Hattrick of players selected for Ireland U21s

A TRIO of QPR players have been named in the Republic of Ireland Under-21 squad on Friday evening.

R’s youngsters Ryan Manning, Reece Grego-Cox and Olamide Shodipo have been called up by Ireland U21 boss Noel King.

The hat trick of Rangers players are set to face Norway and Israel in their upcoming UEFA European Under-21 Championships qualifiers.

Ireland, who are currently top of Group Five, face Norway on Thursday, 5th October (7:45pm) before facing Israel on Monday, 9th October. Both matches are at the Tallaght Stadium, Dublin.