Ryanair Promises To Reunited Midlands Golfer With His Trophy

The Offaly man was forced to leave it behind in Spain after he won the Spanish Seniors Amateur Open.

A midlands golfer was left "irate" after Ryanair refused to allow him to bring his newly won trophy on board.

Offaly's Joe Lyons was told he had to fit and seal his Spanish Seniors Amateur Open silver cup in a carry on bag or leave it at Seville Airport.

Ryanair has since apologised and promised to fly the trophy back to Ireland tonight.

The reigning Irish Seniors Close champion from Banagher says he was told by airline staff the cup was going to be binned if he left it behind:

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