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Dooley names squad

Ireland manager Joe Dooley has announced his squad for Saturday's Hurling-Shinty clash with Scotland at Croke Park.

Kilkenny's Tommy Walsh will captain the side as the Irish bid to repeat last year's win at Inverness.

Six of the team which triumphed in Scotland are included for this week game. Also returning are Offaly's Shane Dooley, John Rowney of Laois, Stephen Clynch of Offaly, Down's Gareth Johnston and Armagh's Paul McCormack.

Ireland squad: Tommy Walsh (Kilkenny), Paul Dermody (Kildare), Stephen Clynch (Meath), Shane Dooley (Offaly), Arron Graffin (Antrim), Willie Hyland (Laois), Gareth Johnston (Down), Darren McCormack (Westmeath), Paul McCormack (Armagh), Barry McFall (Antrim), Patrick Horgan (Cork), Neil McManus (Antrim), Tom Murnane (Kerry), Brendan Murtagh (Westmeath), Eoin Nolan (Carlow), Andrew O'Brien (Wicklow), John Rowney (Laois), Jackie Tyrrell (Kilkenny).


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