Millwall sign Aston Villa defender Shane Lowry on loan

Shane Lowry
Lowry switched allegiance to Australia's national team in 2009

Millwall have signed 22-year-old Aston Villa defender Shane Lowry on an emergency loan deal.

The Australia international, who has represented the Republic of Ireland at Under-21 level, will stay with the Lions until 3 January.

He is the second defender to arrive from Villa in successive days following Nathan Baker's move on Tuesday.

Lowry has previously been on loan at Plymouth Argyle, Leeds United and Sheffield United.