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mildlyinterested wrote:
May 27th, 2021, 8:20 am
https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/rugby/ ... -1.4576052

sounds like Dan Kelly might be switching back to England, not playing irish 20's this summer anyway.
Hayden Hyde went back also. English rugby is getting more benefit from these IQ camps then Irish rugby so far. Should be interesting to see how it goes.


Bernard Jackman mentioned that the IRFU employ 3 people in the UK and would be better off spending that on the Irish game. I would agree with him. If those players are good enough for international rugby then an english team will come calling and England will look to cap them so they're not going to be interested in an irish academy. Talent wise, only Addison has slipped through the english net and even then it's probably because of his inability to stay fit.

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The Ireland U20s, sponsored by PwC, continued their preparations for this summer’s U20 Six Nations with another intense work-out against Munster ‘A’, who emerged 35-19 winners from Friday’s challenge match at the IRFU High Performance Centre.

https://www.irishrugby.ie/gallery/irela ... a-hit-out/

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Ireland U20 Squad for 2021 U20 Six Nations:

LH Prop
George Saunderson (Sullivan Upper School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Jack Boyle (St Michael’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster) - u19
Temi Asewunmi Lasisi (CBS Enniscorthy/Lansdowne FC/Leinster)

TH Prop
Mark Donnelly (CBC Cork/Garryowen RFC/Munster)
Sam Illo (Wesley College/Old Wesley RFC/Leinster)
Liam Bishop (Trent College/Nottingham University/IQ Rugby)

Hooker
Eoin de Buitléar (Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiáran/An Ghaeltacht/Corinthians RFC/Connacht)
Lee Barron (St Michael’s College/Dublin University FC/Leinster)
Ronan Loughnane (Cistercian College Roscrea/UCD RFC/Leinster)

Lock
Darragh Murray (Colaiste Chiaran/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Harry Sheridan (Sullivan Upper School/Dublin University FC/Ulster)
Mark Morrisey (Blackrock College/UCD RFC/Leinster) - u19
Alex Soroka (Belvedere College/Clontarf RFC/Leinster)

Backrow
Oisin McCormack (Garbally College/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Alex Kendellen (PBC Cork/UCC RFC/Munster)(Captain)
Reuben Crothers (Wallace High School/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster) - u19
Donnacha Byrne (Summerhill College/Sligo RFC/Connacht)
Jack Kelleher (PBC Cork/UCC RFC/Munster)
Daniel Okeke (Ard Scoil Ris/Shannon RFC/Munster)

Scrumhalf
Conor McKee (Sullivan Upper School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Nathan Doak (Wallace High School/Banbridge RFC/Ulster)
Ben Murphy (Presentation College Bray/Old Wesley RFC/Leinster)

Outhalf
Tim Corkery (Kilkenny College/UCD RFC/Leinster)
James Humphreys (Dean Close School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Cathal Forde (Colaiste Iognaid/Corinthians RFC/Connacht)

Outside backs
Ben Carson (Wallace High School/Banbridge RFC/Ulster)
Shane Jennings (Garbally College/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Ben Moxham (Larne High School/Ballymena RFC/Ulster)
Conor Rankin (Campbell College Belfast/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster)
Chay Mullins (SGC Filton/Bristol Bears/IQ Rugby)
Josh O’Connor (St Peter’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster)
Jamie Osborne (Naas CBS/Naas RFC/Leinster)
Chris Cosgrave (St Michael’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster)
Jude Postlethwaite (RBAI/Banbridge RFC/Ulster).

