Splaine reveals Irish squad for Nations’ Cup Final

  • 10 September 2015, 14:04

IRISH show jumping manager Robert Splaine has today (Thursday) announced the squad that will represent Ireland at the Nations’ Cup Final in Barcelona, Spain, taking place between the 24th and 27th September 2015.

One of 18 teams to qualify for the final from the 45 nations that took part in the 2015 series, Ireland’s squad, in alphabetical order, is:

Bertram Allen with Molly Malone V
Greg Broderick with MHS Going Global (ISH)
Shane Breen with Golden Hawk
Denis Lynch with All Star
Cian O’Connor with Good Luck

The Furusiyya FEI Nations’ Cup series is the oldest and most prestigious team jumping competition in the world. Teams competing in the final come from Europe, North America, South America, the Middle East, Asia/Australasia and Africa. They will be joined by Spain, who automatically is awarded a place as the host nation.

The final consists of three competitions. The top eight teams from the opening class will go forward to the third and final competition. The remaining teams will compete in the Challenge Cup, which is the second competition.

Show jumping manager Robert Splaine

Show jumping manager Robert Splaine