Horse Sport Ireland Team Manager Robert Splaine tonight confirmed that Cian and Rancorrado would be members of the 2009 Irish Aga Khan team, for the seventh time in eight years.
The team will be, in alphabetical order:
Cameron Hanley; SIEC Livello
Denis Lynch; Lantinus
Cian O'Connor; Rancorrado
Billy Twomey; Je Taime Flamenco
Cian was a member of the team that last won the Aga Khan at Dublin in 2004, and is pictured above holding the trophy with team mate Billy Twomey and Chef d'Equipe Col. Ned Campion.