IRELAND U20s COACH Mike Ruddock has revealed his side for their upcoming clash with Italy.
Following their loss to England, Ruddock has introduced a number of fresh faces into the team.
Aaron Conneely, Josh Van de Flier and Jack Conan all come into the back row, while James Rael, Alan O’Connor and Peter Reilly have also been introduced.
Mike Sherlock has come in at full back, and Conor Finn starts on the wing.
Peter Nelson, Jack Carty and Luke McGrath also all feature in a new-look back-line.
The game takes place at Cape Town Stadium tomorrow at 1.45pm.
Ireland team: 15 Mike Sherlock (Clontarf/Leinster)14 Conor Finn (Buccaneers/Connacht)13 Peter Nelson (Dungannon/Ulster)12 Chris Farrell (Dungannon/Ulster)11 Sam Coghlan Murray (UCD/Leinster)10 Jack Carty (Buccaneers/Connacht)9 Luke McGrath (UCD/Leinster)1 Des Merrey (Clontarf/Leinster)2 James Rael (Garryowen/Munster)3 Peter Reilly (Lansdowne/Leinster)4 Alan O’Connor (UCD/Leinster)5 Iain Henderson (Queen’s University/Ulster)6 Aaron Conneely (Corinthians/Connacht)7 Josh Van de Flier (UCD/Leinster)8 Jack Conan (Old Belvedere/Leinster) Replacements:16 Niall Scannell (Dolphin/Munster)17 Tadhg Furlong (Clontarf/Leinster)18 Jake Cawley (Old Belvedere/Leinster)19 Tadhg Beirne (Lansdowne/Leinster)20 Shane Buckley (Garryowen/Munster)21 Kieran Marmion (Corinthians/Connacht)22 Cathal Marsh (Trinity College /Leinster)23 Stuart Olding (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)