Jumping - Ireland Gear Up For Vital Battle At Hickstead
just half a point behind the leaders France, Ireland will compete
at the Samsung Super League competition in Hickstead, England, tomorrow
(Friday) at 2.15 pm.
win for Ireland here would take them to the top of the league table,
which features the best eight show jumping teams in the world. A
bad performance, however, could result in a drop of several places,
from which they may find it hard to recover.
Irish riders will compete from a panel of five. The riders are:
won the British Nations Cup at Hickstead in 2000 and 2001, and were
just a tantalising 1.24 seconds behind winners Germany last year.
Hickstead, the next Samsung Super League clash will be at the Dublin
Horse Show on August 8.
SAMSUNG SUPER LEAGUE LEADERBOARD
France - 31 points
2. Ireland - 30.5 points
3. Germany - 18.5 points
4. Great Britain- 16 points
5. Belgium - 13 points
6. Sweden - 7.5 points
7. Italy - 7 points
8. Holland - 6.5 points