Kavanagh will have his clubmate Mark Melbourne alongside him in an Irish pack that also includes Munster men Ronan Loughney from UL Bohemians and UCC's Robert Quinn. Barry Keeshan (UCC)will direct the backline from the out-hald position with Breffni O'Donnell (UL Bohemians) named at outside centre.
The Ireland U19 team to play England U19 at Musgrave Park, Cork on Friday, March 28th 2003 at k.o. 19.30hrs is as follows:
15 McCarron Ross(UCD) 14 Hewitt Marc (Skerries) 13 Breffni O'Donnell(UL Bohemians) 12 Stafford Greg(Lansdowne) 11 McKenzie Paul(Loughborough University) 10 Keeshan Barry(UCC) 9 Auld Steven (Belfast Harlequins) 8 Kavanagh Anthony(Garryowen)Capt. 7 Hennessy Oisin(Dungannon) 6 McNamee Brett(Exiles - Northhampton) 5 Melbourne Mark(Garryowen) 4 Smith Daniel(Irish Exiles) 3 Loughney Ronan(UL Bohemians) 2 Quinn Robert(UCC) 1 Sweeney Robert(St. Marys)
16 Gavin David (Blackrock) 17 Maxwell Gary Dungannon 18 Andress John Belfast Harlequins 19 Houston David Limavady 20 Treston Colm Blackrock 21 Ryan Tim Highfield 22 Willis Cillian Blackrock 23 McCarter Richard QUB 24 Steenson Gareth QUB 25 McCarthy Robert Terenure