Irish squad for Sopot, Polish Nations Cup announced

  • 6 June 2016, 21:09

Irish squad for Sopot, Polish Nations Cup announced

Horse Sport Ireland’s show jumping manager Robert Splaine today (Monday) confirmed his selections for the upcoming Furusiyya FEI World Cup 5 Star show in Sopot, Poland.

The show at Hippodrome Sopot, will be the first time in history, the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) granted Poland a 5-Star event. The Nations Cup competition will take place on Friday June 10th at 13.00 GMT.

The Irish squad in alphabetical order is:

Shane Breen

Alexander Butler

Jonathan Gordon

Cameron Hanley

Darragh Kenny

Speaking about the Nations Cup, Robert Splaine said; “Sopot will be extremely competitive with no less than 15 nations due to line out next Friday. Jonathan Gordon will make his first appearance on a Senior Nations  Cup squad  of five riders and the team of four will be decided before next Friday. “


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