Team Ireland, pictured above earlier today at Dublin Airport, are on their way to Germany this morning for two underage internationals with the host nation.

Both countries go head-to-head in Leipzig on Friday and  Saturday. Athletes weigh-in at 4pm local time each day.

European schoolboy champion Adam Olaniyan has been named Irish captain for the trip.

The 20-strong squad finished up their final training session at the National Stadium Gym last weekend.

Meanwhile, Ireland is due to arrive home on Sunday night at 22.35 via Dublin Airport.

Irish squad


36KG Abbie Convery (Jobstown)
48KG Shauna Riordan (Sliabh Luachra)
50KG Carleigh Irving (Illies G.G)
52KG Nora Jackman (Paulstown)
54KG Georgia McGovern (Drimnagh)
64KG Emma Keating (Paulstown)


36KG Martin McDonagh (Avona)
38KG Patsy Joyce (Olympic Mullingar)
40KG Roy Colgan (Avona)
42KG Paul Fitzgerald (Corinthians)
44KG Danny O’Reilly (St.Pauls W/ford)
46KG Anton Genockey (Docklands)
48KG Ben Dempsey (Achill)
50KG Daragh Lawlor (Mayfield)
52KG Padraig Stapleton (Monkstown)
54KG Ryan Connolly (Setanta Kildare)
56KG Lee McEvoy (Avona)
60KG Bobbi Flood (Cabra)
65KG James Maguire (Holy Family Drogheda)
80KG Adam Olaniyan (Jobstown)

Coach/team manager: Emmet Colgan

Coaches: Martin Donovan, Kathleen Meli, Nicole Meli

R&J: Mick Gill