Queen of Europe Drift Champion Danielle Murphy is renowned for her talents behind the wheel, Between Drifting, proving herself in 2014 racing a GT3 Dodge Viper and winning her first ever track race, now she is put behind the wheel of something completely different and FWD! With tricky weather conditions and some other issues, she still manages to shave a massive gap on her lap times within her first 7 laps in the Irish Stock Hatch Rallycross purpose built Citroen C2, the first in Ireland of it’s kind, kindly offered by owner Keith Kerrshaawe…. See how she got on!
Nissan Generation Next ambassador David O’Caoimh updates us on an exciting 10 days that saw him train in Madrid, before enjoying a quick stop home prior to jetting off to the World Cup. David performed admirably in light of his recent injuries and claimed 10th spot overall.
Nissan Generation Next ambassador Emma Cahill updates us on her Impossible is Temporary crowd funding campaign which seeks to raise enough funds to allow Emma to continue to travel to Belgium to ensure she maintains an International level of riding to allow her to qualify for the Europeans this year and eventually Rio 2016. You can pledge your support at: https://www.pledgesports.org/projects/europeans-2015-impossible-is-temporary/
Tigers, Guns & Motorbikes in Thailand: Part Two. What sounds like a plot belonging to The Hangover franchise is actually the latest installment of David O’Caoimh’s Nissan Generation Next blog as he continues his rehab from a knee injury. The good news is that it looks like he will be fit in time for the World Cup as he updates us on part two of his trip to Thailand and what his rehabilitation has involved.
In a year that saw Nissan Generation Next ambassador Seadna win his third U-21 All Ireland in a row, crowned Munster U-21 Hurler of the year along with a prestigious All Star award, it is no surprise that Seadna considers 2014 as the most successful in his career to date. International recognition was also another highlight in a glittering season. The beginning of 2015 sees Seadna fully focused on his senior inter-county career training 6 nights a week in a bid to nail down a first team spot ahead of the league campaign. In an extremely competitive Clare panel, it won’t be for a lack of grit, drive or determination.
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Nissan Generation Next ambassador Emma Cahill did not let the recent bad weather dampen her ambition for success as she recorded a number of impressive milestones over the last month. Emma completed her first dressage Ireland show of the season independently finishing 2nd in the able bodied class. Emma also achieved the international qualifying score in her FEI para test at the first time of asking. And Somehow, Emma also managed to find time to squeeze in a couple of trips to Belgium and Chelsea Football Club in London.
Nissan Generation Next ambassador David O’Caoimh took the news of his injury in his carefree stride and jetted off to Thailand for a couple of weeks of fun. But ever the professional, David still managed to squeeze in some training. Now we await Part 2 of his Asian adventure.
Nissan Generation Next ambassador Dermot Malone looks back on the best year of his life to date which saw him work with some of the biggest brands in Ireland. 2015 looks set to be even bigger and better with the help of his Nissan Qashqai, helping him to follow his dream of writing and directing films.