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Republic of Ireland Cerebral Palsy team holding trials in Sligo next month


The Republic of Ireland Cerebral Palsy team are holding four trials in the coming months in a bid to find the next crop of stars ahead of this summer's European Championships in the Netherlands.


Manager Paul Breen will assess a new group of players in a bid to strengthen his squad ahead of the tournament which begins in July.


The first trial takes place this weekend in Cork's Charleville FC, with further events to take place in Sligo, Mullingar and the FAI's National Training Centre before the end of April.


Anyone who is over the age of 15 and has Cerebral Palsy, an Acquired/Traumatic Brain Injury, Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis, Diplegia, Hemiplegia or has had a Stroke is eligible to play for the team.


The trials will be at Charleville FC, Cork. January 14th, 12pm-4pm, The Showgrounds, Sligo. February 11th, 12pm-4pm, Mullingar Athletic FC, Westmeath. March 11th, 12pm-4pm

FAI National Training Centre, Dublin. April 8th, 12pm-4pm.



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