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Ireland U19 Squad Named For Easter Fixtures

Gene O’Leary Kareem and Osian Roberts 12/4/2023

Under 18 Six Nations Tournament, Energia Park, Donnybrook, Dublin 12/4/2023 Wales U18 vs Ireland U18 Ireland's Gene O’Leary Kareem and Osian Roberts of Wales Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

A 28 strong Ireland U19 squad, sponsored by PwC, has been named for two fixtures over the Easter period against France U19s

Head Coach Kieran Hallett has included three players from the Ireland U20s squad who went unbeaten in the Six Nations – Henry Walker, Billy Corrigan, and Emmett Calvey.

The squad also includes Gene O’Leary Kareem, from last years Ireland U18s, who captained Pres Cork to the Munster Schools Senior Cup title recently and there are three Leinster Schools Cup 2024 winners named in Jack Angulo, Niall Smyth and Tommy Butler from Blackrock College.

Will Wooton, brother of Alex, comes through IQ Rugby. Ireland face France on Wednesday, April 3 in Queens and again on Sunday, April 7 at St. Mary’s College RFC in Templeville Road.

Ireland U19 Squad (v France U19s, April 2024)

Jack Angulo (Blackrock College/Leinster Rugby)
Billy Bohan (Newbridge College/Leinster Rugby)
Tommy Butler (Blackrock College/Leinster Rugby)
Emmett Calvey (Shannon RFC/Munster Rugby)
Billy Corrigan (Old Wesley RFC/Leinster Rugby)
Michael Foy (CBC Cork/Munster Rugby)
Dylan Hicks (Garryowen RFC/Munster Rugby)
Zack Hopkins (St. Mary’s College/Leinster Rugby)
Conor Kennelly (CBC Cork/Munster Rugby)
Todd Lawlor (Newbridge College/Leinster Rugby)
Clark Logan (Coleraine GS/Ulster Rugby)
Ciaran Mangan (Newbridge College/Leinster Rugby)
Eanna McCarthy (UCC/Munster Rugby)
Oisin Minogue (St. Munchin’s College/Munster Rugby)
Evan Moynihan (St. Mary’s College/Leinster Rugby)
Alex Mullan (Blackrock College RFC/Leinster Rugby)
Aaron O’Brien (St. Mary’s College/Leinster Rugby)
Jed O’Dwyer (Old Crescent RFC/Munster Rugby)
Gene O’Leary Kareem (PBC Cork/Munster Rugby)
Andre Ryan (Belvedere College/Leinster Rugby)
Mahon Ronan (St. Mary’s Diocesan Drogheda/Boyne RFC/Leinster Rugby)
Jonny Scott (Banbridge RFC/Ulster Rugby)
Niall Smyth (Blackrock College/Leinster Rugby)
Henry Walker (QUB RFC/Ulster Rugby)
David Walsh (St. Michael’s College/Leinster Rugby)
Sam Wisniewski (Clontarf RFC/Leinster Rugby)
Will Wootton (Sale Sharks/IQ Rugby)
Mikey Yarr (Lansdowne FC/Leinster Rugby)

Ireland U19 Management

Kieran Hallett – Head Coach
Andrew Brown – Assistant Coach
Jonathon Graham – Assistant Coach
Noel McKenna – Team Manager
Cathal Murtagh – Athletic Development Coach
Nick Lawlor – Team Physio
Dr. Barry O’Flanagan – Team Doctor
Eoin Smyth – Team Analyst
Maxi McDonald – Team Logistics

Ireland U19 Fixtures

Ireland U19 v France U19, Wednesday, April 3, 2.30, Queens University
Ireland U19 v France U19, Sunday, April 7, 2.30 St. Mary’s College RFC