The Ireland Under-20s played their way back into contention in the RBS Under-20 6 Nations tonight with a famous 25-10 victory over England at Kingsholm. Meanwhile, despite a superb second half fightback, which included four tries, the Ireland Club XV went down 29-25 to England Counties at Stourton Park.
ENGLAND COUNTIES 29 IRELAND CLUB XV 25, Stourton Park, Stourbridge RFC (HT: 26-3)
Scorers: England Counties: Tries: David Howells, Luke Baldwin, Frankie Neale 2; Cons: Sam Ulph 3; Pen: Sam Ulph
Ireland Club XV: Tries: Mike Essex, Stephen Kelly 2, John Cleary; Con: Barry Keeshan; Pen: Barry Keeshan
RBS UNDER-20 6 NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP:
ENGLAND U-20s 10 IRELAND U-20s 25, Kingsholm, Gloucester RFC (HT: 10-22)
Scorers: England U-20s: Try: Penalty try; Con: Freddie Burns; Pen: Freddie Burns
Ireland U-20s: Tries: Andrew Conway 2, Darren Hudson; Cons: James McKinney 2; Pens: James McKinney, Brian Kingston