Ireland draw Germany, Poland in Euro 2016 qualifying group draw

Sunday 23 February 2014 12.03
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill can now prepare for Euro 2016 qualification
Republic of Ireland boss Martin O'Neill can now prepare for Euro 2016 qualification

The draw for the qualification groups of the 2016 European Soccer Championships has taken place in Nice, France.

The Republic of Ireland were among the second seeds for the draw - and drew Germany, Poland, Scotland, Georgia and Gibraltar.

The qualification groups will be played between 7 September, 2014 and 13 October, 2015.

The play-offs will be held over two legs in November 2015, with the draw for the main tournament being held on 12 December 2015.