Bray young­ster makes Ir­ish panel

Bray People - - SPORT -

BRAY YOUNG­STER Dy­lan Hayes has been in­cluded in the Repub­lic of Ire­land U-16 squad for an eight-team tour­na­ment to be hosted by the Tur­key Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion in March.

Man­ager John Morling named the St. Joseph's Boys star in an 18-man squad for the competition which will take place be­tween Sun­day, March 6, and Satur­day, March 12.

Ire­land are one of four na­tions along­side Azer­bai­jan, Ge­or­gia and Mace­do­nia ex­pected to com­pete. Lo­cal Turk­ish teams will make up the other com­peti­tors. Hayes and co. make their bow in the tour­na­ment on Mon­day, March 7, when they take on Azer­bai­jan. The fol­low­ing day they will lock horns with the Tur­key Europe Re­gions be­fore fac­ing Tur­key West Re­gions on Thurs­day, March 10. They will then play a fourth game against the side from the other group which fin­ishes in the cor­re­spond­ing po­si­tion.

Co. Wick­low will also be well rep­re­sented this Fri­day night as the Repub­lic of Ire­land Schools' team take on Wales in the cur­tain-raiser of their Cen­te­nary Shield cam­paign. Pre­sen­ta­tion Col­lege Bray's Chris Lyons and St. Bren­dan's Hugh Dou­glas have both been in­cluded in the squad - as well as James Ka­vanagh of Oat­lands Col­lege, who holds the Dis­tin­guished ac­co­lade of be­ing Bray Wan­der­ers youngest ever player.

Dy­lan Hayes.

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