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Ireland U-20 Squad Confirmed For World Rugby Championship

Ireland U-20 Squad Confirmed For World Rugby Championship

The Ireland Under-20 squad, sponsored by PwC, has been confirmed for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship. The tournament is taking place in Italy from June 2 to 22.

Ireland are in Pool C with Argentina, Scotland and New Zealand and open their tournament against Argentina on Tuesday, June 2 at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma.
Speaking in advance of the Championship, Feargal O’Rourke, PwC Incoming Senior Partner, said: “After an excellent campaign in reaching the semi-finals in New Zealand last year, we’re looking forward to the performance of this year’s Ireland Under-20 squad and hope we can go one step further.”
TG4 will be broadcast Ireland’s matches live from the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Italy next month.

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IRELAND UNDER-20 Squad (2015 World Rugby Under-20 Championship, Italy, June 2-20):

Sam Arnold (Ballynahinch/Ulster)
Ross Byrne (UCD/Leinster)
Joey Carbery (UCD/Leinster)
Fergal Cleary (Lansdowne/Leinster)
Billy Dardis (UCD/Leinster)
Lorcan Dow (Queen’s University/Ulster)
Jack Dwan (UCD/Leinster)
Stephen Fitzgerald (Shannon/Munster)
Ciaran Gaffney (Galwegians/Connacht)
Oisin Heffernan (Terenure College/Leinster)
Jeremy Loughman (UCD/Leinster)
Zack McCall (Queen’s University/Ulster)
Nick McCarthy (UCD/Leinster)
Sean McNulty (UCD/Munster)
Stephen McVeigh (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Rory Moloney (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Josh Murphy (UCD/Leinster)
Conán O’Donnell (Sligo/NUIG/Connacht)
David O’Connor (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
Conor Oliver (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
Jack Owens (Queen’s University/Ulster)
Andrew Porter (UCD/Leinster)
Garry Ringrose (UCD/Leinster)
Charlie Rock (Old Belvedere/Leinster) *
Cian Romaine (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Jacob Stockdale (Queen’s University/Ulster)
Alex Thompson (Queen’s University/Ulster)
Nick Timoney (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
* Denotes uncapped player at international Under-20 level


POOL A – England, France, Wales, Japan
POOL B – South Africa, Australia, Samoa, Italy
POOL C – New Zealand, Ireland, Argentina, Scotland

Ireland Under-20s v Argentina Under-20s, Parma, Tuesday, June 2, kick-off 4.30pm local time/3.30pm Irish time
Ireland Under-20s v Scotland Under-20s, Calvisano, Saturday, June 6, kick-off 4.30pm local time/3.30pm Irish time
New Zealand Under-20s v Ireland Under-20s, Viadana, Wednesday, June 10, kick-off 8.30pm local time/7.30pm Irish time
Match Day 4: Play-offs and semi-finals, Monday, June 15
Match Day 5: Play-offs and final, Saturday, June 20