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.
Scotland Under-20s coach Sean Lineen has hailed his side's first-half performance in their 35-8 loss to France and believes the experience will stand them in good stead when they take on Wales in the third round of the Championship.
France Under-20s got back to winning ways against Scotland on Friday night and coach Thomas Lièvremont was pleased by the performance of young fly-half Romain Ntamack, who got his first start in Grenoble.
Defending champions Wales got their Under-20s Six Nations campaign off to a flying start in Italy, with tries from Rhys Carre, Ryan Conbeer and Kieran Williams enough to secure a 27-5 triumph in Milan.
England Under-20s head coach Martin Haag was full of praise for his World Rugby Under-20 Championship-winning side after Harry Mallinder inspired them to a 45-21 win over their Irish counterparts and a third title in four years.