- European Hopeful Injured
Eventing rider Jane O'Flynn was seriously injured during a One-Day
Event at Richhill, Co. Armagh yesterday (Saturday) and was airlifted
to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast immediately afterwards.
who is one of Ireland's European championship hopefuls, sustained
the injuries in a fall from a horse during the competition.
condition is said to be <critical, but stable>, and doctors
report that Jane's overall physical fitness has helped her respond
well to treatment.
Federation of Ireland President Avril Doyle said today (Sunday):
<<On behalf of the EFI and on behalf of everyone involved
in equestrian sport, I would like to say that our thoughts and prayers
are with Jane and her family, and we hope she will achieve a speedy