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Ireland Opens Nations Cup Campaign On Sunday At La Baule, France

IRELAND’S FIRST show jumping squad to do battle in the 2003 Samsung Nations Cup Superleague appear at La Baule, France, on Sunday, May 11. They are:

Peter Charles
Cian O’Connor
Robert Splaine
Billy Twomey

Ireland is one of only eight nations in the world to have qualified for the Superleague, and one of the prime venues will be the Dublin Horse Show on August 8, when the Aga Khan Trophy takes its place in the Superleague calendar.

But this weekend, the first Irish team will be up against the best riders and horses from France, Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Britain, Italy, and Belgium in the long-awaited opening round of 2003.

Ireland took the League title in the 2000/2001 Nations Cup season, but this is the first time any team will have taken part in the elite Superleague.

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