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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# U20 Six Nations

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# mark your diary
Ireland's fixtures for 2019 U20 and Women's Six Nations announced
Both teams will get their campaigns underway on home soil next February.
# new home
Ireland U20s to play Six Nations games at Cork's Musgrave Park
Noel McNamara’s side host England and France in next year’s championship.
# Close Call
Ireland hang on against 14-man Italy to get Six Nations campaign up and running
Noel McNamara’s side were fortunate to escape with the win having led 31-8 just before half-time.
# the byrnes
'You can see every step, it's a massive help': Ireland 10 wants to follow brother's footsteps
As Ross Byrne lines out for Leinster on Friday, his younger brother Harry will be in action for Ireland U20s.
# learning curve
'It’s a learning experience and the challenge now is to get things right this week'
It’s a big week for the Ireland U20s as they look to get their Six Nations campaign back on track.
# brains trust
'We're trying to be the smartest team out there'
Ireland hoping to combine brains and brawn as the U20 Six Nations gets under way this evening.
# Team news
Ireland name 32-man squad for U20 Six Nations
It features 11 players already capped at the age grade.
# Dan the Man
Trevor Brennan's son named in France's U20 Six Nations squad
The 125kg prop could come up against Ireland in Brive on the opening weekend.
# Hamstrung
Cruel blow for Ireland U20s star Doris as he's ruled out of Six Nations
Noel McNamara is set to name his squad for the championship towards the end of this month.
# huge potential
'There is a lot of X-factor in this group': Carolan ranks U20 team as one of Ireland's best
The head coach singled out Jordan Larmour, Oisin Dowling, Caelan Doris and Fineen Wycherley after outstanding performances in the Six Nations so far.
# Injury Update
Double injury blow for Ireland U20s as McPhillips ruled out for 2 months
Gavin Mullin is also out of the last two games while Cillian Gallagher remains a doubt.
# 3 out of 3
Ireland U20s hold out after second-half Six Nations scare against France
Nigel Carolan’s men remain second in the table behind England.
# Rugby skills and Nash
Calvin Nash starts for Ireland U20s on the back of senior Munster debut
Nigel Carolan has made two changes for the Italy game, with injured captain Jack Kelly missing out.
# Injury Worry
'It would be a blow': Ireland set to be without captain Jack Kelly for Italy trip
The full back sustained a shoulder injury in the win over Scotland.
# wolfpuppies
France too strong for Ireland with dominant performance in Narbonne
It was a 21-point defeat for Nigel Carolan’s side.
# Midfield Power
Munster centre Kiernan aims to make his own name with Ireland U20s
The 19-year-old UCC man has a father who has gone down in Irish rugby history.
# Talent
Carolan makes two changes to exciting Ireland U20s side for French test
The Irish head coach has opted for a new face in midfield, while being forced into a change on the wing.
# Next generation
Here's the Ireland squad for the U20 Six Nations
Mike Ruddock has named a 28-man squad ahead of the tournament opener later this month.