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Re: Ireland u20 2021

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mildlyinterested wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 12:21 pm
Ireland U20 Squad for 2021 U20 Six Nations:

LH Prop
George Saunderson (Sullivan Upper School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Jack Boyle (St Michael’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster) - u19
Temi Asewunmi Lasisi (CBS Enniscorthy/Lansdowne FC/Leinster)

TH Prop
Mark Donnelly (CBC Cork/Garryowen RFC/Munster)
Sam Illo (Wesley College/Old Wesley RFC/Leinster)
Liam Bishop (Trent College/Nottingham University/IQ Rugby)

Hooker
Eoin de Buitléar (Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiáran/An Ghaeltacht/Corinthians RFC/Connacht)
Lee Barron (St Michael’s College/Dublin University FC/Leinster)
Ronan Loughnane (Cistercian College Roscrea/UCD RFC/Leinster)

Lock
Darragh Murray (Colaiste Chiaran/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Harry Sheridan (Sullivan Upper School/Dublin University FC/Ulster)
Mark Morrisey (Blackrock College/UCD RFC/Leinster) - u19
Alex Soroka (Belvedere College/Clontarf RFC/Leinster)

Backrow
Oisin McCormack (Garbally College/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Alex Kendellen (PBC Cork/UCC RFC/Munster)(Captain)
Reuben Crothers (Wallace High School/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster) - u19
Donnacha Byrne (Summerhill College/Sligo RFC/Connacht)
Jack Kelleher (PBC Cork/UCC RFC/Munster)
Daniel Okeke (Ard Scoil Ris/Shannon RFC/Munster)

Scrumhalf
Conor McKee (Sullivan Upper School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Nathan Doak (Wallace High School/Banbridge RFC/Ulster)
Ben Murphy (Presentation College Bray/Old Wesley RFC/Leinster)

Outhalf
Tim Corkery (Kilkenny College/Kilkenny/Leinster)
James Humphreys (Dean Close School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Cathal Forde (Colaiste Iognaid/Corinthians RFC/Connacht)

Outside backs
Ben Carson (Wallace High School/Banbridge RFC/Ulster)
Shane Jennings (Garbally College/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Ben Moxham (Larne High School/Ballymena RFC/Ulster)
Conor Rankin (Campbell College Belfast/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster)
Chay Mullins (SGC Filton/Bristol Bears/IQ Rugby)
Josh O’Connor (St Peter’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster)
Jamie Osborne (Naas CBS/Naas RFC/Leinster)
Chris Cosgrave (St Michael’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster)
Jude Postlethwaite (RBAI/Banbridge RFC/Ulster).
Corrected.

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Re: Ireland u20 2021

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the spoofer wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 3:29 pm
mildlyinterested wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 12:21 pm
Ireland U20 Squad for 2021 U20 Six Nations:

LH Prop
George Saunderson (Sullivan Upper School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Jack Boyle (St Michael’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster) - u19
Temi Asewunmi Lasisi (CBS Enniscorthy/Lansdowne FC/Leinster)

TH Prop
Mark Donnelly (CBC Cork/Garryowen RFC/Munster)
Sam Illo (Wesley College/Old Wesley RFC/Leinster)
Liam Bishop (Trent College/Nottingham University/IQ Rugby)

Hooker
Eoin de Buitléar (Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiáran/An Ghaeltacht/Corinthians RFC/Connacht)
Lee Barron (St Michael’s College/Dublin University FC/Leinster)
Ronan Loughnane (Cistercian College Roscrea/UCD RFC/Leinster)

Lock
Darragh Murray (Colaiste Chiaran/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Harry Sheridan (Sullivan Upper School/Dublin University FC/Ulster)
Mark Morrisey (Blackrock College/UCD RFC/Leinster) - u19
Alex Soroka (Belvedere College/Clontarf RFC/Leinster)

Backrow
Oisin McCormack (Garbally College/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Alex Kendellen (PBC Cork/UCC RFC/Munster)(Captain)
Reuben Crothers (Wallace High School/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster) - u19
Donnacha Byrne (Summerhill College/Sligo RFC/Connacht)
Jack Kelleher (PBC Cork/UCC RFC/Munster)
Daniel Okeke (Ard Scoil Ris/Shannon RFC/Munster)

Scrumhalf
Conor McKee (Sullivan Upper School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Nathan Doak (Wallace High School/Banbridge RFC/Ulster)
Ben Murphy (Presentation College Bray/Old Wesley RFC/Leinster)

Outhalf
Tim Corkery (Kilkenny College/Kilkenny/Leinster)
James Humphreys (Dean Close School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Cathal Forde (Colaiste Iognaid/Corinthians RFC/Connacht)

