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2016 U20 WRC: Teams up for Ireland v England Final

Teams are up for Saturday’s 2016 World Rugby U20 Championship Final between Ireland and England that takes place at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford. Kick off 19:00, live on Sky Sports/TG4.

Unsurprisingly there are no changes for Ireland after their successful semi-final win against Argentina and from what I can see there aren’t any changes from the English side that beat South Africa.

Not much else to say really, Ireland just need to keep on doing what they have been doing, strong scrums, good breakdown, sharp defence, destructive mauls, fast hands and take their points. Anything beyond that is outside of their control, but it should be enough. 

The FRU Predicts: England to take an early lead but I expect Ireland to win this by a margin of 8 – 12 points after a dominant second half.

IRELANDENGLAND
Jacob Stockdale15Max Malins
Matthew Byrne14Sam Aspland-Robinson
Shane Daly13Joe Marchant
Conor O’Brien12Johnny Williams
Hugo Keenan11Matt Gallagher
Johnny McPhillips10Harry Mallander
Stephen Kerins9Max Green
Andrew Porter1Lewis Boyce
Adam McBurney2Jack Singleton
Ben Betts3Billy Walker
Sean O’Connor4Stan South
James Ryan5Huw Taylor
Greg Jones6George Nott
David Aspil7William Evns
Max Deegan8Callum Chick
   
Vincent O’Brien16Charlie Piper
James Bollard17Tom West
Adam Coyle18Will Stuart
Evan Mintern19Andrew Kitchener
Kelvin Brown20Jack Willis
Niall Saunders21Harry Randall
Brett Connon22Max Wright
Jimmy O’Brien23Oliver Thorley

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