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Canoeist Heurteau Finishes Just Short of World Cup Final
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#CanoeSlalomTacen: Ireland’s Ciarán Heurteau came within 1.24 seconds of qualifying for the final of the Canoe Slalom World Cup in Tacen in Slovenia this morning. In an exciting semi-final, the 26-year-old had a clear run in 107.22 seconds. This slotted…
Canoeists Heurteau and Rheinisch Both Make Semi-Finals
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#CanoeSlalomTacen: Eoin Rheinisch and Ciarán Heurteau both qualified for the semi-finals of the men's K1 at the canoe slalom World Cup at Tacen in Slovenia today. Heurteau clocked an excellent time of 100.02 seconds with no penalties in his second…
Ireland Canoeist Rheinisch Starts Well in Tacen World Cup
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#CanoeSlalomTacen: Eoin Rheinisch started well at the Canoe Slalom World Cup in Tacen this morning. The Ireland paddler had a clear first run in a time of 102.21, placing him fourth in the K1 competition at this very early stage.…
Canoeing Students Paddle The Shannon For Charity
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#Canoeing - The Longford Leader reports on a recent canoeing adventure by four college students along the River Shannon to fundraise for the Irish Cancer Society. The four set off from the Shannon Pot in Co Cavan, giving themselves 10…
Heurteau's Challenge Falls at Semi-Final Stage
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# CANOE SLALOM WORLD CUP: Ciaran Heurteau’s challenge at the Canoe Slalom World Cup in Augsburg came unstuck at the semi-final stage. He set a time of 102.36 for his run, but had a two-second time penalty and finished 31st.…
Heurteau Sole Irish Qualifier at Augsburg World Cup
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# CANOE SLALOM WORLD CUP: Ciaran Heurteau was Ireland’s sole qualifier for the semi-finals on the first day of the canoe slalom World Cup in Augsburg, Germany. Heurteau, who has an Irish mother but was brought up near Paris, secured…
Jezierski Competitive in European Canoe Sprint A Final
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# EURO CANOE SPRINT: Ireland’s Andrzej Jezierski finished sixth in the A Final of the C1 (Canadian Canoe) 200 metres at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Portugal. The Polish-born athlete was among the leaders early on, but was reeled…
Good Start by Jezierski in European Canoe Sprint Championships
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# EURO CANOE SPRINT: On his first outing at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Portugal, Ireland’s Andrzej Jezierski finished second in his heat of the C1 200, just eight hundredths of a second off the top spot. Jezierski goes…
Craig Comes Close in Canoe Slalom Championships
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# EURO CANOE SLALOM: Hannah Craig finished 17th of the 40 competitors in the women’s K1 at the European Canoe Slalom Championships in Krakow in Poland today. The Ireland Olympian clocked 99.82 seconds in the heat, which put her just…
Heurteau and Rheinisch Miss Out in One-Shot Heat
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# EURO CANOE SLALOM: Ireland’s two competitors in the men’s K1 (racing kayak) at the European Canoe Slalom Championships in Krakow in Poland today came up short of making the final. The programme had to be radically altered because of…
Canoeing Ireland Sets Off On Road To Rio Paralympics
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#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
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# 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
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#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…

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