Ireland's junior squash side aiming for glory at the Five Nations

The U13s and U15s are both in action in the Five Nations tournament

Squash, Ireland,

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Ireland will be represented on the international stage this weekend as the U13s and U15s squash sides travel to compete in the Five Nations. 

With a number of players in their ranks that sit among the top ten in Europe, Ireland are confident that they can do well, but are set to face stiff competition in the form of England. 

Lead by coaches Josh McVeigh and David Noone, as well as team manager Gareth Buckey, Dara O'Flynn and Niamh Maher, the U13s face Scotland on Friday, while the U15s take on France in their opening game. 

The tough fixtures continue on Saturday, where tournament favourites across both age categories, England, will face off against their Irish opposition.

The teams also feature a number brother and sister pairings, as Emma McGuggan (U15) and Hannah McGuggan (U13), as well as Jake Creaven (U13) and Michael Creavan (U15) will represent their country, along with the rest of the squads,which are listed in full below:


    Denis Gilevskiy
    Dylan Moran
    Jack O'Flynn
    Jake Creaven
    Brenda Li
    Hannah McGuggan
    Ali Carton
    Sarah Jane Smith 


    Sam Buckely
    Michael Creaven
    Gavin L'Estrange
    Hugh Tobin
    Emma Lundy
    Emma McGuggan
    Roisin Kierwan