Ireland u20 name strong side to face Italy 4 years ago

Ireland u20 name strong side to face Italy

The future of Irish rugby will be on show in Italy on Friday night.

Ireland u20 will be looking to build on their one-point victory over Scotland last week as they travel toStadio Enrico Chersoni in Prato this Friday to take on the Italians.


The team shows four changes from last week. Charlie Connolly will start in the front-row, Calvin Nash will come into the back-three and Matthew Burke and Gavin Coombes have also been promoted from the bench. Jack Kelly, Marcus Rea and Peter Cooper will all miss the game due to injury.

Here's the team in full:


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 (Captain) (Corinthians / Connacht)
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)