Gymnastics News

McClenaghan & Montgomery strike Gold at Gymnastics World Cup in Paris!

September 26, 2022
​25th Sep 2022, Paris; Irish international gymnasts Rhys McClenaghan and Eamon Montgomery have each won gold in today's apparatus finals at the 2022 Paris World Cup, with both improving on their scores from qualifications. Competing in the Accor Arena, the Paris 2024 Olympic venue for gymnastics,  McClenaghan scored a huge 15.100 on Pommel while Montgomery hit an excellent […]

Gymnastics Ireland Showcase Men’s Team ahead of European Championships in Munich 

August 10, 2022
The Gymnastics Ireland Senior Men’s Team made up of Rhys McClenaghan (23), Dominick Cunningham (27), Daniel Fox (26), Eamon Montgomery (19) & Ewan McAteer (23) were on hand today to showcase their skills along with Junior member Niall Hooton (18).  The men will compete in qualifications on Thursday 18th (Snr) and Friday 19th (Jnr).  Qualifications & All-Around Finals have […]

Final Results from EYOF Banska Bystrica

July 30, 2022
FINAL RESULTS Athletics (11 top tens) BRONZE Boy’s 1500m – Sean Cronin Final 3rd with 4:02.81 4th Girl’s 800m Heats – Nicole Dinan Heats 2:12.27 (PB), Finals – 4th with 2:12.92 4th Girl’s 3000m Final – Clodagh Gill Final 9:47.25 (PB) 4th Boy’s 3000m Final – Cormac Dixon Finals 8:28.62 5th Boy’s 200m – Toby […]

DAY THREE ACTION AT EYOF

July 27, 2022
Team Ireland Athletes Continue to Shine in Slovakia Following on from Sean Cronin’s sensational bronze medal run yesterday, a quieter day of action for Team Ireland saw Irish competition in athletics, badminton, gymnastics, judo and tennis at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Banska Bystrica which runs from the 25 – 30 July.  Athletics […]

MEDAL ALERT: BRONZE MEDAL FOR CRONIN AT EYOF

July 26, 2022
Full day of action for Team Ireland in Slovakia Sean Cronin stormed home in third place on the second day of racing for Team Ireland at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Banska Bystrica. In what was a full day of action for Irish athletes, top performances across the board saw athletes perform and […]

EYOF Banska Bystrica - Schedule 25 July

July 25, 2022
BETHANY MCCAULEY AND SAM COLEMAN LEAD OUT TEAM IRELAND AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE EYOF TONIGHT Competition in the largest multi-sport event for youths in Europe begins Flagbearers Bethany McCauley (Judo) and Sam Coleman (Cycling) lead out Team Ireland in the Opening Ceremony of the European Youth Olympic Festival in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia last […]

Team Ireland Athletes at the EYOF Banska Bystrica 2022

July 24, 2022
Thirty three athletes have been selected across seven sports to compete at the European Youth Olympic Fedstival which takes place in Banska Bystrica in Slovakia from the 25-30 July 2022. Details on all the athletes can be found below: Name DOB Location Sport Event Club Coach Amy-Jo Kierans '03/10/2006 Monaghan Athletics Medley Relay (F) Oriel […]

Thirty-Three athletes across seven sports to compete for Team Ireland at the EYOF

July 13, 2022
The Permanent TSB Flagbearers will be Bethany McCauley (Judo) and Sam Coleman (Cycling) The Olympic Federation of Ireland has today named thirty-three athletes who will compete across seven sports in the Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) later this month. The multi-sport event that is aimed at athletes aged 14-17 years, will take place in […]

Athletes' Commission Statement Regarding Northern Ireland athletes competing in the Commonwealth Games

May 28, 2022
The Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI) Athletes’ Commission is disappointed to learn of the decision by Federation International de Gymnastique (FIG), whereby Northern Irish athletes, including Olympian Rhys McClenaghan, have been informed of their ineligibility to represent Northern Ireland at the Commonwealth Games later this year and calls for review and reversal of this decision. […]

Gymnastics - Bronze for Eamon Montgomery

April 4, 2022
Ireland’s Eamon Montgomery claimed Bronze at the floor final at the 2022 Artistic Gymnastics Apparatus World Cup in Baku. Montgomery, who scored 14.066 started competing for Ireland at the start of 2022 and has now achieved his first medal, establishing his place on the international circuit as a floor specialist. Teammate Adam Steele finished in […]

