Horse Sport Ireland announces team managers

    Horse Sport Ireland has announced the Team Managers for the Junior and Young rider eventing squads.

    Sally Corscadden will be the Team Manager and Chef d’Equipe for the young rider squad (U21) while Debbie Byrne will be Chef d’Equipe for the Junior rider squad (U18) with Jane O’Flynn as head coach.

    These positions were filled following recent interviews and are carried out on a voluntary basis.

    A Horse Sport Ireland spokesman said today: “There were really excellent candidates interested in the positions. It is great to see people with this level of experience being willing to put something back into the sport.”

    Sally Corscadden from Kildare was a Bronze Team Medal winner at the 1993 European Championships, and was a reserve for the Barcelona Olympics in 1992. She was on the fifth-placed team at the World Equestrian Games in The Hague in 1994. Sally is also an HSI Level 2 Coach.

    Debbie Byrne from Co. Antrim represented Ireland at the Young Rider European Championships at Compiegne in 1992 and was Assistant Chef d’Equipe at the 2006 Junior European Championships at Necarne in 2006. She holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Sport.

    Kildare’s Jane O’Flynn represented Ireland for over ten years internationally, and was a reserve for the 2004 Olympic Eventing team, a member of the 2002 Irish team at the World Equestrian Games in Spain, and in 2001 was ranked sixth as FEI World Event Rider, amongst many other achievements.

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