GAVIN Kilkenny impressed in an Ireland shirt as the under-21s picked up a 2-0 victory against Bosnia & Herzegovina, with one fan saying: “He could do a job for the seniors.”

The Cherries youngster starred in midfield alongside Conor Coventry, including taking a number of dangerous set-pieces for the Irish side.

The victory kicked off the nation’s UEFA European Championship under-21 campaign in the perfect manner, but even then Kilkenny partly stole the show.

Twenty-one year-old Kilkenny had also worked a short corner routine to set the aforementioned Coventry up for the second goal late in the game, to secure all three points.

Here’s what was said about him on social media website Twitter following the match: