5 Dec, 14:49
The Ireland Under-19 squad to face Australia Schools at Ravenhill on Saturday week (December 14) has been announced.
The changes in the side see Nick Stiles replace Bill Young at loosehead prop, Adam Freier for Jeremy Paul in the middle of the front-row, Owen Finegan and David Giffin for Dan Vickerman and Justin Harrison respectively in the engine-room, Scott Staniforth for Stirling Mortlock on one wing, Wendall Sailor for the injured Ben Tune on the other, Matt Burke for Mat Rogers at full-back with Mortlock moving to outside centre instead of Burke.
Australia. M Burke; W Sailor, S Mortlock, D Herbert, S Stanforth; S Larkham, G Gregan capt; N Stiles, A Freier, P Noriega; O Finegan, D Giffin; M Cockbain, G Smith, T Kefu. Replacements. B Cannon, B Darwin, J Harrison, D Croft, C Whitaker, E Flatley, M Giteau (23rd man D Vickerman).