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Canoeing Ireland Sets Off On Road To Rio Paralympics
Canoeing
#Canoeing - With para-canoeing set to join the list of sports at the Rio Paralympics in 2016, Canoeing Ireland says it is keen to develop the sport and identify and support athletes with hopes of representing Ireland. That was the…
Clinton Takes Over As Canoeing Ireland President
Canoeing
# CANOEING: Mark Clinton has been elected as the new president of Canoeing Ireland. The Salmon Leap member takes over after what he says were “turbulent” times in recent years. The executive resigned in December and the new president comes…
Paddlefest In Waterford & Kilkenny Next Month
Canoeing
#Canoeing - Canoeing Ireland is teaming up with the Canoe Association of Northern Ireland to host a joint Paddlefest in Waterford and Kilkenny on 6-7 April. The conference centre at the HUB in Cillin Hill, outside Kilkenny, will be the…
Larne Women To Paddle The Ban for Cancer Charity
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#Canoeing - Larne women will be paddling the Bann this April all in the aid of a very good cause. The 24-strong group from local fitness club BeFit, going by the title of the BeFit Challengers, will take to the…
Jenny Egan Places 16th at Canoe Marathon World Championships
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# CANOEING: Ireland’s two senior competitors at the Canoe Marathon World Championships finished in the top 20 in their classes in Rome today. In the women’s K1, Jenny Egan had a frustrating run which included a capsize and was eventually…
Ireland Junior Canoeists Get First Taste of World Championships Fare
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# CANOEING: Ireland’s three junior competitors all completed the testing course on the river Tiber in Rome at the Canoe Marathon World Championships today. Sean McCarthy took 22nd place in the junior K1, and Mark Hartnett 32nd. Cait Broderick took…
Heurteau Ranked 10th in 2012 Canoe Slalom World Cup Standings
Canoeing
#CANOEING - The Irish Times reports that Ciaran Heurteau is 10th in the World Cup standings for 2012 in the K1 slalom. The Irish paddler, raised in Paris, has competed in all five Canoe Slalom World Cup events this year,…
Canoe Challengers Promise 'Irish Deliverance' for Charity
Canoeing
#CANOEING - A team of hardy souls from Leamington Spa in England will attempt to paddle their way across the island of Ireland for charity from next weekend. The Leamington Courier reports on the 13-strong 'Irish Deliverance' team, which will…
Blind Canoeist to Paddle Length of River Shannon for Charity
Canoeing
#canoe – A blind journalist, canoeist and past pupil at ChildVision's national education centre for blind children will paddle the River Shannon in aid of ChildVision this weekend. Wesley Bourke and his paddling partner Aisa Cooper will take on the…
Ireland Canoeist Jezierski Wins B Final To Finish Ninth at Olympic Games
Canoeing
# CANOEING: Ireland took a creditable ninth place at the Olympic Games today when Andrzej Jezierski dominated the B Final of the C1 200 metres in the Canoe Sprint competition at Eton Dorney. Jezierski, who had a poor start in…
Jezierski Pays Dearly for Slow Start in Olympic Canoe Sprint Semi-Final
Canoeing
# CANOEING: A poor start cost Andrzej Jezierski dearly it the Olympic Canoe Sprint semi-finals this morning. A very tough draw in the C1 200 metres saw the Ireland competitor needing to finish in the first two of a top-class…
Jezierski Gives Ireland Cracking Start in Canoe Sprint at Olympic Games
Canoeing
# CANOEING: Ireland had a terrific start in the Olympic Canoe Sprint events at Eton Dorney this morning. Andrzej Jezierski was not happy with his start in the C1 200 metres but covered the second 100 metres very well to…
Craig's Hopes End in K1 Canoe Slalom Final
Canoeing
#canoe – Antrim woman Hannah Craig's hopes of a medal in the K1 slalom canoe final ended this afternoon when she hit three gates on the way down in her bid for glory. Craig was first into the water in…
Rheinisch Penalty Costs Ireland in Semi Final
Canoeing
It all went wrong for Eoin Rheinisch in the semi final of the canoe slalom at the Olympic Games today. Surprisingly good times set by the early starters in the K1 at the Lee Valley course put pressure on the…
Ireland Canoeist Craig Pulls Out Fine Second Run to Make Olympic Semi-Finals
Canoeing
# CANOEING: A very good second run in the heats, when she was under real pressure to perform, gave Ireland’s Hannah Craig a place in the semi-finals of the Olympic Games today. Eoin Rheinisch had qualified in the canoe slalom…
Rheinisch's First Run Sees Him Through to Canoe Slalom Semi-Finals at Olympic Games
Canoeing
# CANOEING; Eoin Rheinisch qualified for the semi-finals of the Olympic Games with a fine first run in the K1 canoe slalom heats. Fifteen off the 22 competitors went through, and Rheinisch will go off 12th on Wednesday. His first…

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