A total of 12 Munster players have been named in the Ireland U-20 squad for the 2019 U-20 Six Nations.
John Hodnett, Paddy Kelly, Luke Masters, Billy Scannell, Josh Wycherley, Craig Casey, Jake Flannery, Seán French, Ben Healy, James McCarthy, Conor Phillips and Jonathan Wren have all been included.
Ireland will get their campaign under way against England today week at Irish Independent Park, kick-off 7.15pm, and their second fixture sees them travel to Netherdale to take on Scotland.
They are on the road again for their third fixture against Italy in Rieti, before facing France back in Irish Independent Park.
Their final game of the tournament is away to Wales on March 15 in Colwyn Bay.
Tickets for the home fixtures at Irish Independent Park are available from www.ticketmaster.ie
UL Bohemian moved into the last four of the Women’s All-Ireland Cup on a thrilling day of quarter-final action.
UL Bohs pushed past Cup holders Railway Union 13-10 with the Bohs defence proving crucial as they fended off a late onslaught from Railway after tries from Emma Murphy and Liat Kogon.
Rachel Allen gave the home side the lead with Chloe Pearse scoring an opportunistic try off a scrum in the second half.
Edel Murphy’s penalty and Bohs getting the first score meant the Dubliners were forced to chase the game in the second half.
Up next for the Bohs side are Tullow.
The inaugural Munster Rugby School of Excellence is set to provide a complete rugby experience for players aged 13-16 this summer.
Join Munster Rugby for a residential or non-residential camp at Rockwell College where players will experience a week in the life of a professional rugby player and learn the Munster values, such as excellence, integrity and community.
For a limited time only, Munster Rugby are offering an early bird rate of €399 residential and €299 non-residential.
Full details at https://munsterrugby.ie/munster-rugby-school-of-excellence/