The Ireland Under-20 squad, sponsored by PwC, has been named for a IRB Junior World Championship warm-up match against Scotland at Murrayfield (back pitch 3) on Sunday (kick-off 11.30am).
Head coach Mike Ruddock is using the game as preparation for the Junior World Championship which takes place in New Zealand next month.
The travelling squad includes front rowers Max Abbott and Rory Burke and scrum half Ryan Foley, who won the Bateman Cup with Cork Constitution last Saturday to add to their Fraser McMullen Cup success at U-20 level.
Ireland share Pool B with France, Fiji and Wales and open the tournament against France at QBE Stadium in Auckland on Monday, June 2.
IRELAND UNDER-20 Squad (v Scotland Under-20s, IRB Junior World Championship Warm-Up Match, Murrayfield (back pitch 3), Sunday, May 11, 11.30am):
Max Abbott (Cork Constitution/Munster)
Rory Burke (Cork Constitution/Munster)
David Busby (Queen’s University/Ulster)
Ross Byrne (UCD/Leinster)
Denis Coulson (Lansdowne/Leinster)
Billy Dardis (UCD/Leinster)
Diarmaid Dee (Young Munster/Munster)
Dylan Donnellan (UCD/Leinster)
Ryan Foley (Cork Constitution/Munster)
Ciaran Gaffney (Galwegians/Connacht)
Stephen Gardiner (Lansdowne/Leinster)
Dan Goggin (Young Munster/Munster)
Cian Kelleher (Lansdowne/Leinster)
Michael Lynch (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Nick McCarthy (UCD/Leinster)
Conor McKeon (Lansdowne/Leinster)
Darragh Moloney (Cork Constitution/Munster)
Rory Moloney (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Ross Molony (UCD/Leinster)
Josh Murphy (UCD/Leinster)
Sean O’Brien (Galwegians/Connacht) (capt)
Jack O’Donoghue (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Garry Ringrose (UCD/Leinster)
Peter Robb (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
Frankie Taggart (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)
Peadar Timmins (UCD/Leinster)
Craig Trenier (Terenure College/Leinster)
Alex Wootton (Garryowen/Munster)
IRELAND – JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POOL B FIXTURES:
Monday, June 2: France v IRELAND, QBE Stadium, Auckland, 5.35pm local time/6.35am Irish time (Buy match tickets)
Friday, June 6: Wales v IRELAND, ECOLight Stadium, Pukekohe, 5.35pm local time/6.35am Irish time (Buy match tickets)
Tuesday, June 10: IRELAND v Fiji, QBE Stadium, Auckland, 1.35pm local time/2.35am Irish time (Buy match tickets)
For the full fixtures list, please click here.
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