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Jenny Egan in World Cup Semi-Final at Duisburg
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#CANOEING: Jenny Egan qualified for the semi-final of the K1 200 metres by finishing fourth in her heat this evening at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg. Egan also qualified for semi-finals of the K1 500m, but finished seventh…
Bronze Medal for Jenny Egan at European Canoe Sprint Championships
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#CANOEING: Jenny Egan brought Ireland a first senior medal at the European Canoe Sprint Championships when she took bronze in the Women’s K1 5,000 metres in Racice in the Czech Republic today. Egan, from the Salmon Leap club in Leixlip,…
B Finals for Egan and Brennan at European Sprints
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#CANOEING: Jenny Egan and Tom Brennan moved into B Finals but Andrzej Jezierski did not start his semi-final of the C1 200 at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic. Egan was competing in the K1…
Jezierski and Egan Set Themselves Tough Task at Europeans
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#CANOEING: Andrzej Jezierski and Jenny Egan both finished seventh in 200m heats and must get through semi-finals if they are to reach the final at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic. Both Jezierski and Egan…
Paracanoeist O'Leary in Final at European Sprint Championships
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#CANOEING: Pat O’Leary qualified for the final of the KL3 paracanoeing event at the European Sprint Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic today. O’Leary finished second in his heat of the 200 metre event. Barry Watkins and Michael Fitzsimons…
Hendrick Twins Place Fourth in World in Brazil
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#CANOEING: Noel and Robert Hendrick narrowly missed a podium finish at the Junior and Under-23 Canoe Slalom World Championships in Brazil. The twin brothers, competing in a Junior C2 (Canadian canoe), finished fourth behind French, Czech and German pairings. The…
GB Dragonboat Team Hope To Sail Through World Championships
Canoeing
#dragonboat – The Great Britain Dragonboat team prepare with excitement and determination in readiness for their travels to Niagara in Canada, for the World Dragonboat Racing Championships in August this year. After coming away with 9 medals, which included 3…
Irish Student Dies On Slovenia Canoeing Trip
Canoeing
#Canoeing - The death of an Irish student on a canoeing trip in Slovenia is the second tragedy to befall a north Dublin college's adventure sports management course, as The Irish Times reports. The young man, who has not yet…
Canoeing Ireland Recruiting Youth & Club Development Officer
Canoeing
#Canoeing - Canoeing Ireland is recruiting a Youth & Club Development Officer to develop youth participation in canoeing and increase both the quantity and quality of canoe clubs in Ireland. The successful candidate will be in charge of managing the…
Canoeing Ireland Shares In Coca-Cola Thank You Fund
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#Canoeing - Canoeing Ireland is one of five sporting organisation to share in a €125,000 grant from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund, as Business & Leadership reports. The €25,000 to Irish canoeing's governing body comes via the soft drinks giant's…
Mawer and Watkins Team Up to Win Liffey Descent
Canoeing
#CANOEING: Gary Mawer (44) and Barry Watkins (25) in a K2 racing kayak were fastest home in the Liffey Descent race today. The new partnership covered the journey from Straffan to Islandbridge in a time of one hour 48 minutes…
Conlan Competes in Heat of World Canoeing Championships
Canoeing
#CANOEING: Aisling Conlan finished 47th in her heat of the K1 (racing kayak) at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek in Maryland in the United States today. The Ireland competitor needed to finish in the top 30 to…
Hendrick (16) Given Taste of  World Championship Fare
Canoeing
#CANOEING: Robert Hendrick finished 46th in his heat at the Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek in the United States today. The top 30 qualified for the semi-finals. The 16-year-old C1 (Canadian canoe) paddler had two touches on his…
'Try Canoeing' Event In Co Down This Weekend
Canoeing
#Canoeing - Banbridge Canoe & Kayak Club will host a 'Try Canoeing' event for the public this Saturday 20 September, as the Banbridge Leader reports. All the action will take place on the new flat canoe slalom course at Gilford,…
Canoeist Hendrick Takes Silver for Ireland at Youth Olympic Games
Canoeing
#CANOEING: Ireland’s Robert Hendrick took a silver medal in the C1 Obstacle Slalom at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in China. The event is run on a head-to-head format and the 16-year-old took on and beat Leon Breznik of…
No Quarter-Final for Irish Canoeist at Youth Olympic Games
Canoeing
# CANOEING: Ireland canoeist Robert Hendrick finished 12th of the 14 who competed in the Last 16 round and did not qualify for the quarter-finals of the C1 junior men’s head to head sprint at the Youth Olympic Games in…

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