Darragh Kenny remains Ireland’s top rider in the international Longines Jumping rankings, moving up two slots this month to eighth overall, on a points total of 2680

Ireland has seven riders in the Top 50, with Denis Lynch in 25th (2250 points), Shane Sweetnam at  26th (2240 points) Bertram Allen in 29th (2165 points), Daniel Coyle at 39th (2003), Paul O’Shea in 43rd place (1939) and Shane Breen at 46th (1929).

Lynch, Allen, Coyle and Breen all improved their positions compared to last month’s rankings, while Shane Sweetnam held steady at 26th for a second consecutive month.

The latest world rankings see Germany’s Daniel Deusser unseat Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat as leading rider, with Guerdat moving down to second place. Fellow Swiss rider Martin Fuchs holds third place for the second month in a row.