WU17s line up three friendlies in Portugal
Head Coach James Scott has selected 22 players to assess in games against Poland (August 30), Scotland (September 2) and Portugal (September 5), which will act as preparation for their UEFA European Championship Qualifiers in October.
Peamount United defender Abigail Bradshaw earns a promotion from the Women’s Under-16 squad who beat Faroe Islands in two games last week – scoring 13 goals in total.
There are also a number of players included who helped last season’s WU16 group win the UEFA Development Tournament in Serbia as they continue their development at international level.
Also called up are several players who have made their debuts in the SSE Airtricity Women’s Premier Division having starred in the EA SPORTS WU19 League of Ireland Academy.
Ireland WU17 Squad
Goalkeepers: Clodagh Fitzgerald (Cork City), Enya Carthy (SJEB Academy – USA)
Defenders: Emma Duffy (Galway United), Ciara Fitzpatrick (Cork City), Clodagh Daly (Shamrock Rovers), Keeva Flynn (Sligo Rovers), Abigail Bradshaw (Peamount United), Lucy O’Rourke (Shelbourne), Lilie Quinlivan Coulson (Durham), Kiera Sena (Cork City)
Midfielders: Anna Hegarty (Bohemians), Amy Tierney (Shamrock Rovers), Erin O’Shea (Plymouth Argyle), Eve O’Carroll (Manchester City), Lauryn McCabe (Shamrock Rovers)
Forwards: Rebecca Devereux (Shelbourne), Katie Lawlee (Treaty United), Katie O’Reilly (Shamrock Rovers), Hannah O’Brien (Shelbourne), Hazel Donegan (Athlone Town), Sorcha Melia (Shamrock Rovers), Aoibhe Brennan (Shelbourne)
Wednesday, August 30 | Poland v Ireland, Estadio Muncipal Dr Américo Couto, Mealhada, Portugal, KO 15:00
Saturday, September 2 | Scotland v Ireland, Estadio Municipal Sergio Conceição, Traveiro, Portugal, KO 15:00
Tuesday, September 5 | Portugal v Ireland, Estadio Municpal Engenheiro Silvio Henriques Cerveira, Anadia, Portugal KO 11:00
UEFA EUROPEAN WU17 CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIERS
Thursday, October 12 | Norway v Ireland, Venue/KO TBC
Sunday, October 15 | Ireland v Iceland, Venue/KO TBC
Wednesday, October 18 | Poland v Ireland, Venue/KO TBC