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  • Tuesday August 9th, 2016 @ 23:11

Saints Feature In Republic Of Ireland U17 Win

Saints U17 players Brian Maher, Cian Lee and Luke all featured in the Republic of Ireland U17's victory over Slovenia on Tuesday as the Irish side managed by Colin O'Brien ran out 3-1 winners in Brdo.

Saints players Brian Maher and Luke Nolan both started the game, while Cian Lee entered the fray after 41 minutes of the first half.

Ireland took a fourth minute through Adam Idah, before Lee O'Connor scored in the 27th minute to make it 2-0. Saints U17 The home side however got a foothold back in the game as Dario Kolobarič netted before the half-time whistle with a close range header.

Saints keeper Brian Maher impressed in goal after making a couple of solid saves early in the second half, while fellow U17 Saint Luke Nolan set up O'Connor only for his shot to hit the post.

Ireland however scored a third through Idah in the 70th minute to wrap up the win.

All at St Patrick's Athletic congratulate Brian, Cian and Luke on representing their country.

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: Brian Maher (St Patrick's Athletic), Lee O'Connor (Manchester United), Dominic Peppard (Bohemians), Kameron Ledwidge (St Kevin's Boys), Aaron Bolger (Shamrock Rovers), Rowan Roache (Blackpool), Jordan Doherty (Sheffield Utd), Sean Brennan (Belvedere), Adam Idah (Corinthians Boys), Callum Thompson (St Joseph's Boys), Luke Nolan (St Patrick's Athletic).

Subs: Cian Lee (St Patrick's Athletic) for Peppard 41 mins; Conor Coventry (West Ham United) for Brennan 62, Gavin Kilkenny (Unattached) for Thompson 74, Thomas Caffrey (Celtic) for Idah 75.

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