The Irish Students squad to play against the English Students on Saturday 9th April in College Park, Trinity College, Dublin, has been confirmed.
The Irish Students squad is made up of the best university and college players who are not contracted to their respective provinces. The home university side, DUFC forms the backbone of the squad with 11 players called up including captain Paddy Lavelle. UCC have 5 players selected, Queens and UCD 2 each and 1 from Maynooth University, Mary Immaculate and NUI Galway.
The English students are coming into the match after a close encounter against the French Students last weekend in France losing 30-27.
The international fixture kick offs at 3pm and entry is free to everyone.
Irish Students squad:
|Squad Number||Player Name||University/College||Position|
|2||Tony Cusack||Mary Immaculate||Loose-Head|
|5||Andrew Keating||DUFC||Tight Head|
|6||Lee Mitchell||Maynooth University||Tight Head|
|7||Ben Mitchell||UCC||Second Row|
|8||Jack Burke||DUFC||Second Row|
|9||Raef Tyrrell||DUFC||Second Row|
|10||Paddy Marks||QUB||Blind Side|
|11||Brian Du Toit||DUFC||Open Side|
|12||Cathal Gallagher||UCC||Open Side|
|13||Tom Ryan||DUFC||Number Eight|
|14||Jamie Glynn||UCD||Scum Half|
|15||Charlie O’ Regan||UCC||Scrum Half|
|16||Jack McDermott||DUFC||Out Half|
|17||Liam Bourke||UCD||Out Half|
|18||Paddy Lavelle||DUFC (Captain)||Centre|
|22||Cillian Ansbro||UCC & CIT||Wing|
|23||Conor Kearns||DUFC||Full Back|