Ireland u20s named for Italy match

Ireland u20s named for Italy match

Ireland U20 Head Coach, Nigel Carolan has confirmed the Ireland U20 sid to take on Italy U20 this Friday at the Stadio Enrico Chersoni in Prato.

The team shows four changes from the one that claimed a late win over their Scottish counterparts last Friday night. Charlie Connolly will start in the front-row, with Calvin Nash coming into the back-three and Matthew Burke and Gavin Coombes coming on the bench.

The front-row sees hooker, Tadgh McElroy joined by props Joey Conway and Connolly (who replaces the injured Peter Cooper at tight head).

Ireland U20 vs Italy U20

15. Colm Hogan (Dublin University / Munster)
14. Jordan Larmour (St.Mary's College / Leinster)
13. Gavin Mullin (UCD RFC / Leinster)
12. Ciaran Frawley (UCD RFC / Leinster)
11. Calvin Nash (Young Munster / Munster)
10. Johnny McPhillips (Ballynahinch / Ulster)
9. Johnny Stewart (Queen's University / Ulster)
1. Joey Conway (UL Bohemians / Munster)
2. Tadgh McElroy (Lansdowne FC / Leinster)
3. Charlie Connolly (Dublin University / Leinster)
4. Fineen Wycherley (Young Munster / Munster)
5. Oisin Dowling (Lansdowne FC / Leinster)
6. Cillian Gallagher (Corinthians / Connacht) (Captain)
7. Paul Boyle (Lansdowne FC / Leinster)
8. Caelan Doris (St.Mary's College / Leinster)

16. Adam Moloney (Shannon RFC / Munster)
17. Rory Mulvihill (UCD RFC / Leinster)
18. Matthew Burke (Corinthians / Connacht)
19. Jack Regan (UCD RFC / Leinster)
20. Gavin Coombes (Young Munster / Munster)
21. Jack Lyons (Young Munster / Munster)
22. Conor Fitzgerald (Shannon RFC / Munster)
23. Tommy O'Brien (UCD RFC / Leinster)

Not considered due to injury
Jack Kelly
Marcus Rea
Peter Cooper

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