The reduced Ireland U-18 girl’s panel is brimming with international experience with 17 of last summer’s Youth Olympics’ group staying on for July’s tilt at European glory.
Those who join them bring some know-how, too, with Dora Gorman returning having missed the tournament in Singapore due to her Republic of Ireland U-17 football World Cup commitments.
Mount Anville’s Aisling Naughton and Holy Child’s Emma Russell played with this U-18 selection last summer, too – the former playing in the Home Nations’ winning side.
Leinster players Erika Hinkson, Jenny Maguire, Kate Lloyd, Orla Macken and Rachel Barnett are all called up as part of group of nine from the province in the 26 player panel which includes four goalkeepers
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