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IRB Under 20 Championship: Final and 3/4 Place Play-Off

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Our rugby scribe takes a look at the IRB U20 Championship final and the 3rd and 4th place play-off   being played on Saturday in Manchester.

So after three and a half weeks of pulsating rugby action we’ve reached the final day of the IRB Under 20 Championship. Hosts England will battle it out with Ireland for the right to be crowned 2016 champions while South Africa will look to close out what has been a rather disappointing campaign with a victory over the Argentines in the third and fourth play-off.
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IRB Under 20 Championship Semi-final: England v South Africa Preview

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We preview the IRB Under 20 Championship semi-final being contested between hosts England and South Africa.

We’ve reached the business end of the 2016 IRB Under 20 Championship and thankfully for us South Africans, the ‘Baby Boks have managed to make it through to the semi-finals.

Dawie Theron’s men will now lock horns with tournament hosts England in what’s is sure to be a hotly contested affair.
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IRB Under 20 Championship: Round 2 Preview
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Our rugby writer takes a look at Saturday’s second round of IRB Under 20 Championship fixtures.

Things started off so well for me last Tuesday. My tips had come in for the opening two games and my back balance was looking a lot hefty than it had the previous day. But then, the Australians had to go and ruin it.

I was fully expecting the Junior Wallabies to put a big score over the Scot’s but a red card and some brilliant kicking from Scottish ten Adam Hastings would make me rue my decision to back the Junior Wallabies to clear a 12.5 handicap.
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IRB U20 Championship: Tuesday 7 June Preview

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We have got another premier rugby tournament heading your way this week with the IRB Under 20 Championship kicking off in Manchester today. The tournament runs from the 7th of June up until the 25th which means will have plenty of rugby action to occupy us while Super Rugby is on its annual month-long sabbatical.

The first round of games opens up with two games kicking off simultaneously. One of the first two fixtures will see the Baby Boks take on Japan while the other sees France take on a dark horse in the form of Argentina.
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