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#U20s

# u20s - Monday 21 June, 2021

Rugby Weekly Extra: Ireland reach the Olympics and the U20s show potential
# Podcast
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# Podcast

Rugby Weekly Extra: Ireland reach the Olympics and the U20s show potential

Jun 21st 2021, 12:41 PM 1,357 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Toolan and Murray Kinsella broke down the weekend’s action on today’s pod for members of The42.

# u20s - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed
# Pushed Back
From The42
# Pushed Back

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 3:03 PM 18,665 Views 32 Comments

However, organisers insist the Men’s competition will go ahead as planned in the coming months.

# u20s - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Dublin see off Faithful’s challenge to reach semis
# U20s
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# U20s

Dublin see off Faithful’s challenge to reach semis

Dec 12th 2020, 1:46 PM 7,760 Views 0 Comments

The Dubs won today’s Leinster U20 hurling quarter-final on a scoreline of 2-16 to 0-16.

# u20s - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

'The three of them undoubtedly have the repertoire, the talent and the knowledge of the game'
# Future Focus
From The42
# Future Focus

'The three of them undoubtedly have the repertoire, the talent and the knowledge of the game'

Nov 4th 2020, 7:38 PM 4,836 Views 0 Comments

Louise Galvin on the importance of the country’s first-ever women’s U20 team and its star-studded coaching ticket.

# u20s - Monday 5 October, 2020

'It's a huge jump going from U18s to senior. There's a massive issue with drop-out'
# U20s
From The42
# U20s

'It's a huge jump going from U18s to senior. There's a massive issue with drop-out'

Oct 5th 2020, 3:30 PM 4,455 Views 4 Comments

Rugby Academy Ireland plans to put together the country’s first-ever national U20 team.

# u20s - Thursday 19 March, 2020

World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled
# Off
From The42
# Off

World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled

Mar 19th 2020, 12:17 PM 3,479 Views 4 Comments

The competition was scheduled to take place in Northern Italy this summer.

# u20s - Monday 9 March, 2020

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned

Mar 9th 2020, 1:52 PM 3,661 Views 1 Comment

There is uncertainty surrounding Ireland’s U20 and Women’s fixtures against France.

# u20s - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

'Sky is the limit' for U20 lock Thomas Ahern
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

'Sky is the limit' for U20 lock Thomas Ahern

Feb 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,054 Views 8 Comments

Forwards coach Colm Tucker also says the young side took huge benefit from their brush with the seniors.

# u20s - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Ireland U20s drawn with back-to-back winners France in World Championship
# Future Stars
From The42
# Future Stars

Ireland U20s drawn with back-to-back winners France in World Championship

Jan 14th 2020, 11:21 AM 6,560 Views 13 Comments

Noel McNamara’s latest crop of promising young players will also face Argentina and Japan.

# u20s - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Reigning champions Kerry and Cork name sides for Munster U20 football final
# Young Guns
From The42
# Young Guns

Reigning champions Kerry and Cork name sides for Munster U20 football final

Jul 17th 2019, 10:22 PM 16,467 Views 1 Comment

Tomorrow night’s decider throws in at 7.30pm at Páirc Uí Rinn.

# u20s - Monday 11 February, 2019

'It's exciting working with these players - the sky's the limit for them'
# U20s
From The42
# U20s

'It's exciting working with these players - the sky's the limit for them'

Feb 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 10,886 Views 1 Comment

Noel McNamara’s Ireland U20s are two from two in the Six Nations.

# u20s - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

TV slot clash means Ireland Women will play at 5pm on a Friday
# Not Ideal
From The42
# Not Ideal

TV slot clash means Ireland Women will play at 5pm on a Friday

Nov 6th 2018, 3:46 PM 5,427 Views 7 Comments

The IRFU says a Sunday kick-off was not viable due to a possible four-day turnaround between games.

# u20s - Friday 9 March, 2018

Jack O'Sullivan powers Ireland U20s to bonus point win over Scotland
# Big Jack
From The42
# Big Jack

Jack O'Sullivan powers Ireland U20s to bonus point win over Scotland

Mar 9th 2018, 9:08 PM 11,922 Views 11 Comments

The powerful Munster number eight ran in two of Ireland’s four tries.

# u20s - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Ireland U20s make 7 changes ahead of Scotland clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ireland U20s make 7 changes ahead of Scotland clash

Mar 7th 2018, 6:00 PM 6,685 Views 12 Comments

Noel McNamara’s side have also made one positional switch.

# u20s - Friday 23 February, 2018

Ireland U20s come up just short in wild Donnybrook encounter with Wales
# Tryfest
From The42
# Tryfest

Ireland U20s come up just short in wild Donnybrook encounter with Wales

Feb 23rd 2018, 9:07 PM 10,632 Views 11 Comments

There were 11 tries in a frenetic game in Dublin.

# u20s - Friday 9 February, 2018

Ireland focus on fast start in bid to get Six Nations back on track against Italy
# U20s
From The42
# U20s

Ireland focus on fast start in bid to get Six Nations back on track against Italy

Feb 9th 2018, 7:05 AM 2,964 Views 2 Comments

Noel McNamara’s side are in action at Donnybrook this evening.

# u20s - Friday 2 February, 2018

Second-half fightback sees Ireland come close but they begin with defeat in Bordeaux
# U20s
From The42
# U20s

Second-half fightback sees Ireland come close but they begin with defeat in Bordeaux

Feb 2nd 2018, 10:14 PM 17,018 Views 26 Comments

The hosts ultimately proved too hot to handle as Noel McNamara’s men found form in the second 40.

# u20s - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell set for new coaching role
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell set for new coaching role

Dec 20th 2017, 10:26 AM 35,429 Views 36 Comments

The former player will work as an assistant with the Ireland U20s.

