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Cricket Ireland: Sophie MacMahon joins Ireland Women’s squad as injury forces Aimee Maguire withdrawal

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Cricket Ireland has today confirmed that 16-year old spinner Aimee Maguire has withdrawn from the Ireland Women’s squad after an injury sustained during training – she has been replaced by all-rounder Sophie MacMahon.

Maguire suffered a mild sciatic nerve entrapment and will now undergo rehabilitation ahead of a hoped-for involvement in the Ireland Under-19s Women’s tour to Scotland next week.

Ireland Women won the first of three T20Is yesterday by 10 wickets (read more).

The second T20I starts at 1pm tomorrow (Ireland time) and can be followed on a livestream here.

SQUAD

Laura Delany (capt), Ava Canning, Georgina Dempsey, Amy Hunter, Shauna Kavanagh, Arlene Kelly, Gaby Lewis, Louise Little, Sophie MacMahon, Jane Maguire, Cara Murray, Orla Prendergast, Freya Sargent, Rebecca Stokell.

FIXTURE SCHEDULE

  • 14 August: Ireland Women v Netherlands Women – 1st T20I (Ireland won by 10 wickets)
  • 16 August: Ireland Women v Netherlands Women – 2nd T20I (VRA; starts 2pm local time)
  • 17 August: Ireland Women v Netherlands Women – 3rd T20I (VRA; starts 2pm local time)

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