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Top prospects at each position:

LH Prop

Jordan Duggan(Leinster/Naas) - capped as a u19
James French(Munster/UCC)
Joe Byrne(Leinster/DUFC)

Hooker
Ronan Kelleher(Leinster/Lansdowne) - capped as a u19
Alex Clarke(Ulster/Queens)
Diarmaid Barron(Munster/Garryowen)

TH Prop
Jack Aungier(Leinster/St. Marys)
Tom O'Toole(Ulster/Banbridge)
Bryan O'Connor(Munster/UCC)

2nd Row
Cormac Daly(Leinster/Clontarf) - capped as a u19
Jack Dunne(Leinster/DUFC)
John McCusker(Ulster/Rainey OB)
Matthew Dalton(Ulster/Malone)
Ronan Coffey(Munster/Shannon)

Backrow
Caelan Doris(Leinster/St. Marys) - capped as a u19
Sean Masterson(Connacht/Corinthians) - capped as a u19
Richard Dunne(Leinster/DUFC)
Aaron Hall(Ulster/Ballynahinch)
Joe Dunleavy(Ulster/Malone)
Jack O'Sullivan(Munster/UCC)
Max Kearney(Leinster/DUFC)
JJ O'Dea(Leinster/Old Wesley)
Zac Ward(Ulster/Ballynahinch)

Scrumhalf
Jonny Stewart(Ulster/Queens) - capped as a u19
Hugh O'Sullivan(Leinster/Clontarf)
James Kenny(Leinster/Lansdowne)
Patrick Patterson(Leinster/UCD)
Rory Gaffney(Connacht/Galwegians)

Outhalf
Conor Dean(Leinster/St. Marys) - capped as a u19
Angus Curtis(Ulster/Queens) - capped as a u19
Michael Lowry(Ulster/Banbridge)
James Taylor(Munster/UCC)
Harry Byrne(Leinster/UCD) - u19

Outside Backs
Tommy O'Brien(Leinster/UCD) - capped as a u19
Michael Silvester(Leinster/DUFC) - capped as a u19
David McCarthy(Munster/Garryowen) - capped as a u19
Mark Keane(Ulster/Inst) - capped as a u19
James Hume(Ulster/Banbridge)
Sean O'Brien(Leinster/Clontarf)
Peter Sullivan(Leinster/Lansdowne)
Tom Roche(Leinster/Lansdowne)
Daniel Hurley(Munster/Young Munster)
Conor Hayes(Munster/Young Munster) - u19
Angus Kernohan(Ulster/Ballymena) - u19
Evan O'Gorman(Munster/Young Munster) - u19
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Potential starting team:

1. Jordan Duggan(Leinster)
2. Ronan Kelleher(Leinster)
3. Jack Aungier(Leinster)
4. Ronan Coffey(Munster)
5. Jack Dunne(Leinster)
6. Sean Masterson(Connacht)
7. Aaron Hall(Ulster)
8. Caelan Doris(Leinster)
9. Jonny Stewart(Ulster)
10. Conor Dean(Leinster)
11. Tommy O'Brien(Leinster)
12. David McCarthy(Munster)
13. James Hume(Ulster)
14. Daniel Hurley(Munster)
15. Michael Silvester(Leinster)
16. Alex Clarke(Ulster)
17. James French(Munster)
18. Tom O'Toole(Ulster)
19. John McCusker(Ulster)
20. Richard Dunne(Leinster)
21. Hugh O'Sullivan(Leinster)
22. Angus Curtis(Ulster)
23. Peter Sullvian(Leinster)

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Extended Ireland u20 squad from camp in September, injured players at the time not invited:

LH Prop
Joe Byrne(Leinster/DUFC)
Jordan Duggan(Leinster/Naas) - capped as a u19
Niall McEniff(Leinster/St Marys) - u19

TH Prop
Jack Aungier(Leinster/St. Marys)
Tom O'Toole(Ulster/Bandbridge)
Bryan O'Connor(Munster/UCC)

Hooker
Alex Clarke(Ulster/Queens)
Ronan Kelleher(Leinster/Lansdowne) - capped as a u19
Eoghan Clarke(Leinster/Wanderers)
Diarmuid Barron(Munster/Garryowen) - capped as a u19

2nd Row
Jack Dunne(Leinster/DUFC)
Cormac Daly(Leinster/Clontarf)
Matthew Dalton(Ulster/Malone)
Ronan Coffey(Munster/Shannon)

