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Canoeing Clubs In Battle For Club Championships This April
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#Canoeing - Experienced canoeing and kayaking enthusiasts from across Dublin city and county are bound for Kilkenny and the south east as the countdown has begun to the country’s first ever Canoeing Ireland Club Championships. Over 400 competitors from 19…
Mark Your Canoe or Kayak for Safety Purposes
Canoeing
HM Coastguard dealt with 578 incidents involving canoes and kayaks in 2012. Sadly, there were nine fatalities. The type of call outs ranged from falling in to the water, fighting with strong winds and rip tides, to a lack of…
Egan and Simmons Fastest In Liffey Descent
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#LiffeyDescent: Peter Egan and Jon Simmons won a long battle with Déaglán Ó Drisceoil and Tom Brennan to come home fastest in the Liffey Descent today. The two crews were the only to come in under two hours in a…
Ireland Canoeists Lose Time on Portages at World Championships
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#CanoeMarathon2013: Ireland’s Jenny Egan and Peter Egan finished 15th and 19th respectively at the Canoe Marathon World Championships at Lake Bagsværd, Denmark, today. Jenny Egan started promisingly but was knocked back by her performances on the portages. Peter Egan was…
Young Ireland Canoeists Find Going Tough in Denmark
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#CanoeMarathon2013: Ireland’s junior and under-23 competitors struggled at the Canoe Marathon World Championships at Lake Bagsværd in Denmark today. Katrina Broderick finished 18th in the women’s junior K1, while Jack Seery was 33rd and Alexander Broderick 41st in the junior…
Canoeist Banks Comes Close in Copenhagen
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#CanoeMarathon2013: Malcolm Banks of Salmon Leap Canoe Club finished fifth in the K1 50 to 54 class at the Canoe Marathon Masters World Cup in Copenhagen in Denmark today. The Irishman got away with the leading group and was just…
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
Canoeing
# 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
Canoeing
# 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
Canoeing
# 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
Canoeing
# 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
Canoeing
# 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…

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