Ireland U20 lineup named for England clash
June 17, 2019 9:53 am Site Editor
Ireland U20 take on England this evening in the 5th place semi-final of the World Rugby U20 World Championships.
The game takes place at the Old Resian Club in Rosario, kicking off at 7.30pm (Irish time), 3.30pm (local).
Head Coach Noel McNamara last night confirmed the starting XV for the game, their third meeting with England this year.
Captain Charlie Ryan lines out in the second-row alongside Thomas Ahern while there’s a first start in the front-row for Charlie Ward. He’s supported by Michael Milne and Dylan Tierney-Martin.
The back-row sees Azur Allison at No 8 flanked by Ryan Baird and Ronan Watters.
Craig Casey starts at scrum-half partnered by Ben Healy.
Liam Turner retains his spot at centre for the ninth consecutive game and is joined by David Ryan. making his first Ireland U20 start.
Aaron O’Sullivan gets his first cap tomorrow, lining out on one wing, with Jonathan Wren on the opposite side and Jake Flannery at full-back.
Ireland U20 v England U20, 5th Place Semi-Final, 17 June 2019
15. Jake Flannery (Shannon/Munster)
14. Aaron O’Sullivan (UCD/Leinster) *
13. Liam Turner (Dublin University/Leinster)
12. David Ryan (UCD/Leinster)
11. Jonathan Wren (Cork Constitution/Munster)
10. Ben Healy (Garryowen/Munster)
9. Craig Casey (Shannon/Munster)
1. Michael Milne (UCD/Leinster)
2. Dylan Tierney-Martin (Corinthians/Connacht)
3. Charlie Ward (Clontarf/Leinster)
4. Charlie Ryan (UCD/Leinster) CAPTAIN
5. Thomas Ahern (Shannon/Munster)
6. Ryan Baird (Dublin University/Leinster)
7. Ronan Watters (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
8. Azur Allison (Ballymena/Ulster)
16. Declan Adamson (Clontarf/Leinster)
17. Josh Wycherley (Young Munster/Munster)
18. Tom Clarkson (Dublin University/Leinster)
19. John McKee (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
20. Brian Deeny (Clontarf/Leinster)
21. Niall Murray (Buccaneers/Connacht)
22. Luke Clohessy (Shannon/Munster)
24. Rob Russell (Dublin University/Leinster)
25. Colm Reilly (Buccaneers/Connacht)
26. Cormac Foley (St.Mary’s College/Leinster)
27. Angus Kernohan (Queen’s University/Ulster)
28. Max O’Reilly (Dublin University/Leinster)
*Denotes uncapped at this level