Neville names Republic squad for Four Nations tournament

The Republic of Ireland squad to take part in the Four Nations Tournament in Scotland next week was today formally announced by manager Mick Neville.

The Republic of Ireland squad to take part in the Four Nations Tournament in Scotland next week was today formally announced by manager Mick Neville.

Ireland will face England, Scotland and Wales in the annual tournament, which this year will be held in Scotland. Neville has named a 21-man squad for the tournament.

The Four Nations Tournament is held every year, with Ireland having hosted the event two years ago.

Reading’s Shane Long played in the tournament two years ago, while Sunderland’s Daryl Murphy captained the Ireland side three years ago. Eamon Zayed (Drogheda United) and Ronan Finn (UCD) are amongst the current stars of the eircom League of Ireland to have played for Ireland in the tournament.

“The Four Nations Tournament is a really great opportunity for young players to further develop themselves”, said manager Mick Neville.

“We’ve got a strong squad with some excellent young players, so we’re really looking forward to this tournament.”

Republic of Ireland squad:

Goalkeepers

Eugene Ferry Derry City

Karl Colman Shamrock Rovers

Defenders:

Gareth Whelan Drogheda United

Shane Grimes Dundalk

Glen Walsh Shamrock Rovers

Ger O’Brien Shamrock Rovers

Mitchell Casey Waterford Utd

Ray Lally Cork City

Brian Rooney St Patrick’s Athletic

Noel Haverty St Patrick’s Athletic

Midfielders:

Killian Brennan Derry City

Declan Cahill Cork City

Mark O’Brien Bohemians

James O’Sullivan UCD

Shane Fitzgerald UCD

Kevin McArdle Dundalk

Cathal Lordan Cork City

John Lester Galway United

Forwards:

Conor McDonald Waterford United

Vinny Faherty Satlhill Devon

David Brackan Shelbourne

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