Ireland have announced their U20s squad for the forthcoming Under 20s Six Nations campaign.
The 28 man squad will be aiming to emulate last yearâ€™s side who finished third in the Championship.
The Irish U20s Head Coach, Mike Ruddock, said:
â€œWe have a very competitive group this year with a number of players gathering invaluable experience with provincial â€˜Aâ€™ sides and in the Ulster Bank League.â€
â€œWe have a good record at Dubarry Park and we will be looking to build on strong home form ahead of two difficult away fixtures.â€
Ireland v Scotland, Dubarry Park, 7.05pmâ€¨Friday, January 31
Ireland v Wales,â€¨Dubarry Park, 7.35pmâ€¨Friday, February 7
England v Ireland,â€¨Franklin’s Gardens, 6.15pmâ€¨Saturday, February 22
Ireland v Italy,â€¨Dubarry Park, 7.05pmâ€¨Friday, March 7
France v Ireland,â€¨Stade Maurice TrÃ©lut, Tarbes, 7.55pm Friday, March 14
Ireland U20 Squad for 2014 U20s Six Nations:
Max Abbott (Cork Constitution/Munster)â€¨Harrison Brewer (Terenure College/Leinster)â€¨Rory Burke (Cork Constitution/Munster)â€¨David Busby (Queenâ€™s University/Ulster)â€¨Ross Byrne (UCD/Leinster)â€¨Adam Byrne (UCD/Leinster)â€¨Jack Cullen (Bruff/Munster)â€¨Billy Dardis (UCD/Leinster)â€¨Shane Delahunt (Lansdowne/Leinster)â€¨Peter Dooley (Lansdowne/Leinster)â€¨Ian Fitzpatrick (Lansdowne/Leinster)â€¨Stephen Gardiner (Lansdowne/Leinster)â€¨Dan Goggin (Young Munster/Munster)â€¨Oisin Heffernan (Lansdowne/Leinster)â€¨Cian Kelleher (Lansdowne/Leinster)â€¨Dan Leavy (UCD/Leinster) (capt)â€¨Nick McCarthy (UCD/Leinster)â€¨Conor McKeon (Lansdowne/Leinster)â€¨Rory Moloney (Buccaneers/Connacht)â€¨Ross Molony (UCD/Leinster)â€¨Sean Oâ€™Brien (Galwegians/Connacht)â€¨Jack Oâ€™Donoghue (UL Bohemians/Munster)â€¨Gary Ringrose (UCD/Leintser)â€¨Peter Robb (Old Belvedere/Leinster)â€¨Frankie Taggart (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)â€¨Peadar Timmins (UCD/Leinster)â€¨Jacob Walshe (Buccaneers/Connacht)â€¨Alex Wootton (Garryowen/Munster).