Clontarf winger Aitzol King has been rewarded for his two-try cameo off the bench against England last week with a starting spot on Richie Murphy’s Ireland Under-20 side as they look to seal the Grand Slam at a sold-out Musgrave Park on Sunday (5pm, live on Virgin Media Two).
King is the only change to the side that won 42-27 in Barnet to set up the crack at the Grand Slam and joins Patrick Campbell and Fionn Gibbons in Ireland’s back three, with the Ulster duo of Jude Postlethwaite and Ben Carson retained in midfield. In the halfbacks, Charlie Tector and Matthew Devine are named to start.
Murphy has opted for an unchanged pack once again and commenting ahead of the game, he said: “We are really excited about the prospect of finishing the championship in front of a sold-out home crowd in Cork. The group have grown remarkably over the last couple of months and we …