Currie and Ruddy in Hungary

Lauren Currie.
Lauren Currie.

Portadown Integrated Ladies’ Lauren Currie and Niamh Ruddy have been selected to represent Northern Ireland.

The under 17s left on Sunday for a five-day trip to Hungary.

The visit is scheduled as part of preparations for the European Championships. Northern Ireland will host the elite qualifying rounds in March.

Northern Ireland will face Spain, Denmark and Ukraine - with games in Seaview, Solitude and Mill Meadow.

Currie has previously featured in the international senior squad, with Ruddy a recent club capture from Dromore Amateurs.