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7th March 2007 By Munster Rugby


Coach Eric Elwood makes just one personnel change and one positional switch to the Ireland U20 side that takes on Scotland in Falkirk on Friday night (7.30).

There is one personnel change and one positional switch to the starting Ireland U20 team to play Scotland U20 in Falkirk from the side that beat England 13 – 6 in Dubarry Park.


Sean O’Brien,  has suffered a recurrence of the hamstring injury that forced his withdrawal in the England game in Athlone and his place at No.8 has been taken by team captain David Pollock, who moves from the openside.  

Replacement against France Kevin Sheahan, comes back into the squad and straight into the team to fill the openside berth while Tommy O’Donnell, who replaced the injured Sean O’Brien in the England game, is also ruled out due to a thumb injury and Eoghan Grace is drafted onto the bench. 

The Ireland Under 20 (v Scotland, Friday, 9th March, 7.30pm Falkirk Stadium.



15 – Felix Jones                          Seapoint/Leinster

14 – Shane Monahan                  Dublin University/Leinster

13 – Darren Cave                        Belfast Harlequins/Ulster

12 – Aidan Wynne                       Buccaneers/Connacht

11 – Keith Earls                          Thomond/Munster

10 – Ian Keatley                          UCD/Leinster

9 – Paul O’Donohoe                     UCD/Leinster

1 – Cian Healy                            Clontarf/Leinster

2 – Richard Sweeney                  St. Mary’s College/Leinster

3 – Jamie Hagan                         Greystones/Leinster

4 – Conor Mc Inerney                  UCD/Leinster

5 – Andrew Browne                    Galwegians/Connacht 

6 – Thomas Anderson                 Dungannon/Ulster

7 – Kevin Sheahan                      UCD/Leinster

8 – David Pollock  Captain          QUB/Ulster



16 – Ger Slattery                        Young Munster/Munster

17 – Ruaidhri Murphy                  Lansdowne/Leinster

18 – Neilus Keogh                       UCC/Munster

19 – Eoghan Grace                      Shannon/Munster

20 – David Drake                        Ballymena/Ulster

21 – Niall O’Connor                     Belfast Harlequins/Ulster

22 – Kyle Tonetti                         Blackrock College/Leinster


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