Garry Ringrose is one of the exciting talenst on the Irelanf under-20 team. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Word of mouth is usually a good indicator of form and ability. That has been the case with this Irish Under 20 side who have won the first two matches(...)

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Ireland’s Cian Kelleher scores the first try of the game against Italy.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s a tough assignment for Mike Ruddock’s men. France, seeking a Grand Slam on home soil and Ireland coming in with average form in the champ(...)

 Ireland’s Dan Leavy is forced off with a shoulder injury against England at Franklin’s Gardens.  Chris Vaughan/Inpho

There was some mixed news for Ireland coach Mike Ruddock ahead of Friday night’s Under 20 international against Italy at Dubarry Park (7.05). (...)

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Royal Cork Yacht Club (08) passes Yacht Club Italiano (04) in the Rolex New York Invitational Cup off Rhode Island yesterday. The sole Irish entry lies second in the 20­boat international regatta that concludes tomorrow. Photograph: Rolex/Daniel Forster.

Anthony O’Leary’s Royal Cork Yacht Club (RCYC) team need to continue their consistent performance off Rhode Island this morning if the sole Irish entr(...)

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Ireland’s Tom Daly in actio against France at Dubarry Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Once again coach Mike Ruddock has had to shuffle bodies around for his final match of the series. One of Ruddock’s themes this season ha(...)