He is joined by YMCA’s David Robinson who makes his return to the panel after his series of shoulder injuries kept him out of the last squad meet-up back in 2008.
He is one of five Leinster players to be included in a 19-man panel to take part in a triple-header against Belgium’s U-21s between April 7 and 9 in Dublin with Monkstown’s David Fitzgerald and Gareth Watkins along with Pemboke sharp-shooter Alan Sothern also involved.
The squad is coached by Craig Fulton with the players competing for a potential spot in July’s Celtic Cup.
Ireland ‘A’ Squad
David Fitzgerald (GK)(Monkstown), John Jackson (Capt) (Loughborough Students), Conor Harte (Pembroke Wanderers), Adam Pritchard (Cork C of I), Colin Donaldson (Cookstown), Keith Black (Cookstown), David Ames (Cookstown), Jason Lynch (Lisnagarvey), David Robinson (YMCA), Stephen Redpath (Annadale), Peter Caruth (Annadale), Alan Sothern (Pembroke Wanderers), Jonny Bruton (Cork C of I), Gareth Watkins (Monkstown), Bruce McCandless (Banbridge), Stuart Smyth (Cookstown), Jonny Quigley (Annadale), Brian Doherty (Corinthian), Simon Todd (Mossley)
Coach: Craig Fulton
Asst Coach: Turloch O’Siochain
Manager: David McHugh
*More details on match times will be posted when available