U18 | O'Brien calls-in homebased players for training camp

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U18 | O'Brien calls-in homebased players for training camp

Republic of Ireland Under-18s Head Coach Colin O’Brien has called in 21 homebased players for a training camp in Co. Meath this week.
12th Jul 2021

For O’Brien, it will be the first look at an U18s group following his appointment to the role last month. He’ll assess his Irish-based options in the camp ahead of a potential friendly double-header next month. 

The group are due to meet-up on today before playing a behind-closed-doors friendly on Wednesday. 

Republic of Ireland Under-18s training camp squad 

Goalkeepers: Reece Byrne (Bohemians), Jack Ross (Bray Wanderers) 

Defenders: James Abankwah (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Ben Curtis (Unattached), Sam Curtis (Shamrock Rovers), Cathal Heffernan (Cork City), Alex Murphy (Galway United), Darragh Reilly (Sligo Rovers), John Ryan (Shamrock Rovers). 

Midfielders: Leon Ayinde (Cork City), Justin Ferizaj (Shamrock Rovers), Michael Lavin (Sligo Rovers), Corey McLaughlin (Derry City), Joe O’Brien-Whitmarsh (Cork City), David Toure (Shelbourne) 

Forwards: Jad Hakiki (Shelbourne), Michael Leddy (Shamrock Rovers), Tom Lonergan (St. Patrick’s Athletic), Dara McGuinness (Shamrock Rovers), Zachary Dunne (Cork City), Jack Reilly (St. Patrick’s Athletic).