Ireland drawn second last to jump in Italian Nations Cup

  • 27 May 2021, 19:44

The Irish Show Jumping team have been drawn eleventh to jump of twelve teams in tomorrow’s (Friday) Italian Nations Cup in Rome where Michael Blake will hope to become the first Irish manager to lead an Irish team to victory in the 95-year history of the competition.

France will be the first team into the arena while the home team from Italy have been drawn seventh and Egypt will be last of the 12 teams to jump.

Ireland will line out as follows:

Louth’s Mark McAuley with Jasco VD Bisschop  – Owned by Scea La Tuiliere & Mark McAuley
Wexford’s Bertram Allen with Pacino Amiro (ISH)  – Owned by Aiden  McGrory
Tipperary’s Denis Lynch with Cristello – Owned by Onyx Consulting Ltd
Offaly’s Darragh Kenny with VDL Cartello – Owned by Lorcan Gallagher & Heathman Farm

The Italian Nations cup of Rome starts at 1.20pm Irish time and will be shown live HERE

The Irish Show Jumping team is sponsored by Devenish and The Underwriting Exchange
Equiline – Official athlete clothing supplier of Team Ireland Equestrian


Pacino Amiro (ISH) – 2012 gelding by Pacino (BWP) out of Carnone Dancing Queen (ISH) by NC Amiro (AES). Breeder: Simon Scott, Co. Donegal. Owner: Aiden McGrory. Rider: Bertram Allen (IRL).