17 Leinster players have been named in the Ireland U-20 6 Nations squad…

A 28 man Ireland U-20 squad has been named by coach Mick Ruddock for the 2014 RBS 6 Nations U-20 Championship.

Two players – Peter Dooley (Lansdowne FC) and Peadar Timmins (UCD) are retained from last year’s squad with the majority of the players looking forward to making their 6 Nations debuts.

UCD and Leinster flanker Dan Leavy has been installed as squad captain.

IRELAND U20 Squad for RBS U20 6 Nations Championship

Max Abbott (Cork Constitution FC – MUNSTER)
Harrison Brewer (Terenure College RFC – LEINSTER)
Rory Burke (Cork Constitution FC – MUNSTER)
David Busby (QUB RFC – ULSTER)
Ross Byrne (UCD RFC – LEINSTER)
Adam Byrne (UCD RFC – LEINSTER)

Jack Cullen (Bruff RFC – MUNSTER)
William Dardis (UCD RFC- LEINSTER)
Shane Delahunt (Lansdowne FC – LEINSTER)
Peter Dooley (Lansdowne FC – LEINSTER)
Ian Fitzpatrick (Lansdowne FC – LEINSTER)
Stephen Gardiner (Lansdowne FC – LEINSTER)

Dan Goggin (Young Munster RFC – MUNSTER)
Oisin Heffernan (Lansdowne FC – LEINSTER)
Cian Kelleher (Lansdowne FC – LEINSTER)
Dan Leavy (UCD RFC – LEINSTER) Capt.
Nick McCarthy (UCD RFC – LEINSTER)
Conor McKeon (Lansdowne FC – LEINSTER)

Rory Moloney (Buccaneers RFC – CONNACHT)
Ross Molony (UCD RFC – LEINSTER)
Sean O’Brien (Galwegians RFC – CONNACHT)
Jack O’Donoghue (UL Bohemians RFC – MUNSTER)
Gary Ringrose (UCD RFC – LEINSTER)
Peter Robb (Old Belvedere RFC – LEINSTER)

Frankie Taggart (Belfast Harlequins – ULSTER)
Peadar Timmins (UCD RFC – LEINSTER)
Jacob Walshe (Buccaneers RFC – CONNACHT)
Alex Wootton (Garryowen – MUNSTER)

IRELAND U20 RBS 6 Nations Fixtures

IRELAND U20s v Scotland U20s
Dubarry Park; 19:05
Friday 31st January, 2014

IRELAND U20s v Wales U20s
Dubarry Park; 19:35
Friday 7th February, 2014

England U20s v IRELAND U20s
Franklin’s Gardens: 18:15
Saturday 22nd February, 2014

IRELAND U20s v Italy U20s
Dubarry Park; 19:05
Friday 7th March, 2014

France U20s v IRELAND U20s
Maurice Trelut; 20:55
Friday 14th March, 2014