Then it is the U18's turn to take the field. They travel to Ireland on Friday 24th September to take on two Irish Provinces - Connacht and Munster. The 26 player squad will face a tough schedule playing two well prepared Provincial U18 sides within the space of 3 days. The first game against Connacht on the Friday evening is in Galway at the Corinthians ground, the KO is 7:30 p.m.
Then they have one day's rest before travelling to Limerick early on Sunday morning for a 12:30 kick-off against Munster before returning home that evening.
The U19's return to the fray in October with a game against the Welsh Exiles on Sunday 24th October. Arrangements for the game are still being finalised.