Easter Joy for Irish Squad at Oster Cup

Team Ireland brought home a medal haul of 1 gold , 3 silver and 2 bronze at the prestigious Oster Cup in Flensburg, Northern Germany.

Pride of place goes to the girls team of Grace Looney , Anjali Singh and Niamh Mason who retained the team title from last year.

Coach Erin Thompson was very pleased that the girls showed incredible skill and superb composure in a very competitive environment

Grace also won silver in the singles , losing out narrowly to Tilde Odlund (Lyckeby Ttc ,Sweden).

Meanwhile the junior boys A and B Teams were battling hard in a highly competitive event. The A team of Adam Faulkner, Ben Watson and Tom Irwin won their group to advance to the top 6, where they finished third to take the bronze medal. The B team of Aedan McGivern ,Vincent Ní and Bruce Tan were just pipped for the second spot in their group.

Adam Faulkner played admirably in the singles event and clinched the silver medal losing to Kevin Brunsel (Angby Ttc Sweden).

Coach Sam Logue was impressed by some stellar performances from the six man squad.

The cadet boys team of Clifford Tan, Toby Caldwell and Christopher Allsop were competing in their first major event.

They finished second in their six team group , defeated Roskilde(Denmark) in the quarter final and claimed fourth place and a bronze medal.

Vincent Ní had a fantastic run in the cadet singles event losing to Angbys Ingestrom in a pulsating contest.

Coach Conn Higgins was incredibly proud of the gutsy performances shown by the young boys and the wonderful team spirit shown by all 12 players

He also thanked his fellow coaches ,Sam and Erin for their incredible shift in coaching close to 300 games over the three day tournament