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Ireland to face England in World Rugby U20 Championship final
# Final Countdown
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# Final Countdown

Ireland to face England in World Rugby U20 Championship final

Jun 20th 2016, 9:31 PM 14,708 Views 12 Comments

The hosts had plenty to spare in their 39-17 semi-final defeat of South Africa.

5 U20 stars who made a Championship semi-final look ridiculously easy today
# Men Against Boys
From The42
# Men Against Boys

5 U20 stars who made a Championship semi-final look ridiculously easy today

Jun 20th 2016, 8:06 PM 16,753 Views 15 Comments

The Wolfpups with the big paws.

Ruthless first-half performance sends Ireland to first U20 Championship final
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

Ruthless first-half performance sends Ireland to first U20 Championship final

Jun 20th 2016, 7:16 PM 34,208 Views 44 Comments

Three first-half tries set Nigel Carolan’s side on the way to a memorable win.

All the tries as Ireland U20s secure place in World Championship final
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# Futureisgreen

All the tries as Ireland U20s secure place in World Championship final

Jun 20th 2016, 6:17 PM 11,176 Views 6 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s men are into a World Championship final.

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final From The42
Live Jun 20th 2016, 5:32 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final

Argentina boast flair and pace to burn, but Ireland have all the tools to break into U20 final
# Semi-final
From The42
# Semi-final

Argentina boast flair and pace to burn, but Ireland have all the tools to break into U20 final

Jun 20th 2016, 7:31 AM 8,407 Views 2 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s men meet another side who are getting a taste for history.

Big boost for Ireland U20s as captain Ryan fit to start semi-final clash with Argentina
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Big boost for Ireland U20s as captain Ryan fit to start semi-final clash with Argentina

Jun 19th 2016, 3:38 PM 8,232 Views 2 Comments

Ireland make 11 changes for Monday’s game in Manchester.

Cosgrove drafted in by Irish U20s as Gallagher ruled out of semi-final
# Futureisgreen
From The42
# Futureisgreen

Cosgrove drafted in by Irish U20s as Gallagher ruled out of semi-final

Jun 17th 2016, 6:53 PM 6,706 Views 7 Comments

“We are fortunate to have a good squad and to have lads at home who are ready to step in,” said head coach Nigel Carolan.

Another game down, another man down: Powerful lock Gallagher the latest worry for U20 semi-final
# War Of Attrition
From The42
# War Of Attrition

Another game down, another man down: Powerful lock Gallagher the latest worry for U20 semi-final

Jun 16th 2016, 12:12 PM 4,755 Views 3 Comments

A shoulder injury has claimed an Irish player in each of their three games so far in the tournament.

'Never mind top our group, but to win the three games!' - Ireland coach proud of U20s
# Wolfpups
From The42
# Wolfpups

'Never mind top our group, but to win the three games!' - Ireland coach proud of U20s

Jun 16th 2016, 9:00 AM 4,739 Views 2 Comments

A semi-final against Argentina is next up for Ireland.

So we meet again: Ireland will face Argentina in the World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final
# Volver
From The42
# Volver

So we meet again: Ireland will face Argentina in the World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final

Jun 15th 2016, 9:27 PM 35,925 Views 22 Comments

Victory over New Zealand on Saturday helped Ireland make themselves second seeds while the reigning champions crashed out.

5 Ireland U20s who impressed in a tough pool finale against Georgia
# Futureisgreen
From The42
# Futureisgreen

5 Ireland U20s who impressed in a tough pool finale against Georgia

Jun 15th 2016, 8:12 PM 11,447 Views 15 Comments

From Munster men who were central to a potent maul to an openside back from a year in Australia.

Ireland U20 made to work for semi-final spot by resolute 14-man Georgia
# Dogged
From The42
# Dogged

Ireland U20 made to work for semi-final spot by resolute 14-man Georgia

Jun 15th 2016, 7:36 PM 19,616 Views 9 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s men had 72 minutes with a one-man advantage, but a hefty Georgia resistance was difficult to break down.

