Baltinglass man Peader Timmins will captain the Irish rugby U-20’s team in Ireland’s 3/4th play-off game of the IRB Junior World Championship against hosts New Zealand on Friday.
Team captain Jack O’Donoghue been ruled out of the play-off game as he continues to observe to the ‘return to play’ concussion protocols.
TG4 have confirmed that they will broadcast the 3rd/4th place play-off and the England v South Africa live from Auckland on Friday, with a highlights show on at 8.30pm that night.
The Irish results at the championships can be seen below.
Monday, June 2: France 19 IRELAND 13, QBE Stadium, Auckland
Friday, June 6: Wales 21 IRELAND 35, ECOLight Stadium, Pukekohe
Tuesday, June 10: IRELAND 38 Fiji 0, QBE Stadium, Auckland
Sunday, June 15: England 42 IRELAND 15, QBE Stadium, Auckland