5 Dec, 14:49
The Ireland U19 squad to face Australia Schools at Ravenhill on Saturday 14th December has been announced.
Flanker John McCall was taken to hospital after collapsing during the first half of the Irish match against New Zealand. At this stage the exact cause of death cannot be confirmed.
SARFU and the IRB have pledged their full support and offer their deepest sympathies to the player's family as well as to the Irish under 19 team and management. SARFU and the IRB have also requested that the privacy of the McCall family and the Irish management and players in South Africa be respected.
Issued by the SARFU and IRB