Seven Connacht players named in Ireland U18 Clubs lineup for Italy clash

01 November 2018

Seven Connacht players named in Ireland U18 Clubs lineup for Italy clash
Ireland U18 Clubs Head Coach Fiach O’Loughlin has named his squad for this Saturday's test vs Italy in  Ghirada Center Treviso (kick off 4pm).
The squad includes 11 of the Connacht U18 side that won the interprovincial crown in August - the province's first title at U18 level for 10 years.
Of the 11 players there are 7 in the starting line-up. They are Eoin de Buitléar and Cian Scanlon in the front row, lock Darragh Murray (captain), flanker Oisin McCormack, number 8 Donnacha Byrne, scrum-half Aodha Hession and outside centre Shane Jennings.
The full squad assembled on Monday morning in Kings Hospital Dublin and will travel to Italy this afternoon.

Start #NameClub/AcademyProvince
1Monty RoystonHartpury RFCIQ Rugby
2Eoin de BuitléarCorinthians RFCConnacht
3Cian ScanlonCorinthians RFCConnacht
4Darragh Murray (c)Buccaneers RFCConnacht
5Jay TraynorWaterpark RFCMunster
6Mark BoyleGorey RFCLeinster
7Oisin McCormackBallinasloe RFCConnacht
8Donnacha ByrneSligo RFCConnacht
9Aodha HessionCreggs RFCConnacht
10Michael CookeNewcastle FalconsIQ Rugby
11Zach KavanaghBristol BearsIQ Rugby
12Karl MartinBoyne RFCLeinster
13Shane JenningsBallinasloe RFCConnacht
14Josh O'ConnorWexford Wanderers RFCLeinster
15Jamie OsbourneNaas RFCLeinster
16Dylan MurphyNenagh RFCMunster
17Liam BishopYorkshire Carnegie RFCIQ Rugby
18Darragh McCarthyCobh Pirates RFCMunster
19Cathal FlemingMonivea RFCConnacht
20Hubert CostelloCorinthians RFCConnacht
21Ethan CoughlanEnnis RFCMunster
22Cathal FordeCorinthians RFCConnacht
23Conor O’ShaughnessyGalwegians RFCConnacht

Head Coach - Fiach O'Loughlin
Assistant Coach - Johnny Graham
Team Manager - Philip Coyle
S&C - Matt Godfrey
Baggage Master - Mick Coughlan
Physio - Nicola Bolger
Doctor - Padraig Sheeran
Analyst - Jim Herring