Ireland’s top prospects are in Italy this week for a training camp.
The squad, pictured above, are training in the mountain region of San Lorenzo, two hours drive from Bologna.
Team Ireland meet Italy in an international next weekend at the end of their training camp.
(Picture courtesy of Stephen Connolly)
52kg Jude Gallagher (Two Castles)
56kg John McConnell (Holy Trinity)
56kg Barry O’Connor (Ballyduff)
60kg Brandon McCarthy (St Michael’s Athy)
60kg Dean Clancy (Sean McDermott)
69kg William Hayden (Crumlin)
75kg Adam Matthews (Monkstown D)
75kg Jason Myers (Titans)
80kg Patrick Myers (Sligo City)
Team Manager John Gallagher
Coach Tom Hayes