Ireland complete preparations for Turkey clash

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill is expected to hand first caps to a number of players in the friendly international against Turkey in Antalya this Friday afternoon. The match is set to kick-off at 8.30pm local time, 5.30pm Irish time with RTE 2 bringing live coverage from 5pm.

Debut starts for Rice and Hogan

Declan Rice and Scott Hogan make their Republic of Ireland international debuts against Turkey in Antalya at 5.30pm this afternoon. They will be joined in the starting eleven by Alan Browne and Seamus Maguire, both of whom have made just one substitute appearance. Starting eleven:- C Doyle; D Rice, S Duffy, K Long; S Coleman (c), J Hendrick, C Hourihane, A Browne, J McClean; S Maguire, S Hogan.