Outside backs
Ben Carson (Wallace High School/Banbridge RFC/Ulster)
Shane Jennings (Garbally College/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Ben Moxham (Larne High School/Ballymena RFC/Ulster)
Conor Rankin (Campbell College Belfast/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster)
Chay Mullins (SGC Filton/Bristol Bears/IQ Rugby)
Josh O’Connor (St Peter’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster)
Jamie Osborne (Naas CBS/Naas RFC/Leinster)
Chris Cosgrave (St Michael’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster)
Jude Postlethwaite (RBAI/Banbridge RFC/Ulster).
Corrected.
the correction version is actually:

Tim Corkery (Kilkenny RFC/UCD/Leinster)

he didn't go to kilkenny college.

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mildlyinterested wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 4:26 pm
the spoofer wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 3:29 pm
mildlyinterested wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 12:21 pm
Ireland U20 Squad for 2021 U20 Six Nations:

LH Prop
George Saunderson (Sullivan Upper School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Jack Boyle (St Michael’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster) - u19
Temi Asewunmi Lasisi (CBS Enniscorthy/Lansdowne FC/Leinster)

TH Prop
Mark Donnelly (CBC Cork/Garryowen RFC/Munster)
Sam Illo (Wesley College/Old Wesley RFC/Leinster)
Liam Bishop (Trent College/Nottingham University/IQ Rugby)

Hooker
Eoin de Buitléar (Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiáran/An Ghaeltacht/Corinthians RFC/Connacht)
Lee Barron (St Michael’s College/Dublin University FC/Leinster)
Ronan Loughnane (Cistercian College Roscrea/UCD RFC/Leinster)

Lock
Darragh Murray (Colaiste Chiaran/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Harry Sheridan (Sullivan Upper School/Dublin University FC/Ulster)
Mark Morrisey (Blackrock College/UCD RFC/Leinster) - u19
Alex Soroka (Belvedere College/Clontarf RFC/Leinster)

Backrow
Oisin McCormack (Garbally College/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Alex Kendellen (PBC Cork/UCC RFC/Munster)(Captain)
Reuben Crothers (Wallace High School/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster) - u19
Donnacha Byrne (Summerhill College/Sligo RFC/Connacht)
Jack Kelleher (PBC Cork/UCC RFC/Munster)
Daniel Okeke (Ard Scoil Ris/Shannon RFC/Munster)

Scrumhalf
Conor McKee (Sullivan Upper School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Nathan Doak (Wallace High School/Banbridge RFC/Ulster)
Ben Murphy (Presentation College Bray/Old Wesley RFC/Leinster)

Outhalf
Tim Corkery (Kilkenny College/Kilkenny/Leinster)
James Humphreys (Dean Close School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Cathal Forde (Colaiste Iognaid/Corinthians RFC/Connacht)

Outside backs
Ben Carson (Wallace High School/Banbridge RFC/Ulster)
Shane Jennings (Garbally College/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Ben Moxham (Larne High School/Ballymena RFC/Ulster)
Conor Rankin (Campbell College Belfast/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster)
Chay Mullins (SGC Filton/Bristol Bears/IQ Rugby)
Josh O’Connor (St Peter’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster)
Jamie Osborne (Naas CBS/Naas RFC/Leinster)
Chris Cosgrave (St Michael’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster)
Jude Postlethwaite (RBAI/Banbridge RFC/Ulster).
Corrected.
the correction version is actually:

Tim Corkery (Kilkenny RFC/UCD/Leinster)

he didn't go to kilkenny college.
No? Where did he go?

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the spoofer wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 4:37 pm
mildlyinterested wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 4:26 pm
the spoofer wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 3:29 pm


Corrected.
the correction version is actually:

Tim Corkery (Kilkenny RFC/UCD/Leinster)

he didn't go to kilkenny college.
No? Where did he go?
St. Kierans College.

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Is Joe McCarthy injured?


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concfc55 wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 5:59 pm
Is Joe McCarthy injured?


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Seems to have gotten injured in u20 warm up game.

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Dan Kelly is a huge loss to the Irish system. He was named in the England summer tour squad today by Eddie Jones. Such a pity.

