Ireland Under-20s celebrate their dramatic victory over Italy last time out
The Under-20s Six Nations is seen as the perfect preparation for senior international rugby and Ireland Under-20s head coach Nigel Carolan is impressed with the maturity of his young troops in their opening two matches of this year's Championship.
"The lads did what they had to do and two wins from two is a great start to the campaign."
Ireland have held their nerve to record a pair of one-point, away victories in the opening two rounds - seeing off Scotland and Italy.
Simon Zebo and Johnny Sexton celebrate Ireland's win over England
20 March 2017, 5:07pm
Ireland ended their RBS 6 Nations campaign by defeating England in Dublin and their second-place finish in the Championship sees them secure a spot as one of the top seeds for the 2019 Rugby World Cup draw.