The Irish Elite team leave for Poland tomorrow for the 31st Feliks Stamm Elite Multi Nations in Warsaw,one of the main tournaments of theEuropean season.
Seven current Irish Elite champions have been named in the squad.
Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Hungary, France, Russia, Ireland, England, Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, New Zealand, Spain, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Armenia, Georgia, Canada, China, Mexico and Brazil have registered to compete in Warsaw.
Meanwhile, a five-strong Irish Elite squad has been confirmed for the 33rd Gee Bee Multi Nations in Helsinki, Finland.
Felix Stamm Multi-Nations Warsaw,Poland April 8th/13th
51kg Ceire Smith (Cavan)
56kg Michael Conlan (St John Bosco)
60kg David Oliver Joyce (St Michael’s Athy)
64kg Dean Walsh (St Josephs/St Ibars)
69kg Stephen Donnelly (All Saints)
75kg Michael O’Reilly (Portlaoise)
91kg Gary Sweeney (Olympic)
91+kg Dean Gardner (Clonmel)
Team manager : Joe Charles
Coaches Billy Walsh, Zuar Antia, Eddie Bolger
Physio Ursula Brooks
R&J Paul McMahon
Gee Bee Multi Nations Helsinki, Finland April 11th/13th
49kg Hugh Myers (Ryston)
56kg Kurt Walker (Canal)
60kg Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)
64kg Michael Nevin (Portlaoise)
91kg Niall Kennedy (Gorey)
Team manager Joe Lavery
Coaches John Conlan and Jimmy Halpin
R&J John Casey