Ireland national under-20 rugby union team

Ireland national under-20 rugby union team

Ireland U-20
Union Irish Rugby Football Union
Nickname(s) Wolfpuppies
Emblem(s) Shamrock
Coach(es) Mike Ruddock
Captain(s) Luke McGrath
Most caps

Dominic Ryan (20)

Iain Henderson (20)
Top scorer James McKinney (125)
Most tries Andrew Conway (14)
Team kit
First international
Ireland  Ireland 9–17 Argentina Argentina
(6 June 2008)
Largest win
Ireland  Ireland 51–3 Fiji Fiji
(9 June 2013)
Largest defeat
South Africa South Africa 57-15 Ireland Ireland 
(22 June 2011)
World Cup
Appearances 6 (First in 2008)
Best result 5th, 2012

The Ireland under 20 rugby team was formed in 2006. In 2007, they won the Grand Slam at the Six Nations Under 20s Championship. The current coach of the team is Mike Ruddock.

Current squad

Ireland Under-20s squad for the 2013 IRB Junior World Championship.[1]


  • Bryan Byrne
  • George McGuigan


  • Adam Boland
  • Edward Byrne
  • Peter Dooley
  • Ryan Furniss
  • Christopher Taylor


  • John Donnan
  • Sean McCarthy
  • Gavin Thornbury
  • Peadar Timmins

Loose Forwards

  • Josh van der Flier
  • Conor Joyce
  • Daniel Leavy
  • Ryan Murphy
  • Jack O'Donoghue


  • David Shanahan
  • Luke McGrath (Captain)


  • Steve Crosbie
  • Mark Roche


  • Thomas Daly
  • Thomas Farrell
  • David Panter


  • Adam Byrne
  • Rory Scholes


  • Darragh Leader
  • Rory Scannell
  • Darren Sweetnam


External links

  • Ireland U-20 Squad at Irish

See also