12 Feb Irish Davis Cup Team Announced
The Irish team set to travel to the Algerian capital of Algiers for the Davis Cup Euro/Africa Zone Group II tie at the beginning of March was announced this afternoon (12th February), and will include a good mixture of experience and youth within the squad.
Conor Niland, Louk Sorensen, Colin O’Brien and James McGee will travel with Team Captain Sean Sorensen (below left) to the North African nation to play at the Office du Complexe Olympique Mohamed Boudiaf venue from the 6th – 8th March 2009. Starting times for each day have now been confirmed and the Irish will start each day at the following times:
Friday 6th March – 11:00 hours local (10:00 hours GMT)
Saturday 7th March – 13:30 hours local (12:30 hours GMT)
Sunday 8th March – 11:00 hours local (10:00 hours GMT)
With all current Irish players considered for selection injury free, the team of Niland, Louk Sorensen, O’Brien and McGee is the strongest available to Sean Sorensen for the event and he will confident that his team can challenge their Algerian counterparts in every rubber.