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, World Rugby U20 Championship From The42
Live Jun 15th 2016, 5:30 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Georgia, World Rugby U20 Championship

Munster man Kiernan captains Ireland U20 side looking to seal top spot in pool
# Wolfpuppies
From The42
# Wolfpuppies

Munster man Kiernan captains Ireland U20 side looking to seal top spot in pool

Jun 14th 2016, 2:02 PM 10,421 Views 11 Comments

The centre is one of four sons of former internationals in the Wolfpup starting XV tomorrow.

Ireland U20s fronted up to the haka in a unique way on Saturday - and it clearly worked
# Green Wall
From The42
# Green Wall

Ireland U20s fronted up to the haka in a unique way on Saturday - and it clearly worked

Jun 13th 2016, 2:06 PM 14,131 Views 4 Comments

“It was that green wall that they were going to experience for the 80 minutes.”

Blow for Ireland U20s as out-half Johnston heads home injured
# Dislocated
From The42
# Dislocated

Blow for Ireland U20s as out-half Johnston heads home injured

Jun 12th 2016, 12:16 PM 11,870 Views 10 Comments

Newcastle Falcons man Brett Connon will take his place in the squad.

Carolan hopes New Zealand win can build confidence in all levels of Irish rugby
# Watershed Moment
From The42
# Watershed Moment

Carolan hopes New Zealand win can build confidence in all levels of Irish rugby

Jun 11th 2016, 9:17 PM 11,154 Views 11 Comments

The Connacht man admitted he feared the worst before a ‘comfortable’ end TO today’s big win in the World Rugby U20 Championship.

Oh, look: Highlights of Ireland U20s' thrilling win over New Zealand today
# Rock A Bye Baby Blacks
From The42
# Rock A Bye Baby Blacks

Oh, look: Highlights of Ireland U20s' thrilling win over New Zealand today

Jun 11th 2016, 8:51 PM 16,841 Views 6 Comments

Play it cool, this was just the first helping of Irish rugby history today.

Carolan and his U20s mark out their rich potential in landmark win
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Carolan and his U20s mark out their rich potential in landmark win

Jun 11th 2016, 4:08 PM 9,203 Views 11 Comments

The likes of James Ryan and Andrew Porter look built for professional rugby.

The best images from Ireland U20s' immense performance against New Zealand
# Wolfpups' Big Bite
From The42
# Wolfpups' Big Bite

The best images from Ireland U20s' immense performance against New Zealand

Jun 11th 2016, 3:42 PM 5,934 Views 4 Comments

Boys, you looked beautiful out there!

Hail the heroes! U20s become first-ever Irish men's team to beat New Zealand
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Hail the heroes! U20s become first-ever Irish men's team to beat New Zealand

Jun 11th 2016, 3:26 PM 31,301 Views 49 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s men dealt with everything that was throw at them and gave it back to the Baby Blacks.

All the tries from Ireland U20s' history-making win over New Zealand
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# Futureisgreen

All the tries from Ireland U20s' history-making win over New Zealand

Jun 11th 2016, 3:22 PM 14,254 Views 16 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s men delivered a brilliant performance in Manchester.

Shanagolden hedge their money on Ireland U20 star Betts
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# Futureisgreen

Shanagolden hedge their money on Ireland U20 star Betts

Jun 11th 2016, 10:52 AM 7,836 Views 12 Comments

Ben Betts is one of the XV to take on the Baby blacks this afternoon.

Just one enforced change as Ireland U20 set sights on New Zealand
# Place Your Betts
From The42
# Place Your Betts

Just one enforced change as Ireland U20 set sights on New Zealand

Jun 10th 2016, 1:30 PM 7,590 Views 6 Comments

Injury to Conor Kenny has handed an opportunity to Ben Betts and James Bollard.

Van der Flier's vintage still the closest Ireland U20s have come to beating the 'Baby Blacks'
# Wolfpups
From The42
# Wolfpups

Van der Flier's vintage still the closest Ireland U20s have come to beating the 'Baby Blacks'

Jun 10th 2016, 11:40 AM 8,821 Views 3 Comments

Rory Scannell and Rory Scholes also had a big part to play in a 2013 comeback that fell just short.

Clonmel man Johnston eager to take on world champions New Zealand
# Next Generation
From The42
# Next Generation

Clonmel man Johnston eager to take on world champions New Zealand

Jun 10th 2016, 7:15 AM 6,952 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland U20 out-half made his debut in the stunning 26-25 comeback win over Wales.

