There was wonderful news for all at Letterkenny Rugby Club this morning as Jospeh Dunleavy was included in the Ireland U-20 squad for the upcoming Six Nations.
Dunleavy, who is thus far uncapped at U-20 level, is a native of Letterkenny and a was brought up through the ranks at Letterkenny RFC and the Ulster player development pathway, whilst also lining out for City of Derry. He currently represents Ulster A and Malone.
Ireland open their campaign against France on February 2. After the opening clash at Stade Amédée Domenech, the Ireland U-20s will play three successive home games against Italy, Wales and Scotland on Friday nights at Donnybrook, with the series of home fixtures again being sponsored by Electric Ireland.
Their Championship run will conclude with a trip to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry to face England on Friday, March 16, in a double header with the Ireland and England Women’s teams.