North v South squads named
THE North and South selection committees including national selectors Alan Lewis and Brian MacNeice (South) plus national team assistant coach Peter Johnston, and Peter Gillespie and Kyle McCallan (North), announced a 23-man training squad for the RSA Inter-Regional North/South one day and T20 Series which will commence on Sunday, June 3.
The squads feature a host of established internationals and will be captained by Kevin O’Brien (South) with John Mooney named as vice-captain, and Andrew White (North) with James Shannon named as vice-captain.
No less than 13 out of 16 members of the victorious Ireland World T20 Qualifier squad are included as well as other senior, A-team and under 19 internationals.
Fixture dates: Sunday 3rd June: The Mardyke, Cork; Sunday 22nd July: Stormont, NCU; Sunday 12th August: venue tbc, North West and Sunday 26th August: venue tbc, LCU.
The North squad is: Andrew White (Instonians Captain); James Shanno (Instonians Vice-captain); Andrew Britton (Limavady); Peter Connell (CIYMS); Scott Campbell (Coleraine); Chris Dougherty (CIYMS); Phil Eaglestone (Strabane); Nigel Jones (CSNI); James Hall (Waringstown); Andrew McBrine (Donemana); Graeme McCarter (Fox Lodge/Gloucestershire CCC); Rory McCann (Instonians); Niall McDonnell (Strabane); Lee Nelson (Waringstown); William Porterfield (Warwickshire); Boyd Rankin (Warwickshire); David Rankin (Bready); Paul Stirling (Carrickfergus/Middlesex CC); Stuart Thompson (Limavady); Gary Wilson (CSNI/Surrey CC); Ben Wylie (Instonians); Craig Young (Bready/Sussex CC) and Ian Young (Bready).
The South squad is: Kevin O’Brien (Railway Union Captain); John Mooney (North County Vice-captain); Ben Ackland (Merrion); John Anderson (Merrion); Andy Balbirnie (Pembroke); Alex Cusack (Clontarf); Adam Coughlan (North County); George Dockrell (Leinster/Somerset CCC); Allan Eastwood (Pembroke); Tom Fisher (Railway Union); Robert Forrest (Clontarf); Shane Getkate (North County); Trent Johnston (YMCA); Tyrone Kane (Merrion); Barry McCarthy (Pembroke); Stephen Moreton (Leinster); Niall O’Brien (Northants CC); Andrew Poynter (Clontarf); Stuart Poynter (Clontarf); Eddie Richardson (North County); Max Sorenson (The Hills); Patrick Tice (Merrion) and Albert van der Merwe (YMCA).
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