Irish Show Jumping squad named for Longines FEI Nations Cup of Poland – Live on RTE TV this Sunday
- 9 June 2022, 13:24
Irish Show Jumping team manager Michael Blake has named his squad for this weekend’s five-star Longines FEI Nations Cup of Poland in Sopot, which is Ireland’s first points-scoring round of the 2022 season in Europe Division 1 and will be broadcast live on RTE TV.
Ireland arrive in Sopot in superb form, having already won four Nations Cup competitions so far this season. The Irish are likely to face tough competition in Sopot, where Europe’s top teams will be competing for points on the road to qualification for the Longines FEI Nations Cup World Final in Barcelona at the end of September.
France, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Switzerland and Sweden will compete for points, while Poland and Denmark will also field teams but are not eligible for points as they not in Europe Division 1.
Blake has selected a strong squad that includes World No.19 Darragh Kenny and recent winners of the five-star Grand Prix of Rome, Denis Lynch with Brooklyn Heights.
The Irish squad for Sopot, sponsored by The Underwriting Exchange, is as follows:
Tipperary’s Trevor Breen with Highland President – owned by Heather Black
Tipperary’s Denis Lynch with Brooklyn Heights – owned by Molly Ohrstrom
Offaly’s Darragh Kenny with Volnay Du Boisdeville – owned by Teddy Vlock
Louth’s Mark McAuley with Django Ste Hermelle – owned by SNC McAuley
Kilkenny’s Jack Ryan with BBS McGregor (ISH) – owned by Marguerite Ryan
Sunday’s Longines FEI Nations Cup of Poland in Sopot gets underway at 11am Irish time with the entire second round to be broadcast live on the RTÉ News Channel starting from 1pm Irish time and finishing at 3pm.
You can find the RTÉ News Channel on Sky 521, Saorview 21, Virgin 200, Eir 500 & on the RTÉ Player.
Ireland’s upcoming Longines FEI Nations Cup competitions in Rotterdam (NED), Hickstead (GBR) and Dublin (IRL) will also be shown live on RTE TV.
BBS McGregor (ISH) – 2012 Gelding by Cardento (HOLST) out of Random Chance (ISH) by Mark Twain (TB) bred and owned by Marguerite Ryan ridden by Jack Ryan.
The Irish Show Jumping team is sponsored by The Underwriting Exchange
Equiline – Official athlete clothing supplier of Horse Sport Ireland
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