Dearbhaile Beirne named in Ireland U-16 squad

Dearbhaile Beirne who has been selected for the Republic of Ireland U16 Girls team to play in Switzerland.
Mohill’s Dearbhaile Beirne who plays with Peamount United has been selected for the UEFA Development Tournament in Switzerland.

Mohill’s Dearbhaile Beirne who plays with Peamount United has been selected for the UEFA Development Tournament in Switzerland.

Head Coach Sharon Boyle’s charges will face the hosts on Sunday, May 18, Croatia on Monday, May 19, and Belgium on Wednesday, May 21 in the four-team tournament at the National Sports Centre in Magglingen.

This competition has been organised to assist national teams prepare for the UEFA WU17 Championships qualifying campaign next season.

“This tournament is all about development and preparation for the girls in future competitions,” said Boyle.

“It will be a great opportunity for the girls to play at a high level and test themselves against good opposition.”

Republic of Ireland: Amanda McQuillan (Shelbourne), Aoife McColgan (Illies Celtic), Chloe Maloney (Connolly Celtic), Niamh Prior (St Josephs), Erica Byrne (Shelbourne), Niamh Farrelly (Peamount Utd), Lucy McCarton (Peamount Utd), Lauren O’Callaghan (Peamount Utd), Leah Reybet-Degat (Shelbourne), Evelyn Daly (Lakewood), Danielle Murray (Peamount Utd), Sarah McKevitt (Peake Villa), Aislinn Meeney (Lifford), Courtney Higgins (Shelbourne), Dearbhaile Beirne (Peamount Utd), Eleanor Ryan Doyle (Peamount Utd), Katie Miley (Newtown Juniors), Sarah Baynes (Castlebar Celtic), Roma McLaughlin (Greencastle), Jamie Finn (Shelbourne)

Fixtures: Sunday, May 18: Switzerland v Republic of Ireland, National Sports Centre, Magglingen (4pm Irish)

Monday, May 19: Republic of Ireland v Croatia, National Sports Centre, Magglingen (4pm Irish)

Wednesday, May 21: Belgium v Republic of Ireland, National Sports Centre, Magglingen (10.30am Irish)