The Ireland Under-18 Schools team, sponsored by PwC, qualified for the final of the FIRA/AER U-18 European Championship with a thrilling 22-20 win over France in Madrid on Tuesday. Check out highlights from the match.
Winger Gregory O’Shea scored a brace of tries and prop Charlie Slowey added a crucial third as the Ireland U-18 Schools outfit set up a mouth-watering final clash with England on Saturday.
Out-half Conor McKeon also had a key contribution against the French, landing two conversions and a penalties with his conversion of O’Shea’s second touchdown slotted from close to the left touchline.
Captain Daniel Leavy and his team-mates are hoping to retain the title won by the Irish Schools twelve months ago when they beat England 17-8 in Tarbes.
You can watch highlights of Ireland’s 22-20 victory over France in Madrid by clicking here.
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