Connacht U20 head coach Jimmy Duffy has named his squad for their opening Interpro fixture against Leinster this Friday night at 7.30 in Donnybrook.

The extended squad have been put through their paces since early July and have come through a very intense summer programme. Last years captain, Sean O’Brien will again take the reigns. Connacht complete their campaign with consecutive home games v’s Ulster and Munster on Friday 13th and 20th September in Sportsground at 3pm.


Position No. Name Club/ School
LHP 1 Jacob Walshe Buccaneers RFC
Hooker 2 Scott Flanagan Buccaneers RFC
THP 3 Saba Meunargia Buccaneers RFC
2nd Row 4 Josh O’Rourke Buccaneers RFC
2nd Row 5 Sean O’Brien (Capt) Galwegians RFC
B. Row 6 Sam McCormack Westport RFC
B. Row 7 Rory Moloney Buccaneers RFC
No. 8 8 Jack Dineen Galwegians RFC
SH 9 Caolin Blade Monivea RFC
OH 10 Sean O’Hagan Corinthians RFC
LW 11 Mark O’Keefe Old Belvedere RFC
C1 12 Andrew McAleer Westport RFC
C2 13 Rory Parata Galwegians RFC
RW 14 Matthew Mellotte Barnhall RFC
FB 15 Eoghan O’Reilly Buccaneers RFC
Hooker 16 Conor Duffy UCD RFC
LHP 17 Dan McCardle Galwegians RFC
THP 18 Andrew Barr Old Belvedere RFC
Utility Player 19 Shane Boyle UL Bohemians RFC
Utility Player 20 Eddie Earle Galwegians RFC
Utility Player 21 Conor Kerins Sligo RFC
Utility Player 22 Ben Carty Buccaneers RFC
Utility Player 23 Charlie Ryan Cill Dara RFC
Coaching and Management Staff
Jimmy Duffy (Head Coach)
Cory Brown  (Coach)
Rachel Wyer (Physiotherapist)
Antoine Mobian (Conditioning)
Philip Coyle (Team Manager)


Gallery: HT minis – Ballinrobe, Ballyhaunis, Corinthians and Dunmore