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International duty for seven

29 August 2016

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Rovers have seven first team players away on international duty this week.

Three will hope to be involved in the opening round of World Cup matches, whilst the other four all have important UEFA Under-21 qualifiers.

Gordon Greer is with the Scotland squad for the World Cup qualifier against Malta next Sunday September 4th, whilst Corry Evans' Northern Ireland travel to take on the Czech Republic in Prague on the same day.

Loan signing Martin Samuelsen has two matches with the Norwegian senior team. They have a friendly against Belarus in Oslo this Wednesday, before a home qualifier against Germany on Sunday.

Rovers have three players with the Republic of Ireland Under-21 squad this week. As captain Darragh Lenihan is joined by team-mates Jack Byrne and Tommie Hoban.

The Irish have two UEFA Under-21 qualifiers, the first is in Waterford against Slovenia this Friday 2nd September, before they travel to face Serbia the following Tuesday.

Stephen Hendrie has also been called up for international duty, the Rovers defender is with the Scotland Under-21s for a qualifier against Macedonia on Friday, before an away match in Ukraine on Tuesday September 6th.

Adam Henley had been called up by Wales Under-21s, but won't be involved because of injury.

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