There are 14 counties represented on the Ireland squad named today for the Hurling/ Shinty international against Scotland on Saturday, 21st October at Páirc Esler in Newry.
After an unavoidable hiatus due to COVID-19, the match will mark a momentous occasion for players as they return to the hybrid game for the first time since 2019.
The Ireland squad will be captained by Antrim and Cushendall star Neil McManus after his successful participation for the county in the Liam MacCarthy Cup this year.
The team is being managed by Damien Coleman from Galway, with an experienced backroom team of Kieran Kingston (Cork), Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton (Antrim) and Michael Kavanagh (Kilkenny).
The Hurling/ Shinty international featuring Ireland against Scotland is on Saturday, 21st October at 2.45pm in Páirc Esler in Newry. The game will be shown live on the official TG4 YouTube channel.
Hurling Shinty International - Ireland Senior Team:
Niall Arthur, Iniskeen Grattans - Monaghan
Mickey Joe Egan, St Dominic's - Roscommon
David Fitzgerald, Inagh-Kilnamona – Clare
Peter Duggan, Clooney-Quin - Clare
Andrew Gilsenan-Kavanagh, Barndarrig - Wicklow
Cillian Kiely, Kilcormac-Killoughey – Offaly
Eoghan Cahill, Birr - Offaly
Fionan Mackessy, St Brendan's - Kerry
Luca McCusker, Maguiresbridge - Fermanagh
Neil McManus, Ruairí Óg, Cushendall - Antrim
Chris Nolan, Mount Leinster Rangers – Carlow
Ryan Mullaney, Castletown – Laois
Stephen Maher, Clough-Ballacolla – Laois
Paddy Purcell, Rathdowney-Errill - Laois
Enda Rowland, Abbeyleix - Laois
Caolan Taggart, Portaferry - Down
Padraig Walsh, Tullaroan - Kilkenny
Ger Millerick, Father O'Neill's - Cork
Rob Downey, Glen Rovers – Cork
Tom Monaghan, Craughwell - Galway