Timmins to line out against French in New Zealand

Baltinglass man Peadar Timmins will line out for the Irish U20 rugby team in Auckland on Monday.

Ireland will play France in their opening game of the IRB Junior World Championship.

The pool B opener will be staged at the QBE Stadium, Auckland, 5.35pm local time/6.35am Irish time (live TG4/Sky Sports 1, red button)

IRELAND U-20: Cian Kelleher (Lansdowne/Leinster); Ciaran Gaffney (Galwegians/Connacht), Garry Ringrose (UCD/Leinster), Dan Goggin (Young Munster/Munster), Ian Fitzpatrick (Lansdowne/Leinster); Ross Byrne (UCD/Leinster), Nick McCarthy (UCD/Leinster); Peter Dooley (Lansdowne/Leinster), Max Abbott (Cork Constitution/Munster), Rory Burke (Cork Constitution/Munster), Stephen Gardiner (Lansdowne/Leinster), Ross Molony (UCD/Leinster), Peadar Timmins (UCD/Leinster), Frankie Taggart (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster), Jack O’Donoghue (UL Bohemians/Munster) (capt).

Replacements: Dylan Donnellan (UCD/Leinster), Denis Coulson (Lansdowne/Leinster), Oisin Heffernan (Lansdowne/Leinster), Darragh Moloney (Cork Constitution/Munster), Diarmaid Dee (Young Munster/Munster), Ryan Foley (Cork Constitution/Munster), Conor McKeon (Lansdowne/Leinster), Billy Dardis (UCD/Leinster).

Referee: Matt O’Brien (Australia)
Assistant Referees: Ben O’Keeffe, Grant Stuart (both New Zealand)
Television Match Official: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

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