Andrew Meredith looks set to hand international debuts to Lisnagarvey duo James Lorimer and Daniel Buser having named a 20-man Irish squad for three tests against Olympic champions Germany later this month.
The IHA have confirmed a series of 11 initial fixtures this summer in the build-up to August’s European championships in August as the Irish women attempt to bounce back from their World League elimination.
Ireland produced a slightly lethargic opening performance against Malaysia yesterday in their first warm-up game ahead of the World League round two, lining out within a day of travelling to South East Asia
Andrew Meredith’s World League panel took another hit on the eve of their departure as Peter Caruth was forced out of the trip to Asia due to a leg injury; international absentees make for intriguing Leinster league ties
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