Ben Healy

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Ireland’s Rob Russell scores a try against Italy. Photograph: Pablo Gasparini/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 38 Italy Under-20 14 Ireland’s bonus point victory wasn’t sufficient to see them through to the semi-finals of the World Junior Cham(...)

Ireland’s Ryan Baird who received a red card for a high tackle against Australia, has avoided a suspension. Photograph: Pablo Gasparini/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 v Italy Under-20, CRAI, Santa Fe (2.30pm, Irish time, live on Eir Sport) Ireland’s injury woes continued with two of their stand-ou(...)

Ireland’s Iwan Hughes picked up a finger injury against England and has been ruled out of the tournament. Photograph: Inpho

There are two enforced changes in the Ireland team to play Australia in their second game of the World Rugby Under-20 Championship on Saturday (kick-o(...)

Aaron Hinkley was yellow carded after this hit on Angus Kernohan during Ireland’s 42-26 win on Tuesday. Photograph;  Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images

Despite the bruising nature of the encounter the Ireland Under-20 squad is in reasonably good shape physically after their tumultuous 42-26 victory ov(...)

 Jake Flannery of Ireland celebrates with his teammates after their win over England Under-20s. Photograph: Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images

Ireland 42 England 26 The nature of the win won’t matter but the victory will resonate for many a day. Noel McNamara’s Grand Slam champions beat Engl(...)

Ireland’s Scott Penny is among four Grand Slam winners to miss the World Championships. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Ireland Under-20 squad will be without outhalf Harry Byrne (hip flexor), flanker Scott Penny (shoulder), centre David Hawkshaw (ACL/MCL) and wing (...)

Ronan McLaughlin (right) is going for back-to-back wins at the Shay Elliott Memorial. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ronan McLaughlin returns to Wicklow for the 62nd staging of the Shay Elliott Memorial race this weekend aiming to become for the first rider to retain(...)

Ireland players celebrate after beating Wales in Colwyn Bay to secure the Grand Slam. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Wales Under-20 17 Ireland Under-20 26 Grand Slam champions; it’s got a nice ring to it. No matter what this group of players goes on to achieve in ru(...)

Ireland Under-20  coach Noel McNamara:. “The boys are aware of the opportunity that’s there. That’s come about by backing themselves. and doing all the right things in the previous rounds.”  Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Wales Under-20 v Ireland Under-20, Parc Eirias (Friday, 7.05pm, live on RTÉ 2) Two years ago Noel McNamara, the then Ireland Under-18 coach, spoke t(...)

The Ireland U-20s have already beaten England, Scotland, Italy and France. Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

Wales v Ireland, Friday 7.05pm, Colwyn Bay 15 Jake Flannery Province: Munster Club: Shannon School: Rockwell College Age: 19 He plays his club rugby(...)

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