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Ireland head coach Mike Ruddock. Photograph: Gwna‘l Mah/InphoŽ

Ireland coach Mike Ruddock has made a number of changes to the side that lost narrowly 31-26 to New Zealand for tomorrow night’s IRB Under-20 World Ch(...)

Ireland’s Mark Roche takes on the Fiji defence. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland 46 Fiji 3Ireland produced another accomplished performance at Stade de la Rabine yesterday evening to set themselves up for a pool showdown wi(...)

Flanker Conor Joyce (centre) will captain Ireland Under-20s against Fiji. Photograph: Jean Claude Le Boulicaut/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 coach Mike Ruddock has warned his side not to underestimate Fiji as they bid to take another step towards reaching the Junior World C(...)

 Ireland’s Conor Joyce in action against Australia. Photograph: Gwenael Mahe/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 coach Mike Ruddock has made 11 changes from the team that beat Australia 19-15 for Sunday’s second pool match in the IRB Junior World(...)