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All the team line-ups for Finals Day of the Under-20 Six Nations Summer Series

Morgan Morse celebrates after scoring a try with Oliver Burrows

All eight teams have announced their line-ups ahead of Finals Day of the Under-20 Six Nations Summer Series, during which the action will be non-stop.

A terrific Tuesday in Treviso will kick off with Ireland against Scotland, with the latter battling to pick up their first win since arriving in Italy.

Georgia, fresh from their impressive showing against the Scots in Round 3, will then face off against France, who found South Africa too hot to handle last week.

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England will then clash with Italy, in the battle between the second-place Pool finishers, looking to avenge the 6-0 defeat their hosts inflicted on them during the Six Nations Under-20s back in February.

The competition will then climax with Pool A winners South Africa against their counterparts from Pool B, Wales, with both teams boasting 100 percent records.

Check out all the team news for Finals Day below.


Ireland head coach Richie Murphy has made four changes to the team that claimed a dramatic 37-36 victory over England in Round 3.

George Coomber replaces Dylan O’Grady on the left wing and there is a change at scrum-half, where Andrew O’Mahony comes in for Ethan Coughlan.

Among the forwards, Josh Hanlon steps in for James McCormick at hooker, while in the second row Charlie Irvine comes into the side for Conor O’Tighearnaigh.

Scotland have made the same amount of alterations from their defeat against Georgia, with head coach Kenny Murray bringing tighthead prop Callum Norrie and hooker Patrick Harrison into the front row.

Ollie Leatherbarrow plays at No.8, while the one change in the backline sees Euan Cunningham start at fly-half, with Gregor Scougall, Liam McConnell, Tim Brown and Christian Townsend making way.

Murray said: “We know from the Under-20 Six Nations in the spring that Ireland are a very good side who will challenge us, but this group have worked hard throughout the campaign and know what they need to do to be able to put in a performance that they will be proud of.”

Ireland: 15. Patrick Campbell, 14. Aitzol King, 13. Fionn Gibbons, 12. Daniel Hawkshaw, 11. George Coomber, 10. Sam Prendergast, 9. Andrew O’Mahony, 1. George Hadden, 2. Josh Hanlon, 3. Scott Wilson, 4. Charlie Irvine, 5. Adam McNamee, 6. Diarmuid Mangan, 7. Reuben Crothers, 8. Lorcan McLoughlin

Replacements:16. Dominic Rhys Hey, 17. Kieran Ryan, 18. Joseph Mawhinney, 19. George Shaw, 20. Ronan O’Sullivan, 21. Michael Moloney, 22. Harry West, 23. Shay McCarthy, 24. Reece Malone, 25. Oisin Michel, 26. James McCormick

Scotland: 15. Keiran Clark, 14. Kerr Johnston, 13. Duncan Munn, 12. Andy Stirrat, 11. Gabe Jones, 10. Euan Cunningham, 9. Ben Afshar, 1. Iain Carmichael, 2. Patrick Harrison, 3. Callum Norrie, 4. Josh Taylor, 5. Max Williamson, 6. Rhys Tait, 7. Gregor Hiddleston, 8. Ollie Leatherbarrow

Replacements: 16. Duncan Hood, 17. Ali Rogers, 18. Gregor Scougall, 19. James Lascelles, 20. Jake Spurway, 21. Tim Brown, 22. Thomas Glendinning, 23. Ross McKnight, 24. Liam McConnell, 25. Rudi Brown, 26. Finlay Burgess


Five alterations have been made to France’s line-up from the one defeated by South Africa last Tuesday, with hooker Benjamin Boudou and tighthead prop Abel Da Cunha earning starts.

Simon Tarel comes in for Baptiste Jauneau at scrum-half, while centre Nicolas Depoortre and full-back Max Auriac are the other two players being brought into the mix.

Front rowers Connor Sa and Eliott Yemsi and wingers Ethan Randle and Jefferson Joseph all drop out of the starting XV.