Wales U20 lock cited for alleged gouge on Ireland's Kelvin Brown
# Discipline
From The42
# Discipline

Wales U20 lock cited for alleged gouge on Ireland's Kelvin Brown

Jun 8th 2016, 4:55 PM 6,472 Views 11 Comments

Adam Beard may be facing a lengthy ban.

Analysis: Ireland's brilliant ball-carrying lays platform for stunning comeback
# Welsh Woe
From The42
# Welsh Woe

Analysis: Ireland's brilliant ball-carrying lays platform for stunning comeback

Jun 8th 2016, 3:37 PM 6,960 Views 5 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s side recovered from a dire start to their World Championship opener.

Highlights: Ireland come from 17-0 down to beat Wales in U20 World Championship opener
# Comeback Kids
From The42
# Comeback Kids

Highlights: Ireland come from 17-0 down to beat Wales in U20 World Championship opener

Jun 8th 2016, 12:05 AM 12,141 Views 2 Comments

There was no shortage of drama in Manchester.

Ireland U20s unleashed a jaw-dropping series of offloads to score today's winning try
# Risk And Reward
From The42
# Risk And Reward

Ireland U20s unleashed a jaw-dropping series of offloads to score today's winning try

Jun 7th 2016, 8:31 PM 20,062 Views 14 Comments

We had our hearts in our mouths for two or three moments in this one terrific attack.

5 men who made all the difference as Ireland U20s roared back from 17 down to beat Wales
# Wolfpups
From The42
# Wolfpups

5 men who made all the difference as Ireland U20s roared back from 17 down to beat Wales

Jun 7th 2016, 7:53 PM 13,200 Views 6 Comments

Five excellent performances from four proud provinces.

Ireland U20s overcome awful start to claim thrilling one-point win against Wales
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Ireland U20s overcome awful start to claim thrilling one-point win against Wales

Jun 7th 2016, 7:35 PM 12,315 Views 25 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s side had to dig deep but eventually came good against the Grand Slam winners.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, World Rugby U20 Championship From The42
Live Jun 7th 2016, 5:20 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, World Rugby U20 Championship

Ireland can't get away from rivals Wales as both squads end up in same hotel
# Keeping Enemies Close
From The42
# Keeping Enemies Close

Ireland can't get away from rivals Wales as both squads end up in same hotel

Jun 7th 2016, 7:00 AM 14,372 Views 2 Comments

The two sides go toe to toe in the World Rugby U20 Championship on Tuesday evening.

11 young internationals who came through the U20 RWC in recent years
# Futureisgreen
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# Futureisgreen

11 young internationals who came through the U20 RWC in recent years

Jun 7th 2016, 12:04 AM 9,555 Views 2 Comments

Remember the names of the players you see in action this month.

How perennial favourites New Zealand shape up ahead of the U20 Rugby World Cup
# Back Blacks
From The42
# Back Blacks

How perennial favourites New Zealand shape up ahead of the U20 Rugby World Cup

Jun 6th 2016, 6:43 PM 6,894 Views 4 Comments

They’ll be taking on Nigel Carolan’s Ireland side in the pool stages.

Captain Ryan fit to start for Ireland in World U20 opener against Wales
# Futureisgreen
From The42
# Futureisgreen

Captain Ryan fit to start for Ireland in World U20 opener against Wales

Jun 6th 2016, 1:04 PM 7,352 Views 2 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s side get their tournament underway in Manchester tomorrow.

Ireland face a familiar (and formidable) foe in U20 World Championship opener
# Wales Watching
From The42
# Wales Watching

Ireland face a familiar (and formidable) foe in U20 World Championship opener

Jun 5th 2016, 9:22 AM 8,089 Views 6 Comments

The Grand Slam winners have lost a key man, but they are still an impressive outfit as we near the big kick-off.

Johnston's brother blazes the trail but out-half Bill has big ambitions
# Hot Prospect
From The42
# Hot Prospect

Johnston's brother blazes the trail but out-half Bill has big ambitions

Jun 4th 2016, 8:30 AM 10,631 Views 1 Comment

The Munster academy out-half is fit again and ready for Ireland U20s’ World Championship.