No Tom Stewart? Also injured?

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Is there a very promising coaching set up at Sullivan Upper School?

Never seen them mentioned before and now have 3 in Irish 20s.

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Morf wrote:
June 10th, 2021, 8:33 pm
Is there a very promising coaching set up at Sullivan Upper School?

Never seen them mentioned before and now have 3 in Irish 20s.
Theyve had a few players in past. Willie Anderson was teaching/coaching there for years

Adam Craig, An Ulster A player, Ballynahinch is coach/teacher there and is meant to be very good.

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Cheers Ormond Lad.

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Where can I watch it?

Every match will be broadcast in Six Nations territories either on terrestrial TV, broadcaster streaming platforms or via Six Nations digital channels.

BBC iPlayer will stream every match in the Championship for fans in the UK, while in addition Italy v Wales will be broadcast on BBC Two Wales. The final game of the Championship on July 13, Scotland v Wales, will also be shown by the channel.

RTE will show all of Ireland’s matches to fans in the Republic of Ireland, while France TV will show Les Bleuets’ contests in France. Italy’s matches will be on Sky Italia.

Fans in Ireland, France and Italy will be able to watch matches not involving their home sides on YouTube and Facebook Live, while these platforms will also be available to fans worldwide.

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Richie Murphy named his 34-player panel to travel to Wales for the 2021 Championship last week but hooker Lee Barron and scrum-half Ben Murphy have unfortunately been ruled out of the tournament through injury.

Levi Vaughan(Terenure) and Will Reilly(MU Barnhall), who was involved in the Ireland U20s Talent Camp held at the IRFU High Performance Centre last month, have been called up and will travel with the squad when they depart Dublin on Thursday.

Barron and Murphy join hooker Tom Stewart, out-half Cian Whooley and second row Joe McCarthy in being unavailable through injury.

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Updated Ireland U20 Squad for 2021 U20 Six Nations:

LH Prop
George Saunderson (Sullivan Upper School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Jack Boyle (St Michael’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster) - u19
Temi Asewunmi Lasisi (Enniscorthy RFC/Lansdowne FC/Leinster)

TH Prop
Mark Donnelly (CBC Cork/Garryowen RFC/Munster)
Sam Illo (Wesley College/Old Wesley RFC/Leinster)
Liam Bishop (Trent College/Nottingham University/IQ Rugby)

Hooker
Eoin de Buitléar (Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiáran/An Ghaeltacht/Corinthians RFC/Connacht)
Levi Vaughan(Terenure College/Terenure/Leinster)
Ronan Loughnane (Cistercian College Roscrea/UCD RFC/Leinster)

Lock
Darragh Murray (Colaiste Chiaran/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Harry Sheridan (Sullivan Upper School/Dublin University FC/Ulster)
Mark Morrisey (Blackrock College/UCD RFC/Leinster) - u19
Alex Soroka (Belvedere College/Clontarf RFC/Leinster)

Backrow
Oisin McCormack (Garbally College/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Alex Kendellen (PBC Cork/UCC RFC/Munster)(Captain)
Reuben Crothers (Wallace High School/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster) - u19
Donnacha Byrne (Summerhill College/Sligo RFC/Connacht)
Jack Kelleher (PBC Cork/UCC RFC/Munster)
Daniel Okeke (Ard Scoil Ris/Shannon RFC/Munster)

Scrumhalf
Conor McKee (Sullivan Upper School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Nathan Doak (Wallace High School/Banbridge RFC/Ulster)
Will Reilly(Portloaise RFC/MU Barnhall/Leinster)

Outhalf
Tim Corkery (Kilkenny RFC/UCD/Leinster)
James Humphreys (Dean Close School/Queen’s University Belfast RFC/Ulster)
Cathal Forde (Colaiste Iognaid/Corinthians RFC/Connacht)

Outside backs
Ben Carson (Wallace High School/Banbridge RFC/Ulster) - u19
Shane Jennings (Garbally College/Buccaneers RFC/Connacht)
Ben Moxham (Larne High School/Ballymena RFC/Ulster)
Conor Rankin (Campbell College Belfast/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster)
Chay Mullins (SGC Filton/Bristol Bears/IQ Rugby) - u19
Josh O’Connor (Wexford RFC/UCD RFC/Leinster)
Jamie Osborne (Naas CBS/Naas RFC/Leinster)
Chris Cosgrave (St Michael’s College/UCD RFC/Leinster)
Jude Postlethwaite (RBAI/Banbridge RFC/Ulster) - u19

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u20 stats just published on irishrugby.ie, nothing yet for Jennings, Reilly or Vaughan.

