Northern Ireland U18 International team start their Centenary shield preparation with a visit to Jersey and Guernsey. The schoolboy team will play Guernsey on Tuesday 2nd February and then Jersey on Thursday 4th February. Co-managers Frankie Wilson and Conor Marlin have chosen a 18 man squad to travel for the two friendly games and feel that it is an essential period to bond the players before kicking off the centenary shield on Friday 26th February away to Scotland.
The 18 man squad can be seen below:Goalkeepers Jack Ferguson - Larne High Reece Kane - Belfast Met DefendersAdam McCracken - Ballyclare HighJosh Connery - Our Lady and St Patricks KnockCaolan Marron - St Paul's High BessbrookKarl Hamill - Bangor Academy Reece Neale - South East Regional CollegeRonan Wilson - St Joseph's Derry Midfielders Patrick Cafolla - Our Lady and St Patricks Knock Ronan Young - St Pius X College Magherafelt Jonny McGaw - Belfast Met Lloyd Anderson - Belfast Met Sean Toland - North West Regional College Ryan Nimich - Belfast Met Matt Henry - Larne Grammar Forwards David Parkhouse - St Joseph's Derry Matthew Shelvin - Ballymena Academy Curtis Crawford - Larne Grammar
- Published in U18 centenary shield