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23 Feb 2012
Rachel selected for Cyprus Cup
Sunderland Women midfielder Rachel Furness has been named in Northern Ireland’s senior squad for the forthcoming 2012 Cyprus Women’s Cup.


The international tournament is established as an important event in the women's football calendar and will be played for the fifth consecutive year from the 28 February to 6 March 2012.  It is hosted by the FA's of England, Scotland and the Netherlands in partnership with the Cyprus Tourism Organisation.


The twelve teams taking part this year are Canada, England, Finland, France, Italy, Korea Republic, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Scotland, South Africa and Switzerland.  Northern Ireland have been drawn in Group C against Korea Republic, New Zealand and South Africa.

Everyone at the club wishes Rachel the best of luck in Cyprus


Sunderland's Sarah McFadden was unable to travel due to work commitments.



Rachel Furness in action for Sunderland against Barnet