International recognition for trio

 

Three Sligo Rovers youth players have received international recognition this week. 

Seamas Keogh, Ed McGinty and Jack Keaney have all been included in Ireland underage international squads. 

Keogh played twice for the Ireland under-15 squad at an invitational tournament in Czech Republic. They beat Norway in their first game in Pregue on Tuesday on 4-1 with Keogh playing a key role. 

Ireland concluded the tournament with a 4-2 loss to the hosts on Thursday with Keogh again playing for 90 minutes. 

He is a former Benbulben FC player who has been a regular for Ireland in recent years, he has been part of Rovers under-17s this season and will be in Rovers first ever under-15 squad when the season starts in August.

Donegal Town’s Jack Keaney and Ed McGinty whose family originate in the same country were named in Jim Crawford’s Ireland under-18 squad.

They are competing in the Slovakia Cup from April 24-28 alongside Czech Republic, Russia and Turkey.

Keaney has moved quickly through the ranks from the under-17 squad last year to making his first team debut earlier this week against Finn Harps.

McGinty came to the club last year from Scotland and as well as being a regular with Rovers’ under-19s has been a substitute with the first team in the early stages of 2017. He has also previously played with Ireland under-18s last year. 

 

 

 

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