Walsh to captain Ireland U21 team

Rossa’s Gerard Walsh will captain the Ireland team in Saturday’s U21 Hurling Shinty International against Scotland at the GAA Games Development Centre, Abbotstown

The Rossa man, who is just back to fitness following an injury while playing in the USA this summer. It has been an injury hit year for Walsh who also suffered a bad injury when playing for Antrim in the early stages of the National League the talented half-back/midfielder is back again and it is great to see him honoured with the captaincy.

A total of 14 counties are represented in the Irish squad for the game with visitors Scotland which commences at 2pm.

CRLL7450Gerard Walsh in action for Antrim against Dublin in this season’s National Hurling League Division 1B at Corrigan Park. Pic by John McIlwaine

Ireland Under 21 panel

1. Thomas Dowling (Carlow)

2. Donal Burke (Dublin)

3. James Burke (Kildare)

4. Andrew Casey (Carlow)

5. Lorcán Devlin (Tyrone)

6. Ciaran Doyle (Westmeath)

7. Killian Doyle (Westmeath)

8. Cianan Fahy (Galway)

9. Daniel Huane (Mayo)

10. Mark Kavanagh (Laois)

11. Tony O’Kelly Lynch (Sligo)

12. Fionan Mackessy (Kerry)

13. Jack Fitzpatrick (Galway)

14. Evan Murphy (Kerry)

15. Dean Gaffney (Armagh)

16. Conor Phelan (Laois)

17. Damien Reck (Wexford)

18. Aron Shanagher (Clare)

19. Jack Sheridan (Kildare)

20. Gerard Walsh (Antrim) CAPTAIN

Team Managers:

Willie Cleary (Wexford) and Gavin Keary (Galway)

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