• Ireland U-20 team named for Summer Series opener

    5 days ago - By Leinster Rugby

    Head coach Richie Murphy has named the Ireland U-20 team for their U-20 Six Nations Summer Series opener against France at the Payanini Centre in Verona .
    Ulster back row Reuben Crothers will captain Ireland for the opening game of the tournament, with Murphy including 14 players who featured during the Grand Slam-winning campaign in his starting XV for the clash against Les Bleus on Friday night.
    Winger Shay McCarthy is in line for his Ireland U-20 debut in the back three, where he is joined by Dylan O'Grady and Aitzol King.
    Fionn Gibbons partners Daniel Hawkshaw in midfield, with the...
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