Sean Waddilove





49er Skiff (crew)

Date Of Birth

June 19, 1997


Skerries, Co Dublin


Sean studies Sports Science and Health in DCU, Robert studies International Business and Languages at DIT, both on scholarships. Their coach Matt McGovern is a two-time Olympian (2012 and 2016) who finished 14th in the 49er fleet in London.


Robert Dickson

Robert DicksonSAILING BIOGRAPHY Robert first sailed for fun on Lough Ree, joined Sutton Dinghy Club and then moved to Howth while Seán started his sailing in Skerries Sailing Club. During Transition Year in secondary school they joined a French club (La Rochelle) to train in the 420 dinghy before progressing to the Olympic class 49er …

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Annalise Murphy

Annalise MurphySAILING BIOGRAPHY Tokyo is the third Olympics for Annalise. She came agonisingly close to a medal when she finished fourth in London 2012 but bounced back by winning silver in Rio 2016. That was the culmination of years of hard work and success. Annalise was 8th at the 2009 World Championships and sixth at …

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Performance Round Up – September

European Showjumping Championships The Irish Show Jumping team delivered an excellent performance to claim the silver medal in the team final of the FEI Jumping European Championship in Milano, Italy. Reflecting on his team's performance, Horse Sport Ireland Show Jumping High Performance Director Blake said: “It’s a brilliant result, we’ve been so consistent all season – but I’m getting …

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Performance Round Up – August

World Cycling Championships It was a successful World Championships for Cycling Ireland – with the combined championships seeing Ireland represented in ten different events. During the second day of competition, the women’s team pursuit finished in 9th place. The team maintain a positive trajectory for Paris 2024 qualification with the top 10 ranked nations qualifying …

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Finn Lynch On The Cusp Of Olympic Qualification

Lynch on the cusp of Olympic qualification with two races to go at Sailing World Championships Ireland's Finn Lynch delivered two solid performances in a highly tricky day at the Allianz Sailing World Championships in The Hague today  as the Carlow sailor seeks to qualify the nation for the Paris 2024 Olympic regatta. A strong tidal current …

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Eve McMahon | World Sailing Championships | Paris Scholar

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Team Ireland Weekend Round Up

Weekend Round Up: Gillespie is a double European Champion, O’Sullivan and Healy go 1-2 in Espoo, Fay becomes the fastest Irishman ever over 5000m, Coscoran lowers his 1500m National Record, Irish Sailors finish up at the Olympic Test Event in Marseille   It was a weekend marked by a long-awaited breakthrough, Gillespie having just been …

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The Olympic Countdown Is On For Irish Sailors As They Hit Marseilles For The Paris 2024 Test Event

Marseilles test event marking countdown to Olympic Sailing regatta With just over one year before the Sailing events of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games get underway, the Marseilles venue is preparing to stage a full rehearsal regatta for all involved next week (7th-16th July 2023). Ireland will have an entry in three events which is …

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