Backrow
Matthew Agnew(Ulster/Ballymena)
Joe Dunleavy(Ulster/Malone)
Aaron Hall(Ulster/Ballynahinch)
Caelan Doris(Leinster/St. Marys) - capped as a u19
JJ O'Dea(Leinster/Old Wesley)
Sean Masterson(Connacht/Corinthians) - capped as a u19
Jack Daly(Munster/Garryowen)
Sean Duffy(Munster/Cork Con)

Scrumhalf
Jonny Stewart(Ulster/Queens) - capped as a u19
Michael Stronge(Ulster/Ballymena)
Craig Casey(Munster/Shannon) - u19
Colin Sisk(Munster/Dolphin) - u19

Outhalf
Harry Byrne(Leinster/UCD) - u19
Michael Lowry(Ulster/Banbridge)

Outside Backs
Tommy O'Brien(Leinster/UCD) - capped as a u19
Sean O'Brien(Leinster/Clontarf)
Tom Roche(Leinster/Lansdowne)
Peter Maher(Leinster/Old Belvedere)
Michael Silvester(Leinster/DUFC) - capped as a u19
Myles Carey(Leinster/St. Marys)
Daniel Hurley(Munster/Young Munster)
James McCarthy(Munster/Exile/Garryowen) - u19
Kieran Dunne(Munster/Exile/Shannon) - u19
Angus Kernohan(Ulster/Ballymena) - u19

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mildlyinterested wrote:Extended Ireland u20 squad from camp in September, injured players at the time not invited:

LH Prop
Joe Byrne(Leinster/DUFC)
Jordan Duggan(Leinster/Naas) - capped as a u19
Niall McEniff(Leinster/St Marys) - u19

TH Prop
Jack Aungier(Leinster/St. Marys)
Tom O'Toole(Ulster/Bandbridge)
Bryan O'Connor(Munster/UCC)

Hooker
Alex Clarke(Ulster/Queens)
Ronan Kelleher(Leinster/Lansdowne) - capped as a u19
Eoghan Clarke(Leinster/Wanderers)
Diarmuid Barron(Munster/Garryowen) - capped as a u19

2nd Row
Jack Dunne(Leinster/DUFC)
Cormac Daly(Leinster/Clontarf)
Matthew Dalton(Ulster/Malone)
Ronan Coffey(Munster/Shannon)

Backrow
Matthew Agnew(Ulster/Ballymena)
Joe Dunleavy(Ulster/Malone)
Aaron Hall(Ulster/Ballynahinch)
Caelan Doris(Leinster/St. Marys) - capped as a u19
JJ O'Dea(Leinster/Old Wesley)
Sean Masterson(Connacht/Corinthians) - capped as a u19
Jack Daly(Munster/Garryowen)
Sean Duffy(Munster/Cork Con)

Scrumhalf
Jonny Stewart(Ulster/Queens) - capped as a u19
Michael Stronge(Ulster/Ballymena)
Craig Casey(Munster/Shannon) - u19
Colin Sisk(Munster/Dolphin) - u19

Outhalf
Harry Byrne(Leinster/UCD) - u19
Michael Lowry(Ulster/Banbridge)

Outside Backs
Tommy O'Brien(Leinster/UCD) - capped as a u19
Sean O'Brien(Leinster/Clontarf)
Tom Roche(Leinster/Lansdowne)
Peter Maher(Leinster/Old Belvedere)
Michael Silvester(Leinster/DUFC) - capped as a u19
Myles Carey(Leinster/St. Marys)
Daniel Hurley(Munster/Young Munster)
James McCarthy(Munster/Exile/Garryowen) - u19
Kieran Dunne(Munster/Exile/Shannon) - u19
Angus Kernohan(Ulster/Ballymena) - u19


No Mikey Milne

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the spoofer wrote:
mildlyinterested wrote:Extended Ireland u20 squad from camp in September, injured players at the time not invited:

LH Prop
Joe Byrne(Leinster/DUFC)
Jordan Duggan(Leinster/Naas) - capped as a u19
Niall McEniff(Leinster/St Marys) - u19

TH Prop
Jack Aungier(Leinster/St. Marys)
Tom O'Toole(Ulster/Bandbridge)
Bryan O'Connor(Munster/UCC)

