Chloe McNamee from Oldcastle started for the Republic of Ireland Schools today in the opening game in the Bob Docherty Cup, a tournament that will be played this week at Repton School in Derbyshire.
The Irish girls won 2-0 against N Ireland and will tackle Slovakia in the second game in the group tomorrow. The other group comprises England, Scotland and Wales.
Other local girls in the panel include Katie Burdis (Coláiste na hInse, Bettystown) who also started today’s game, Naoisha McAloon (Ratoath College) and Leanne Kiernan (Bailieborough CS)
The Irish girls have an excellent record in this tournament as they have captured the crown no less than five times since its inception in 2002.
Tuesday - Republic of Ireland v Slovakia at 10.00am; Wales v Scotland at 2.30pm