Connacht squad age averages at 22

The Connacht squad announced for the upcoming Celtic League and Parker Pen Shield has an average age of 22.

The Connacht squad announced for the upcoming Celtic League and Parker Pen Shield has an average age of 22.

Tweny four players have played for Ireland at underage or schools levels, including eight members from last season's Connacht Under-21 Inter-Provincial championship winning side.

Former Australian International Warwick Waugh has joined from Beziers and 20 years old prop Fabian Boiroux has switched from Montferrand.

CONNACHT SQUAD.

Tim Allnutt (28) Canterbury, New Zealand

Peter Bracken (24) Irish Youths, Irish Schools, Irish Students

Damien Browne (22) Irish U-19s, Irish U-21s

Fabian Boiroux (20) French Development (formerly Montferrand)

Tom Carter (21) Irish Schools, Irish Students

Gavin Duffy (21) Irish Schools, Irish U-21s, Ireland A

Eric Elwood (33) Irish U21, Irish A, Ireland Senior

Jerry Flannery (23) Irish Schools, Irish Universities, Irish U-21s, Irish Students

Rowan Frost (27) York, England

Chris Keane (23) Irish Colleges

Ronan McCormack (25) Irish Schools, Irish Students

Dan McFarland (30) English Students

Mark McHugh (24) Irish Youths, Irish Universities, Irish U-21s, Irish Students

Martin McPhail (21) Irish Universities, Irish U-21s

Shane Moore (23) Irish Schools, Irish U-19s, Irish U-21s, Irish Students

Wayne Munn (26) South African Sevens, Barbarians Sevens

Paul Neville (23) Irish U-19s, Irish U-21s, Irish Sevens

James Norton (21) Irish Schools, Irish U-21s

Johnny O’Connor (22) Irish U-19s, Irish U-21s, Irish U-25s, Ireland A

Dermot O’Sullivan (24) Irish Colleges, Irish Students, Irish Universities

Eoin Reddan (21) Irish Schools, Irish Students

Colm Rigney (24) Irish U-25s

Ted Robinson (24) Irish Students

Michael Swift (24) England U-16, England U-18, Irish Exiles, Irish U-21s

Marnus Uijs (26) South Africa

Michael Walls (22) Irish U-18s

Warwick Waugh (33) Australia Senior

Darren Yapp (27) Bristol, England

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