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Tuesday night action

Posted: Wed 06 Feb 2013
Author: rovers.co.uk
Jack O'Connell in action for England's u19s

Jack O'Connell in action for England's u19s

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It was a successful evening for three Rovers players away on international duty.

Jason Lowe, Darragh Lenihan and Jack O'Connell all saw game time for their respective teams and all finished their games on the winning side.

England's Under-21s blew away their Swedish counterparts with a comprehensive 4-0 victory st Walsall's Bank's Stadium. 

Jason Lowe started on the bench for Stuart Pearce's side, but replaced Wilfred Zaha just before the hour mark as goals from Tom Ince (2), Jonjo Shelvey and Connor Wickham made it a comfortable night for the Under-21s.

Over in Ireland, Darragh Lenihan picked up another cap for the Republic of Ireland's Under-19 side as they defeated the Czech Republic 2-1 in Longford.

First half goals from Ryan Coombes and Kenny McEvoy put the Irish in control and although the Czechs pulled a goal back in the second half, the home side saw the game out to claim the win.

Midfielder Lenihan played 64 minutes for the Irish who play the Czechs a second time this Thursday in Athlone.

Doncaster's Keepmoat Stadium was the venue for a third win involving a Rovers player on Tuesday night as England's Under-19s beat Denmark 3-1.

Rovers central defender Jack O'Connell played the full match for Noel Blake's side as a brace from Chuba Akpom and Dominic Samuel saw England win.