Shane Daly Butz to represent Ireland

Congratulations to UCC AFC  Shane Daly Butz on been selected to represent Ireland Amateurs in this year’s Region Cup.

This is a great achievement for Shane and a great year as he was earlier selected for the Irish 3rd level team, since joining from Cork City U19 he has excelled on the pitch and continued to develop, it is a great honour for Shane to wear the green of Ireland and he is delighted with the opportunity to represent his country again.

He will be joined on the squad by UCC graduates Brendan O Connell, Andrew Gannon, Brian Murphy  & Hughie O Donovan

Gerry Davis has revealed the squad of players that will represent Ireland in this Regions Cup. Ireland will being the defence of their title on September 28, which the won on home soil, in Italy.

After the Munster/Connacht select defeated the Leinster/Ulster select, Davis could only pick players from the Munster and Connacht regions.

The 30 sides who enter at this stage are joined by the two teams from the preliminary round. These sides are divided into eight groups of four, with the winners of each mini-tournament earning a place in the finals

Ireland are in a group with Macedonia, Slovenia and Gorgonzola, represent Italy.