Ireland Women's Under-16s Set to Face Germany in International Friendly Following UEFA Development Tournament Win

The Ireland Women's Under-16 team is gearing up for an International Friendly against Germany, following their recent victory in the UEFA Development Tournament held in Serbia.

The match is scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 11th at St. Kevin's FC, a club that has recently rebranded to promote inclusivity in girls' football.

Interim Head Coach Megan Smyth-Lynch will continue to lead the team as they take on Germany in this friendly encounter. This match will provide a valuable opportunity for the young Ireland players to further develop their skills and build on the momentum from their tournament triumph.

The squad for the International Friendly features all the talented players who participated in the victorious campaign in Serbia.

The team includes goalkeepers Clodagh Fitzgerald (Cork City) and Laura Fanning (Dundalk); defenders Kayla Maguire, Clodagh Daly, and Lauryn McCabe (Shamrock Rovers), Keeva Flynn (Sligo Rovers), Ciara Fitzpatrick and Kiera Sena (Cork City), Lucy O'Rourke (Shelbourne), and Chloe Wallace (Treaty United); midfielders Amy Tierney (Shamrock Rovers), Aoibhe Brennan and Hannah Healy (Shelbourne), Freya Healy (Peamount United), and Sorcha Melia (Bray Wanderers); and forwards Hannah O'Brien and Rebecca Devereux (Shelbourne) and Katie Lawlee (Treaty United).

Shelbourne and Shamrock Rovers contribute the highest number of players, with five each from the clubs. Cork City follows closely with four representatives in the squad, showcasing the depth of talent emerging from these clubs in Irish women's football.

Fans can watch the Ireland Women's Under-16 team take on Germany at St. Kevin's FC in Dublin, with kick-off set for 5 PM local time. This match promises to showcase the future talent of Irish women's football as they continue to make their mark on the international stage.