Defending champions Ireland have been drawn fourth to jump in today’s first round of the 2021 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final at Real Club De Polo in Barcelona.

A total of 15 teams from around the globe, including all ten teams from Europe Division 1 are set to do battle, with Ireland up against Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA and Uzbekistan.

Ireland, led by team manager Michael Blake, will line out as follows:

Tipperary’s Denis Lynch with Cristello – owned by Onyx Consulting Ltd
Galway’s Michael Duffy with Zilton SL Z – owned by HMF Equestrian & Katherine Duffy
Mayo’s Michael G Duffy with Lapuccino 2 (ISH) – owned by Carl Hanley Sporthorses
Offaly’s Darragh Kenny with VDL Cartello – owned by Lorcan Gallagher and Heathman Farm LLC

All teams will line out in the first round of the Final on Friday night.