Dundalk FC's Jack O'Keeffe. (Pic: Ciarán Culligan)
Dundalk FC players George Poynton, Jack O'Keeffe and Carlton Ubaezuono have received call-ups to the Irish Colleges and Universities panel.
The trio will join Greg Yelverton's squad ahead of Tuesday's match with the French Universities at Longford Town's City Calling Stadium. Kick-off: 4pm.
Congrats to #DundalkFC's Georgie Poynton, Jack O’Keeffe and Carlton Ubaezuonu who have been included in the Irish Colleges and Universities squad to play France Universities in an international friendly at City Calling Stadium on Tuesday, 12th June. Kick-off at 16.00. https://t.co/mN271lhWaO— Dundalk FC (@DundalkFC) June 8, 2018
All of Poynton, O'Keeffe and Ubaezuono have come through the Lilywhites' academy and gone on to make first-team appearances.
While both Poynton and O'Keeffe have been involved in Stephen Kenny's senior squad this season, Ubaezuono has played regularly for First Division Galway United on-loan from Dundalk.
Congratulations to @DkIT_ie students @georgie112233, Carlton and Jack on their call up to @thirdlevelfootb squad for match against France Universities. @ThinkDkIT @DundalkFC @DemocratSport @DundalkSport @TOTTDundalk pic.twitter.com/LvKagH7Xqv— DkIT Sports & Socs (@DkITSportsSocs) June 8, 2018
Irish Colleges & Universities squad to face France Universities
Goalkeepers: Matt Connor (Waterford IT/Waterford FC), Cathal O'Hanlon (UCC/UCC AFC)
Defenders: Shane Elworthy (IT Blanchardstown/Longford Town), Conor Kane (Maynooth University/Drogheda United), Conor Keeley (Griffith College Dublin/Cabinteely), Liam Scales (UCD/UCD AFC), Pierce Phillips (UCC/Cobh Ramblers*), Darragh Gibbons (Maynooth University/Bray Wanderers)
Midfielders: Jamie Hollywood (IT Blanchardstown/Longford Town), Shane Daly-Butz (UCC/UCC AFC), Georgie Poynton (Dundalk IT/Dundalk FC), Daire O'Connor (UCD/UCD AFC), Anthony McAlavey (IT Carlow/Cobh Ramblers), Jonny Bonner (IT Carlow/Crusaders),
Attackers: Georgie Kelly (UCD/UCD AFC), Jason McClelland (UCD/UCD AFC), Jack O'Keeffe (Dundalk IT/Dundalk FC), Carlton Ubaezuonu (Dundalk IT/Galway United*)