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Irish name squad to face Wales.

IRELAND have released their 30-man squad from which they will select their side to face Wales at the Gnoll in Neath in the Alitalia European Cup on Sunday, October 17 (kick-off 2pm).

The men from the Emerald Isle, who were standouts in the 2008 World Cup, will be bolstered with the inclusion of 13 current Super League players, including two members of the Wigan Warriors side which lifted the League Leaders Shield, in the shape of Eamon O'Carroll and Mick McIllorum.

Also handed a place is Tim Bergin, who has been instrumental in Sheffield Eagles' play-off campaign.

Huddersfield Giants' utility Scott Grix will captain the side and is joined in the squad with his brother Simon of Warrington Wolves.

Ireland 30-man training squad: Liam Harrison, Bret McDermott (Barrow); Sean Hesketh (Batley); Michael Platt (Bradford); Paddy Barcoe (Carlow Crusaders); Matthew Fox (Dewsbury); Liam Finn (Featherstone); Bob Beswick (Halifax); Jason Golden, Jamie O'Callaghan (Harlequins RL); Simon Finnigan, Scott Grix (Huddersfield); Adam Aigbokhae (Ireland Students); Luke Ambler, Kyle Amor (Leeds); Stevie Gibbons (Leeds Met); Joseph Taylor (North Dublin Eagles ); John Gillam, Wayne Kerr, Marcus St Hilaire (Oldham); Greg McNally (Huddersfield); Sean Gleeson, Ryan Boyle (Salford); Tim Bergin (Sheffield); Brendan Guilfoyle (Treaty City Titans); Simon Grix, Tyrone McCarthy (Warrington); Dave Allen (Widnes); Michael McIlorum, Eamon O'Carroll (Wigan)
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Sep 24, 2010
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