Goakeeper Emma Byrne pulls out of Scotland squad

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Goakeeper Emma Byrne pulls out of Scotland squad

Republic of Ireland Women's National Team goalkeeper Emma Byrne has pulled out of the squad to face Scotland due to educational commitments.
3rd Jul 2017

Shelbourne Ladies goalkeeper Amanda McQuillan has been called up to the squad to replace the Brighton and Hove Albion stopper, who will join Marie Hourihan and Amanda Budden in the squad.

The WNT travel to Scotland on Wednesday ahead of the international friendly match at Stark's Park on Friday, with kick-off at 7.30pm. 

The 20-player squad will report for international duty later today with striker Stephanie Roche also out of the squad due to a hamstring injury.

Republic of Ireland WNT squad v Scotland

Goalkeepers: Marie Hourihan (Manchester City), Amanda Budden (Cork City WFC), Amanda McQuillan (Shelbourne Ladies).

Defenders: Harriet Scott (Reading WFC), Sophie Perry (Brighton and Hove Albion), Diane Caldwell (SC Sand), Louise Quinn (Arsenal Ladies), Niamh Fahey (Chelsea WFC), Megan Campbell (Manchester City).

Midfielders: Karen Duggan (UCD Waves), Denise O’Sullivan (Houston Dash), Megan Connolly (Florida State University), Ruesha Littlejohn (Celtic), Roma McLaughlin (Shelbourne Ladies), Alex Kavanagh (Shelbourne Ladies).

Forwards: Aine O’Gorman (UCD Waves), Dearbhaile Beirne (UCD Waves), Leanne Kiernan (Shelbourne Ladies), Heather Payne (Peamount United), Katie McCabe (Arsenal Ladies).