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Ireland Under-18 Schools Squad Announced For Training

Ireland Under-18 Schools Squad Announced For Training

The Ireland Under-18 Schools squad begins preparations for the coming season with the announcement of a 26-strong panel for a training camp this coming weekend.

The camp will take place in Dublin with the squad training on Friday (December 5) and Saturday (December 6) in Blackrock College.

The training camp is in preparation for the Under018 Schoolboy International on December 21 in Parma against an Italian selection.

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Due to some injury concerns in the squad, the management has also included an additional three players – backs Jurgen Quinlan (Crescent College), Sam Coghlan-Murray (Newbridge College) and Paddy Jackson (Methodist College) – as cover for the duration of the camp. 


Forwards –

Niall Annett (Methodist College)

Shane Buckley (Rockwell College)

Conor Carey (Methodist College)

Bryan Carroll (Presentation College Cork)

Stephen Lecky (Ballymena Academy)

Emmett MacMahon (St. Michael’s College)

Colin Mallon (St. Michael’s College)

Martin Moore (Castleknock College)

Jordi Murphy (Blackrock College)

Aaron O’Brien (St. Munchin’s College)

David O’Mahony (Presentation College Cork)

Niall Scannell (Presentation College Cork)

Aaron Spring (Sligo Grammar School)

James Tracy (Newbridge College)

Backs –

Chris Colvin (Royal School Armagh)

Ferdia Doherty (Gonzaga College)

Harry Doyle (Royal School Armagh)

Peter du Toit (Kings Hospital)

Alex Kelly (St. Michael’s College)

Brendan Macken (Blackrock College)

Luke Marshall (Ballymena Academy)

Blane McIlroy (Methodist College)

James McKinney (Campbell College)

Tiernan O’Halloran (Cistercian College Roscrea)

Gareth Quinn McDonagh (Crescent Comprehensive College)

Ben Sargent (Crescent Comprehensive College)


Paul Barr – Coach

Kenny Hooks – Assistant Coach

Lorcan Balfe – Manager