Sporting's Fitzgerald called into Under-23s squad

Lorcan Fitzgerald has been called into the Republic of Ireland Under-23 squad ahead of Wednesday night’s match against England at the RSC. The Sporting Fingal defender replaces Ian Bermingham of St Patrick’s Athletic, who has been forced to withdraw due to an Achilles injury.

Lorcan Fitzgerald has been called into the Republic of Ireland Under-23 squad ahead of Wednesday night’s match against England at the RSC. The Sporting Fingal defender replaces Ian Bermingham of St Patrick’s Athletic, who has been forced to withdraw due to an Achilles injury.

Fitzgerald becomes the second player to be drafted into the Under-23 squad, after Shaun Kelly of Dundalk was called into the squad to replace Karl Sheppard of Galway United.

Fitzgerald’s call-up brings to five the number of Sporting Fingal players included in the Republic of Ireland Under-23 squad for Wednesday’s International Challenge Trophy match against England at the RSC (kick-off 7.30pm).

Tickets are €13 for adults and €4 for Under-16s and are available through Ticketmaster or Alfie Hale’s sport shop, 40-42 Arundel Square, Waterford. Tickets will also be available at the RSC on the night of the match.

Republic of Ireland Under-23 squad

Darren Quigley (Sporting Fingal)

Robert Duggan (Shamrock Rovers)

Seamus Conneely (Galway United)

Stephen Mulcahy (Cork City Foras Co-op)

Gary Breen (Dundalk)

Kenny Browne (Sporting Fingal)

Conor Powell (Bohemians)

Lorcan Fitzgerald (Sporting Fingal)

Ronan Finn (Sporting Fingal)

Greg Bolger (UCD)

James Chambers (Shamrock Rovers)

Stephen O’Donnell (Galway United)

Billy Dennehy (Shamrock Rovers)

Ross Gaynor (Dundalk)

Gary McCabe (Sligo Rovers)

Shaun Williams (Sporting Fingal)

Paul Byrne (St Patrick’s Athletic)

Shaun Kelly (Dundalk)

Padraig Amond (Sligo Rovers)

Paddy Madden (Bohemians)

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