Golf Ireland names International Teams for upcoming events

Lauren Walsh and Sara Byrne (IRL) during Round Three's afternoon foursomes matches at the R&A Home Internationals, Woodhall Spa Golf Club, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, England. 06/08/2021. Picture David Lloyd / All photo usage must carry mandatory copyright credit (© Golffile | David Lloyd)

Golf Ireland has announced the teams who will travel to a number of International events in the coming weeks.

While four teams have been selected to represent Ireland at the European Team Championships, the 6-person team to compete at the World University Championship and the players selected to play in the Junior Open Championship were also announced.

All events take place from July 5-9


Men’s (Royal St. George’s, England)
Hugh Foley (Royal Dublin)
Matt McClean  (Malone)
Rob Moran (Castle)
Liam Nolan (Galway)
Mark Power (Kilkenny)
Caolan Rafferty (Dundalk)

Team Captain, Niall Mac Sweeney (Athenry)
Team Manager, John McKinstry (Cairndhu)
Team Coach, Michael Collins

Women’s (Conwy, Wales)
Sara Byrne (Douglas)
Beth Coulter (Kirkistown Castle)
Áine Donegan (Lahinch)
Anna Foster (Elm Park)
Kate Lanigan (Hermitage)
Lauren Walsh (Castlewarden)

Team Captain, Naoimh Quigg (City of Derry)
Team Manager, Helen Jones (Royal Portrush)
Team Coach, Donal Scott

Boys (St. Leon-Rot, Germany)
Aodhagan Brady (Co. Sligo)
Darcy Hogg (Belvoir Park)
Alex King (Faithlegg)
Sean Keeling (Roganstown)
Jack Murphy (Douglas)
Gavin O’Neill (Malahide)

Team Captain, Peter English (Limerick)
Team Manager, Martin Hynes (Athenry)
Team Coach, Stephen Hood

Girls (Oddur, Iceland)
Olivia Costello (Roscommon)
Rebekah Gardiner (Clandeboye)
Marina Joyce-Moreno (Club de Golf Llavaneras)
Katie Poots (Knock)
Róisín Scanlon (Woburn)
Caitlin Shippam (Ballykisteen)

Team Captain, Kate Gallagher (Castle)
Team Coach, Chris Jelly

Royal Park I Roveri, Italy from 20-23 July
Ryan Griffin (Ballybofey & Stranorlar)
Allan Hill (Roscommon)
Simon Walker (Roscommon)
Anna Dawson (Tramore)
Kate Dwyer (Rossmore)
Clodagh Walsh (Castlewarden)

Manager, Sara Rose Shelly

Monifieth, Scotland from 11-13 July
Kate Dillon (Oughterard)
Fionn Dobbin (Malone)

Manager, Sara Rose Shelly

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