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.
Tue. Oct. 28th:Ireland team for game v Australia announced.
Mon. Oct. 27th: Ireland squad depart Adelaide for Melbourne.
Sun. Oct. 26th: Ireland v Argentina, Adelaide Oval, 6pm.
Wed> Oct. 22nd: Team for game v Argentina announced.
Tue. Oct 21st: Ireland squad depart Sydney for Adelaide.
Sun. Oct. 19th: Ireland v Namibia, Sydney, 8pm.
Namibia squad: Forwards: Neil du Toit, Johan Jenkins, Kees Lensing, Jani du Toit, Hugo Horn, JM Meyer, Heino Senekal, Johannes Theron, Eben Isaacs, Wolfie Duvenhage, Schalk van der Merwe, Herman Lintvelt, Sean Furter (captain), Jurgens van Lill, Archie Graham, Cor van Tonder. Backs: Lean van Dyk, Jurie Booysen, Melrick Africa, Deon Mouton, Corni Powell, Du Preez Grobler, Regardt Kruger, Rudie van Vuuren, Morni Schreuder, Ronaldo Pedro, Hakkies H|sselman, Emile Wessels, Desmond Snyders, Niel Swanepoel
Wed. Oct. 15th: Team for game v Namibia announced.
Sat. Oct. 11th: Ireland v Romania, Gosford. 5pm.
Tue. Oct 7th: Team for game v Romania announced.
Mon. Sept 29th: Squad Departs for Australia.
Thur. Sept 25th: Farewell Banquet, Jury's Hotel, Ballsbridge.
Mon, Sept. 22nd: Jonny Bell forced to withdraw, Paddy Wallace replaces.
Mon. Sept. 22nd: IRFU extend Eddie O'Sullivan's contract up to 2008 Six Nations.
Sun. Sept 21st: Squad re-assemble, Dublin.
Fri. Sept 19th: Final RWC Prep. game, Lansdowne Road. The game, Ireland U25 v Presidents XV - Cancelled.
Tue. Sept 16th: Squad returns home from Spain.
Tue. Sept 9th: Squad departs for Bilbao, Spain for warm-weather training camp. John Hayes, John Kelly, Shane Horgan remain in Ireland to continue their rehab.
The Ireland Rugby World Cup 2003 Squad. Forwards (17) Simon Best (Ulster/Belfast Harlequins) Shane Byrne (Leinster/Blackrock College) Reggie Corrigan (Leinster/ Greystones) Victor Costello (Leinster/St. Mary's College) Simon Easterby (Llanelli) Anthony Foley(Munster/Shannon) Keith Gleeson (Leinster/St.Mary's College) John Hayes (Munster/Shannon) Marcus Horan (Munster/Shannon) Gary Longwell (Ulster/Ballymena) Eric Miller (Leinster/Terenure College) Donncha O'Callaghan(Munster/Cork Constitution) Paul O'Connell (Munster/Young Munster) Malcolm O'Kelly (Leinster/St. Mary's College) Frank Sheahan (Munster/Cork Constitution) Alan Quinlan (Munster/Shannon) Keith Wood (Munster/Garryowen).
Backs (13) Jonathon Bell (Ulster/Dungannon) Girvan Dempsey (Leinster/Terenure College) Neil Doak (Ulster/Belfast Harlequins) Guy Easterby (Rotherham) Denis Hickie (Leinster/St. Mary's College) Anthony Horgan (Munster/Cork Constitution) Shane Horgan (Leinster/Lansdowne) David Humphreys (Ulster/Dungannon) John Kelly (Munster/Cork Constitution) Kevin Maggs (Bath) Brian O'Driscoll (Leinster/Blackrock College) Ronan O'Gara (Munster/Cork Constitution) Peter Stringer (Munster/Shannon).
RWC Shadow Squad. Justin Bishop (London Irish) Paul Burke (Harlequins) Emmet Byrne (Leinster/St. Mary's College) Leo Cullen (Leinster/Blackrock College) Gordon Darcy (Leinster/Lansdowne) Kieron Dawson (London Irish), Justin Fitzpatrick (Castres) Tyrone Howe (Ulster/Dungannon) Mike Mullins (Munster/Old Crescent) Brian O'Meara (Leinster/Cork Constitution) David Quinlan (Leinster/Blackrock College) Paul Shields (Ulster/Ballymena) David Wallace (Munster/Garryowen) Paddy Wallace (Ulster/Ballymena).
Ireland Management: Manager - Brian O'Brien. Coach - Eddie O'Sullivan Assistant Coach - Declan Kidney Forwards Coach - Niall O'Donovan. Defence Coach - Mike Ford Scrummage Coach - Tony Darcy Kicking Coach - Mark Tainton Doctor - Gary O' Driscoll Physiotherapist - Ailbe McCormack Fitness Coach - Mike McGurn Bio-Mechanist - Emilie Foster Masseur - Shaun Gilmore Video Analysist - Mervyn Murphy Baggage Master - Patrick O'Reilly Squad Administrator - Gerard Carmody Media Liaison Officer - John Redmond.