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Healy drafted into Ireland U20 team for France clash

Friday, 8th March, 2019 1:17pm
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Healy drafted into Ireland U20 team for France clash


Healy drafted into Ireland U20 team for France clash


There is a late change to the Ireland U20 side, sponsored by PwC, to face France U20 this evening in Irish Independent Park.

Out-half Harry Byrne is ruled out through injury and is replaced in the starting side by Ben Healy.

James McCarthy comes into the replacements.

Over 6,700 tickets are sold for tonight’s fixture, which kicks off at 7.15pm, with the last remaining tickets available via

Ireland U20 v France U20, U20 Six Championship, Irish Independent Park, Cork, March 8th, 2019. Kick-Off 7.15pm
15. Jake Flannery (Shannon/Munster)
14. Angus Kernohan (Queen’s University/Ulster)
13. Liam Turner (Dublin University/Leinster)
12. Sean French (Cork Constitution/Munster)
11. Jonathan Wren (Cork Constitution/Munster)
10. Ben Healy (Garryowen/Munster)
9. Craig Casey (Shannon/Munster)

1. Josh Wycherley (Young Munster/Munster)
2. Dylan Tierney-Martin (Corinthians/Connacht)
3. Thomas Clarkson (Dublin University/Leinster)
4. Charlie Ryan (UCD/Leinster) Captain
5. Niall Murray (Buccaneers/Connacht)
6. Martin Moloney (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
7. Scott Penny (UCD/Leinster)
8. John Hodnett (UCC/Munster)

16. John McKee (Old Belvedere/Leinster)
17. Callum Reid (Banbridge/Ulster)
18. Ryan Lomas (Galwegians/Connacht) *
19. Ryan Baird (Dublin University/Leinster) *
20. David McCann (Banbridge/Ulster)
21. Cormac Foley (St. Mary’s College / Leinster)
22. Rob Russell (Dublin University/Leinster)

James McCarthy (UL Bohemian/Munster)
*Denotes uncapped at this level

Ireland U20 Six Nations Fixtures and Results 2019
Friday 1st February 2019
Ireland U20 35 - 27 England U20, Irish Independent Park, Cork

Friday 8th February 2019
Scotland U20 5 - 24 Ireland U20, Netherdale, Galashiels

Friday 22nd February 2019
Italy U20 14 - 34 Ireland U20, Stadio Centro d’Italia, Rieti

Friday 8th March 2019
Ireland U20 v France U20, 7.15pm, Irish Independent Park, Cork
Live on RTE

Friday 15th March 2019
Wales U20 v Ireland U20, 7.15pm, Stadwim Zip World (Parc Eirias), Colwyn Bay
Live on RTE

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