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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 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.

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

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-world-cup - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

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

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

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

Fierce 14-man effort unravels for Ireland U20 against Australia

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

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

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 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-world-cup - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Hodnett shines as Ireland U20 again show off invaluable flexibility

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

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 This post contains videos

Louth native McDonald helps Australia U20s to thumping win over Italy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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