Greenfields player selected for Ireland A Squad.

November 8, 2018

The Ireland A Women’s coach, Guy Garett, announced his training squad prior to their competition against Germany U21’s taking place in Dublin on March 17th – 21st.
The Ireland A squad sees the inclusion of several new players, who have progressed as a result of their impressive performance at the U18 EuroNations Tournament, as well as club performances in recent ESB Irish Hockey League games. 
The objectives of the Ireland A squad is to identify talent, to provide a continum in player development and to prepare players for the Ireland Senior Womens squad.

Brenda joins the squad with a great track record.  At last year’s U18 EuroNations Championship, she captained the team, which went on to claim 5th place in the tournament, maintaining their place in the A Division.
Brenda is a leaving cert student at the Jes, & is also captain of the Jes Senior Hockey squad.  She is a long-standing member of Greenfields Hockey Club, where she plays with the senior squad.

Coach Garett said ‘We very much look forward to hosting the Germany U21 squad, who provided very useful experience last season.  We will also host strong oppositon when we play the Scotland U21 Women’s squad, prior to the Junior Celtic Cup in July.  I strongly believe that, not only are we producing more and more talented players, but also more completitive players.  A long-term vision is now turning towards the medium-term, which our programme and development reflects.’

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Congratulations Brenda, & the best of luck in March!