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English Player Cops Three Month Ban After Biting Ireland U20

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England U20 international, Cameron Redpath, has been handed a three-month ban after admitting to biting Irish hooker, Dylan Tierney-Martin, at the 2019 World Rugby U20 Championships. Ireland faced England on Monday for the second time in the tournament in a fifth-place playoff semi-final where it was England who came out on the right side of a 30-23 result following a …

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Ireland Name Side For England Clash At U20 World Championship

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Ireland U20s head coach Noel McNamara has announced his starting XV which will take on England (KO 7:30 pm) in the 5th place semi-final at the World Rugby U20 Championships on Monday.  Ireland, who have suffered from an extensive injury list throughout this campaign, will meet England for the third time this season having defeated them already in the pool …

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Ireland To Face England Again In World Rugby U20 Championship Playoff

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Noel McNamara’s Ireland charges will face England on Monday in the fifth-place playoff semi-final at the 2019 World Rugby U20 Championships after France secured the best runners-up spot. Ireland were in contention for a semi-final berth following their bonus-point win over Italy on Wednesday, however, a heavy defeat on Saturday against Australia ultimately cost them in the end. Hosts, Argentina, …

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Heroic 14-Man Ireland Fall Short Against Six-Try Australia

Australia 45 Ireland 17 Ireland played out a tense and physical battle with Australia in the World Rugby U20 Championships in Santa Fe but fell short with 14 men against the Junior Wallabies. It could have been very different for Noel McNamara’s side who Ryan Baird sent-off after 15 minutes and had Australia under pressure for 45 minutes before heading …

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Ireland Name Side For U20 World Cup Showdown With Australia

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Ireland U20s head coach Noel McNamara has named his side to take on Australia in the second pool match of the World Rugby U20 Championships in Santa Fe, Argentina.  Ireland got their campaign off to a perfect start by securing a bonus-point 42-26 victory over England on Tuesday. Like Ireland, Australia also opened their campaign with a victory as they …

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“My Grandmother Heard I Was Warming Up & Forced Her Way Into Thomond”

Craig Casey

Craig Casey’s Munster debut wasn’t entirely conventional.  The Limerick native has enjoyed somewhat of a meteoric rise since he first made a name for himself in the Munster Schools Senior Cup before joining Munster’s Academy almost two years ago. Progression into the Ireland U20s set-up soon followed but injury hampered Casey’s season in 2018. He returned this year with a …

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Ireland Come From Behind To Secure First Grand Slam Since 2007

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Wales U20 17 Ireland U20 26 Ireland secured a first U20 Six Nations Grand Slam since 2007 as they came out on top of a see-saw battle with Wales in Colwyn Bay. Wales dominated the opening minutes of the game through a series of lineout mauls deep in Ireland’s 22 and although Noel McNamara’s side repelled many of these attacks, …

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Former Ireland U20’s Centre To Make Professional Rugby Debut In New Zealand On Saturday

Former Ireland U20’s centre and Leinster Academy product Harrison Brewer is set to make his professional rugby debut for Manawatu this weekend in the fifth round of New Zealand’s National Provincial Championship – The Mitre 10 Cup. Brewer, who arrived in New Zealand in May after he was released from the Leinster Academy, will start at blindside flanker for the Turbos …

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Twitter Reacts to Ireland U20s Stunning Semi Final Win Over Argentina

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Stephen Keirns of Ireland (C) clears the ball during the World Rugby U20 Championship Semi Final between Ireland and Argentina at The Academy Stadium on June 20, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Ireland U20s, having taken the scalp of World Champions New Zealand and Grand Slam winners Wales, added the the Argentines to their list of vanquished enemies this afternoon. The ‘Wolfpuppies’ were in typically devastating form, as it took just 8 minutes for Jacob Stockdale to cross for the first try, which was expertly converted by out-half Johnny McPhillips. Such a …

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Watch: The Best Tries From The U20 Championship

As the Junior World Championship continues in Manchester, there have been some surprising results but some even more spectacular tries scored throughout the two match days so far. Check out the best scores from day one. Watch the beautiful running lines from Japan, the brute force of France’s scrum, some simply amazing counter-attacking skills from Wales, some astounding handling skills …

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