Ireland rank 4th overall at Euros 2018

Congratulations to Team Ireland who ranked 4th overall at the ITF European Championships, held in Maribor Slovenia. The event was the largest Euros held to date with over 640 competitors from 30 countries taking part. Ireland finished the championships with 8 gold, 1 silver and 6 bronze medals, a solid performance for a team in transition from the last world championships with many new athletes on board, all gaining valuable mat time for the future. 


Jennifer Lehane, gold -56kg sparring

Aodha Marrinan, gold 3rd degree patterns

Sarah Lehane, gold -62kg sparring

Luke McGrath, gold -63kg sparring

Luke Moriarty, gold -68kg sparring

James Tuite, gold -56kg sparring

Cian Ince, gold -62kg sparring

Senior Female Team, gold team sparring

Luke Moriarty, silver 3rd degree patterns

Rachel McGrath, bronze -55kg sparring

Thomas Fogarty, bronze -57kg sparring

Rostik Ivanchuk, bronze -63kg sparrng

Junior Male Team pattern, Bronze

Alice Larkin, bronze -45kg sparring

Eoin O'Brien, bronze -68kg sparring

Coaches: Stephen Ryan, Master Stephen Cooley, Mr Adrian Byrne, Mr Gerry Mooney, Mr Paul King, Mr Stephen Smullen, Mr Luke Laffan

Managers; Master Tim Forde, Mr John Moriarty

Umpires; Master Pat Barry, Ms Rachel Kennedy

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Thank you to our exclusive team Sponsors, Top Ten & Peter Krukenhauser and to the ITA board of directors for their support. 


Posted by Stephen Ryan