Event: Nations Cup
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Irish show jumping team will be vying with nine other nations for an Olympic place when they head to the European Championships in Rotterdam next month.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Ireland’s eventers have a home international fixture this week as the Sema Lease Camphire International Horse Trials get underway tomorrow in Waterford.
Tue, 23 Jul, 2019
This week Portugal hosts a round of the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) as the action moves to the coastal venue of Estoril. Irish riders Bertram Allen, Michael Duffy, Denis Lynch, Darragh Kenny, and Mark McAuley will all be in the hunt for individual purses as well as appearances for their respective Global Champions League (GCL) teams.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
This weekend Ireland’s show jumping team face their second of four Nations Cup qualifiers when they travel to the Baltic venue of Sopot for the Nations Cup of Poland.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
Ireland grabs its share of international attention this week with Tattersalls International Horse Trials getting underway in Co. Meath today and Mullingar hosting its two-star international show jumping meeting over the Bank Holiday weekend.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
Ireland’s show jumping team manager Rodrigo Pessoa brings a five-member squad to Rome for this week’s Italian Nations Cup, but will not face the same pressure he experienced last week in France.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
Friday sees the first of Ireland’s competitive show jumping team fixtures this year as manager Rodrigo Pessoa brings a strong squad to La Baule for the French Nations Cup.
Wed, 15 May, 2019
Cian O’Connor takes his relatively recent acquisition Irenice Horta to this week’s four-star Horses and Dreams fixture at Hagen in Germany.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
This was the day when England and former Republic midfielder Declan Rice found out whether Dexit was really worth all the aggro and, unlike the current political shenanigans haunting London, his strategic exit turned out rather well.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2019
Qatar stays in focus this week with a second successive five-star fixture in Doha following on from last weekend’s opening round of the Global Champions Tour.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
After a two-week break, the FEI World Cup series resumes this weekend with both dressage and show jumping rounds taking place in Stuttgart in Germany.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
Here are all the latest headlines this lunchtime...
Mon, 12 Nov, 2018
Ireland’s Bertram Allen makes his first FEI World Cup appearance of the 2018/2019 season in what is the third round of the series in Verona, Italy this weekend.
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018
The show jumping team season comes to its conclusion this weekend when fifteen countries do battle in the annual FEI Nations Cup Final in Barcelona.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2018
Declan Rice has not been included in England’s squad for next week’s Nations Cup clash with Spain at Wembley, with manager Gareth Southgate saying that Rice has a “really difficult decision” to make about his international future.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
Last Sunday’s nations cup in Rotterdam did not involve the Irish team but the result will have a bearing on the country’s league standing up to and including the Aga Khan contest at Dublin Horse Show which is now just over six weeks away.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2018
Bertram Allen and Michael G Duffy will carry Irish hopes in Rome at this weekend’s Italian nations cup, with the country not represented in the team event.
Wed, 23 May, 2018
Young Galway rider Michael Duffy could hardly have hoped for a better debut in the Global Champions League when he represented the mostly-Irish Miami Celtics team, riding Efs Top Contender in the opening round of the season in Mexico City at the weekend.
Wed, 28 Mar, 2018
Now that the Global Champions Tour has concluded for another year, the FEI World Cup series provides the main international show jumping focus in the months ahead.
Wed, 15 Nov, 2017
The latest Longines FEI world rankings saw Irish riders on the move following the European Show Jumping Championship success last month.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
America have won this year's Aga Khan Nations Cup at the Dublin Horse Show.
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
A dramatic last-gasp win by Shane Breen in the Sport Ireland Classic crowned Irish dominance of yesterday’s opening-day action at Dublin Horse Show.
Thu, 10 Aug, 2017
Ireland’s show jumping manager Rodrigo Pessoa was understandably disappointed after last Friday’s seventh-place finish in the five-star Nations Cup at St Gallen in Switzerland, even though it was one of the dispensable ones in his calendar.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
After an injury-enforced lay-off Cian O’Connor is set for a return to jumping action this coming weekend in Germany. The Meath rider heads for Wiesbaden’s four-star meeting with his top horse Good Luck, along with Copain du Perchet and his newly-acquired Cybell.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
Paul Kennedy is in line for his biggest team challenge to date when Ireland take on seven opponents in Friday’s important Division 1 Nations Cup of Italy in Rome.
Wed, 24 May, 2017
The securing of maximum points is the target of manager Rodrigo Pessoa as Ireland’s show jumping team begin their competitive season in the five-star Nations Cup at La Baule, France this Friday.
Thu, 11 May, 2017
Ireland’s new show jumping team manager Rodrigo Pessoa maintains that Irish teams have been underperforming and says that his goal is to transfer good individual performances to better team effect.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
I’m in bed with the flu. I’ve been battling a sinus problem for a while so I’ve come home to Waterford to rest up.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
It was great to go home to Waterford for a couple of days before heading to Spain for this week’s Nations Cup. I came home for my Grandad’s year Mass and to see my family before a busy couple of weeks on the golf course.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
Mon, 26 Sep, 2016
The Olympic dream of Greg Broderick, Ireland’s sole show jumper in Rio de Janeiro, ended abruptly yesterday as he failed to progress beyond the second qualifier.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2016
Hopes are high that Ireland’s show jumpers will today repeat last year’s Nations Cup win at Dublin Horse Show and, while manager Robert Splaine was upbeat yesterday, he was saying little that might prove a hostage to fortune.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
The pre-season test for the FIA Gran Turismo Championship gets underway tonight, and it will be used to showcase a brand new Gran Turismo Sport trailer.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Connacht’s Matt Healy has signed a two-year contract extension that will see him play with the province until at least the summer of 2018.
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
Fri, 13 Nov, 2015
Young props Tadhg Furlong and Jack McGrath are hoping they get the opportunity to take Romania on in their strongest department at Wembley this Saturday with McGrath warning the Irish pack must be “switched on” to the scrummaging challenge ahead.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2015
Another day, another clean bill of health for Ireland’s World Cup squad and the luxury of not having to rush Robbie Henshaw back into service at the earliest opportunity.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Greg Broderick was basking in the sunshine yesterday at Millstreet International Horse Show... and the fame.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
Tipperary’s Denis Lynch (All Star 5) also gets the nod from Ireland manager Robert Splaine.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2015
Ireland is joint second-last in the Furusiyya Nations Cup Series, but it was news to Cian O’Connor yesterday.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015