McKinley and Ireland bow out of U17 Euro’s

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The Republic of Ireland under 17s are out of the European Championships, despite an unbeaten group campaign.

For the third time in a row, Colin O'Brien's side played out a 1-1 draw, this time against Belgium.

They missed out on a place in the quarter finals, after the Czech Republic's 2-0 win against Greece.

Derry Citys Ronan McKinley came on as a substitute in the a 67th minute.

The Newtown man also made an appearance in the opening night against Greece.

Despite not making it to the last eight, Irish Manager O'Brien was proud of their efforts...