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Annalise Murphy
Fireworks with all the trimmings – celebration over Dun Laoghaire from the National YC while on the screen are Silver Medallist Annalise Murphy, her training partner Sara Winther, and longtime coach Rory Fitzpatrick
On Thursday evening, sailing came centre stage in Irish life when our new Olympic Silver Medallist Annalise Murphy was officially welcomed back to her home port of Dun Laoghaire. She arrived by sea on a summer’s evening with flags flying…
Laser sailor Annalise Murphy poses for photographers with her Olympic Silver medal in Dun Laoghaire
A flotilla of yachts and powerboats lead by Dun Laoghaire's RNLI Lifeboat welcomed Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy back to her home port of Dun Laoghaire on Dublin Bay this evening. After the Dublin sailing star stepped ashore at a crowded…
Annalise Murphy celebrates her race win
Sweet Rio-demption A fourth place in her first Olympic campaign,Left Annalise heartbroken, she couldn't hide the pain.But our Irish Laser Radial Queen,Immediately focused on twenty sixteen,Brushed herself off and got back on her feet,Showed the world she was more than…
Time spent on Rio waters was key to success for Annalise
Speaking on Newstalk's Off The Ball radio programme last night Olympic silver medal winner Annalise Murphy explained the difference between now and the London Games was the amount of time she spent studying the course in Rio. The National Yacht…
Silver sailor – Olympic medal winner Annalise Murphy will be welcomed back to her home port of Dun Laoghaire with a Civic Reception in the People's Park on Thursday evening
Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and the Irish Sailing Association are planning a major celebration of Annalise Murphy's Olympic Silver medal in the Laser Radial class. A civic reception for the Irish Olympic Sailing team will take place in Dun Laoghaire, Annalise's home…
Should Ireland purchase Annalise Murphy's Olympic medal winning dinghy?'s idea to purchase Annalise Murphy's silver medal winning Laser dinghy supplied by the Olympic race organisers is gathering pace. Writing in his Sailing on Saturday blog, W M Nixon said how about bringing Annalise’s Rio Laser home for permanent display…
Silver service….Annalise Murphy crosses the finish line in the crucial place in the Medals Race ahead of Belgium, The Netherlands and Denmark
Annalise Murphy’s Silver Medal has re-focussed sailing’s thinking about the Olympic Games, which tend to be perceived in many ways. It’s understandable that some specialist sportsmen see the Games as a monster which consumes energy which could be better deployed in other ways. Yet…
Annalise Murphy pictured with her coaches Rory Fitzpatrick and Sara Winthers who she credits with so much of her success
The National Yacht Club sailor, Annalise Murphy from Dun Laoghaire, who overcame heartbreak in London 2012 to take a silver medal in Rio on Tuesday has been thanking suporters via her Facebook page. In a typical warm but modest fashion…
Annalise Murphy celebrates her medal-winning performance in Rio
#Rio2016 - Government ministers have joined in the applause for Annalise Murphy's stunning silver medal win in the Laser Radial at Rio 2016 yesterday (Tuesday 16 August). Soaking after the race, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross said:…
Silver Lady – Annalise Murphy celebrates Olympic Silver in Rio
#Rio2016 - Annalise Murphy made Irish sailing history this afternoon as she sailed to Olympic silver in Rio de Janerio in the Laser Radial medal race. Murphy's first Olympic medal, coming after narrowly missing out on bronze at London 2012,…
Ireland's Annalise Murphy will resume racing tomorrow after today's Laser Radial medal race was postponed
After a frustrating wait for wind on the Sugarloaf course in Rio today, Annalise Murphy and the other nine medal race competitors went afloat only to have racing scrubbed when strong winds swept over the course. The racing was postponed…
Annalise goes for gold this evening in the Laser Radial Medal Race
Annalise Murphy makes her medal bid in Rio this afternoon at 5pm and it will be broadcast live on RTE Television. The Dubliner has been here before when she famously finished fourth overall in London 2012. There is no guarantee…
No matter what, a fifth place finish will earn Annalise Murphy at least bronze and she could even win the gold if the Dutch girl finishes in 10th place and the Danish girl is not better than 6th. See table below
After an epic ten race series, Ireland's Annalise Murphy goes into Monday's medal race with no guarantee of a medal but the confidence in knowing she has sailed the most consistent series of her career. Where many have fallen, including…
Annalise Murphy sailed superbly to score a sixth and seventh to put her just two points behind Anne Marie Rindom in the Silver medal position
In the final race of the Laser Radial qualification series, prior to Monday's medal race, Annalise Murphy finished seventh to complete the preliminaries in the bronze medal position. It is an excellent performance in difficult conditions by the National Yacht…
The tricolour spinnaker of Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern is clearly visible at the front of Rio's 49er fleet. The Northern Ireland pair won race four today to lie second overall after four races sailed
It's a sensational Saturday for Irish sailing after a stunning sixth scored in race nine, Annalise Murphy moves back up to second in the overall rankings in the Laser Radial Fleet. Annalise recovered well from the teens in a 12–knot race…
Annalise Murphy – sailed a solid qualifying series in Rio
An extremely well–sailed qualifying series by Annalise Murphy will conclude this evening ahead of Monday's Medal Race climax. The Laser Radials are scheduled for one race on the Pão de Açucar (Sugarloaf Mountain) course and one on Niterói, so it will…

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