Poynter to lead Ireland's Development Squad

Sun, Aug 28, 2011 8:22 PM

Poynter to lead Ireland's Development Squad
Andrew Poynter to lead
Cricket Ireland today announced a squad of 12 for their three day game with Hampshire II, which takes place at the second ground at the Rose Bowl starting this Tuesday (August 30).

Andrew Poynter continues as captain, looking for another win after their victory last week against Sussex II, in which James Shannon scored a century.

Ben Ackland returns to the squad having recovered from his fractured finger, and Railway Union batsman Conor Mullen is also included.

Niall McDonnell, John Anderson and Max Sorenson were all once again unavailable.

The squad in full is as follows:

Andrew Poynter (captain) (Clontarf)
Ben Ackland (Merrion)
Peter Connell (CIYMS)
Chris Dougherty (Brigade)
Phil Eaglestone (Strabane)
Tom Fisher (Railway Union)
Rory McCann (Instonians)
Ben McCord (CIYMS)
Conor Mullen (Railway Union)
James Shannon (Instonians)
Stuart Thompson (Limavady)
Albert van der Merwe (YMCA)
Manager: Gavin Craig
Coach: Jeremy Bray
Asst coach: Phil Simmons
Asst coach: Mark Garaway

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