GOLF: Sam Murphy in Irish Side for England Match 

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Sam Murphy
Sam Murphy (Connacht) driving at the 12th tee during the second day of the Boys (Under 16) Interprovincial Matches at Slieve Russell Golf Resort today (25/07/2018). Picture by Pat Cashman

Portumna’s Sam Murphy has been named in the Ireland side for a Boys under 16 international match against England at Limerick Golf Club against England in October 2018.

Six players have been selected including Murphy, Joseph Byrne (Baltinglass), Robert Galligan (Elm Park), Joshua McCabe (Roganstown), Tom McKibbin (Holywood) and Keaton Morrisson (Greenacres).

Tom McKibbin
Tom McKibbin (Holywood) driving at the 3th tee during the third round of the 2018 Irish Boys Amateur Open Championship at Belvoir Park Golf Club. Picture by Pat Cashman

The contest, which takes place on October 13th and 14th, will play a mixture of four-balls, foursomes nad singles match play against their English counterparts over the two days.

Ireland U16 Captain Kevin Raftery (Forrest Little) will captain the team and Peter English (Limerick) will serve as team manager.

The GUI High Performance Programme is supported by Sport Ireland and Sport Northern Ireland.

GUI Squad – Ireland Boys U16 v England, 13-14 October 2018, Limerick GC: 

Joseph Byrne (Baltinglass), Robert Galligan (Elm Park), Joshua McCabe (Roganstown), Tom McKibbin (Holywood), Keaton Morrison (Greenacres), Sam Murphy (Portumna)