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Rugby Weekly Extra: Ireland reach the Olympics and the U20s show potential
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Rugby Weekly Extra: Ireland reach the Olympics and the U20s show potential

Jun 21st 2021, 12:41 PM 1,316 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Toolan and Murray Kinsella broke down the weekend’s action on today’s pod for members of The42.

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed
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# Pushed Back

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 3:03 PM 18,624 Views 32 Comments

However, organisers insist the Men’s competition will go ahead as planned in the coming months.

Dublin see off Faithful’s challenge to reach semis
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Dublin see off Faithful’s challenge to reach semis

Dec 12th 2020, 1:46 PM 7,741 Views 0 Comments

The Dubs won today’s Leinster U20 hurling quarter-final on a scoreline of 2-16 to 0-16.

'The three of them undoubtedly have the repertoire, the talent and the knowledge of the game'
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'The three of them undoubtedly have the repertoire, the talent and the knowledge of the game'

Nov 4th 2020, 7:38 PM 4,779 Views 0 Comments

Louise Galvin on the importance of the country’s first-ever women’s U20 team and its star-studded coaching ticket.

'It's a huge jump going from U18s to senior. There's a massive issue with drop-out'
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'It's a huge jump going from U18s to senior. There's a massive issue with drop-out'

Oct 5th 2020, 3:30 PM 4,398 Views 4 Comments

Rugby Academy Ireland plans to put together the country’s first-ever national U20 team.

World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled
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World Rugby U20 Championship in Italy set to be cancelled

Mar 19th 2020, 12:17 PM 3,440 Views 4 Comments

The competition was scheduled to take place in Northern Italy this summer.

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned
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# As It Stands

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned

Mar 9th 2020, 1:52 PM 3,641 Views 1 Comment

There is uncertainty surrounding Ireland’s U20 and Women’s fixtures against France.

'Sky is the limit' for U20 lock Thomas Ahern
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'Sky is the limit' for U20 lock Thomas Ahern

Feb 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,037 Views 8 Comments

Forwards coach Colm Tucker also says the young side took huge benefit from their brush with the seniors.

Ireland U20s drawn with back-to-back winners France in World Championship
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# Future Stars

Ireland U20s drawn with back-to-back winners France in World Championship

Jan 14th 2020, 11:21 AM 6,552 Views 13 Comments

Noel McNamara’s latest crop of promising young players will also face Argentina and Japan.

Reigning champions Kerry and Cork name sides for Munster U20 football final
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# Young Guns

Reigning champions Kerry and Cork name sides for Munster U20 football final

Jul 17th 2019, 10:22 PM 16,212 Views 1 Comment

Tomorrow night’s decider throws in at 7.30pm at Páirc Uí Rinn.

'It's exciting working with these players - the sky's the limit for them'
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'It's exciting working with these players - the sky's the limit for them'

Feb 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 10,871 Views 1 Comment

Noel McNamara’s Ireland U20s are two from two in the Six Nations.

TV slot clash means Ireland Women will play at 5pm on a Friday
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# Not Ideal

TV slot clash means Ireland Women will play at 5pm on a Friday

Nov 6th 2018, 3:46 PM 5,410 Views 7 Comments

The IRFU says a Sunday kick-off was not viable due to a possible four-day turnaround between games.

Jack O'Sullivan powers Ireland U20s to bonus point win over Scotland
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Jack O'Sullivan powers Ireland U20s to bonus point win over Scotland

Mar 9th 2018, 9:08 PM 11,901 Views 11 Comments

The powerful Munster number eight ran in two of Ireland’s four tries.

Ireland U20s make 7 changes ahead of Scotland clash
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Ireland U20s make 7 changes ahead of Scotland clash

Mar 7th 2018, 6:00 PM 6,677 Views 12 Comments

Noel McNamara’s side have also made one positional switch.

Ireland U20s come up just short in wild Donnybrook encounter with Wales
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Ireland U20s come up just short in wild Donnybrook encounter with Wales

Feb 23rd 2018, 9:07 PM 10,620 Views 11 Comments

There were 11 tries in a frenetic game in Dublin.

Ireland focus on fast start in bid to get Six Nations back on track against Italy
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Ireland focus on fast start in bid to get Six Nations back on track against Italy

Feb 9th 2018, 7:05 AM 2,957 Views 2 Comments

Noel McNamara’s side are in action at Donnybrook this evening.

Second-half fightback sees Ireland come close but they begin with defeat in Bordeaux
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# U20s

Second-half fightback sees Ireland come close but they begin with defeat in Bordeaux

Feb 2nd 2018, 10:14 PM 17,008 Views 26 Comments

The hosts ultimately proved too hot to handle as Noel McNamara’s men found form in the second 40.

Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell set for new coaching role
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Munster and Ireland legend Paul O'Connell set for new coaching role

Dec 20th 2017, 10:26 AM 35,422 Views 36 Comments

The former player will work as an assistant with the Ireland U20s.

'A massive step' - Shannon RFC to field first-ever U20 women's team in Ireland
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'A massive step' - Shannon RFC to field first-ever U20 women's team in Ireland

Nov 17th 2017, 6:30 PM 4,677 Views 1 Comment

They’ll make their bow next Wednesday week.

