The cream of Under-20 rugby talent across the four provinces will be on show at the Sportsground and the Mardyke this evening as the second round of the IRFU U-20 Interprovincial Championship takes place.
Hugh Hogan's Leinster team stormed to the top of the IRFU Under-20 Inteprovincial Championship standings with a six-try 40-7 hammering of Connacht, while a penalty from Bill Johnston proved to be the decisive score for Munster in a tense 18-17 victory away to last year's champions Ulster.
12 tries were scored on the opening night of the 2015/16 IRFU Under-20 Interprovincial Championship. Leinster were in bonus point-winning form at home to Connacht, while defending champions Ulster fell to Munster in an enthralling encounter in Belfast.
Winger Stephen Fitzgerald scored a try in each half as the Ireland Under-20s overcame Scotland to claim seventh spot at the World Rugby U-20 Championship. Check out some photos from Saturday's clash in Viadana.
The Ireland Under-20s finished their season with a third World Rugby U-20 Championship win, beating Six Nations rivals Scotland 17-9 in a well-contested 7th-8th place play-off in Viadana. The result saw Nigel Carolan's side follow up on their 24-20 pool triumph over the Scots.
The Ireland Under-20s face a shootout with Scotland for seventh place at the World Rugby U-20 Championship in Viadana. A third win in five games would see Nigel Carolan's charges end the tournament on a high.
Fast-starting Wales got the better of the Ireland Under-20s in last night's World Rugby U-20 Championship play-off encounter in Viadana. Check out the video highlights courtesy of the Welsh Rugby Union.
Second half tries from Ciaran Gaffney and Charlie Rock were not enough as the Ireland Under-20s were beaten 22-12 by Wales in the World Rugby U-20 Championship. Check out our photo gallery from the 5th-8th place play-off in Viadana.
They may have missed out on a semi-final spot, but the battle for fifth place at the World Rugby Under-20 Championship is sure to be an intense one. Six Nations rivals Ireland and Wales clash tonight in Viadana, with the winners facing either Australia or Scotland.
Ireland Under-20 captain Nick McCarthy has been ruled out of the remainder of the World Rugby Under-20 Championship. He damaged his shoulder during the 25-3 defeat to New Zealand and was replaced just before half-time.
Joey Carbery's first half penalty proved to be the Ireland Under-20s' only score of the night as they went down 25-3 to New Zealand in their final World Rugby U-20 Championship pool game. Check out our match photos from Viadana.
The Ireland Under-20s' winning run at the World Rugby U-20 Championship came to an end last night as New Zealand progressed to the semi-finals on the back of a 25-3 victory. Check out the highlights from the Pool C decider in Viadana.