McKinley starts in Ireland defeat


THE Republic of Ireland U15 side went down to a 2-1 defeat by Poland in their second international friendly on Thursday.

Bonagee United's Ronan McKinley was in the starting eleven for Republic in Lomza.

McKinley had come on as a second half substitute when the sides drew 0-0 on Tuesday.

Ireland led 1-0 at the break but were undone by the concession of two goals early in the second half.