This weekend the NAC will host the 2nd Annual Celtic Tri-Nations Novice Diving Cup, organised in partnership betweeen Swim Ireland and Shamrock Diving Club. The event brings together teams from Wales, Scotland and Ireland in an exciting new diving competition format designed to maximise the competitive experience for participating teams. The event looks to energise our nations young divers and to help drive the sport forward. Local TD and Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar will be attending Saturday aftenoon to present medals, along with our own Swim Ireland CEO Sarah Keane.
The divers, who range in age from 6 to 16 years, representing Ireland hail from Shamrock Diving Club and Diving Academy of Northern Ireland will each complete a number of dives and skills over the two days of competition. Medals will be awarded in 5 different age groups for each of the 4 circuits of dives and skills.
The competition takes place from 8.45 on Saturday morning and 9.00 on Sunday morning.
The Irish divers selected are: Jonathan Beattie (DANI), Angus Blomley (DANI), Amy Bolton (Shamrock), Molly Brown (DANI), Aaron Browne (DANI), Theo Browne (DANI), Anna Caldwell-Byrne (DANI), Seanagh Carton (Shamrock), Alice Centore (Shamrock), Lucy Creedon (Shamrock), James Dalen (Shamrock), Taylor Dunlop (DANI), Alexander Geissel (Shamrock), Oliver Havlin (DANI), Ryan Lyall (DANI), Maia Marci (DANI), Adam McConnell (Shamrock), Andrew McKee (DANI), Alexander McMullan (DANI), Emma McWalter (Shamrock), Sarah Power (Shamrock), Tomas Sarapas (Shamrock), Scarlett Shearer (DANI), Aimee Strong (DANI) and Peter Williams (Shamrock).Read More