Let's not underestimate the frankly unbelievable scores from Italy U20s yesterday
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# Sorcery

Let's not underestimate the frankly unbelievable scores from Italy U20s yesterday

Jun 1st 2017, 2:26 PM 7,455 Views 3 Comments

Massimo Cioffi had the ball on a string in Georgia yesterday.

Ireland U20s Six Nations hopes dealt a blow against the Welsh
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# Heartbreak In Wales

Ireland U20s Six Nations hopes dealt a blow against the Welsh

Mar 11th 2017, 9:13 PM 10,250 Views 9 Comments

The U20s suffered a 41-27 defeat in Eirias Park this evening.

Nash holds captaincy despite Kelly return to Ireland U20 midfield
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Nash holds captaincy despite Kelly return to Ireland U20 midfield

Mar 9th 2017, 11:09 AM 6,105 Views 4 Comments

Utility back Jack Kelly had been named captain before the tournament kicked off, but injury has forced ‘the armband’ to be passed along.

Captain's curse strikes again as stand-in U20s skipper likely to miss rest of Six Nations
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Captain's curse strikes again as stand-in U20s skipper likely to miss rest of Six Nations

Feb 21st 2017, 6:30 AM 6,079 Views 1 Comment

Connacht forward Cillian Gallagher could be out for six weeks with a shoulder injury.

The 12-year cycle omen, Frexit and all your Comments of the Week
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The 12-year cycle omen, Frexit and all your Comments of the Week

Jun 25th 2016, 10:30 AM 5,010 Views 3 Comments

And in other news, Ballyhahill for the World Cup!

5 men who made all the difference as Ireland U20s roared back from 17 down to beat Wales
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5 men who made all the difference as Ireland U20s roared back from 17 down to beat Wales

Jun 7th 2016, 7:53 PM 13,154 Views 6 Comments

Five excellent performances from four proud provinces.

Ireland U20s overcome awful start to claim thrilling one-point win against Wales
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# Thriller

Ireland U20s overcome awful start to claim thrilling one-point win against Wales

Jun 7th 2016, 7:35 PM 12,284 Views 25 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s side had to dig deep but eventually came good against the Grand Slam winners.

As it happened: Ireland v Wales, World Rugby U20 Championship From The42
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As it happened: Ireland v Wales, World Rugby U20 Championship

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Scotland
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3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Scotland

Mar 18th 2016, 9:56 PM 12,523 Views 2 Comments

Cillian Gallagher, Adam McBurney and Andrew Porter were impressive.

France prove too strong, too clinical for Ireland in JWC opener
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France prove too strong, too clinical for Ireland in JWC opener

Jun 2nd 2014, 8:25 AM 9,112 Views 8 Comments

Cian Kelleher’s first-half try was not built upon and Ireland slipped to defeat in this opening World Cup campaign match.

Sean O'Brien ruled out of Junior World Cup, Jack O'Donoghue made U20 captain
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Sean O'Brien ruled out of Junior World Cup, Jack O'Donoghue made U20 captain

May 26th 2014, 11:25 AM 5,466 Views 7 Comments

Harrison Brewer and Ian Fitzpatrick have also been called up to the squad as injury replacements.

8 new faces in Ireland U20 squad for 2014 Junior World Championship
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8 new faces in Ireland U20 squad for 2014 Junior World Championship

Apr 28th 2014, 4:23 PM 7,770 Views 6 Comments

Coach Mike Ruddock has selected four players that featured in last year’s JWC, including captain Sean O’Brien.

Three changes as Ruddock's Ireland U20s aim to ruin France's Grand Slam
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Three changes as Ruddock's Ireland U20s aim to ruin France's Grand Slam

Mar 12th 2014, 4:03 PM 3,027 Views 1 Comment

The Sean O’Brien-captained Irish are targeting their third win of the championship.

Pain of defeat and big voices the driving force behind 'the new' Sean O'Brien
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Pain of defeat and big voices the driving force behind 'the new' Sean O'Brien

Jan 26th 2014, 12:14 PM 9,891 Views 4 Comments

The under 20 lock has a big name, but is building a big reputation of his own.

‘You have to go out to win the Championship’: Captain Leavy setting standards for Ireland U20s
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# Natural Leader

‘You have to go out to win the Championship’: Captain Leavy setting standards for Ireland U20s

Jan 25th 2014, 8:05 AM 4,651 Views 3 Comments

Few argue that this is the man for the job of Ireland captain, and that doesn’t faze Dan Leavy in the slightest.

6 Irish players to watch out for in the Under 20 Six Nations
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6 Irish players to watch out for in the Under 20 Six Nations

Jan 24th 2014, 8:30 AM 11,138 Views 15 Comments

We’re seven days out from the start of the age grade Six Nations, Here are some of the names we hope will make a lasting impression.

U20s secure fifth-place play-off with win over England
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U20s secure fifth-place play-off with win over England

Jun 17th 2012, 8:09 PM 1,133 Views 5 Comments

Mike Ruddock’s side overcame the Six Nations champions 27-12 in Cape Town today.