Roisin Upton heading to SA with Hockey Ireland


Hockey Ireland announced the Ireland Women’s squad who will travel to Durban in South Africa at the end of March.

Limerick’s Roisin Upton will be travelling with the 21 players.

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The team selected will undertake eight matches while during the tour, against China, South Africa and Japan.

Speaking on the announcement Head Coach, Sean Dancer, said, “We have selected a very balanced squad for our South Africa tour. This will be an important period for us, not just for team performance but also exposure to humid conditions.

“We are looking forward to seeing Megan Frazer return to competition after a long rehab period, and the un-capped addition of Ellie McLoughlin in our environment.” he added.