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Fitzgerald Withdrawn From Under-20 Side

Fitzgerald Withdrawn From Under-20 Side

Luke Fitzgerald has been withdrawn from the Ireland Under-20 team to play Wales on Friday, due to a recurrence of the neck injury he picked up in action for Leinster recently.

Fitzgerald’s position at full-back is taken by Seapoint’s Felix Jones, who moves up from the replacements.  Kyle Tonetti will move in to take the vacant spot on the bench.

The Ireland Under-20 team to play Wales Under-20 in the Six Nations championship on Friday, February 2 (7.10pm) at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea is as follows:

Ireland Under-20s:

15 – Felix Jones                          Seapoint/Leinster

14 – Shane Monahan                  Dublin University/Leinster

13 – Darren Cave                        Belfast Harlequins/Ulster

12 – Aidan Wynne                       Buccaneers/Connacht

11 – Keith Earls                          Thomond/Munster

10 – Ian Keatley                          UCD/Leinster

9 – Paul O’Donohoe                     UCD/Leinster

1 – David Millard                         NEC Harlequins/Exiles

2 – Richard Sweeney                  St. Mary’s College/Leinster

3 – Jamie Hagan                         Greystones/Leinster

4 – Conor McInerney                   UCD/Leinster

5 – Andrew Browne                    Galwegians/Connacht 

6 – Thomas Anderson                 Dungannon/Ulster

7 – David Pollock  Captain          QUB/Ulster

8 – Sean O’Brien                         UCD/Leinster 


 16 – Ger Slattery                        Young Munster/Munster

17 – Ruaidhri Murphy                  Lansdowne/Leinster

18 – Neilus Keogh                       UCC/Munster

19 – Tommy O’Donnell                UL Bohemians/Munster

20 – David Drake                        Ballymena/Ulster

21 – Niall O’Connor                     Belfast Harlequins/Ulster

22 – Kyle Tonnetti                      Blackrock College/Leinster



Manager – Phil Orr

Coach – Eric Elwood

Assistant Coach – Dan McFarland


Under-20 Six Nations Fixtures:

Wales U-20 v Ireland U-20, Friday, February 2, Liberty Stadium, Swansea, 7.10pm

Ireland U-20 v France U-20, Friday, February 9, Dubarry Park, Athlone, 7.30pm

Ireland U-20 v England U-20, Friday, February 23, Dubarry Park Athlone, 7.30pm

Scotland U-20 v Ireland U-20, Friday, March 9, Falkirk Stadium, 7.30pm

Italy U-20 v Ireland U-20, Friday March 16, Santa Colomba Stadium, Benevento, kick-off tbc

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