At 8 pm Friday evening the u20s begin their 2021 championship season. With straight knock-out and winner on the day it could be a very short season or it could be a very successful one.
The Referee will be Monaghan’s Anthony Marron, on standby is Cavan’s Maggie Farrelly, the second lines person will be Darren O’Hare from Down and the fourth official is Derry’s Richie Donoghue. The game will be streamed by PáircTV on behalf of the Ulster Council, who will also provide a virtual programme.
The starting fifteen will be named on Friday. In the meantime the full squad is:
Captain: Rory O’Donnell (Baile na Gallóglaigh), Vice Captain: Jamie Grant (An Tearmann), Ronan Gallagher, Johnny McGroddy (Na Dunaibh), Shane O’Donnell, Dylan Duggan, Kieran Tobin, Ciaran Moore, Padraig McGettigan, and Eoin Dowling (Naomh Ádhamhnáin), Conor Coyle (Clocih Cheann Fhaola), Paul O’Hare (Naomh Columba), Niall Diver, Ronan Frein (Gaeil Leitir Ceanainn), Ryan McShane (Cill Chartha), Carlos O’Reilly, Oisin Cannon (Naomh Micheál), Nathan Byrne, Jordan O’Donnell, Shean Roarty (Naomh Conaill), Caolan McColgan (Naomh Pádraig Uisce Chaoin, Magh), Keelan Dunleavy, Jack Gallagher (Gleann tSuilí), Dylan Dorrian (Baile na Gallóglaigh), Cillain Gildea (Na Cealla Beaga), Donal McBride, Daithi Roberts (Gaoth Dobhair), Caloan Gallagher, Ryan McFadden, (An Tearmann), Richard O’Rourke (Na Ceithre Máistrí),Joey Gillespie (Naomh Muire), Eoin Martin (Naomh Muire, Íochtar na Rosann), Anthony Doherty (Carndomhnaigh).
The management team include:
Gary Duffy, Manager, Eamon McGee, Leo McLoone, Damien McIntyre, Ownie McGarvey, Oisin O’Flaherty, Michael McMahon, Mel O’Donnell, David Kelch, Gearoid McGeehan, Andy McGovern, Karl Lacey and Aaron Kyles.