LH Prop
George Saunderson(Ulster/u20) - 6'3, 118kg
Temi Lasisi(Leinster/u20) - 6'0, 120kg
Jack Boyle(Leinster/u19) - 6'1, 106kg

TH Prop
Sam Illo(Leinster/u20) - 6'1, 117kg
Mark Donnelly(Munster/u20) - 5'11, 110kg
Liam Bishop(Notthingham/u20) - 6'4, 115kg

Hooker
Ronan Loughnane(Leinster/u20) - 5'10, 102kg
Eoin de Buitléar(Connacht/u20) - 5'9, 105kg
Levi Vaughan(Leinster/u20)

Lock
Alex Soroka(Leinster/u20) - 6'6 105kg
Darragh Murray(Connacht/u20) - 6'7, 115kg
Harry Sheridan(Ulster/u20) - 6'5, 111kg
Mark Morrisey(Leinster/u19) - 6'5, 98kg

Backrow
Oisin McCormack(Connacht/u20) - 6'0, 100kg
Alex Kendellen(Munster/u20) - 6'2, 105kg
Donnacha Byrne(Connacht/u20) - 6'2, 108kg
Jack Kelleher(Munster/u20) - 6'3, 105kg
Daniel Okeke(Munster/u20) - 6'2, 110kg
Reuben Crothers(Ulster/u19) - 6'1, 96kg

Scrumhalf
Conor McKee(Ulster/u20) - 6'0, 87kg
Ben Murphy(Leinster/u20) - 5'10, 75kg
Will Reilly(Leinster/u20) -
Nathan Doak(Ulster/u20) - 6'1, 86kg

Outhalf
James Humphreys(Ulster/u20) - 6'1, 80kg
Cathal Forde(Connacht/u20) - 6'2, 95kg
Tim Corkery(Leinster/u20) - 5'10, 85kg

Outside backs
Shane Jennings(Connacht/u20) -
Conor Rankin(Ulster/u20) - 6'1, 89kg
Josh O’Connor(Leinster/u20) - 6'1, 95kg
Chris Cosgrave(Leinster/u20) - 6'0, 85kg
Ben Moxham(Ulster/u20) - 6'3, 97kg
Jamie Osborne(Leinster/u20) - 6'4, 96kg
Chay Mullins(Bristol/u19) - 6'3, 95kg
Ben Carson(Ulster/u19) - 6'0, 100kg
Jude Postlethwaite(Ulster/u19) - 6'4, 101kg

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Looking at the size of the players, the backs look bigger than usual but locks smaller especially with a 98kg player (if they got that correct). McCarthy a big loss. At that level especially the games are more free flowing and open so it might not matter as much.

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dropkick wrote:
June 16th, 2021, 5:42 pm
Looking at the size of the players, the backs look bigger than usual but locks smaller especially with a 98kg player (if they got that correct). McCarthy a big loss. At that level especially the games are more free flowing and open so it might not matter as much.
Morrissey is certainly slight for his height.

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Darragh Murray, listed at 201cm/115kg, is Niall Murray's younger brother [source: https://www.westmeathindependent.ie/202 ... emy-squad/ ].

I was impressed with NM's performances for Connacht this season, particularly the last part of the season. If his brother is a similar player, he's got the size to really make an impact at this tournament and hopefully further down the line as a pro.

201cm/115kg is really big for an Irish U20 lock ... we've had taller, but not very many who combined height and weight. The only second row I can think of at that size was John Madigan of Dolphin, and he never actually played for the U20s in a tournament. Danny Qualter was also a big lump as an U20, but he didn't make the 2m mark.

EDIT: Absolutely sh*t haircut though.

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