Ireland v San Marino

Owen Cathcart (15) led the way with a 5 set win over Federico Giardi (18), followed by Maguire’s convincing 3-0 win against Mattia Berardi. Irish University Champ, Ryan Farrell completed the 1st Stage victory with a 3-1 success against Marco Vannucci.

The large crowd were further entertained when two emerging Irlsh stars, Art McLaughlin (14) and Alex Gillen (19) were given a run out and pleased Murphy with 2 further friendly victories.

Ireland kicks on its Euro Campaign against Lithuania in Lisburn on Tuesday 20 March”