Irish Men to Compete in Six Nations Water Polo

6 Nations Water Polo Tournament

14th June to 16th June 2013

Venue : Frauenfeld , Switzerland.

Competing Countries: Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Wales & Ireland.

The Irish Men’s Senior Waterpolo team will be competing in the annual 6 nation’s waterpolo tournament in Switzerland from the 14th to 16th June. The team have been preparing over the last 8 weeks with squad sessions in Dublin, Belfast & Bangor. A team of 15 players will be travelling comprising players from 6 Irish clubs as well as players who are playing in the UK & the USA. There are four first time senior internationals travelling. Also travelling to his first tournament as new head coach is Michael Banks .” I have had a very positive response from players with up to 24 players attending squad sessions. I believe we have a very strong team with a real mix of experience & new talent, I am confident that if the team perform to their abilities we will come away with strong results.” Team & officials

The Team selected for the 6 nations June 14th to 16th is: Chris Hodgkinson (gk)- Cathal Brugha Eoin Doyle (gk)- Sandycove Jonny Kirk- Cathal Brugha/Manchester Johnny Donnelly- Cathal Brugha Barry Murphy- Sandycove Gavin Curley ( Capt.)- Guinness Shane Moraghan- Half Moon Jozesf Krejak- Half Moon Mark Fitzgerld- Half Moon Kevin Johnston- Clonard Ben Mathews- Penguin Ciaran Walsh- Guinness/Watford Eoin Bridgeman- St. Vincents Russell Simpkins- UCLA Conor Johnston- Clonard Coach: Michael Banks Manager : Ian McComish Referee:  Steve O’Brien Physio: Cara Mulcahy

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