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Ireland Squad For Belfast Camp

Ireland Squad For Belfast Camp

Ireland coach Declan Kidney has named a 36-man squad for the first Ireland training camp of the season. The camp will take place in Belfast from July 26 to 29.

The Belfast camp is the first of three get-togethers for the enlarged Ireland squad, with two more three-day camps taking place in August and September.

The squad consists of players that were involved in the summer tours to North America and the Churchill Cup during May and June as well as several senior players who were not included for the summer schedule of matches. 

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The squad also does not include several players recovering from injury or any Irish members of the British & Irish Lions party as they continue their holidays following the tour to South Africa.

IRELAND SQUAD (Summer Training Camp, Belfast, July 26-29, 2009):

Backs (17) –

Isaac Boss (Ballymena/Ulster)
Darren Cave (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)
Ian Dowling (Shannon/Munster)
Gavin Duffy (Galwegians/Connacht)
Shane Horgan (Boyne/Leinster)
Denis Hurley (Cork Constitution/Munster)
Felix Jones (Seapoint/Munster)
Ian Keatley (Galwegians/Connacht)
Fergus McFadden (UCD/Leinster)
Barry Murphy (UL Bohemians/Munster)
Johne Murphy (Leicester Tigers)
Niall O’Connor (Belfast Harlequins/Ulster)
Jonathan Sexton (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
Peter Stringer (Shannon/Munster)
Andrew Trimble (Ballymena/Ulster)
Paddy Wallace (Ballymena/Ulster)
Ian Whitten (Ballymena/Ulster)

Forwards (19) –

Tony Buckley (Shannon/Munster)
Ryan Caldwell (Dungannon/Ulster)
Tom Court (Malone/Ulster)
Sean Cronin (Buccaneers/Connacht)
Leo Cullen (Blackrock College/Leinster)
Jerry Flannery (Shannon/Munster)
Denis Fogarty (Cork Constitution/Munster)
Cian Healy (Clontarf/Leinster)
Chris Henry (Ballymena/Ulster)
Marcus Horan (Shannon/Munster)
Shane Jennings (St. Mary’s College/Leinster)
Denis Leamy (Cork Constitution/Munster)
John Muldoon (Galwegians/Connacht)
Mick O’Driscoll (Cork Constitution/Munster)
Niall Ronan (Shannon/Munster)
Mike Ross (Unallocated/Leinster)
Donnacha Ryan (Shannon/Munster)
Devin Toner (Lansdowne/Leinster)
Brett Wilkinson (Galwegians/Connacht)