U17s earn UEFA Finals qualification

Having commenced their challenge with an excellent three nil success over FYR Macedonia on Wednesday last, our Ireland U17 side secured their place at the Championship Finals to be hosted by England during May 2018 with a two nil victory over Georgia in Poland this afternoon. Goals from Troy Parrott (Tottenham Hotspur) and Sean Brennan (Southampton) secured this afternoon’s success and removes pressure from their final Group Three contest against hosts Poland on Tuesday next.


Republic of Ireland: Kian Clarke; Max Murphy, Nathan Collins (capt), Kameron Ledwidge (Oisin McEntee 80+5), Luca Connell; Tyreik Wright (Adam O’Reilly 68), Jason Knight, Barry Coffey, Sean Brennan; Adam Idah, Troy Parrott (Callum Thompson 64)