Hooker
Alex Clarke(Ulster/Queens)
Ronan Kelleher(Leinster/Lansdowne) - capped as a u19
Eoghan Clarke(Leinster/Wanderers)
Diarmuid Barron(Munster/Garryowen) - capped as a u19

2nd Row
Jack Dunne(Leinster/DUFC)
Cormac Daly(Leinster/Clontarf)
Matthew Dalton(Ulster/Malone)
Ronan Coffey(Munster/Shannon)

Backrow
Matthew Agnew(Ulster/Ballymena)
Joe Dunleavy(Ulster/Malone)
Aaron Hall(Ulster/Ballynahinch)
Caelan Doris(Leinster/St. Marys) - capped as a u19
JJ O'Dea(Leinster/Old Wesley)
Sean Masterson(Connacht/Corinthians) - capped as a u19
Jack Daly(Munster/Garryowen)
Sean Duffy(Munster/Cork Con)

Scrumhalf
Jonny Stewart(Ulster/Queens) - capped as a u19
Michael Stronge(Ulster/Ballymena)
Craig Casey(Munster/Shannon) - u19
Colin Sisk(Munster/Dolphin) - u19

Outhalf
Harry Byrne(Leinster/UCD) - u19
Michael Lowry(Ulster/Banbridge)

Outside Backs
Tommy O'Brien(Leinster/UCD) - capped as a u19
Sean O'Brien(Leinster/Clontarf)
Tom Roche(Leinster/Lansdowne)
Peter Maher(Leinster/Old Belvedere)
Michael Silvester(Leinster/DUFC) - capped as a u19
Myles Carey(Leinster/St. Marys)
Daniel Hurley(Munster/Young Munster)
James McCarthy(Munster/Exile/Garryowen) - u19
Kieran Dunne(Munster/Exile/Shannon) - u19
Angus Kernohan(Ulster/Ballymena) - u19


No Mikey Milne


Still in school, playing 8 this year for Roscrea I heard.

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Would most of those U20s be playing UBL and/or A games this season for their provinces?

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mildlyinterested wrote:Top prospects at each position:

LH Prop

Jordan Duggan(Leinster/Naas) - capped as a u19
James French(Munster/UCC)
Joe Byrne(Leinster/DUFC)

Hooker
Ronan Kelleher(Leinster/Lansdowne) - capped as a u19
Alex Clarke(Ulster/Queens)
Diarmaid Barron(Munster/Garryowen)

TH Prop
Jack Aungier(Leinster/St. Marys)
Tom O'Toole(Ulster/Banbridge)
Bryan O'Connor(Munster/UCC)

2nd Row
Cormac Daly(Leinster/Clontarf) - capped as a u19
Jack Dunne(Leinster/DUFC)
John McCusker(Ulster/Rainey OB)
Matthew Dalton(Ulster/Malone)
Ronan Coffey(Munster/Shannon)

Backrow
Caelan Doris(Leinster/St. Marys) - capped as a u19
Sean Masterson(Connacht/Corinthians) - capped as a u19
Richard Dunne(Leinster/DUFC)
Aaron Hall(Ulster/Ballynahinch)
Joe Dunleavy(Ulster/Malone)
Jack O'Sullivan(Munster/UCC)
Max Kearney(Leinster/DUFC)
JJ O'Dea(Leinster/Old Wesley)
Zac Ward(Ulster/Ballynahinch)

Scrumhalf
Jonny Stewart(Ulster/Queens) - capped as a u19
Hugh O'Sullivan(Leinster/Clontarf)
James Kenny(Leinster/Lansdowne)
Patrick Patterson(Leinster/UCD)
Rory Gaffney(Connacht/Galwegians)

Outhalf
Conor Dean(Leinster/St. Marys) - capped as a u19
Angus Curtis(Ulster/Queens) - capped as a u19
Michael Lowry(Ulster/Banbridge)
James Taylor(Munster/UCC)
Harry Byrne(Leinster/UCD) - u19

Outside Backs
Tommy O'Brien(Leinster/UCD) - capped as a u19
Michael Silvester(Leinster/DUFC) - capped as a u19
David McCarthy(Munster/Garryowen) - capped as a u19
Mark Keane(Ulster/Inst) - capped as a u19
James Hume(Ulster/Banbridge)
Sean O'Brien(Leinster/Clontarf)
Peter Sullivan(Leinster/Lansdowne)
Tom Roche(Leinster/Lansdowne)
Daniel Hurley(Munster/Young Munster)
Conor Hayes(Munster/Young Munster) - u19
Angus Kernohan(Ulster/Ballymena) - u19
Evan O'Gorman(Munster/Young Munster) - u19


Now there's a list worth keeping for 5 years hence.

