The Ireland Amateur international team will take on an Ireland Colleges & Universities team in a friendly in Dublin on Wednesday.
In what is a first outing for either of the affiliate sides since 2019, the game, to be hosted at Home Farm FC in Whitehall, will serve as a test for both teams as they look ahead to more matches in 2022.
Westport goalkeeper Gary Cunningham is included in the Ireland amateur squad
Ireland Amateur squad
Goalkeepers: Gary Cunningham (Westport United), Brendan O’Connell (Rockmount AFC)
Defenders: Adam Crowley (Rockmount AFC), Glen Daly (Malahide United), John Gerard McLoughlin (Glengad United), Shane Maloney (Lucan United), Oisin McColgan (Cockhill Celtic), Chris Smith (St. Michael’s AFC)
Midfielders: Stephen Bradley (Fairview Rangers), Liam Brady (St. Mochta’s), Nathan Broderick (Rockmount AFC), Sam Burgess (Killester Donnycarney FC), Jimmy Carr (St. Michael’s AFC, Stephen Chambers (Killester Donnycarney FC), Shane Ryan (St. Michael’s AFC)
Forwards: Luke Casey (Rockmount AFC), John Hannifin (Mervue United), Eoin Hayes (Newmarket Celtic), Jimmy McHugh (Oliver Bond Celtic), Eoin Murphy (Rockmount AFC), Shane Stritch (Edenderry Town)
Ireland Colleges & Universities squad
Goalkeepers: Jimmy Corcoran (IT Carlow), Colin McCabe (TU Dublin)
Defenders: Naythan Coleman (IT Carlow), Daniel Dobbin (TU Dublin), Peter Maguire (IT Sligo), John Tamen (Waterford Institute of Technology), Darryl Walsh (Waterford Institute of Technology) Evan Weir (Maynooth University)
Midfielders: James Clarke (Maynooth University), Conor Coughlan (TU Midwest), Darragh Crowley (University College Cork), Anto Dolan (IT Carlow), Daniel McKenna (TU Dublin)
Forwards: William Armshaw (TU Midwest), Aaron Dobbs (TU Dublin), Conor Drinan (Munster Technological University), Gary Gannon (IT Sligo), Cillian Heaney (IT Carlow),
Friendly fixture details
Wednesday, December 7 | Ireland Amateurs v Ireland College & Universities, Home Farm FC, Whitehall, Dublin, Kick-Off 7pm