24 May, 14:08
The Irish Rugby Supporters Club is delighted to announce that tickets for the GUINNESS Series 2013 will go on sale on ticketmaster.ie at 10am on Thursday, May 30.
Tonight sees a crucial game for the Ireland Under-21 team take place at Dubarry Park. As well as being televised on RTE Two, you can get live score updates here on irishrugby.ie.
Mark McDermott's Under-21 side opened their 6 Nations account with a convincing 34 -9 win over Italy, then they lost to France by 29-10. Now can they topple Wales - the reigning Under-21 6 Nations champions?
...Paul Marshall, Ireland's lively scrum half
will be hoping to add to his try tally against Wales tonight...
The team shows one change from that selected as prop Darragh Hurley (UCC) has withdrawn with a halmstring injury. He is replaced by Callum Black (Worcester Warriors/Hartpury College) while Michael Diffley (Buccaneers) comes on to the bench, hoping to get some game-time at his home ground.
The team in full is:
15. Fionn Carr (Blackrock College)
14. Peter Durcan (Galwegians)
13. Darren Cave (Belfast Harlequins)
12. Fergus McFadden (UCD)
11. Matthew Williams (Bristol Shoguns/Hartpury College)
10. Conan Doyle (Garryowen)
9. Paul Marshall (Ballynahinch)
1. Callum Black (Worcester Warriors/Hartpury College)
2. Stuart Philpott (Belfast Harlequins) (Captain)
3. Paul Doran-Jones (Dublin University)
4. Devin Toner (Lansdowne)
5. Daniel Touhy (Gloucester/Hartpury College)
6. Michael Essex (UCC)
7. Ejike Uzoigwe (Hartpury College)
8. Sean O'Brien (UCD)
16. Sean Cronin (Shannon)
17. Michael Diffley (Buccaneers)
18. David McGowan (Buccaneers)
19. Billy Holland (UCC)
20. Duncan Williams (UCC)
21. Tom Gleeson (Cork Con)
22. Jonathan Sexton (St. Mary's College)