The Connacht U18, sponsored by GMIT, matchday squad for Sunday’s 12:30 PM interprovincial clash against Munster at Dubarry Park, Athlone has been named. 

 

After a 24-17 defeat to Leinster last weekend, the Westerners will hope to go one better and have named a matchday squad featuring players from ten Connacht clubs.

 

Sean Hopkins starts at loosehead and will pack down beside hooker Ronan Lydon and tight-head Charlie Byrne.

 

Alistair Hill joins Blayze Molloy in the second row, while the back row features Eoin Kelly at blindside flanker, Max Flynn at openside and Conor Ryan at number eight.

 

Joey Tierney and Ryan Roche form the half-back pairing with Hugh Gavin, inside centre, and Sean Fox, outside centre, are selected in the centres.

 

Shane Fitzpatrick and Cathal Kelly are selected as wingers with Cody Farrell operating as the full-back.

 

Oisin Dolan, John Hughes, Dylan Bolger, Jame Treacy, Charlie Leonard, Ben Matheson Charlie Naughton and Eoghan Flannerey form a strong replacements bench.

 

Connacht U18 squad to play Munster at Dubarry Park, Athlone at 12:30 PM on Sunday, September 5th. 

 

NUMBER

NAME

CLUB/SCHOOL

1

Sean Hopkins

Ballina/St Muirdeachs College

2

Ronan Lydon

Galwegians/CC Roscrea

3

Charlie Byrne

Buccaneers/Marist College

4

Alistair Hill

Sligo/Sligo Grammar School

5

Blayze Molloy

Ballina/St Muirdeachs College

6

Eoin Kelly

Creggs/CBS Roscommom

7

Max Flynn (Captain)

Corinthians/CC Roscrea

8

Conor Ryan

Ballinasloe/Garbally College

9

Joey Tierney

Ballinasloe/Garbally College

10

Ryan Roche

Galwegians/St Pauls Oughterard

11

Shane Fitzpatrick

Ballinasloe/Garbally College

12

Hugh Gavin

Galwegians/Colaiste Iognaid

13

Sean Fox

Corinthians/Calasancius College

14

Cathal Kelly

Ballina/St Muirdeachs College

15

Cody Farrell

Galwegians/St Pauls Oughterard

BENCH

NAME

CLUB/SCHOOL

16

Oisin Dolan

Buccaneers/Athlone CC

17

John Hughes

Corrib/Yeats College

18

Dylan Bolger

Buccaneers/Marist College

19

Jamie Treacy

Ballinrobe/Ballinrobe Community College

20

Charlie Leonard

Corinthians/Colaiste Iognaid

21

Ben Matheson

Ballina/St Muirdeachs College

22

Charlie Naughton

Ballinasloe/CC Roscrea

23

Eoghan Flannery

Corinthians/Colaiste na Coiribe

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