Noel McNamara on naming the squad for the 2019 U20 World Championships

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland U20 Head Coach Noel McNamara discusses why the management team have named an extended squad for the U20 World Championships in Argentina, learnings from last year and the challenges of...

U20s Highlights: Ireland 39-33 Japan

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland ran out 39-33 victors over Japan in this U20 World Cup relegation playoff clash at The Stade de la Méditerranée. Both sides put together some scintillating passages of play,...

U20 Championship Top Performers - Semi Finals

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We take a look at the top performers following a pulsating penultimate round of the 2018 World Rugby U20 Championship action.   Mateo Carreras (Argentina) A number of Argentina's players put in...

World Rugby U20 Championship Highlights: Ireland 29-45 Scotland

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland ran out 45-29 winners over Ireland in this afternoon's U20 World Cup clash at the Stade Aime Giral. Both sides played some good attacking rugby throughout but Ireland's forward momentum was...

U20 Championship Top Performers - Round 3

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 3 was full of surprises and it went down to the wire as a few sides were in with a chance to grab a Semi Final spot before kick off of a number of games.   Italy & Georgia lead the way...

Ireland U20's ring in the changes to face Georgia

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland U20's Head Coach Noel McNamara has named his side to take on Georgia at the Stade d'Honneur du Parc des Sports et de l'Amitie in Narbonne in their final pool game of the tournament.  There...

Junior Springboks change six for French clash

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Junior Springboks coach Sean Roux has made six changes to his squad to face France with Wandisile Simelane starting on the wing and Lubabalo Dobela replacing the injured Damian Willemse at flyhalf.   The...

World Rugby U20 Highlights: South Africa v Ireland

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

South Africa defeated Ireland 30-17, possibly a flattering scoreline with the individual brilliance of Wandisile Simelane proving the difference between the two sides. The Springboks opened the scoring...

Top five tries: World Rugby U20 Championship

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five of the best tries from the first round of matches at the World Rugby U20s Championship.