The Irish squad for the upcoming international with Poland in Poland train in Dublin this Saturday.

The squad have two sessions lined up for the St Catherine’s BC in Marrowbone Lane, Dublin 8 on September 9th. Sessions begin at 10.30am and 2pm.

Elite champions Martin Keenan and Dean Walsh, a European Elite bronze medallist, and underage European underage medallist John Joyce and Michael Nevin have been named on the 11-strong team to meet Poland, along with World University bronze medallist Ken Ogungbowa.

Ireland and Poland meet in Kielce on September 22nd. The squad leave for Poland on September 20th.

Please contact Fran Long from Saint Catherine’s BC on (087) 990 5453 for further information, if required, on the weekend’s training sessions.

Irish Squad v Poland

49kg Daryl Moran (Illies GG)
52kg Thomas McCarthy (Mayfield BC)
56kg Tom Casey (St Francis)
60kg Gerard McCaffery (St Paul’s Antrim)
64kg Wayne Kelly (Ballynacargy)
69kg Dean Walsh (St Ibars)
75kg John Joyce (St Michael’s Athy)
75kg Michael Nevin (Portlaoise)
81kg Tony Brown (St Michael’s,Dublin)
91kg Ken Ogungbowa (Athlone)
91-kg Martin Keenan (Rathkeale)

Team Manager: Tony Davis (Ardagh Cross)
Coaches: Damien McKenna (Holy Family), Eamonn Duffy (Illies GG), Donal Walsh (St Ibars)
R&J: Jimmy Sweeney (Olympic)