TWO NCU players have been named in the MCC Ireland side which will take part in the MCC T20 Finals day at Lordís on Thursday and every member of the side will be playing their first game at Cricketís HQ.

Civil Service North captain James Kennedy and team-mate Andrew Cowden have been selected along with nine players from Dublin clubs, including big-hitting Clontarf opener Bill Coghlan who top scored for his side the All-Ireland T20 final against Waringstown last month.

MCC Ireland will play MCC South at 9.45am and Wales at 12.50pm. The final is scheduled for 3.55pm.

MCC Ireland: E Ahmed (Balbriggan), B Coghlan (Clontarf), A Cowden (CSNI), S Dutt (Clontarf), C Darcy (Clontarf), R Henson(Terenure), S Islam (Clontarf), J Kennedy (CSNI), R Lawrence (Phoenix), K McDonald (Terenure), C Kelly (Clontarf), P Saville (Malahide).