Fresh from her ISC triumph as UCD coach, Mary Logue stepped into her other role this morning of Irish U-18 coach to announce an 18-player squad for a two day series against Scotland at Bellahoutson in Glasgow on May 8 and 9.
Eight Leinster players make the squad with Hermes’ Irish Junior cup player-of-the-match Sarah Greene (pictured) and goalscorer Deirdre Duke included along with club mates Chloe Watkins, Gillian Pinder and Niamh Atcheler.
Loreto pair Hannah Matthews and Ali Meeke make the trip as does Pembroke’s Orla Fox. Six players from Connacht are included with three from Ulster and Catholic Institute’s Naomi Carroll the sole Munster representative this time out.
Irish U-18 squad: Niamh Atcheler (Hermes), Naomi Carroll (Catholic Institute), Deirdre Duke (Hermes), Brenda Flannery (Greenfields), Orla Fox (Pembroke Wanderers), Dora Gorman (Greenfields), Irene Gorman (Trinity), Sarah Greene (Hermes), Sammy Jo Greer (GK) (Ballymoney), Jenny Kyle (Pegasus), Hannah Matthews (Loreto), Ali Meeke (Loreto), Tara Melvin (Galway), Emilie Molloy (GK) (Galway), Anna Mae Morton (Armagh), Gillian Pinder (Hermes), Lynsey Trainor (Galway), Chloe Watkins (Hermes)
Coach: Mary Logue
Asst Coach: Richie Malone
Manager: Sinead McDonnell