Ireland to face England in U20 Final

Date published: June 20 2016

Ireland will play in their first World Rugby U20 Championship Final this Saturday when they take on hosts England in Manchester.

High-scoring wins over Argentina and South Africa respectively set up an all-Northern Hemisphere final, with England looking to win their third title in four years.

Meanwhile the Fifth-Place Final will see New Zealand take on Australia, while Georgia and France are through to the Ninth-Place Final.

Italy and Japan will meet in the crucial 11th-Place play-off to avoid relegation from the tournament.

World Rugby U20 Championship Finals
All fixtures to be played on June 25

U20 Championship Final: Ireland v England @ AJ Bell Stadium, Salford

3rd Place play-off: Argentina v South Africa @ AJ Bell Stadium, Salford

5th Place Final: New Zealand v Australia @ AJ Bell Stadium, Salford

7th Place play-off: Scotland v Wales @ Manchester City Academy Stadium

9th Place Final: Georgia v France @ Manchester City Academy Stadium

11th Place play-off: Italy v Japan @ Manchester City Academy Stadium