Amber Barrett on Irish U-17 panel

Amber Barrett of Lagan Harps and Sarah Jane McDonald, Greencastle FC, are both included in Dave Connell Irish U-17 Womens side who will play Denmark twice his week in two friendlies.

Amber Barrett of Lagan Harps and Sarah Jane McDonald, Greencastle FC, are both included in Dave Connell Irish U-17 Womens side who will play Denmark twice his week in two friendlies.

The Irish side face the Danes at the Frank Cooke Park on Tuesday, September 4 (3.00pm), and Thursday, September 6 (2.00pm).

Ireland will travel to Belarus in October for the first qualifying phase of the UEFA U17 Championships. On October 1 they meet Belarus, on October 3 they meet Georgia and on October 6 they will meet Finland. The winners of the 11 groups go through along with the five runners-up with the best record against the first and third-placed teams, to ensure there are 16 sides in the next phase.

Republic of Ireland U17 Women’s Squad:

Chelsea Noonan (Douglas Hall);

Amy Corcoran (Peamount United);

Keeva Keenan (WFTA);

Savannah McCarthy (Listowel Celtic);

Lauren Dwyer (St Josephs, Carlow);

Amber Barrett (Lagan Harps);

Ciara Rossiter (Forth Celtic);

Lisa Casserly (Colga FC);

Megan Kelliher (Kilmallock FC);

Eleanor Stafford (Salthill Devon);

Megan Connelly (College Corinthians);

Aisling Frawley (Tramore FC);

Sara McGeogh (Yeats United);

Rebekah Carroll (Peamount United);

Ciara McNamara (St Mary’s, Cork);

Sarah Jane McDonald (Greencastle FC);

Amy O’Connor (Wilton United);

Payton Goulding (Minnesota Thunder);

Kaitlyn McNamara (World Class FC);

Orla Martin (New York Magic);

Megan Lawlor (Chelsea Match Fit).