Ireland have finally landed their first ever team medal at World Championship level, taking silver in the fourth World Feeder Championships at Inniscarra, Co Cork.

To crown a great competition for Ireland, the heaviest individual catch of 20.176Kgs was taken by the home team’s Richard Pratt on day one.  A total of 125 anglers from 25 countries took part with England clear favourites though home advantage for the Irish and meticulous planning by the Dutch meant that they were also in the running…..

Belfast Telegraph 26/07/2014 Read the article ‘Rod and line: Ireland make mark at world level with silver