Ireland prepare for World League 2

January 13, 2015

Ireland’s National Men’s Coach Craig Fulton has selected a squad of 22 for the South African Training Camp as they fine tune preparation for World League 2 in San Diego which starts on February 28th.

In South Africa they will play 6 tests against South Africa, Netherlands & Belgium.

Fulton said “this is a really important training and match phase for us in our preparations.Selection again was really tight and this camp will form the basis for the final selection for World League 2.

We are all very excited and can’t wait to get training and playing together”.The team leave Ireland January 21st and return on February 2nd.

The Harte brothers, David & Conor, were not available for selection for the training camp in South Africa as they will be playing at the Hockey India League for Dabang Mumbai which starts on January 22nd



IRELAND TEAM – South Africa Training Camp
January 21st – February 2nd

Jonny Bell (Lisnagarvey)

Jonny Bruton (Three Rock Rovers)

Drew Carlisle (Banbridge)

Peter Caruth (Monkstown)

Chris Cargo (Racing)

Mitch Darling (Three Rock Rovers)

Stephen Dowds (Banbridge)

David Fitzgerald (Monkstown)

Neal Glassey (Mossley)

Paul Gleghorne (Instonians)

Kyle Good (Dragons)

Ronan Gormley (Krefeld)

Mark Ingram (Pembroke Wanderers)

John Jackson (Reading)

James Lorimer (Lisnagarvey)

Eugene Magee (Banbridge)

Bruce McCandless (Banbridge)

Shane O Donoghue (Dragons)

Michael Robson (Annadale)

Kirk Shimmins (UCD)

Alan Sothern (Racing)

Michael Watt (Surbiton)



MATCH SCHEDULE (all local times)


25 Jan IRELAND V South Africa – Hartleyvale, Capetown – Time to be confirmed

26 Jan IRELAND V South Africa – Hartleyvale, Capetown – 19.00


28 Jan IRELAND V Netherlands – Stellenbosch 15.00

29 Jan IRELAND V Netherlands – Stellenbosch 18.00


Jan 31 IRELAND v Belgium – Hartleyvale, Capetown 15.00

Feb 1 IRELAND v Belgium – Hartleyvale, Capetown 14.00

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