# u20s - Friday 17 November, 2017

'A massive step' - Shannon RFC to field first-ever U20 women's team in Ireland
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

'A massive step' - Shannon RFC to field first-ever U20 women's team in Ireland

Nov 17th 2017, 6:30 PM 4,692 Views 1 Comment

They’ll make their bow next Wednesday week.

# u20s - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Let's not underestimate the frankly unbelievable scores from Italy U20s yesterday
# Sorcery
From The42
# Sorcery

Let's not underestimate the frankly unbelievable scores from Italy U20s yesterday

Jun 1st 2017, 2:26 PM 7,475 Views 3 Comments

Massimo Cioffi had the ball on a string in Georgia yesterday.

# u20s - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Ireland U20s Six Nations hopes dealt a blow against the Welsh
# Heartbreak In Wales
From The42
# Heartbreak In Wales

Ireland U20s Six Nations hopes dealt a blow against the Welsh

Mar 11th 2017, 9:13 PM 10,265 Views 9 Comments

The U20s suffered a 41-27 defeat in Eirias Park this evening.

# u20s - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Nash holds captaincy despite Kelly return to Ireland U20 midfield
# Power Sharing
From The42
# Power Sharing

Nash holds captaincy despite Kelly return to Ireland U20 midfield

Mar 9th 2017, 11:09 AM 6,123 Views 4 Comments

Utility back Jack Kelly had been named captain before the tournament kicked off, but injury has forced ‘the armband’ to be passed along.

# u20s - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Captain's curse strikes again as stand-in U20s skipper likely to miss rest of Six Nations
# Injury News
From The42
# Injury News

Captain's curse strikes again as stand-in U20s skipper likely to miss rest of Six Nations

Feb 21st 2017, 6:30 AM 6,098 Views 1 Comment

Connacht forward Cillian Gallagher could be out for six weeks with a shoulder injury.

# u20s - Saturday 25 June, 2016

The 12-year cycle omen, Frexit and all your Comments of the Week
# Below The Belt
From The42
# Below The Belt

The 12-year cycle omen, Frexit and all your Comments of the Week

Jun 25th 2016, 10:30 AM 5,015 Views 3 Comments

And in other news, Ballyhahill for the World Cup!

# u20s - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

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 13,174 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 12,298 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

# u20s - Friday 18 March, 2016

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Scotland
# Prospects
From The42
# Prospects

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Scotland

Mar 18th 2016, 9:56 PM 12,535 Views 2 Comments

Cillian Gallagher, Adam McBurney and Andrew Porter were impressive.

# u20s - Monday 2 June, 2014

France prove too strong, too clinical for Ireland in JWC opener
# Wolfpuppies
From The42
# Wolfpuppies

France prove too strong, too clinical for Ireland in JWC opener

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:25 AM 9,119 Views 8 Comments

Cian Kelleher’s first-half try was not built upon and Ireland slipped to defeat in this opening World Cup campaign match.

# u20s - Monday 26 May, 2014

Sean O'Brien ruled out of Junior World Cup, Jack O'Donoghue made U20 captain
# Wolfpuppies
From The42
# Wolfpuppies

Sean O'Brien ruled out of Junior World Cup, Jack O'Donoghue made U20 captain

May 26th 2014, 11:25 AM 5,472 Views 7 Comments

Harrison Brewer and Ian Fitzpatrick have also been called up to the squad as injury replacements.

# u20s - Monday 28 April, 2014

8 new faces in Ireland U20 squad for 2014 Junior World Championship
# Jwc 2014
From The42
# Jwc 2014

8 new faces in Ireland U20 squad for 2014 Junior World Championship

Apr 28th 2014, 4:23 PM 7,886 Views 6 Comments

Coach Mike Ruddock has selected four players that featured in last year’s JWC, including captain Sean O’Brien.

# u20s - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Three changes as Ruddock's Ireland U20s aim to ruin France's Grand Slam
# Prospects
From The42
# Prospects

Three changes as Ruddock's Ireland U20s aim to ruin France's Grand Slam

Mar 12th 2014, 4:03 PM 3,033 Views 1 Comment

The Sean O’Brien-captained Irish are targeting their third win of the championship.

# u20s - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Pain of defeat and big voices the driving force behind 'the new' Sean O'Brien
# U20s
From The42
# U20s

Pain of defeat and big voices the driving force behind 'the new' Sean O'Brien

Jan 26th 2014, 12:14 PM 9,905 Views 4 Comments

The under 20 lock has a big name, but is building a big reputation of his own.

# u20s - Saturday 25 January, 2014

‘You have to go out to win the Championship’: Captain Leavy setting standards for Ireland U20s
# Natural Leader
From The42
# Natural Leader

‘You have to go out to win the Championship’: Captain Leavy setting standards for Ireland U20s

Jan 25th 2014, 8:05 AM 4,659 Views 3 Comments

Few argue that this is the man for the job of Ireland captain, and that doesn’t faze Dan Leavy in the slightest.

# u20s - Friday 24 January, 2014

6 Irish players to watch out for in the Under 20 Six Nations
# Upstarts
From The42
# Upstarts

6 Irish players to watch out for in the Under 20 Six Nations

Jan 24th 2014, 8:30 AM 11,164 Views 15 Comments

We’re seven days out from the start of the age grade Six Nations, Here are some of the names we hope will make a lasting impression.

# u20s - Sunday 17 June, 2012

U20s secure fifth-place play-off with win over England
# Historic
From The42
# Historic

U20s secure fifth-place play-off with win over England

Jun 17th 2012, 8:09 PM 1,142 Views 5 Comments

Mike Ruddock’s side overcame the Six Nations champions 27-12 in Cape Town today.