Ireland lose to Korea and Brazil in boccia

Updated: Sunday, 02 Sep 2012 16:17

Tom Leahy and his team-mates have bowed out of the mixed team BC1-2 event
Tom Leahy and his team-mates have bowed out of the mixed team BC1-2 event

The Irish boccia BC1-2 team has lost to Korea and Brazil, ending their participation in the event.

Ireland lost their first match to Korea on a scoreline of 14-3.

The team, consisting of Padraic Moran, Gabriel Shelly, Roberta Connolly and Tom Leahy, then looked to bounce back against Brazil, but went down 11-2, meaning they fail to reach the quarter-finals of the competition.