The Ireland Under-18 Clubs squad has been selected for the showdown with the Ireland Under-18 Schools side at Ashbourne RFC on Monday, December 30.
Navan RFC (Conor Farrell and Conor Hand), Mullingar RFC (Conor O’Brien and Ronan Wallace) and Waterpark RFC (Dylan Power and Robbie Walsh) all have two representatives on the squad.
Randalstown RFC’s Adam McBurney and Coleraine RFC’s Cameron Fullerton represent the Ulster clubs, while Connacht is represented by Colin Kenny (Buccaneers RFC), Matthew Cosgrove (Sligo RFC) and Patrick Daly (Ballinrobe RFC) who was a late replacement for Joseph White (Clonakilty RFC).
There are six Exiles selected – Samuel Arnold (Harlequins), Jake Byrne (Northampton Saints), Brett Connon (Newcastle Falcons), Kieran Joyce (Silhillians RFC), Archie Lynas and Hugh Sloan (both Bath Rugby).
The Ireland Under-18 Clubs side take on the Ireland U-18 Schools outfit at 12.30pm on Monday, December 30 at Ashbourne RFC. There is no entrance fee for this match.
IRELAND UNDER-18 CLUBS Squad (v Ireland Under-18 Schools, Ashbourne RFC, Monday, December 30, kick-off 12.30pm):
Vakhtang Abdaladze (Coolmine RFC/Leinster)
Samuel Arnold (Harlequins FC/Exile)
Josh Barnes (Tralee RFC/Munster)
Ben Betts (Young Munster RFC/Munster)
Jake Byrne (Northampton Saints/Exile)
Brett Connon (Newscastle Falcons/Exile)
Matthew Cosgrove (Sligo RFC/Connacht)
Brian Fanning (Bruff RFC/Munster)
Cameron Fullerton (Coleraine RFC/Ulster)
Conor Farrell (Navan RFC/Leinster)
Andrew Feeney (Suttonians RFC/Leinster)
Conor Hand (Navan RFC/Leinster)
Peter Howard (Cill Dara RFC/Leinster)
Kieran Joyce (Silhillians RFC/Exile)
Colin Kenny (Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Archie Lynas (Bath Rugby/Exile)
Adam McBurney (Randalstown RFC/Ulster)
Sean O Leary (Midleton RFC/Munster)
Conor O’Brien (Mullingar RFC/Leinster)
Philip Poillot (Clonakilty RFC/Munster)
Dylan Power (Waterpark RFC/Munster)
Neil Reilly (Ardee RFC/Leinster)
Hugh Sloan (Bath RFC/Exile)
Ronan Wallace (Mullingar RFC/Leinster)
Robbie Walsh (Waterpark RFC/Munster)
Joseph White (Clonakilty RFC/Munster)