U20 6 Nations: Ireland name side to face England in Grand Slam game

Ireland U20 have named their side to face England at Donnybrook Stadium in Dublin on Friday night (6pm kick off).

 

England are chasing a Grand Slam, and much like in the Seniors, Ireland will be looking to stop them.

 

Speaking ahead of the game to Irish Rugby, Head Coach Nigel Carolan said:

 

“It was disappointing to come back from Wales without the win last weekend, but unfortunately some things just didn’t work out for us on the night. The players have dusted themselves down from that game and are now looking forward to Friday night’s fixture.”

 

“England are coming to town with the title in the bag, but the players really want to finish the campaign on a positive note, so we’re confident that we can put in a big performance in front of a home crowd on St. Patrick’s Day.”

 

Ireland U20 vs England U20, Donnybrook, Friday 17th March 2017, 6.00pm (Live on RTE 2)

 

Ireland U20 v England U20 – Friday 17th March, 6pm kick off, Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin – Live on Sky Sports Mix and RTE 2

 

Ireland U20 XV

15 Jordan Larmour (St. Mary’s College / Leinster), 14 Tommy O’Brien (UCD RFC / Leinster), 13 Gavin Mullin (UCD RFC / Leinster), 12 Ciaran Frawley (UCD RFC / Leinster), 11 Calvin Nash (Young Munster / Munster, captain), 10 Bill Johnston (Garryowen / Munster), 9 Jonny Stewart (Queen’s University / Ulster), 1 Joey Conway (UL Bohemians / Munster), 2 Tadgh McElroy (Lansdowne FC / Leinster), 3 Charlie Connolly (Dublin University / Leinster), 4 Fineen Wycherley (Young Munster / Munster), 5 Oisin Dowling (Lansdowne FC / Leinster), 6 John Foley (Shannon RFC / Munster), 7 Paul Boyle (Lansdowne FC / Leinster), 8 Caelan Doris (St. Mary’s College / Leinster).

Replacements:16 Ronan Kelleher (UCD / Leinster), 17 Greg McGrath (Lansdowne / Leinster), 18 Matthew Burke (Corinthians / Connacht), 19 Jack Regan (UCD RFC / Leinster), 20 Gavin Coombes (Young Munster / Munster), 21 Jack Stafford (Shannon / Munster), 22 Conor Fitzgerald (Shannon RFC / Munster), 23 Colm Hogan (Dublin University / Munster).

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