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Young Guns To Start Against New Zealand

McCarthy to experiment in friendly


Troy Parrott, Jack Byrne and Lee O'Connor will start the Republic of Ireland's friendly international against New Zealand in Dublin tomorrow night. 

17 year old Parrott has played for the Under 21's and has been on the periphery of the Tottenham Hotspur first team. 

Parrott and Celtic's O'Connor will make their full debuts. 

The squad trained this morning in Dublin. 

Manager Mick McCarthy was asked of his initial impressions of Parrott:

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