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# u20 - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Bord Gais Energy announce new three-year deal as All-Ireland senior hurling sponsors

Their sponsorship will be extended until the end of 2022.

# u20 - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Pro14 and Jared Payne influence fueling Kernohan confidence

The Ulster starlet is growing thanks to a full season with Dan McFarland’s squad and the experience from 11 senior appearances.

# u20 - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

McNamara preparing U20s to hit the ground running in Cork

The U20 boss relishes the cycle of tournament rugby, and his side will work to keep England from settling into any sort of flow.

# u20 - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Limerick appoint club senior winning boss as county's new U20 hurling manager

Paul Beary was at the helm of Na Piarsaigh in 2018.

# u20 - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'Your health is more important than a game of football at the end of the day' - forced to retire at 20

Roscommon U20 star Conor Shanagher has had to call it a day after six concussions.

# u20 - Thursday 5 July, 2018

One change as Kildare U20s name side for Leinster final showdown against Dublin

O’Connor Park plays host to tomorrow night’s decider.

# u20 - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Tweaks here and there as Cork and Kerry name sides for Munster U20 decider

Throw-in at Austin Stack Park is 7.30pm tomorrow night.

# u20 - Monday 19 February, 2018

'These are players we'd love to see playing in Wales and playing in the red jersey'

Shane Williams is hopeful Wales can hang onto more players like James McCarthy in the future.

# u20 - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Here are the 2018 Six Nations fixtures for the Ireland Women and U20 teams

Both sides will finish off with games against England on St Patrick’s Day weekend.

# u20 - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

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.

# u20 - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Ulster breakthrough Lyttle included in Ireland U20 squad for winter trials

Cillian Gallagher returns to the pack after already impressing for Nigel Carolan’s side this year.

# u20 - Monday 18 July, 2016

4 Ireland U20s welcomed into Connacht academy

Dubliner Adam Leavy has also take up residence in Galway.

# u20 - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Ireland U20 star Daly one of 7 new faces in Munster academy

Lock Sean O’Connor and hooker Vincent O’Brien are also among the year one recruits.

# u20 - Thursday 16 June, 2016

'Never mind top our group, but to win the three games!' - Ireland coach proud of U20s

A semi-final against Argentina is next up for Ireland.

# u20 - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

So we meet again: Ireland will face Argentina in the World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final

Victory over New Zealand on Saturday helped Ireland make themselves second seeds while the reigning champions crashed out.

Ireland U20 made to work for semi-final spot by resolute 14-man Georgia

Nigel Carolan’s men had 72 minutes with a one-man advantage, but a hefty Georgia resistance was difficult to break down.

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.

# u20 - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Munster man Kiernan captains Ireland U20 side looking to seal top spot in pool

The centre is one of four sons of former internationals in the Wolfpup starting XV tomorrow.

# u20 - Saturday 11 June, 2016

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, World Rugby U20 Championship

We were on the edge of our seat as Ireland looked to build on their brilliant start by doing the impossible.

# u20 - Friday 10 June, 2016

Just one enforced change as Ireland U20 set sights on New Zealand

Injury to Conor Kenny has handed an opportunity to Ben Betts and James Bollard.

# u20 - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Ireland U20s overcome awful start to claim thrilling one-point win against Wales

Nigel Carolan’s side had to dig deep but eventually came good against the Grand Slam winners.

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

We went minute-by-minute as Nigel Carolan’s Wolfpups got their tournament underway. It was dramatic.

# u20 - Thursday 2 June, 2016

'For these guys to get the opportunity to play against the All Blacks is massive' U20

'For these guys to get the opportunity to play against the All Blacks is massive'

Ireland U20 head coach Nigel Carolan is gearing his side up for the World Championship

# u20 - Friday 26 February, 2016

Class captain Ryan leads terrific Ireland U20 comeback in away win over England

Ireland came back from 20 – 6 down to win 20 – 26.

# u20 - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Ireland U20s coach Carolan hoping to see more follow Ringrose's path

The latest U20 squad has several promising forwards.

# u20 - Sunday 25 January, 2015

'Winning is not our primary focus' - Carolan drives development with Ireland U20s

The Connacht academy manager outlines the philosophy that will shape his Ireland U20s team.

# u20 - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Kiss impressed with 19-year-old Ringrose's training stint in Ireland camp

The UCD centre provided injury cover at Carton House last week, where he underlined his potential.

# u20 - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Pain of defeat and big voices the driving force behind 'the new' Sean O'Brien

The under 20 lock has a big name, but is building a big reputation of his own.

# u20 - Monday 28 January, 2013

Sweetnam included in new-look Ireland squad named for U20 6 Nations games

The team’s coach, Mike Ruddock, has handed opportunities to several untried youngsters.