Ireland national under-20 rugby union team

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Ireland U-20
Union Irish Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s) Wolfpuppies
Emblem(s) Shamrock
Ground(s) Dubarry Park, Athlone
Coach(es) Niall Carolan
Most caps Dominic Ryan (20)
Iain Henderson (20)
Top scorer James McKinney (125)
Most tries Andrew Conway (14)
Team kit
First international
Ireland Ireland 9–17 Argentina Argentina
(6 June 2008)
Largest win
Ireland Ireland 51–3 Fiji Fiji
(9 June 2014)
Largest defeat
New Zealand New Zealand 65-10 Ireland Ireland
(10 June 2008)
World Cup
Appearances 7 (First in 2008)
Best result 4th, 2014


The Ireland under 20 rugby team was formed in 2006. In 2007, they won the Grand Slam at the Six Nations Under 20s Championship. The current coach of the team is Mike Ruddock.

Current squad[edit]

Ireland Under-20s squad for the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship.[1]

Management[edit]

  • Niall Carolan - Head Coach
  • Hendrik Kruger - Team Manager
  • John Fogarty - Assistant Coach
  • Colin McEntee - Assistant Coach
  • Garrett Coughlan - Physiotherapist
  • Will Duggan - Team Doctor
  • Brian Devitt - Team Doctor
  • Gareth Rossi - Massage Therapist
  • Lar Hogan - Baggage Master
  • Jim Herring - Video Analyst
  • Eamonn Flanagan - Strength & Conditioning
  • Nigel Stanley - GPS

Overall Record[edit]

Opponent Played Won Drawn Lost Win%
Italy 10 9 1 0 90
France 11 5 0 6 45.5
England 13 4 0 9 30.8
Scotland 11 8 0 3 72.8
Wales 11 4 1 6 36.4
New Zealand 4 0 0 4 0
South Africa 3 1 0 2 33.3
Australia 2 1 0 1 50
Argentina 3 1 0 2 33.3
Samoa 2 1 0 1 50
Tonga 1 1 0 0 100
Fiji 2 2 0 0 100
Uruguay 1 1 0 0 100
Overall 74 38 2 34 51.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland Under-20 Squad Named For Junior World Championship". 2 June 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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