The scene as Garryowen fly half Conan Doyle kicks off for the Ireland Under-21s. Mark McDermott's side begin their U-21 Six Nations Championship campaign against Italy at Dubarry Park on Friday, February 3. Tickets (priced at 15 (Stand), 10 (Ground) and 5 (Children)) are currently available from Athlone RFC in the Bounty.
There are also ticket packages available, including offers for 12 (one adult and one child), 25 (two adults and two children), Buccaneers RFC members (tickets for all three Ireland U-21 home matches for price of two), and groups (other clubs, social committees in firms, etc) (25 tickets for the price of 20). Phone Geraldine at 086-1732711 to book, or for further information.
Dublin University back row Hugh Hogan tries to break through the tackles of Paul Marshall (left) and Peter Durcan (right) for Leinster'A'.
Ireland U-21 fly half Conan Doyle gets to grips with Leinster 'A' number 8 Kevin McLaughlin.
Ballynahinch scrum half Paul Marshall, one of the Under-21s' six try scorers, breaks through a tackle at Donnybrook.
Dan Tuohy leads an Irish attack at Donnybrook.
**All photos by Donall Farmer of Inpho Photography**