Jumping - Ireland Bids For Rome Nations Cup Today
THE SECOND of this years Samsung Super League Nations Cups,
the Irish show jumping team, under the management of Chef dEquipe
Lt. Col. Gerry Mullins, bids for glory in Rome today, Friday (May
jumping order for the Irish will be as follows:
1) JEROME: Cameron Hanley
2) LISMAKIN: Lt. Shane Carey
3) WINDGATES KING KOAL: Conor Swail
4) CARLING KING: Kevin Babington
competition, against the top riders from the seven other nations
who have qualified for Super League status, is expected to finish
around 6 pm, Irish time.
earned 3.5 Super League points from their equal Fourth place at
La Baule, France, two weeks ago, and todays team will be hoping
to improve on that score, to pull Ireland up the leaderboard, and
also ensure that the country remains in the Super League by the
end of the season.
topped the League in the 1999/2000 season, but qualified for Super
League status this year by only the narrowest of margins.