The first round of the Connolly’s Red Mills Spring Tour at Jag Equestrian last Sunday marked the start of the national show jumping season and, as in previous rounds, there was a good turn out with a start-list of 54.

Taking the opening round in the JAG-sponsored class was Tyrone native Frank Curran. Fourth to go in the 14-way jump-off riding Oliver Twister, Curran lodged the winning round of clear in 34.73 seconds.