Mayo Volleyball player, Mikal O'Boyle has successfully made it to the Ireland National Volleyball team.

The Knock based player debuted against Northern Ireland in The Watershed Arena in Kilkenny and hit the ground running as her side defeated their Northern neighbours 3-0.

They followed up with a friendly against the Northern Ireland League all stars where they again tasted victory with another impeccable 3-0 victory.

Mikal played the entirety of both matches where she put in a great defensive and attacking display as she was routinely switched from the middle position to the reverse hitting position at different junctures of the matches.

After the game Mikal O'Boyle said, "It is a great honour to represent Ireland in volleyball. I will grasp the opportunity with both hand. At underage level, however Mayo volleyball club have a number of girls who have trials coming up with the under 17s and under 19s so watch this space."

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