Friday 28 October 2016

Katie leads Green army

euro games

THIRTY-SIX athletes from 10 sports, including Olympians such as Katie Taylor, Derek Burnett, Chloe Magee, Scott Evans and Aileen Reid are in the initial Irish squad the inaugural European Games being held in Baku, Azerbaijan in June.

The Olympic Council of Ireland expects to eventually field a squad of over 60 athletes to compete in 13 sports at the games.

TEAM IRELAND (initial selection) Archery: Sinead Cuthbert Cunningham, Darren Wallace; Badminton: Chloe Magee, Josh Magee, Rachel Darragh, Sarah Boyle, Scott Evans, Sam Magee; Basketball (3x3): Niamh Dwyer, Grainne Dwyer, Suzanne Maguire, Orla O'Reilly; Judo: Eoin Fleming; Karate: Karen Dolphin; Shooting: Derek Burnett; Swimming: Rory McEvoy, Mona McSharry, Rachel Bethel, Danielle Hill, Emma Reid, Andrew Moore, James Brown, Benjamin Doyle, Alan Corby, Niamh Kilgallen, Kate Baguley, Iseult Hayes, Natasha MacManus (diving); Triathlon: Aileen Reid, Russell White, Aaron O'Brien; Women's Boxing: Katie Taylor, Michaela Walsh, Ciara Smith; Wrestling: Alex Dolly, Soslan Tuaev.

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