Sligo players named in Connacht junior squad for interpro opener

Sligo’s Niall Gray will start at out-half for the Connacht junior team in Saturday’s interprovincial opener in Ballinrobe.

Gray’s Sligo team-mate Ross Hickey has been named among the replacements, while Craig Adams and Shane McGuinness are also part of the Connacht junior squad.

Sligo’s Gavin Foley and Paddy Pearson are part of the coaching team.

Connacht will host Leinster in round one, before travelling to Ulster and then Munster over the next two Saturdays.

Sligo’s junior side reached this year’s Connacht final.