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Rice named in full Irish squad


Filed: Thursday, 8th March 2018
By: Staff Writer


Declan Rice has been named in the full Republic of Ireland squad for the first time.

West Ham United's 19-year-old centre half has been included in manager Martin O'Neill's provisional 30-man squad to face Turkey in a fortnight's time. It is the first time he has been selected for the full squad.

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Rice, who has made 23 appearances for West Ham this season since breaking into the first team set-up is one of five newcomers named in the squad by O'Neill, along with Kieran O'Hara, Darragh Lenihan, Derrick Williams and Enda Stevens.

Despite being named in the squad, Rice will also join up with the Republic's under 21s following the friendly in Antalya on Friday, 23 March.

Former Hammer Sean Maguire, who has scored four times in his last four games for Championship side Preston has also been named in the squad.

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Republic of Ireland: squad v Turkey

Goalkeepers: Rob Elliot (Newcastle United), Colin Doyle (Bradford City), Kieran O'Hara (Manchester United), Keiren Westwood (Sheffield Wednesday) .

Defenders: Seamus Coleman (Everton), Cyrus Christie (Fulham), Matt Doherty (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Declan Rice (West Ham United), John Egan (Brentford), Shane Duffy (Brighton & Hove Albion), Ciaran Clark (Newcastle United), Kevin Long (Burnley), Alex Pearce (Derby County), Darragh Lenihan, Derrick Williams (Blackburn Rovers), Greg Cunningham (Preston North End), Enda Stevens (Sheffield United).

Midfielders: Alan Judge (Brentford), Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), Jeff Hendrick (Burnley), Harry Arter (Bournemouth), David Meyler (Hull City), Eunan O'Kane (Leeds United), Liam Kelly (Reading), Alan Browne, Daryl Horgan (Preston North End), James McClean (West Bromwich Albion).

Forwards: Shane Long (Southampton), Scott Hogan (Aston Villa), Sean Maguire (Preston North End).





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