The ten man team event saw the four nations battle it out on County Cavan venues of Lough Sillan, Lough Namachree and Annaghierin Lake all in a relaxed atmosphere for this friendly challenge.

Team Ireland – 3 in a Row

Team Ireland win for the 3rd year running with 14 points and 8 section wins. In second place Team Lithuania with 22 points, 3rd Team Poland with 28 points and 4th Team Romania with 36 points.

Individual winner was Mark Leonard with an impressive 8.940kg, 2nd Johnny McKinley with 5.320kg and 3rd Lithuania’s Donatas Nekrasius with 4.900kg.
All the top weights came from Lough Namachree.

Feeder Team Manager Brenton Sweeney says:- Whilst Ireland are victors once again, it can be difficult fishing to International rule and I am encouraged by the quality feeder angling evident across all the nations. Thanks to everyone who took part.

National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland

The National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland, NCFFI is the governing body for coarse fishing in Ireland,  North and South representing coarse and predator anglers whether as a member club or individual angler.

The Federation is responsible for a wide range of angling matters relating to coarse fishing in Ireland with particular focus on introducing the young and old alike to coarse angling, improving coarse angling facilities, coaching & development, protecting our fish stocks and management of international and European teams representing Ireland overseas; we involve everyone regardless of background, gender, religion, age or angling ability.

The NCFFI is a member of the Angling Council of Ireland, Sports Ireland, Sport Northern Ireland, Federation of Irish Sports, the International Angling Confederation CIPS and the Fresh Water Sport Fishing Federation FIPS-ed.