The Leinster U-20s recorded an impressive 43-10 win over Italy U-20s.

The match, which took place in Ashbourne RFC, was the last for the Italian side on their tour of Ireland. In the early exchanges Leinster took a 5-0 lead through a Jack Power try, however, the Italians fought back and were 10-5 up after 14 minutes. This would be their last score of the game.

The Leinster U-20s went into half-time 12-10 up after Jack Boland crossed the whitewash and his try was successfully converted. 

Leinster began the second half as they ended the first and went on to score four more tries, with Adam Leavy, Cian O’Donoghue, Josh Murphy and Conor Oliver all putting five points on the scoreboard. Each of their tries were converted by Mark Sutton to leave the Leinster U-20s as comfortable 43-10 winners on the day.

Leinster U-20:

15. Jack Power; 14. Adam Leavy, 13. Conor O’Brien, 12. Fergal Cleary, 11. Cian O’Donoghue; 10. Mark Sutton, 9. Charlie Rock; 1. Nick Timoney, 2. Patrick Thornton, 3. Josh Murphy; 4. Greg Jones, 5. David O’Connor; 6. JP Phelan, 7. Jack Boland, 8. Andrew Porter

Replacements: Jack McKenna, Eric O’Sullivan, Hugh O’Donnell, Jack McGrath, Sam Pim, Conor Oliver, Tim Schmidt, Tristan Brady, Sean Kearns, Harrison Brewer, James Nolan

Italy U-20:

Sperandio; Bruno, Lucchin, Casalini, Agbasse; Minozzi, Azzolini; Archetti, Lazzaroni, Bergamin; Fragnito, Ortis; Cincotto, Ferro M., Pavesi

Replacements: Buonfiglio, Rossetto, Krumov, Cisse, Boccarossa, Slawitz, Lombardo

Leinster Under-20 Interprovincial fixtures:

5th September 2014 (Friday) – Leinster U20s v Munster U20s – Ashbourne RFC at 19.00pm
12/13th September 2014 (Friday/Saturday) – Ulster U20s v Leinster U20s – Kingspan Stadium at 16.00pm
20th September 2014 (Saturday) – Connacht U20s v Leinster U20s – Galway Sportsground