Great research and thanks for the content

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Ruckedtobits wrote:
Now there's a list worth keeping for 5 years hence.

Great research and thanks for the content

+1 great stuff.

IS Rory Gaffney not an outhalf rather than a scrum half though

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Have there been any changes to the coaching ticket for this season.
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There is a 2 day training camp Tuesday and weds in Dublin. Trial match on weds in dbrook I think. I haven't seen the full list of those involved yet. Tough week for those involved in B&I cup games, trial match weds and then some important AIL games next weekend! Lets hope the coaches are managing the workload well.

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Oldschool wrote:Have there been any changes to the coaching ticket for this season.


Yes, Noel McNamara is head coach.

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johng wrote:
Ruckedtobits wrote:
Now there's a list worth keeping for 5 years hence.

Great research and thanks for the content

+1 great stuff.

IS Rory Gaffney not an outhalf rather than a scrum half though


He was, moved to scrumhalf now. Been starting regularly for Galwegians in AIL.

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dropkick wrote:Would most of those U20s be playing UBL and/or A games this season for their provinces?


Only a few have played A games to date, most are playing UBL.

Players involved with A teams to date:
Ronan Kelleher (Hooker/Leinster)
Callum Torpey (Hooker/Connacht) - u19 exile
John Hodnett (Hooker/Munster) - u19
Matthew Dalton (2nd Row/Ulster)
Ronan Coffey (2nd Row-Backrow/Munster)
Niall Murray (2nd Row/Connacht) - u19
Aaron Hall (Backrow/Ulster)
Richard Dunne (Backrow/Leinster)
Joe Dunleavy (Backrow/Ulster)
Cian Huxford (Backrow/Connacht)- u19
Jonny Stewart (Scrumhalf/Ulster)
Hugh O'Sullivan (Scrumhalf/Leinster)
Conor Dean (Outhalf/Leinster)
Michael Lowry(Outhalf/Ulster)
Harry Byrne(Outhalf/Leinster) - u19
Tommy O'Brien(Wing/Centre)
Angus Kernohan(Wing/Centre/Ulster) - U19
Michael Silvester (Back Three/Leinster)
Conor Hayes (Back Three/Munster)- u19

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3 exiles involved with Ireland u20 this week:

Jack Cooke(London Irish/Backrow)
James Newey(Bristol/Centre)
Aaron O'Sullivan(Wasps/Back Three)(u19)

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Told the following 5 trinity players involved this week: Joe Byrne(Prop), Jack Dunne(2nd Row), Richard Dunne(Backrow), Max Kearney(Backrow) & Michael Silvester(Wing/Fullback)

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Likely starters:
Ronan Kelleher, Hooker. hasn't had a lot of game time for Lansdowne but started and scored yesterday
Tom O'Toole, not getting much game time for Banbridge but very talented.
Matthew Dalton, 2nd row. Has played a few games off the bench for Ulster.
Caelan Doris, possible captain. Going well for Marys. He has been 24th man for Leinster a few times.
Sean Masterson from Connacht. There are lots of flanker options but Masterson is the only one who played last year I think.
Johnny Stewart at SH.. Also Hugh O'Sullivan & Paddy Patterson. Very competitive.
Conor Dean....did well last year for the u20s
Michael Silvester, FB. scoring regularly for Trinity in Div 1A
Tommy O'Brien...wing. Scored again yday for UCD.

TThere are lots of others going well in the AIL and in the academies but I don't see any others that are stand out players.

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I'd say Jack Aungier is more likely to start at tighthead prop over Tom O'Toole.
Jack Dunne at tighthead lock.
Aaron Hall up at Ulster, will push strongly in the backrow at either 6 or 7.

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Very interesting thread. Most people on this forum probably fancy themselves as domestic rugby anoraks but you REALLY should be working as a rugby journalist.
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neiliog93 wrote:Very interesting thread. Most people on this forum probably fancy themselves as domestic rugby anoraks but you REALLY should be working as a rugby journalist.

not sure that is a compliment or an insult :D

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mildlyinterested wrote:I'd say Jack Aungier is more likely to start at tighthead prop over Tom O'Toole.

I dont think he has been starting games for Marys has he? Then again neither has Tom O'Toole for Banbridge.

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