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Sean McAnuff competing at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championships this weekend

Irish speed skater Sean McAnuff (20) will participate for the first time at the International Skating Union (ISU) European Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dresden, Germany this weekend (12-14 January 2018).   In January 2017, McAnuff was the first skater to represent Ireland at the World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Innsbruck, […]

Irish Speed Skater Sean McAnuff Top 30 At Short Track Europeans

Irish short track speed skater Sean McAnuff (20) has finished in 28th place overall on his debut at the European Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Dresden, Germany.   McAnuff raced six times over the course of the three days of the championships inside the EnergieVerbund Arena. On Day One, he was in Heat 4 […]
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Conor Stakelum the first male skater to represent Ireland at the European Figure Skating Championships

In January 2018, Conor Stakelum will become the first male skater to represent Ireland at the European Figure Skating Championships.   The four-time Irish senior champion will be one of 37 skaters from 29 countries competing in the men’s singles category at the event which takes place in Moscow, Russia from 15-21 January 2018. In […]

McAnuff Brothers On Penultimate Lap For PyeongChang Qualification

After a month’s hiatus, Irish short track speed skaters Ryan McAnuff (22) and Sean McAnuff (20) are back on the Audi International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup Short Track Speed Skating circuit this week in the qualification process to secure berths for Ireland at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea.   The […]

From the Roads of Bergen to the Rapids of South Africa and Much More in Your Sports Roundup

  CYCLING MASSIVE crowds flocked to cycling’s World Road Championships in Bergen in September where the huge attendances and support saw it favourably compared to when Norway hosted the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer in 1994. Best of the Irish over some demanding courses were Olympian Nicholas Roche and Mark Downey.  Roche’s 12th in the 31km […]

Irish Speed Skaters At Second Stage of Olympic Qualification

This week Irish short track speed skaters Ryan McAnuff (22) and Sean McAnuff take to the ice in Dordrecht, Netherlands for the second stop of the Audi International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup Short Track Speed Skating in the qualification process to secure berths for Ireland at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Republic […]

McAnuff’s compete in World Short Track

This week sees brothers Ryan (22) and Sean McAnuff (20) begin their journey through four stops of the Audi International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup Short Track Speed Skating to secure berths for Ireland at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea.   The McAnuffs will kick off their Olympic qualifying campaign  […]

Conor Stakelum Aims For Olympic Berth

This week Conor Stakelum (24) will be Ireland’s sole representative at the Nebelhorn Trophy 2017 (Oberstdorf, Germany) which serves as the final qualifying competition in figure skating for the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea.   Stakelum joins athletes from 24 other nations who will be seeking to pick up one of the […]

McAllister Hits Worlds Technical Scores

Sam McAllister (18) today attained the minimum technical element free skating score required to compete at the next International Skating Union (ISU) World Junior Figure Skating Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. McAllister was participating this weekend at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Riga Cup in Latvia. He got his campaign off to a […]

Irish Speed Skater’s European Debut

For the first time in the history of the ISU European Short Track Speed Skating Championships, Ireland will be represented by an athlete when the 2017 edition kicks off in Turin, Italy later this week. Ryan McAnuff (22) will be flying the flag for Ireland inside the iconic Palavela arena, 2006 Winter Olympics venue for […]
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