Monday, March 30, 2009

Irish girls U-18 and U-16 squads announced

Mary Logue named her squad of 16 from the panel of 24 for Ireland U-18s upcoming two test matches against Belgium on April 16 and 17 as she continues her preparation for the Euro Hockey Youth Nations Championship. The matches will be played at Nivelles - the venue for the U-18 Europeans in July.

Niamh Atcheler (Hermes), Natalie Barr (Lurgan), Naomi Carroll (Catholic Institute), Katie Codyre (Greenfields), Brenda Flannery (Greenfields), Orla Fox (Pembroke), Dora Gorman (Greenfields), Sarah Greene (Hermes), Sammy Jo Greer (Ballymoney), Hannah Matthews (Loreto), Ali Meeke (Loreto), Lynsey Trainor (Galway), Emile Molloy (Galway), Gillian Pinder (Hermes), Vanessa Surgeoner (Randalstown), Chloe Watkins (Hermes)

Meanwhile, Irish U-16 coach Una McCarthy announced her squad of 18 for a three test series against Belgium to be played at the National Hockey Stadium between April 7 and 9.

Squad: Rebecca Barry (Catholic Institute), Emily Beatty (Old Alex), Chloe Brown (North Down), Michelle Carey (Galway), Amy Cooke (Ballyclare), Leah Ewart (Armagh), Lauren Johnston (Lurgan), Anna Jones (Lisnagarvey), Juliette King-Hall (Hermes), Lisa McCarthy (Railway Union), Kerri McDonald (Dromore), Lucy McKee (Armagh), Louise Murray (Lurgan), Aisling Naughton (Corinthian), Joanne Orr (Armagh), Freddie Timmins (Galway), Amy-Kate Trevor (Cork C of I), Roisin Upton (Catholic Institute)
Manager: Jean McDonnell
Coach: Una McCarthy
Asst Coach: Michelle Rainey

Schedule (all at UCD):
Tuesday, April 7, 4pm - Ireland vs Belgium;
Wednesday, April 8, 4pm - Ireland vs Belgium
Thursday, April 9, 4pm - Ireland vs Belgium

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Congratulations to the U16 & U18 girls on your selection and the best of luck next week, it will be a great week of irish underage hockey on display - the u16 boys are also playing belgium