The Ireland U-20 Rugby Team will prepare for the World Championship against South Africa, starting at 3:30pm on Sunday.
Ireland Squad Selected For World Rugby U20 Championship Semi-Final
Head Coach Richie Murphy has named his Ireland U20 Match Day squad, sponsored by PwC, about Sunday World Rugby U20 Championship Semi-final with South Africa in Cape Town (Kick-off 4.30pm local time/3.30pm Irish time).
Gus McCarthy will return to the Ireland captain’s starting XV as Murphy’s side take on the nation in the last four at Athlone Stadium (Live on Virgin Media Two in the Republic of Ireland and on the World Rugby platform for UK viewers).
Henry McErlean, Andrew Osborne and James Nicholson making Ireland back three, and Hugh Gavin and John Devine middle name. Along the spine, Sam Prendergast and Fintan Gunnback to the sidelines to resume their partnership.
ahead, Paddy McCarthycaptain McCarthy and Ronan Fox back to the pack, and Charlie Irvinepartnering with Conor O’Tighearnaigh in the engine room. On the back row, Diarmuid Manga above the skin, Ruth Quinn on the openside and Brian Gleeson he wears jersey number eight.
Murphy has a strong bench to choose from Danny SheahanMan of the Match in Tuesday’s win over Fiji, George Hadden, Barrett’s loan, Evan O’Connell and Dan Barron providing future directions, while Oscar Cawley, Matthew Lynch and Sam Berman Ireland finished 23rd.
Sunday’s game continues Virgin Media Two in the Republic of Ireland
15. Henry McErlean (Terenure/Leinster)
14. Andrew Osborne (Naas/Leinster)
13. Hugh Gavin (Galwegians RFC/Connacht)
12 John Devine (Corinth/Connacht)
11. James Nicholson (UCD/Leinster)
10. Sam Prendergast (Lansdowne/Leinster)
9. Fintan Gunne (Terenure College RFC/Leinster)
1. Paddy McCarthy (Dublin University FC/Leinster)
2. Gus McCarthy (UCD/Leinster)(captain)
3. Ronan Foxe (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
4. Charlie Irvine (Queen’s University/Ulster)
5. Conor O’Tighearnaigh (UCD RFC/Leinster)
6. Diarmuid Mangan (UCD/Leinster)
7. Ruth Quinn (Old Crescent RFC/Munster)
8. Brian Gleeson (Garrowen/Munster)
16. Danny Sheahan (UCC/Munster)
17. George Hadden (Clontarf/Leinster)
18. Fiachna Barrett (Corinth/Connaught)
19. Evan O’Connell (UL Bohemians/Munster)
20. Dan Barron (Dublin University/Leinster)
21. Oscar Cawley (Naas/Leinster)
22. Matthew Lynch (Dublin University/Leinster)
23. Sam Berman (Dublin University/Leinster).
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