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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# wolfpups

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# silver medallists
5 huge positives Ireland U20s can carry forward from this tournament
The final final was a low point after some dizzying highs.
AS IT HAPPENED
England v Ireland, World Rugby U20 Championship final
We went minute-by-minute as Ireland took on the home favourites in Manchester.
# final hurdle
Carolan able to name unchanged 23 for Ireland's U20 World Championship final clash with England
Carolan has had to deal with his fair share of injuries in this tournament, but there’s a familiar look to the side taking on England.
AS IT HAPPENED
Ireland v Argentina, World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final
We went minute-by-minute as the Wolfpups tried to sniff out a route to their first final.
# Semi-final
Argentina boast flair and pace to burn, but Ireland have all the tools to break into U20 final
Nigel Carolan’s men meet another side who are getting a taste for history.
# War of Attrition
Another game down, another man down: Powerful lock Gallagher the latest worry for U20 semi-final
A shoulder injury has claimed an Irish player in each of their three games so far in the tournament.
# wolfpups
'Never mind top our group, but to win the three games!' - Ireland coach proud of U20s
A semi-final against Argentina is next up for Ireland.
# volver
So we meet again: Ireland will face Argentina in the World Rugby U20 Championship semi-final
Victory over New Zealand on Saturday helped Ireland make themselves second seeds while the reigning champions crashed out.
# futureisgreen
5 Ireland U20s who impressed in a tough pool finale against Georgia
From Munster men who were central to a potent maul to an openside back from a year in Australia.
# Dogged
Ireland U20 made to work for semi-final spot by resolute 14-man Georgia
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
We went minute-by-minute as Nigel Carolan’s men looked to cap a terrific pool stage with a third win.
# wolfpuppies
Munster man Kiernan captains Ireland U20 side looking to seal top spot in pool
The centre is one of four sons of former internationals in the Wolfpup starting XV tomorrow.
# rock a bye baby blacks
Oh, look: Highlights of Ireland U20s' thrilling win over New Zealand today
Play it cool, this was just the first helping of Irish rugby history today.
AS IT HAPPENED
Ireland v New Zealand, World Rugby U20 Championship
We were on the edge of our seat as Ireland looked to build on their brilliant start by doing the impossible.
# place your betts
Just one enforced change as Ireland U20 set sights on New Zealand
Injury to Conor Kenny has handed an opportunity to Ben Betts and James Bollard.
# wolfpups
Van der Flier's vintage still the closest Ireland U20s have come to beating the 'Baby Blacks'
Rory Scannell and Rory Scholes also had a big part to play in a 2013 comeback that fell just short.
# risk and reward
Ireland U20s unleashed a jaw-dropping series of offloads to score today's winning try
We had our hearts in our mouths for two or three moments in this one terrific attack.
# wolfpups
5 men who made all the difference as Ireland U20s roared back from 17 down to beat Wales
Five excellent performances from four proud provinces.
# Close Call
Ireland U20s' semi-final dreams dashed by mighty New Zealand
Mike Ruddock’s men staged a late fightback but went down fighting at the Junior World Championships.