19 Jun, 06:50
A single point separated the sides as a hard-fought 5th-8th place play-off finished in France's favour at Stade Henri Desgrange on Tuesday night. Check out some photos from Ireland's fourth IRB Junior World Championsip match.
The Connacht contingent - Buccaneers duo David Quinlan, the Ireland Club team captain, and Conor Hartigan.
The Ulster trio of Simon Shaw (Ballymena), Glen Telford (Dungannon) and Gareth Steenson (Dungannon), who have each been named in the Ireland Club team.
Donnacha Ryan (Shannon) and Peter Malone (Garryowen) - the two Limerick rivals will be cheered on by their clubs when they represent Ireland in the AIB Club International on Friday night.
**All photos by Billy Stickland of Inpho Photography**