Irish U21 Hurling Shinty Team

Joe Dooley (Offaly), Kevin Ryan (Carlow) and Jim McKernan (Antrim), Managers of the Irish Senior Hurling/Shinty team and Michael Walsh (Kilkenny) and John Meyler (Kerry), Managers of Irish U21 Hurling/Shinty team announced their panels on Tuesday last for the 2011 matches between Ireland and Scotland. The U21 panel sees Aughawillan man Morgan Quinn selected. This is a huge honour for Morgan and his family and club are no doubt hugely proud of his achievement.

The first test of a two-test senior series takes place at 3.00pm in Athy tomorrow (Saturday October 22nd) at 3.00pm. The second Hurling/Shinty test takes place in Inverness, Scotland on Saturday, October 29th at 2.00pm. This will be preceded by the U21 game which will take place at 12 noon.

The senior Hurling/Shinty Irish panel is as follows:
1. Patrick Mullaney ‘ Laois (Goalkeeper)
2. Joe Bergin – Offaly
3. Kieran Divilly – Kildare
4. Cormac Donnelly – Antrim
5. John Doran – Kildare
6. ArronÓgraffin – Antrim
7. Willie Hyland – Laois
8. Eoin Kelly – Tipperary
9. David Kennedy – Kildare
10. Damian Maguire – Tyrone
11. Brendan Maher – Tipperary
12. Shane Morley – Mayo
13. Tom Murnane – Kerry
14. Brendan Murtagh – Westmeath
15. Eoin Nolan – Carlow
16. Andy O’Brien – Wicklow
17. Eoin Price – Westmeath
18. Michael Rice ‘ Kilkenny (Captain)

The U21 Hurling/Shinty panel is as follows:
1. Eoin Reilly -Laois (Goalkeeper)
2. Michael Armstrong -Antrim
3. John Coyne – Roscommon
4. David English – Carlow
5. JohnÓgilligan – Westmeath
6. Conor Grogan -Tyrone
7. Declan Hannon – Limerick
8. Jason Leahy – Kerry
9. Alan McGrath – Westmeath
10. Brian Murphy – Kerry
11. Killian Murphy -Westmeath
12. Shane Nolan -Kerry
13. Darragh O’Connell ‘ Kerry (Captain)
14. Barry O’Mara -Westmeath
15. Eanna O’Neill -Kildare
16. Mick Purcell – Kildare
17. Morgan Quinn – Leitrim
18. Ollie Walsh – Kilkenny

Coiste Chontae Liatroma take this opportunity to say well done to Morgan and wish him well in the two-test series.



21-Oct-11 by Colette Fox – PRO