Ireland U19’s game refixed to be played in UL
The Ireland Under-19 squad will play the France U-19s in back-to-back fixtures over the next five days. The match today has been moved to the 4G pitch at the University of Limerick. The Ireland U19’s already have played two games against Japan.
Ireland Under-19 head coach Tom Tierney has named his side for the game with just four personnel changes to that winning side that bet Japan 40-29.
Ireland U-20 international and UL Bohemians James McCarthy will start at full-back while Glenstal Abbeys Ben Healy is among the replacements.
The U19’s will face France again in the Sportsground’s in Galway next Saturday (kick-off 2.30pm).
IRELAND UNDER-19 Team & Replacements (v France Under-19s, Under-19 International Match, University of Limerick 4G, Tuesday, April 3, kick-off 5pm):
15. James McCarthy (UL Bohemians / Munster Academy)
14. Conor Phillips (Crescent CC)
13. Sean French (PBC Cork)
12. Stewart Moore (Ballymena Academy)
11. Iwan Hughes (Bristol/IQ Rugby)
10. Bruce Houston (Ballymena Academy)
9. Caolan Englefield (Harlequins/St. Paul’s CS/IQ Rugby)
1. Josh Wycherley (CC Roscrea)
2. Claytan Milligan (Ballynahinch)
3. Michael Milne (CC Roscrea)
4. Charlie Ryan (UCD)
5. Ciaran Booth (St. Ambrose College/Sale Sharks/IQ Rugby)
6. Luke Clohessy (CC Roscrea)
7. Scott Penny (St. Michael’s College)
8. Azur Allison (Ballymena) (capt)
16. Billy Scannell (PBC Cork)
17.Donnacha Mescal (Blackrock College)
18. Paul McGookin (Ballyclare)
19. Martin Moloney (Athy)
20. Jamie Macartney (Campbell College)
21. Graham Curtis (Malone)
22. Ben Healy (Glenstal Abbey)
23. Liam Turner (Blackrock College)