The Ireland U20 side to face England in the World Rugby U20 Championship final in Manchester tomorrow evening has been named. Head Coach Nigel Carolan has retained the same 23 that defeated Argentina in the semi-final which includes six Munster representatives.
Join us in the gym and on the field as we take you behind the scenes at Preseason Week 1. Head of Fitness Aled Walters explains Thursday and Friday's induction into preseason that included body fat tests, medical screening, conditioning and a 1k test.
Back in the starting XV for this weekend's Series decider against South Africa, Munsterman Keith Earls says Ireland will take inspiration from their U20 and soccer counterparts as they bid to play their part in what could be a momentous weekend for Irish sport.
Now that was a fast off-season! Fresh from a four week break, the first group of returning players checked in at UL this morning for Day 1 of preseason. Take a behind-the-scenes look as the players pick up their new kit, undertake testing and screening, and work up their first sweat of the new season.