Garryowen out-half Bill Johnston will make his first appearance for the Ireland U-20s since last June's historic World Rugby U-20 Championship win over New Zealand. The Munster Academy ace takes over from the injured Johnny McPhillips, forming a new half-back partnership with Jonny Stewart.
2017 UNDER-20 SIX NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP: Friday, February 24
IRELAND UNDER-20s (2nd) v FRANCE UNDER-20s (3rd), Donnybrook, 8pm (live RTÉ Two/www.rte.ie/live (island of Ireland only)
Best of Luck Bill Johnston against France, Bill was part of our U14 team that won the All Ireland feile na Peil competition back in 2011