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#Showjumping

# showjumping - This year 2022

Ireland win Aga Khan in dramatic jump-off with France
# Yes We Khan
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# Yes We Khan

Ireland win Aga Khan in dramatic jump-off with France

Aug 19th 2022, 6:13 PM 11,220 Views 4 Comments

It’s a first Irish win in the competition since 2015.

# showjumping - Last year 2021

Cian O'Connor narrowly misses out on medal jump-off in Olympic showjumping final
# Pipped At The Post
From The42
# Pipped At The Post

Cian O'Connor narrowly misses out on medal jump-off in Olympic showjumping final

Aug 4th 2021, 12:59 PM 32,045 Views 51 Comments

O’Connor and Kilkenny finish joint-seventh in Wednesday’s individual final.

Showjumper booted from Olympics after positive cocaine test
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Showjumper booted from Olympics after positive cocaine test

Jul 21st 2021, 11:29 AM 6,974 Views 4 Comments

Jamie Kermond was kicked off the Australian Olympic team on Wednesday

# showjumping - All time

Huge night as Ireland win team gold at the European Championships
# Showjumping
From The42
# Showjumping

Huge night as Ireland win team gold at the European Championships

Aug 25th 2017, 11:06 PM 6,127 Views 15 Comments

A fantastic achievement!

Ireland's showjumpers deliver under pressure to win $100,000 Nations Cup in Florida
# Easy Rider
From The42
# Easy Rider

Ireland's showjumpers deliver under pressure to win $100,000 Nations Cup in Florida

Feb 18th 2017, 12:29 PM 5,239 Views 7 Comments

Cian O’Connor’s double clear steers Ireland to Ocala win.

He's going to need a bigger garage! Bertram Allen won THREE cars over the weekend
# Cruise Control
From The42
# Cruise Control

He's going to need a bigger garage! Bertram Allen won THREE cars over the weekend

Nov 28th 2016, 11:43 AM 13,631 Views 10 Comments

We’re not even one bit jealous.

'There's no reason why I can't win a gold medal'
# Confidence
From The42
# Confidence

'There's no reason why I can't win a gold medal'

Aug 7th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,164 Views 15 Comments

Greg Broderick tells The42 that himself and MHS Going Global can have a big impact in Rio in the coming days.

'A very difficult decision': Ireland's top showjumper Bertram Allen not picked for Olympics
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

'A very difficult decision': Ireland's top showjumper Bertram Allen not picked for Olympics

Jun 8th 2016, 10:46 AM 25,099 Views 44 Comments

Team manager Robert Splaine chooses in-form Greg Broderick for Rio place.

One of Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes taking great expectations in his stride
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

One of Ireland’s best Olympic medal hopes taking great expectations in his stride

May 1st 2016, 8:00 AM 20,727 Views 5 Comments

With Rio 2016 just a few months away, The42 chats to one of the individuals with the weight of a nation on his shoulders.

Cian O'Connor leads Ireland to showjumping glory in Florida
# Success
From The42
# Success

Cian O'Connor leads Ireland to showjumping glory in Florida

Mar 5th 2016, 2:46 PM 3,562 Views 10 Comments

Conor Swail (Down), Shane Sweetnam (Cork) and Richie Moloney (Kilkenny) were also part of the victorious Irish side.

Cian O'Connor loses appeal over bizarre incident which cost Ireland Olympic qualification
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Cian O'Connor loses appeal over bizarre incident which cost Ireland Olympic qualification

Jan 4th 2016, 1:35 PM 25,474 Views 28 Comments

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled out overturning results after a staff member ran out onto the course at the European Championships.

Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban
# Seeing Double
# Seeing Double

Remember Dolly? There may not be another as EU steps closer to full cloning ban

Sep 11th 2015, 12:42 PM 7,868 Views 37 Comments

EU lawmakers backed calls to tighten up a proposed ban on cloning animals.

Irish teen Bertram Allen finishes third at the World Cup Final in Vegas
# Jump Street
From The42
# Jump Street

Irish teen Bertram Allen finishes third at the World Cup Final in Vegas

Apr 20th 2015, 8:02 AM 3,693 Views 4 Comments

Olympic champion Steve Guerdat did just enough to hold off the Wexford teen.

Ireland's teenage showjumping star still has a great chance of winning the World Cup final
# Showjumping
From The42
# Showjumping

Ireland's teenage showjumping star still has a great chance of winning the World Cup final

Apr 18th 2015, 8:03 PM 5,074 Views 0 Comments

Bertram Allen and Molly Malone are still in the medal positions after the second round in Las Vegas.

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘Doctors told me I’d never walk again. Now I’m competing for a place at the Paralympics’

Feb 22nd 2015, 12:00 PM 14,882 Views 6 Comments

Irish showjumper Emma Cahill suffered a life-altering accident four years ago.

