There are few things sweeter than beating England…
A Wexford native will be hoping to do just that this week. Wexford native Brian Deeny has been named on the Ireland u-20 Rugby team to face England ahead of this Friday’s clash.
The full team is as follows:
Oran McNulty (Millfield School/Galway Corinthians RFC/Connacht), Ethan McIlroy (Methody College/Queens University RFC/Ulster), Dan Kelly (Kirkham Grammar/Loughborough University/IQ Rugby), Hayden Hyde (Cranleigh School/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster), Andrew Smith (St. Michael’s College/Clontarf FC/Leinster), Jack Crowley (Bandon RFC/Cork Constitution FC/Munster), Lewis Finlay (Down High School/Malone RFC/Ulster); Marcus Hanan (Clane RFC/Old Belvedere RFC/Leinster), John McKee (Campbell College/Old Belvedere RFC/Leinster), Thomas Clarkson (Blackrock College/Dublin University FC/Leinster), Thomas Ahern (Waterpark RFC/Shannon RFC/Munster), Brian Deeny (Wexford Wanderers RFC/Clontarf FC/Leinster), Alex Soroka (Belvedere College/Dublin University FC/Leinster), Sean O’Brien (Blackrock College/UCD RFC/Leinster), David McCann (RBAI/Banbridge RFC/Ulster) (captain)
Tom Stewart (Belfast Royal Academy/Ballynahinch RFC/Ulster), Harry Noonan (Greystones RFC/Old Wesley RFC/Leinster), Charlie Ward (Tullow RFC/Clontarf FC/Leinster), Joe McCarthy (Blackrock College/Dublin University FC/Leinster), Cian Prendergast (Newbridge College/UCD RFC/Leinster), Ben Murphy (Presentation College Bray/Clontarf FC/Leinster), Tim Corkery (Kilkenny RFC/Lansdowne FC/Leinster), Max O’Reilly (St Gerard’s School/Dublin University FC/Leinster).
If you’re looking for transport to that game, Wexford Weekly are running a bus for just €15 return with pick-up points in Wexford, Enniscorthy, Ferns and Gorey.