Slevin breaks into Top-20 at World Gymnastics Championships Final

October 21, 2021
Galway’s 18 year old Emma Slevin improved her ranking from qualification by finishing in 19th position in the Women’s All-Around Final at the 2021 Gymnastics World Championships. Slevin has made history twice this year by becoming the first Irish gymnast to qualify for AA finals at the 2021 European Championships in April and has done it again this […]

McClenaghan closes out competition at 2021 World Championships

October 20, 2021
Ireland’s Rhys McClenaghan finished competition after a long Covid-19 related delay at the World Gymnastics Championships with a score of 13.766. Speaking about today’s men’s qualifiers, Gymnastics Ireland CEO Mr. Ciaran Gallagher said: ‘It was a difficult subdivision for Rhys McClenaghan out in Japan this morning, and indeed for all the other gymnasts in his sub […]

Emma Slevin - Ireland’s first World Gymnastics Championships All Around Finalist

October 19, 2021
Ireland’s Emma Slevin makes history again by becoming the first Irish gymnast to qualify for the coveted All Around finals of the World Gymnastics Championships.  Emma placed 21st with a score of 50.165. The top 24 gymnasts in the world progress through to the AA final which will take place on Thursday 21st October at 6.30am Irish time.  Slevin […]

Ireland’s Emma Slevin and Rhys McClenaghan to compete in Gymnastics World Championships in Japan

October 18, 2021
Olympic finalist Rhys McClenaghan and European finalist Emma Slevin are competing in the 2021 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships which takes place from the 18th – 24th October.  Emma Slevin, who made history this year by becoming the first Irish gymnast to qualify for All Around Finals in a European Gymnastics Championships, is up first.  Emma […]

MCILROY FINISHES IN A TIE FOR FOURTH FOLLOWING THRILLING DAY OF ACTION IN TOKYO

August 1, 2021
It was a tense and thrilling final day in the Men’s Individual Stroke Play at Kasumigaseki Country Club today, with Rory McIlroy finishing in a tie for 4th after an absorbing seven-way playoff for the bronze medal. Having fired a final round 67, 4-under par, McIlroy joined the 7-way playoff for bronze as he and […]

PUSPURE POWERS INTO OLYMPIC SEMI-FINAL

July 25, 2021
In her third Olympic Games, the current World Champion in the Women’s Singles Sanita Puspure won her quarter-final in impressive style in today’s race in Tokyo, and will now compete in the semi-final A/B next Tuesday.  The Women’s Pair of Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley and the Lightweight Women’s Double of Margaret Cremen and Aoife […]

MCCLENAGHAN QUALIFIES FOR FINAL, HOCKEY OPENS OLYMPIC CAMPAIGN WITH A WIN

July 24, 2021
GREENE ROUNDS OUT THE ACTION IN THE POOL ON DAY ONE FOR TEAM IRELAND Gymnast Rhys McClenaghan has made history today as he became the first Irish gymnast to qualify for an Olympic final following an incredible performance on the Pommel Horse earlier today. Indeed, it was another busy evening all round for the Irish, […]

ACTION-PACKED MORNING FOR TEAM IRELAND ON DAY ONE OF TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

July 24, 2021
Morning report from Team Ireland on Day One of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games It was a jam-packed morning of action for Team Ireland at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, with athletes from rowing, gymnastics, boxing and taekwondo all in action, while the men’s road race is currently still taking place in cycling. BOXING Kurt […]

TEAM IRELAND GYMNASTS ANNOUNCED

July 2, 2021
McClenaghan and Ryan Set for Olympic Debut Team Ireland has officially selected the artistic gymnastics team who will compete in the Olympic Games in Tokyo this summer. Rhys McClenaghan (Co. Down) will compete in the Men’s Pommel Horse and Meg Ryan (Cork) in the Women’s All-Around which takes place in the Ariake Gymnastics Centre from […]

McClenaghan 5th In European Pommel Final

April 24, 2021
21 year-old gymnastics star Rhys McClenaghan finished in 5th place with a score of 13.566 after an unlucky fall while debuting an upgraded routine in the Pommel Horse final at the 2021 European Gymnastics Championships. It was an incredibly dramatic final with 5 out of the 8 finalists falling in what was the first major […]

Slevin & Steele deliver as Ireland’s first All-Around European Gymnastics Finalists