For Georgia, head coach Lado Kilasonia makes four changes in total, with just one coming in the backline with Luka Sakhelashvili coming onto the left wing to replace Gaga Kevkhishvili.

While in the forwards, Paata Galdava comes in to bolster the second row in place of Giorgi Kervalishvili who drops to the bench.

And there are two changes in the front row as hooker Nikoloz Sutidze gets the nod over Giorgi Maisuradze while loosehead Sergo Abramishvili comes in for Giorgi Mamaiashvili who drops to the bench.

France: 15. Max Auriac, 14. Louis Bielle-Biarrey, 13. Emilien Gailleton, 12. Nicolas Depoortre, 11. Gatien Masse, 10. Leo Barre, 9. Simon Tarel, 1. Thomas Moukoro, 2. Benjamin Boudou, 3. Abel De Cunha, 4. Samuel M’Foudi, 5. Brent Liufau, 6. Noe Della Schiava, 7. Maxime Baudonne, 8. Killian Tixeront

Replacements: 16. Victor Montgaillard, 17. Pierre-Emmanuel Pacheco, 18. Robin Bellemand, 19. Raphael Portat, 20. Jules Coulon, 21. Malohi Suta, 22. Leo Banos, 23. Baptiste Jauneau, 24. Ethan Randle, 25. Mateo Garcia, 26. Emile Daryal

Georgia: 15. Saba Liparteliani, 14. Shalva Aptsiauri, 13. Tornike Kakhoidze, 12. Ioane Metreveli, 11. Luka Sakhelashvili, 10. Petre Khutsishvili, 9. Davit Khuroshvili; 1. Sergo Abramishvili, 2. Nikoloz Sutidze, 3. Aleksandre Kuntelia, 4. Aleksandre Burduli, 5. Paata Galdava, 6. Lasha Tshikhistavi, 7. Rati Zazadze, 8. Beka Shvangiradze

Replacements: 16. Nika Babunashvili, 17. Giorgi Mamaiashvili, 18. Badri Tsikhistavi, 19. Giorgi Kervalishvili, 20. Giorgi Kurkhuli, 21. Konstantine Iashvili, 22. Mathis Modebadze, 23. Giorgi Chikovani, 24. Beka Gelkhvidze, 25. Tornike Baikhoidze, 26. Vitali Iremadze


Ross Michael Alwyn Vintcent scores a try

England head coach Alan Dickens has made four changes to the team edged out by Ireland, with one further positional change as George Hendy moves from full-back to left wing.

Lock Charlie Rice, flanker Lucas Brooke, scrum-half Tom Carr-Smith and full-back Sam Harris all come into the side, with Ewen Richards, Ethan Staddon, Charlie Bracken and Alex Harmes dropping out.

Dickens said: “Although we were disappointed to concede four tries in the first half against Ireland, I thought we did well to score six of our own and get the bonus point.

“Italy had a really good pool stage and we know they will give us a strong test, but we’ll be looking to finish the Summer Series on a real high.”

Italy have rotated their squad from their narrow 23-20 loss against Wales in Round 3, with seven players coming into their line-up.

There are two changes in the front row, with loosehead prop Luca Rizzoli and hooker Tommaso Scramoncin entering the fray, while elsewhere in the pack, lock Francesco Ruffalo, flanker Filippo Lavorenti and No.8 Ross Vintcent are selected, the latter as captain.

In an alteration at fly-half, Nicolo Teneggi will look to pull strings, while Flavio Vaccari will play on the right wing after being picked by head coach Massimo Brunello.

