Cymru Squad Announced for Northern Ireland and Portugal Friendlies

Wales team huddle during the Pinatar Cup 2023 match between Cymru v Philippines at the Pinatar Arena, Spain

Gemma Grainger has announced her Cymru squad for the upcoming international challenge matches against Northern Ireland and Portugal.

Grainger has selected a 26-player squad for the second camp of the year as Cymru look to build on their unbeaten 2023 Pinatar Cup campaign in February.

Ffion Morgan and Chloe Williams both return to the squad, while uncapped Coventry United midfielder Ellen Jones (on loan from Leicester City), who was called up for the training camp in June, has been selected.

Grainger’s side welcome Northern Ireland on Thursday 6 April, with a 7:15pm kick-off at the Cardiff City Stadium. Tickets are still available to purchase at

Cymru then travel to Guimaraes to take on Portugal at Estadio D. Afonso Henriques on Tuesday 11 April.

Both matches will be shown live on BBC Wales.

Cymru: Laura O’SULLIVAN (Cardiff City Ladies), Olivia CLARK (Bristol City), Safia MIDDLETON-PATEL (Manchester United), Rhiannon ROBERTS (Liverpool), Charlie ESTCOURT (Birmingham City), Hayley LADD (Manchester United), Josie GREEN (Leicester City), Gemma EVANS (Reading), Lily WOODHAM (Reading), Esther MORGAN (Sunderland – on loan from Tottenham Hotspur), Sophie INGLE (Chelsea), Anna FILBEY (Crystal Palace), Angharad JAMES (Tottenham Hotspur), Jess FISHLOCK (OL Reign), Ceri HOLLAND (Liverpool), Megan WYNNE (Southampton), Hannah CAIN (Leicester City), Ffion MORGAN (Bristol City), Elise HUGHES (Crystal Palace), Georgia WALTERS (Sheffield United), Carrie JONES (Leicester City), Ella POWELL (Bristol City), Rachel ROWE (Reading), Chloe WILLIAMS (Blackburn Rovers – on loan from Manchester United), Alice GRIFFITHS (Southampton), Ellen JONES (Coventry United – on loan from Leicester City).

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