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Ireland Under-20 Training Squad Announced

Ireland Under-20 Training Squad Announced

Ireland Under-20 coach Allen Clarke has named a strong squad for a training camp in Ashbourne this month.

The following Under-20 players have been selected to take part in a four-day training camp in Ashbourne, County Meath from December 18 to 21.

The Irish squad will train in Ashbourne Rugby Club and the training camp will culminate with a practice match at Donnybrook against a Leinster selection. 

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Ireland Under-20 Training Squad: 

Forwards –

Eoin Cremen (Dublin University/Leinster)

Oliver Day (Saracens/Exiles)

Mark Flanagan (UCD/Leinster)

Conor Higgins (Buccaneers/Connacht)

Stephen Mahony (Old Belvedere/Leinster)

Jack McGrath (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)

David McGregor (Ballynahinch/Ulster)

Joe Moran (Galwegians/Connacht)

Jack O’Connell (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Peter O’Mahony (Cork Constitution/Munster)

Ciaran Ruddock (Neath/Exiles)

Dominic Ryan  (Lansdowne/Leinster

James Sanford (Queens University/Ulster)

Thomas Sexton (Old Belvedere/Leinster) 

Backs –

Ricky Andrew (Dungannon/Ulster)

Andrew Burke (Garryowen/Munster)

Gary Foley (Blackrock College/Leinster)

Shane Gahan (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Matthew Healy (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Michael Keating (Clontarf/Leinster)

Ian Madigan (Blackrock College/Leinster)

Ian McKinley (UCD/Leinster)

Sean Morris (Oxford University/Exiles)

Chris Nolan (Cork Constitution/Munster)

John O’Brien (Buccaneers/Connacht)

Eamonn Sheridan (Lansdowne/Leinster)

Not considered due to injury:

Paddy McAllister (Ballynahinch/Ulster)

Sean Dougal (Ballymena/Ulster)       

Conor Murray (Garryowen/Munster)

Nevin Spence (Ballynahinch/Ulster)

Ronan O’Mahony (Garryowen/Munster)      

David Kearney (Lansdowne/Leinster) 

Under-20 Pre-Six Nations Schedule –

January 2-5: Belfast Training Camp

January 27-29: Pre-Six Nations Athlone Training Camp

February 6: Ireland v France, Dubarry Park, Athlone

February 14: Italy v Ireland, Piacenza

February 27: Ireland v England, Dubarry Park, Athlone

March 13: Scotland v Ireland, tbc

March 20: Wales v Ireland, Llanelli