England: 15. Sam Harris, 14. Iwan Stephens, 13. Rekeiti Ma’asi-White, 12. Ethan Grayson, 11. George Hendy, 10. Fin Smith, 9. Tom Carr-Smith, 1. Tumy Onasanya, 2. Ollie Fletcher, 3. Jevaughn Warren, 4. Charlie Rice, 5. Lewis Chessum, 6. Emeka Ilione, 7. Lucas Brooke, 8. Toby Knight

Replacements: 16. John Stewart, 17. Andrew Turner, 18. Mike Summerfield, 19. Ewan Richards, 20. Tom Lockett, 21. Greg Fisilau, 22. Ethan Staddon, 23. Chandler Cunningham-South, 24. Charlie Bracken, 25. Tom Litchfield, 26. Alex Harmes

Italy: 15. Lorenzo Pani, 14. Flavio Vaccari, 13. Francois Mey, 12. Dewi Passarella, 11. Filippo Lazzarin, 10. Nicolò Teneggi, 9. Andrea Cuoghi, 1. Luca Rizzoli, 2. Tommaso Scramoncin, 3. Riccardo Genovese, 4. Alessando Ortombina, 5. Francesco Ruffolo, 6. Filippo Lavorenti, 7. Giovanni Cenedese, 8. Ross Vintcent

Replacements: 16. Lapo Frangini, 17. Riccardo Bartolini, 18. Valerio Bizzotto, 19. Alex Mattioli, 20. Carlos Berlese, 21. Sebastiano Battara, 22. Giovanni Sante, 23. Federico Cuminetti, 24. Matteo Rubinato, 25. Giulio Marini/Lorenzo Eleterri, 26. Alessandro Gesi


Nico Steyn

The Junior Springboks have made five changes from the side that defeated France 42-27 to make it three wins from three games in Pool A, with three of those coming in a new-look front row.

Props Corne Lavanga and Corne Weilbach and hooker Lukhanyo Vokozela all come into the side in place of Lamla Nunu, Sebastian Lombard and Tiaan Lange.

The other change in the forward pack sees Louw Nel replace the injured Cameron Hanekom at No.8, while Nico Steyn comes in at scrum-half for Neil Le Roux.

Head coach Bafana Nhleko said: “We know what they will bring – they have a formidable team, a good kicking game and serious pace out wide – so our defensive effort will have to be top-class on the day and we must take our opportunities on attack.”

There is only one change to the Wales team that edged out Italy to book their place in the final, with Oli Burrows coming in at hooker in place of Efan Daniel.

Head coach Byron Hayward said: “South Africa are obviously a very good side as they have beaten three high quality teams to make the final. They are very athletic, physical and possess pace and power, but we have the same.

“We are not fearing South Africa at all. Our boys are really looking forward to it as we don’t often get the chance to play this opposition.”

South Africa: 15. Donovan Don, 14. Katlego Letebele, 13. Ethan James, 12. Suleiman Hartzenberg, 11. Imad Khan, 10. Sacha Mngomezulu, 9. Nico Steyn, 1. Corné Lavagna, 2. Lukhanyo Vokozela, 3. Corne Weilbach, 4. Connor Evans, 5. Reinhardt Ludwig, 6. Paul de Villiers, 7. Ruan Venter, 8. Louw Nel

Replacements: 16. Tiaan Lange, 17. Juann Else, 18. Sivu Mabece, 19. Merwe Olivier 20. Siya Ningiza, 21. Neil le Roux, 22. Duran Koevort, 23. Latica Nela, 24. Lamla Nunu, 25. Corné Rahl, 26. Gcino Mdletshe

Wales: 15. Cameron Winnett, 14. Oli Andrew, 13. Mason Grady, 12. Joe Hawkins, 11. Harri Houston, 10. Dan Edwards, 9. Morgan Lloyd, 1. Rhys Barratt, 2 Oli Burrows, 3 Nathan Evans,4. Christ Tshiunza, 5. Dafydd Jenkins, 6. Ben Williams, 7. Ethan Fackrell, 8. Ryan Woodman

Replacements: 16. Efan Daniel, 17. Cameron Jones, 18. Adam Williams, 19. Mackenzie Martin, 20. Morgan Morse, 21. Luke Davies, 22. Josh Phillips, 23. Joe Westwood, 24. Iestyn Hopkins, 25. Caleb Salmon, 26. Morgan Veness