The IRB 2011 Junior World Championship took place in Italy between 10th and 26th of June.
Ireland U20 finished 8th, their only win being their final pool game against Scotland.
Ireland U20 Results
|Pool C||Ireland||26||42||South Africa||Treviso|
|5th Place||South Africa||57||15||Ireland||Padua|
Ireland U20 Scorers
Ireland U20 Squad
The squad was captained by Ulster’s Niall Annett and he was joined by Ulster registered players, Finlay Bealham, Conor Carey, Iain Henderson, Dominic Gallagher, Patrick Jackson, James McKinney, Luke Marshall and Craig Gilroy. Jonny Murphy was a late call up for the last game against Wales.
Future Ulster players Jordi Murphy also appeared for Ireland and Charles Piutau appeared for New Zealand U20.
Forwards: Finlay Bealham (Ulster), Tadhg Furlong (Leinster), Conor Carey (Ulster), James Tracy (Leinster), Niall Annett (Ulster), David Doyle (Leinster), Jonny Murphy (Ulster), Shane Buckley (Munster), Iain Henderson (Ulster), Michael Kearney (Leinster), Daniel Qualter (Connacht), Aaron Connelly (Connacht), Dominic Gallagher (Ulster), Eoin McKeon (Connacht), Jordi Murphy (Leinster), Peter Du Toit (Leinster)
Backs: Kieran Marmion (Exile), JJ Hanrahan (Munster), Patrick Jackson (Ulster), James McKinney (Ulster), Alex Kelly (Leinster), Brendan Macken (Leinster), Luke Marshall (Ulster), Andrew Boyle (Leinster), Craig Gilroy (Ulster), Tiernan O’Halloran (Connacht), Andrew Conway (Leinster)