Megan Frazer returns to the Eire squad for this weekend’s double-header with Scotland on the Dub, elevating hopes that she might be match for the upcoming European Championship in Amsterdam and the Tokyo Olympics.
he Belfast Harlequins utility participant missed the current sequence with Nice Britain resulting from a niggling harm however head coach Sean Dancer might be hoping she will be able to show her health within the video games on Saturday and Sunday.
The total deck of Ulster gamers – six in all – have been included within the panel which might be lowered to twenty for the Euros subsequent month, two as travelling reserves, whereas 16 plus two will journey to Tokyo.
Ayeisha McFerran, who was required by Kampong for membership obligation within the Netherlands over the previous few weeks, additionally returns with crew captain Katie Mullan, Shirley McCay, Lizzie Colvin and Zara Malseed finishing the Ulster contingent.
5 of the six native gamers are anticipated to make the lower for the Europeans with out problem whereas Ards striker Malseed might be preventing it out for a spot within the ahead line alongside Sarah Torrans and Naomi Carroll with two of the trio more likely to be included for the Dutch journey.
The weekend sequence, being staged with out spectators, will kind the final a part of the choice course of forward of the go to to Amsterdam however there are two vastly skilled gamers going through a race towards the clock for the primary of the summer time tournaments.
Defender Lena Tice additionally missed the GB sequence and is recovering from a foot harm whereas midfielder Nicci Daly can also be present process rehab.
The Scottish video games might be gown rehearsals for the groups’ assembly on the European Championship which doubles as a qualifier for the 2022 World Cup with the highest 5 total finishers progressing.
IRELAND SQUAD: Michelle Carey (UCD), Naomi Carroll (Catholic Institute), Lizzie Colvin (Belfast Harlequins), Deirdre Duke (Previous Alex), Nikki Evans (Previous Alex), Megan Frazer (Belfast Harlequins), Sarah Hawkshaw (Railway Union), Zara Malseed (Ards), Hannah Matthews (Loreto), Sarah McAuley (Muckross), Shirley McCay (Pegasus), Hannah McLoughlin (UCD), Ayeisha McFerran (SV Kampong), Katie Mullan (Ballymoney), Lizzie Murphy (Loreto), Anna O’Flanagan (Muckross), Grace O’Flanagan (Railway Union), Sarah Torrans (Loreto), Roisin Upton (Catholic Institute), Chloe Watkins (Monkstown)