Team Named for u22 Qualifiers

Head Coach Edyta Jozwiak-McMullan has named 14 players for this weekend’s u22 European Championship Qualifiers.

The Gardians Middle and multipl all-star winner has selected Munster Thunder’s Maria Jones as captain, ably assisted by Newbridge wing Sophie Quinlivan-Nolan.

Eight clubs are represented, with eight different schools providing pathways for the team.

Ireland get their campaign underway against hosts Portugal on Friday 21st July (8pm) before matches with Ukraine (Sat 4pm) and Denmark (Sun 4pm).

The official CEV tournament website will be updated with all relevant information

Ireland u22 Women

Maria Jones, Munster Thunder
Shannon Kehoe, Calsansius University
Grace Moloney, Naas
Jessica Dowling, Newbridge
Sophie Quinlivan Nolan, Newbridge
Eimear Byrne, Newbridge
Emma Byrne, Newbridge
Lara McNichols, Trinity College
Amy O’Sullivan, Munster Thunder
Laura Connolly, DVC
Ciara Lowe, Newbridge
Holly Cassidy, Wave
Gabriela Smolen, Cork Volleyball Academy
Jillian Sweeney, Munster Thunder

Coaching Team

Edyta Jozwiak McMullan, Head Coach
Mark Delahunty, Assist Coach
Maja Ban, Assist Coach
Laura Power, Physio
Conor Flood, Team Mgr