John Gilligan's former estate back in business as elite showjumping centre
# Jump Start
# Jump Start

John Gilligan's former estate back in business as elite showjumping centre

Oct 25th 2014, 9:45 AM 16,511 Views 10 Comments

The site has been refurbished and is holding qualifiers for the Irish Masters this weekend.

Irish teenager has the ride of his life AND wins €50,000
# Milky Bars On Me
From The42
# Milky Bars On Me

Irish teenager has the ride of his life AND wins €50,000

May 4th 2014, 5:35 PM 7,485 Views 6 Comments

‘Trip to Las Vegas for me, sugar lump for you’.

Irish showjumping mourns the loss of two fierce competitors
# Olympic Spirit
From The42
# Olympic Spirit

Irish showjumping mourns the loss of two fierce competitors

Sep 15th 2013, 6:50 PM 4,148 Views 2 Comments

Damien Gardiner and Joan Salmon represented Ireland at the Atlanta Olympics and Paralympics in 1996.

“I’m going to keep fighting. Keep ticking away” – Gardiner on cancer battle
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

“I’m going to keep fighting. Keep ticking away” – Gardiner on cancer battle

Jun 18th 2013, 9:30 PM 20,064 Views 9 Comments

The Irish Olympian has been diagnosed with terminal cancer but is trying to stay as positive as possible.

Germans give Cian O'Connor a Golf GTI but he gifts it to "Frenchy"
# Horse Outside
From The42
# Horse Outside

Germans give Cian O'Connor a Golf GTI but he gifts it to "Frenchy"

Jun 16th 2013, 8:24 PM 4,901 Views 0 Comments

The Irishman, who won at bronze medal at London 2012, was ultra generous to his long-time groom.

Ratoath homecoming for Olympic duo
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Ratoath homecoming for Olympic duo

Aug 19th 2012, 12:27 PM 997 Views 0 Comments

Celebrations to welcome home Cian O’Connor and Natalya Coyle are planned in the County Meath village tonight.

Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes
# What's Happening
# What's Happening

Confusion reigns over no homecoming for Ireland's Olympic athletes

Aug 12th 2012, 4:07 PM 13,794 Views 72 Comments

There will be no official event for Team Ireland when they arrive back tomorrow afternoon – but no-one is quite sure why.

O'Connor adds surprise bronze to Ireland's medal tally
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

O'Connor adds surprise bronze to Ireland's medal tally

Aug 8th 2012, 5:26 PM 12,286 Views 119 Comments

Meath-based rider Cian O’Connor gave Ireland its first official medal of London 2012 with a bronze-winning performance in showjumping.

Cian O’Connor jumps clear into final round
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Cian O’Connor jumps clear into final round

Aug 8th 2012, 12:35 PM 6,424 Views 47 Comments

The Meath-based rider will have a shot at a medal in this afternoon’s second jump at Greenwich Park.

O'Connor progresses to semi-final of showjumping event at London 2012
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

O'Connor progresses to semi-final of showjumping event at London 2012

Aug 5th 2012, 3:23 PM 5,542 Views 23 Comments

The Meath horseman will compete in a 45-strong field at Greenwich Park on Monday.

Twomey and O'Connor jump into round two
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Twomey and O'Connor jump into round two

Aug 4th 2012, 5:02 PM 847 Views 0 Comments

The Irish riders have qualified for the second round of the Olympic showjumping event.

London 2012: Denis Lynch appeal dismissed by CAS
# Appeal
From The42
# Appeal

London 2012: Denis Lynch appeal dismissed by CAS

Jul 29th 2012, 4:45 PM 3,782 Views 3 Comments

The rider was hoping to be reinstated after he was dropped from Ireland’s Olympic showjumping team.

London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor
# 6 Days To Go
From The42
# 6 Days To Go

London 2012: Introducing... Cian O'Connor

Jul 21st 2012, 3:52 PM 5,081 Views 26 Comments

The man who needs little introduction.

Denis Lynch hits out at Horse Sport Ireland after Olympic dream is ended
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Denis Lynch hits out at Horse Sport Ireland after Olympic dream is ended

Jul 10th 2012, 1:19 PM 6,102 Views 9 Comments

The Tipperary showjumper has had particularly harsh words for Team Manager Robert Splaine, one of the man who decided he should be replaced.

Drama at the RDS as Great Britain trump Ireland to take Aga Khan From The42

Drama at the RDS as Great Britain trump Ireland to take Aga Khan

Aug 5th 2011, 6:58 PM 645 Views 1 Comment

The Irish team have been narrowly beaten by Great Britain in a jump-off to decide the destination of this year’s Nations’ Cup.