With the U19 UEFA Championship qualifying due to start in autumn Irish manager, Sean McCaffrey has begun the process of selecting his squad of players for the upcoming campaign.
Richmond Park sees the first steps in that process when an Irish U18 squad take on their Dutch counterparts. Kick off is at 19:30 on Wednesday, 7th of February.
Included in McCaffrey's squad are young Saints Noel Haverty and Derek Foran. Congratulations to both of them on another fine achievement.
They complete a quartet of home based players; the others are Ian Bermingham of Lourdes Celtic and Emeka Onwubiko of Belvedere.
FULL MATCH DETAILS
Republic of Ireland v Netherlands
Wednesday, 7th February
Richmond Park, Dublin – kick-off 19.30 hrs
Irish U18 squad
Shane Redmond (Nottingham Forest)
Jimmy McKeon (Walsall)
Cian Hughton (Tottenham Hotspur)
Noel Haverty (St. Patrick's Athletic)
Derek Foran (St. Patrick's Athletic)
Shane Lowry (Aston Villa)
Mark O'Toole (Norwich City)
Ian Bermingham (Lourdes Celtic)
David Hutton (Tottenham Hotspur)
James Berrett (Huddersfield Town)
Harry Arter (Charlton Athletic)
Paul Cahillane (Celtic)
Graham Carey (Celtic)
Donal McDermott (Manchester City)
Cillian Sheridan (Celtic)
Emeka Onwubiko (Belvedere)
Christy Fagan (Manchester Utd.)
Craig Mahon (Wigan Athletic)