Team Ireland flew out from Dublin Airport this morning for a training camp and the Pavlyukov Youth Memorial in Anapa, Russia.
The squad are due to arrive in Moscow later today and will board an internal flight for Krasador before making their way to Anapa by coach.
Ireland will take part in a training camp with the host nation, Cuba, Scotland, Ukraine and a number of other nations before the tournament begins on March 15th.
Billy McClean and Fergal Redmond will be working Ireland’s corner in Anapa.
Irish Squad Pavlyukov Youth Memorial Anapa, Russia March 6th/20th
60kg Eamer Coughlan (Riverstown)
64kg Patrick Donovan (OLOL)
64kg Aaron McKenna (Old School)
69kg Gabriel Dossen (Olympic)
69kg Jason Harty (Rathkeale)
75kg Tommy Hyde (Setanta)
Team manager: Robbie Redmond
Coaches: Billy McClean and Fergal McKenna
R&J: Martin O’Neill