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Betts To Start For Ireland U20

10th June 2016 By Munster Rugby

Munster prop Ben Betts will make his first start for Ireland U20s after being named at tighthead for Round 2 of the World Rugby U20 Championship against New Zealand tomorrow – ko 1.30pm.

Munster prop Ben Betts will make his first start for Ireland U20s after being named at tighthead for Round 2 of the World Rugby U20 Championship against New Zealand tomorrow – ko 1.30pm.

Betts will wear the number 3 jersey in place of the injured Conor Kenny, who has returned home following a shoulder injury he suffered in the opening minutes of the Wales game.

James Bollard comes on to the bench as one of the replacement props.

The remainder of the team that defeated Wales 26-25 on Tuesday is unchanged with Munster’s Bill Johnston and Shane Daly remaining in the starting XV while Vincent O’Brien, Kelvin Brown and Sean O’Connor are again named on the bench.

The match will be broadcast live on TG4 and Sky Sports 3 and will be refereed by Craig Maxwell-Keys of the RFU.

Ireland U20 v New Zealand U20.
Manchester City Academy Stadium, Saturday 11th June 2016, 1.30pm.
15. Jacob Stockdale (Belfast Harlequins / Ulster)
14. Matthew Byrne (Terenure / Leinster)
13. Shane Daly (Cork Con / Munster)
12. Conor O'Brien (Clontarf / Leinster)
11. Hugo Keenan (UCD / Leinster)
10. Bill Johnston (Garryowen / Munster)
9. Stephen Kerins (Sligo / Connacht)
1. Andrew Porter (UCD / Leinster)
2. Adam McBurney (Ballymena / Ulster)
3. Ben Betts (Young Munster / Munster)
4. Cillian Gallagher (Sligo / Connacht)
5. James Ryan (Lansdowne / Leinster) Captain
6. Greg Jones (UCD / Leinster)
7. David Aspil (St. Mary's RFC / Leinster)
8. Max Deegan (Lansdowne / Leinster)

Replacements
16. Vincent O'Brien (Cork Con / Munster)
17. James Bollard (Dublin University / Leinster
18. Vakh Abdaladze (Clontarf / Leinster)*
19. Sean O'Connor (Cashel / Munster)
20. Kelvin Brown (Shannon / Munster)
21. Niall Saunders (Epsom College / Exile)
22. Johnny McPhillips (Queens University / Ulster)
23. Jimmy O'Brien (UCD / Leinster)

*Denotes Uncapped at this level

Ireland U20 World Rugby U20 Championship Results / Fixtures
Pool A
Wales 25-26 Ireland
Manchester City Academy Stadium
Tuesday 7th June, 2016

New Zealand v Ireland
Manchester City Academy Stadium
Saturday 11th June, 2016
KO: 13:30

Ireland v Georgia
Manchester City Academy Stadium
Wednesday 15th June, 2016
KO: 17:30

Semi-Finals
Manchester City Academy Stadium OR AJ Bell Stadium, Salford
Monday 20th June 2016

Play-Offs
Manchester City Academy Stadium OR AJ Bell Stadium, Salford
Saturday 25th June 2016

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