The 2021 U20 Six Nations kicks off tomorrow afternoon with three games at Cardiff Arms Park which will be the venue for all the matches as the teams operate in an extended bubble.
Ireland face Scotland first up in what is ostensibly an away game, though with the restrictions there will be next to no benefit for any side. the Scotland Ireland game kicks off the tournament at 14:00 and it will be followed by England France at 17:00 and Italy Wales at 20:00. All games are to be shown on BBC iPlayer.
The teams were announce earlier this afternoon and given the restrictions on players coming into and out of squads the teams are announcing a 26 player panel for each game.
Ireland’s selection features only 2 players with previous U20 international experience, Ulster’s Ben Moxham and Leinster’s Alex Soroka who clocked up 79 and 70 minutes respectively, in 2020 pre Covid.
Normally we’d have . . .