Ireland’s Ryan Baird receives a red card during the  World  U20 Championship match against Australia  at the  CRAI Stadium in  Sante Fe, Argentina. Photograph: Pablo Gasparini/Inpho

Australia 45 Ireland 17 An occasionally inspiring performance from a 14-man Ireland finally ran out of steam in a four-minute spell against Australia(...)

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(...)

Scotland’s Darcy Graham claims the ball ahead of Ireland’s Colum Hogan during the Under-20 Six Nations match at Broadwood Stadium in Cumbernauld. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Scotland 19 Ireland 20 Ireland dished out a double of heartbreak to Scotland when the Under-20 side came with a match-winning try seven minutes fro(...)