There are 14 counties represented on the Ireland squad named today for the Hurling/ Shinty international against Scotland on Saturday, 21st October at Páirc Esler in Newry.

After an unavoidable hiatus due to COVID-19, the match will mark a momentous occasion for players as they return to the hybrid game for the first time since 2019.

The Ireland squad will be captained by Antrim and Cushendall star Neil McManus after his successful participation for the county in the Liam MacCarthy Cup this year.

The team is being managed by Damien Coleman from Galway, with an experienced backroom team of Kieran Kingston (Cork), Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton (Antrim) and Michael Kavanagh (Kilkenny).

The Hurling/ Shinty international featuring Ireland against Scotland is on Saturday, 21st October at 2.45pm in Páirc Esler in Newry. The game will be shown live on the official TG4 YouTube channel.

Hurling Shinty International - Ireland Senior Team:

Niall Arthur, Iniskeen Grattans - Monaghan

Mickey Joe Egan, St Dominic's - Roscommon

David Fitzgerald, Inagh-Kilnamona – Clare

Peter Duggan, Clooney-Quin - Clare

Andrew Gilsenan-Kavanagh, Barndarrig - Wicklow

Cillian Kiely, Kilcormac-Killoughey – Offaly

Eoghan Cahill, Birr - Offaly

Fionan Mackessy, St Brendan's - Kerry

Luca McCusker, Maguiresbridge - Fermanagh

Neil McManus, Ruairí Óg, Cushendall - Antrim

Chris Nolan, Mount Leinster Rangers – Carlow

Ryan Mullaney, Castletown – Laois

Stephen Maher, Clough-Ballacolla – Laois

Paddy Purcell, Rathdowney-Errill - Laois

Enda Rowland, Abbeyleix - Laois

Caolan Taggart, Portaferry - Down

Padraig Walsh, Tullaroan - Kilkenny

Ger Millerick, Father O'Neill's - Cork

Rob Downey, Glen Rovers – Cork

Tom Monaghan, Craughwell - Galway

 

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