April 23, 2021
17 year-old gymnast Emma Slevin finished 19th in the Women’s All-Around European Final nailing a clean competition and improving on her ranking from qualifications. Aside from a stumble on vault 23 year-old Adam Steele had an excellent competition finishing in 21st position.  Slevin scored 12.300 on Floor; 13.233 on Vault; 12.400 on Uneven Bars & […]

Slevin bests qualifications ranking finishing 19th in Women’s All-Around European Final

April 23, 2021
17 year-old gymnast Emma Slevin finished 19th in the Women’s All-Around European Final nailing a clean competition and improving on her ranking from qualifications.  Emma scored 12.300 on Floor; 13.233 on Vault; 12.400 on Uneven Bars & 11.900 on the Balance Beam giving her an All-Around total of 49.833 as Irelands first senior All-Around European […]

McClenaghan & Steele join Slevin in Historic European Gymnastics Finals

April 22, 2021
Rhys McClenaghan and Adam Steele have joined Emma Slevin in qualifying for finals at the 2021 European Gymnastics Championships.  McClenaghan, 2018 European Champion and 2019 World bronze medallist on Pommel, today secured his place in the Pommel Horse top-8 Final qualifying in 1st position with a score of 14.766.  McClenaghan, who has his eyes firmly […]

History maker Emma Slevin qualifies for European Gymnastics All-Around Finals

April 21, 2021
Tokyo 2021 first reserve Meg Ryan and Youth Olympic Games finalist Emma Slevin competed this evening in the women’s qualification round of the 2021 European Gymnastics Championships. Slevin from Renmore Gymnastics Club in Galway, and Ryan from Douglas Gymnastics Club in Cork, who both haven’t competed in approximately 18 months due to Covid19, competed in Subdivision 4 - […]

Irish Gymnasts set to compete at the European Championships in Gymnastics

April 20, 2021
Team Ireland have arrived in Switzerland and are ready to compete in the final Tokyo qualifier at the 2021 European Championships in Artistic Gymnastics in Besel.    First up are teammates Meg Ryan and Emma Slevin who will compete in the Women’s qualifiers which is due to take place tomorrow, Wednesday 21st April at 5.30pm Irish time.    […]

Gymnastics: Team Announcement - European Championships

April 9, 2021
Gymnastics Ireland is pleased to announce our team for the 2021 European Championships in Artistic Gymnastics which will take place in Basel, Switzerland from 21st to 25th April... GYMNASTS Rhys McClenaghan (Men's) Adam Steele (Men's) Emma Slevin (Women's) Meg Ryan (Women's) COACHES Luke Carson (Men's) Will Banthorpe (Men's) Sally Batley (Women's) Emma Hamill (Women's) JUDGES Colm Murray […]

European Games 2023 - List of Sports Agreed

September 14, 2020
EOC, Krakow-Małopolska agree on preliminary list of sports for European Games The European Olympic Committees (EOC) this weekend welcomed a delegation from Poland to the CONI headquarters in Rome for discussions on the 3rd edition of the European Games (EG), which are scheduled to take place in Krakow-Małopolska in summer 2023. The meeting was led […]

#TalentUnleashed: “We only get one shot, 60 seconds to shine” – Rhys McClenaghan, Indeed Ambassador and Irish Olympic Gymnast

March 3, 2020
A medal at the Olympic Summer Games…a dream countless elite athletes spend decades preparing for. A dream that for young Irish gymnast, first time Olympic hopeful and Indeed ambassador Rhys McClenaghan, all hinges on one shot and a routine which lasts under 60 seconds.   Supporting and following Rhys on his extraordinary journey, Team Ireland […]

Gymnast of the Year McClenaghan shines at Awards

October 19, 2019
Gymnast of the Year McClenaghan shines at the 2019 Marsh Gymnastics Ireland National Awards Rhys McClenaghan was named the Gymnast of the Year tonight at the 2019 Gymnastics Ireland National Awards in partnership with Marsh Ireland. Only last weekend McClenaghan made history by securing Irelands first podium finish at a World Gymnastics Championships by hitting […]

WORLD BRONZE FOR RHYS MCCLENAGHAN

October 15, 2019
McClenaghan cements his global star status with World Championships Bronze.   Rhys McClenaghan claimed bronze medal in a historic day for Ireland and the sport of gymnastics as he secured the first ever World Championships medal for the country on pommel-horse today at the apparatus finals in Stuttgart with a huge score of 15.400.   […]
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