Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has handed first senior call-ups to
a quartet of uncapped players for friendlies against France and the USA.
Bohemians goalkeeper Shane Supple, Peterborough counterpart Conor O’Malley, Millwall midfielder Shaun Williams and Shamrock Rovers striker Graham Burke have all been included in a 26-man squad for the games in Paris on May 28 and Dublin on June 2.
O’Malley, Williams and Burke all played parts in Celtic skipper Scott Brown’s testimonial in Glasgow at the weekend.
However, there are no places for the injured Darren Randolph (groin), Keiren Westwood (groin), Kieran O’Hara (ankle), Ciaran Clark (knee) and Sean Maguire (hamstring), while Preston striker Callum Robinson is waiting for his international clearance to come through.
SQUAD: Colin Doyle, Conor O’Malley, Shane Supple; Seamus Coleman, Matt Doherty, John Egan, Shane Duffy, Kevin Long, Darragh Lenihan, Declan Rice, John O’Shea, Enda Stevens, Derrick Williams, Greg Cunningham; Callum O’Dowda, Harry Arter, Jeff Hendrick, David Meyler, Eunan O’Kane, Alan Browne, Shaun Williams, James McClean, Daryl Horgan; Jonathan Walters, Shane Long, Graham Burke.