The Exiles have named a strong squad for the upcoming fixture against the USA Under-20s on Wednesday, May 18. The squad includes a number of players who have been capped at age grade levels for Ireland.
The match kicks off at 6.30 pm at Ealing Trailfinders. The Eagles are using it as a warm-up fixture for next month’s IRB Junior World Championship in Italy.
The Exiles squad contains Under-20, Under-19 and Under-18 players, a number of whom have been capped at representative level for Ireland.
David Panter (full-back) and Conor Joyce (blindside flanker), who played for Ireland Under-18 Clubs team in both recent games against France and England, are included.
The squad also includes Worcester Warriors Academy prop Louis Padian, who represented the Ireland Under-19s last season, and UWIC scrum half Kieran Marmion who played for Ireland Under-19/Under-20 Development side against France this month. Kieran has been offered an Academy contract by Connacht for next season.
The Exiles side will be managed by Chris Magowan and coached by Kevan Bell and Sam McKinney.
EXILES Squad (v USA U-20s, Ealing Trailfinders, Wednesday, May 18, 6.30pm): L. Padian, L. Murphy-Wooldridge, J. McWilliams-Gray, J. Caulfield , T. Crozier, C. O’Connell, J. Hogg, M. Jones, C. Burke, C. Joyce, A. Richardson, P S Safi, W. Brown, K. Marmion, A. O’Meara, C. Ryan, L. Marmion, N. Brown, R. Day, T. Chellew, W. McTigue, J . Beckett, L. O’Keefe & D. Panter.