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Annalise Murphy
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…
Evi Van Acker is fighting an 'intestinal infection' while competing in Rio
One of Annalise Murphy's main rivals for a medal on Monday has fallen ill. Evi Van Acker, who won a bronze medal in the Laser Radial class of the 2012 London Olympics Sailing Competition, reported 'feeling unwell' after racing on…
Enjoying each race as it comes – Annalise Murphy’s approach to the Olympic challenge has proved successful
With yesterday’s fourth day of sailing for the Women’s Laser Radials at the Rio Olympics bedevilled by light breezes after unusually strong winds earlier in the week, pressure is intensified on Annalise Murphy, who has electrified everyone at home with…
Race eight for the Laser Radials was on the Pia course
Racing further out to sea in a westerly 9–12 knot breeze on Rio's Pia course, Annalise Murphy scored 12th in race eight and is in bronze medal position going into the final two qualifying races tomorrow. Race eight completed a tough…
Laser Radials  are racing in eight to 12 knot winds today
Annalise Murphy has finished 18th in race seven and dropped to third in the overall standings. The race, her worst result of the regatta so far, was a struggle in eight to 12 knots but the Dubliner will be boosted by a…
Sailing in Rio is delayed due to lack of wind
Annalise Murphy faces a wait for wind in Rio today after her Race seven in the Laser Radial Class was abandoned. The light air race was scrubbed due to a major wind shift, which, if it had continued, would have…
Annalise Murphy is in Olympic Gold medal position after six races sailed
In a composed heavy weather performance, Annalise Murphy scored a 5 and 2 today to lead the Olympic regatta overall going into tomorrow's rest day. In a masterful display in races five and six, Murphy produced the same world beating form that saw…

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