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Ireland national under-20 rugby union team

Ireland U-20
UnionIrish Rugby Football Union
Emblem(s)Shamrock
Ground(s)Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin,
Coach(es)Noel McNamara
Most capsDominic Ryan (20)
Iain Henderson (20)
Top scorerRoss Byrne (129)
Most triesAndrew Conway (14)
Team kit
First international
Ireland Ireland 17–15 Wales Wales
(2 February 2007)
Largest win
Ireland Ireland 51–3 Fiji Fiji
(9 June 2014)
Largest defeat
New Zealand New Zealand 69–3 Ireland Ireland
(8 June 2017)
World Cup
Appearances11 (First in 2008)
Best result2nd, 2016

The Ireland national under-20 rugby team was formed in 2006, having previously been known as the under-21 team. They won the Grand Slam during the 2007 Six Nations Under 20s Championship.

Current squad

Head coach Noel McNamara named his 40–man squad for the 2019 Six Nations Under 20s Championship on 18 January 2019.[1]

Player Position Club Province
John McKee Hooker Ballymena Ulster
Billy Scannell Hooker Young Munster Munster
Dylan Tierney-Martin Hooker Corinthians Connacht
Tom Clarkson Prop Dublin University Leinster
Giuseppe Coyne Prop Dublin University Leinster
Ryan Lomas Prop Galwegians Connacht
Luke Masters Prop Shannon Munster
Michael Milne Prop UCD Leinster
Josh Wycherley Prop Young Munster Munster
Ryan Baird Lock Dublin University Leinster
Brian Deeny Lock Clontarf Leinster
Paddy Kelly Lock Young Munster Munster
JJ McKee Lock Ballymena Ulster
Niall Murray Lock Buccaneers Connacht
Charlie Ryan (vc) Lock UCD Leinster
Azur Allison Back-row Ballymena Ulster
John Hodnett Back-row UCC Munster
David McCann Back-row Banbridge Ulster
Martin Moloney Back-row Old Belvedere Leinster
Scott Penny Back-row UCD Leinster
Ronan Watters Back-row St Mary's Leinster
Craig Casey (vc) Scrum-half Shannon Munster
Cormac Foley Scrum-half St Mary's Leinster
Colm Reilly Scrum-half Buccaneers Connacht
Harry Byrne Fly-half Lansdowne Leinster
Jake Flannery Fly-half Shannon Munster
Ben Healy Fly-half Garryowen Munster
Seán French Centre Cork Constitution Munster
David Hawkshaw (c) Centre Clontarf Leinster
Stewart Moore Centre Malone Ulster
Oli Morris Centre Saracens Irish Exiles
Iwan Hughes Wing Ballynahinch Ulster
Angus Kernohan Wing Queen's University Ulster
James McCarthy Wing UL Bohemians Munster
Aaron O'Sullivan Wing UCD Leinster
Conor Phillips Wing Young Munster Munster
Liam Turner Wing Dublin University Leinster
Bruce Houston Fullback Ballymena Ulster
Rob Russell Fullback Dublin University Leinster
Jonathan Wren Fullback Cork Constitution Munster

Coaching & Management Staff

Position Name
Head Coach Noel McNamara
Team Manager Hendrik Kruger
Physiotherapist Nicholas Lalor
Team Doctor Will Duggan
Strength & Conditioning Coach Martin Kennedy
Media & Communications Sam O'Byrne

Overall Record

Opposition Played Won Drawn Lost % Won
 Argentina 5 3 0 2 60%
 Australia 2 1 0 1 50%
 England 17 5 012 29%
 Fiji 2 2 0 0 100%
 France 15 6 0 9 40%
 Georgia 3 2 0 1 67%
 Japan 1 1 0 0 100%
 Italy 1412 1 1 86%
 New Zealand 7 1 0 6 14%
 Samoa 3 2 0 1 67%
 Scotland 1813 0 5 72%
 South Africa 4 1 0 3 25%
 Tonga 1 1 0 0 100%
 Uruguay 1 1 0 0 100%
 Wales 16 5 1 10 31%
Total 109 56 2 51 51%

Correct as of 17 June 2018

See also

References

  1. ^ "Hawkshaw To Captain Ireland Under-20s As Squad Is Announced". Irish Rugby. 18 January 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2019.

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