Stephen Ward gets EURO 2016 call for the Republic of Ireland

Stephen Ward is on the plane to France
Stephen Ward is on the plane to France

Clarets defender Stephen Ward has been named in the Republic of Ireland squad for their EURO 2016 campaign.

The left-back scored a consolation goal for the Irish in their 2-1 home defeat to Belarus before manager Martin O'Neill named him in his 23-man squad for the tournament in France.

The Republic of Ireland start their campaign against Sweden on June 13th at the Stade de France.