staff and journalists recount the finer details of the Republic of Ireland U20s’ historic journey 20 years ago.

# u20-world-cup - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Liverpool new boy follows in footsteps of Maradona and Messi with Golden Ball
# Gold Lion
# Gold Lion

Liverpool new boy follows in footsteps of Maradona and Messi with Golden Ball

Jun 11th 2017, 2:36 PM 15,006 Views 25 Comments

The 19-year-old England forward helped his country to claim an historic title in South Korea today.

Everton striker fires England to first World Cup success at any level since 1966
# Young Lions
# Young Lions

Everton striker fires England to first World Cup success at any level since 1966

Jun 11th 2017, 1:08 PM 11,744 Views 21 Comments

Dominic Calvert-Lewin got the only goal of the game, before Newcastle’s Freddie Woodman saved a penalty.

# u20-world-cup - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Liverpool's new striker fires England into the U20 World Cup final
# Promising Future
# Promising Future

Liverpool's new striker fires England into the U20 World Cup final

Jun 8th 2017, 3:22 PM 8,394 Views 17 Comments

Dominic Solanke struck twice as Paul Simpson’s side claimed a 3-1 win over Italy.

# u20-world-cup - Monday 5 June, 2017

It's crunch time at the Under-20 World Cup so here's what you need to know
# State Of Play
# State Of Play

It's crunch time at the Under-20 World Cup so here's what you need to know

Jun 5th 2017, 9:18 PM 7,656 Views 3 Comments

England have reached the final four of the tournament for the first time since 1993.

Real Madrid underage star apologises but claims controversial celebration wasn't racist
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Real Madrid underage star apologises but claims controversial celebration wasn't racist

Jun 5th 2017, 6:20 PM 13,486 Views 9 Comments

Federico Valverde is in hot water after making the wholly inappropriate gesture in South Korea.

# u20-world-cup - Monday 27 June, 2016

4 Irish forwards named in U20 Team of the Championship
# Wolfpup Pack
# Wolfpup Pack

4 Irish forwards named in U20 Team of the Championship

Jun 27th 2016, 10:18 AM 11,908 Views 7 Comments

Finalists Ireland and England both had four representatives in the dream team, with only one New Zealander making the cut.

# u20-world-cup - Monday 20 June, 2016

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

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

Jun 20th 2016, 5:32 PM 48,504 Views 20 Comments

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

# u20-world-cup - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, World Rugby U20 Championship
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

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

Jun 15th 2016, 5:30 PM 45,851 Views 17 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Nigel Carolan’s men looked to cap a terrific pool stage with a third win.

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