Ireland national under-20 rugby union team

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Ireland U-20
Union Irish Rugby Football Union
Emblem(s) Shamrock
Ground(s) Donnybrook Stadium, Dublin,
Coach(es) Nigel Carolan
Most caps Dominic Ryan (20)
Iain Henderson (20)
Top scorer Ross Byrne (129)
Most tries Andrew 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 65-10 Ireland Ireland
(10 June 2008)
World Cup
Appearances 7 (First in 2008)
Best result 2nd, 2016

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

Current squad[edit]

Ireland Under-20s squad for the 2017 Six Nations Under 20 Championship.[1]

Player Position Club Province
Ronan Kelleher Hooker University College Dublin R.F.C. Leinster
Tadgh McElroy Hooker Lansdowne Football Club Leinster
Adam Moloney Hooker Shannon RFC Munster
Shane O'Hehir Hooker Sligo RFC Connacht
Matthew Burke Prop Galwegians RFC Connacht
Charlie Connolly Prop Dublin University Football Club Leinster
Joey Conway Prop UL Bohemians R.F.C. Munster
Peter Cooper Prop Belfast Harlequins Ulster
Sam Deane Prop Cork Constitution Munster
Greg McGrath Prop Lansdowne Football Club Leinster
Rory Mulvihill Prop University College Dublin R.F.C. Leinster
Oisin Dowling Lock Lansdowne Football Club Leinster
Cillian Gallagher Lock Sligo RFC Connacht
Jack Regan Lock University College Dublin R.F.C. Leinster
Fineen Wycherley Lock Young Munster Munster
Paul Boyle Flanker Lansdowne Football Club Leinster
Gavin Coombes Flanker Young Munster Munster
Caelan Doris Flanker St Mary's College RFC Leinster
Barry Fitzpatrick Flanker Lansdowne Football Club Leinster
John Foley Flanker Shannon RFC Munster
Sean Masterson Flanker Galway Corinthians RFC Connacht
Simon Meagher Flanker Roscrea RFC Connacht
Marcus Rea Flanker Queen's University RFC Ulster
Ryan Feehily Scrum-half Sligo RFC Connacht
James Lennon Scrum-half UL Bohemians R.F.C. Munster
Jack Lyons Scrum-half Young Munster Munster
Jack Stafford Scrum-half Shannon RFC Munster
Jonny Stewart Scrum-half Queen's University RFC Ulster
Luke Carty Fly-half Buccaneers RFC Connacht
Liam Coombes Fly-half Garryowen Football Club Munster
Conor Dean Fly-half St Mary's College RFC Leinster
Conor Fitzgerald Fly-half Shannon RFC Munster
Ciaran Frawley Fly-half University College Dublin R.F.C. Leinster
Bill Johnston Fly-half Garryowen Football Club Munster
Johnny McPhillips Fly-half Ballynahinch RFC Ulster
Alan Tynan Fly-half Young Munster Munster
Rory Butler Centre Ballymena R.F.C. Ulster
Peadar Collins Centre Garryowen Football Club Munster
Conor Kelly Centre Queen's University RFC Ulster
Alex McHenry Centre Cork Constitution Munster
Gavin Mullin Centre University College Dublin R.F.C. Leinster
Tommy O'Brien Centre University College Dublin R.F.C. Leinster
Colm de Buitlear Wing Galway Corinthians RFC Connacht
Daniel Hurley Wing Garryowen Football Club Munster
Jack Kelly Wing Dublin University Football Club Leinster
Jordan Larmour Wing St Mary's College RFC Leinster
Rob Lyttle Wing Queen's University RFC Ulster
Calvin Nash Wing Young Munster Munster
Colm Hogan Fullback University College Dublin R.F.C. Munster

Coaching & Management Staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Nigel Carolan
Team Manager Hendrik Kruger
Assistant Coach Peter Malone
Physiotherapist Nicholas Lalor
Team Doctor Will Duggan
Strength & Conditioning Coach Martin Kennedy
Media & Communications Sam O'Byrne

Overall Record[edit]

Opposition Played Won Drawn Lost % Won
 Argentina 5 3 0 2 60%
 Australia 2 1 0 1 50%
 England 16 5 0 11 31%
 Fiji 2 2 0 0 100%
 France 13 6 0 7 46%
 Georgia 1 1 0 0 100%
 Italy 12 11 1 0 92%
 New Zealand 6 1 0 5 17%
 Samoa 2 1 0 1 50%
 Scotland 15 12 0 3 80%
 South Africa 3 1 0 2 33%
 Tonga 1 1 0 0 100%
 Uruguay 1 1 0 0 100%
 Wales 15 5 1 9 33%
Total  94  51  2  41  54%

Correct as of 21 March 2017

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland Under-20 Training Squad Announced". irishrugby.ie. 20 December 2016. Retrieved 31 March 2017. 

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