*** The Ireland Under-21 squad to take part in the IRB Under-21 World Cup in Argentina is as follows:
Forwards: John Andress (Belfast Harlequins), Ryan Caldwell (Dungannon), Alex Dunlop (Terenure College), Stephen Ferris (Dungannon), Chris Henry (Malone), Anthony Kavanagh (Garryowen), Ronan Loughney (Galwegians), Gary Maxwell (Dungannon), Kevin McLaughlin (UCD), Joseph Merrigan (Corinthians), Ross Noonan (UCC), Stuart Philpott (Saracens), Trevor Richardson (Buccaneers), Robert Sweeney (Clontarf).
Backs: Conan Doyle (Garryowen), Gerry Hurley (Garryowen), Paul Hurley (UCC), Mark Kettyle (Belfast Harlequins), Ross McCarron (UCD), Paul McKenzie (Belfast Harlequins), Daniel Riordan (Corinthians), Jonathon Sexton (St. Mary's College), Greg Stafford (Lansdowne), Gareth Steenson (Dungannon) (Capt), Andrew Trimble (Ballymena), Cillian Willis (UCD).
Coach: Mark McDermottAssistant Coach: Niall MaloneManager: David HaslettDoctor: Eanna FalveyPhysiotherapist: Tara O'MearaMasseur: Regina FlanaganFitness Advisor: Brad Harrington
IRB UNDER-21 WORLD CUP: Mendoza, ArgentinaIreland fixtures: (all kick-offs Irish time (Argentina -4 hours))
Thursday, June 9: Ireland U-21 23 France U-21 31, Chacras RC
Monday, June 13: Ireland U-21 29 Samoa U-21 21, Maristas RC
Friday, June 17: Ireland U-21 v South Africa U-21, Liceo RC, 7.00pm
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