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MAYO'S UNDERAGE INTERNATIONAL CAPS
Sean McLoughlin, Westport United,
was capped by the Republic of Ireland in a Schoolboys international match against England in 1956

John Gavin, Castlebar Celtic,

became the first Mayo player to capped for Ireland at youth (under-18)level on May 3rd, 1981. He played at right full back in the Irish side which defeated a Welsh Schools F.A. selection by 3-0 at Terryland Park, Galway.

Joe Mulroy, Westport United,

was honoured with an Irish cap at youths level in 18th October, 1985, when he starred in the Republic's 6-3 victory over Northern Ireland at Tolka Park, Dublin.

Simon Webb, Ballyhaunis,

is Mayo's most capped player. He played for the Irish Schoolboys (Under-15) team on five occasions in 1992. He made his debut in the 1-0 defeat of Northern Ireland at Seaview in February of that year.
Adrian Cregg: Ballyhaunis Community School.
Capped by the Irish School;s International team against Switzerland at Finn Park, Ballybofey on March 26th, 1998
Alan Murphy: Ballinrobe Community School.
Capped y the Irish School's International team against England at Ipswich in Feb., 1999. Murphy became the first Mayo player to captain an Irish international soccer team on Friday, February 11th, 2000. He did so in an Irish Schools international clash against England at Terryland Park. The match ended 1-1, Murphy getting the Irish goal.
A number of weeks earlier, Murphy also scored when he made his debut for the Irish youth (under-18) side in a Home International match against Northern Ireland at Newry, which also ended in a 1-1 draw.

Sean Malee

The Kiltimagh teenager was capped by the Irish Youth (Under-18) side in the 1-1 draw with Northern Ireland in a Home Nations international clash at Newry on January 18th, 2000. A member of Galway United, he was one of three Mayo players selected on an historic night for soccer in Mayo.

John O'Hara

The Foxford goalkeeper who had been an All-Ireland finalist with the Mayo minors in the summer of 1999 last year, secured his first taste of international football in the 1-1 draw by the Irish youth (under-18) side against Northern Ireland in a Home Nations international clash at Newry on January 18th, 2000. He is a member of Belvedere F.C., Dublin.

Luke Byrne, Knock United

The talented midfielder was capped by the Irish Schoolboys (Under-14) side in the draw with Holland in an international match at Dublin on Wednesday, November 8th, 2000. The Kiltimagh-based star subsequently signed for Leeds United where he hopes to make a professional career in the game.

Claire Egan, Westport United.

Won a total of ten caps with Irish (Under-18) ladies team from 1998 to 2000. A native of louisburgh, she also won an All-Ireland senior ladies Gaelic football title in 1999.

Ashling O'Callaghan, Westport United.

Now on the books of Shamrock Rovers, Ashling was capped for three times by the Irish (Under-18) ladies team in 1997.

Helena Lohan, Knock United.
A native of Shrule, Co. Galway, she played in the Mayo League before being selected by the Irish (Under-16) girls team in 2000.
Damien Coleman, Ballyglass.
The talented attacker played on the right side of midfield for the Republic of Ireland in the Under-14-international against Northern Ireland at Armagh City's F.C. grounds on May 24th 2001.
Coleman scored for the Irish under-17 side against Russia during an international tournament in the Algarve, Portugal, which took place from February 28th to March 5th, 2003.
The team will be managed by Noel O'Reilly, Brian Kerr's right hand man.

Michelle Ruane, Straide & Foxford.

She won an Irish cap at under-17 level in July, 2002, in a game against an English selection.

Louise Fahy, Ballinrobe Town.

Starred in goal in an under-15 Schools Home Nations international tournament in March, 2002.

Ashling Concannon, Ballinrobe Town.

Starred in goal in an under-15 Schools Home Nationals international tournament in March, 2002, alongside her club mate, Louise Fahy.

Eilis Nevin, Kiltimagh & Knock United.

She made her international debut for Ireland in an under-19 ladies clash against Scotland in Dublin on February 22nd, 2003. She was selected on the Irish squad for the UEFA qualifying series in England from April 1st to 19th,2003.

Kenneth O'Malley, Ballinrobe Town.

He was selected on the Republic of Ireland's under016 international team against Northern Ireland at Belfast on fMarch 16th, 2002.

Jonathon Griffin, Manulla

The clever attacker was capped for Ireland at under-14 level in an international match against the Welsh Schools F.A. on February 21st, 2002.

James Burke, Ballina Town.

The skilful midfielder was selected for Ireland in an under-14 international against the Welsh Schools F.A, at Clonsaugh, Dublin, on February 21st, 2002.

Emma Mullen, Ballinrobe Town,
She starred in an under-16 international for Ireland against Northern Ireland in May, 2001. She was selected as one of the strikers.
Edel Kilcourse, Ballyhaunis.
She played in goal for Ireland in an under-17 international against England in June, 2001.

Niamh Devaney, Straide & Foxford United.

She had the distinction of wearing the No. 1 jersey for Ireland in an under-17 international against England on away soil in June 2001.

Dylan Webb, Kiltimagh/Knock United.

Represented his country in the Danone (Under-12) International tournament in Paris in April, 2003. Even had the distinction of playing against Brazil.

Ross Kenny, Ballina Town.

Starred for the Republic of Ireland in the Danone (Under-12) International tournament in Paris in April, 2003. Like Webb, he also had the distinction of playing against Brazil.

Tom King, Castlebar Celtic.
Played for the Republic of Ireland at under-15 level in an international against the Welsh Schools at the A.U.L. Grounds, Dublin, in February, 2004.
David Joyce, Castlebar Celtic
Capped against Holland on the 30th of Nov 2004 and on the 2nd of Dec against the same opposition and had the distinction of being captain on both occasions
Eoin Torphy, Castlebar Celtic
Capped with David Joyce on the 2nd of Dec against Holland.
Niall Walsh, Ballinrobe Town
Capped against Holland on the 30th Nov 2004.

Karen Lilly

Capped for the Irish schools in 2004