Figure Skating National Team Take On Halloween Cup

The Irish national figure skating team head to Budapest this weekend (19-20 October) to participate in the Halloween Cup in Budapest, Hungary.

Sam McAllister (19) and Conor Stakelum (25) are both entered in the senior men’s category at the competition. At last month’s Autumn Classic International in Oakville, Canada, Stakelum finished 11th and McAllister came 17th and they will be aiming to improve on the personal best scores that they set there.

Elizabeth Golding (14) made her ISU Junior Grand Prix debut at the end of August in Linz, Austria. The youngest member of the Irish national team will be back on the ice again in Budapest this weekend in the junior ladies event.

All athletes will skate their respectives short programmes on Friday 19 October. They will conclude their competition with the free skating on Saturday 20 October.

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