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Hannah Scott
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#Rowing: Hannah Scott is the Afloat Rower of the Month for February. The Bann girl topped the rankings at the Ireland Assessment. Her time of 25 minutes and 32 seconds for the six kilometre course at Lough Rynn in Leitrim…
Gavan Hennigan arrives in Antigua.
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#Rowing: The Afloat Rower of the month for January is Gavan Hennigan. The Galway man set a new Irish record for a solo row across the Atlantic ocean. He crossed from La Gomera in the Canary Islands to Antigua in…
Monika Dukarska with silver medallist Alexandra Tsiavou and Edwig Alfred (bronze) at the World Coastal Championships.
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#Rowing: Monika Dukarska is the Afloat Rower of the Month for October. The Killorglin woman became the world champion in the solo (single) at the Fisa World Coastal Rowing Championships in Monaco. She won the final by 26 seconds, leaving…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll, the Afloat Rowers of the Month for July.
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#Rowing: The Rowers of the Month for July are Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll of Skibbereen. The Irish Championships offered a list of great performances: the Commerical senior eight won a thrilling final; the Cork Boat Club junior pair of…
Paul and Gary O'Donovan, European Champions 2016.
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#Rowers of the Month: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan have had a remarkable few weeks, and are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for May. The brothers from Cork came into the month having taken silver at the first World…
Doyle is Afloat Rower of the Month for February
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#Rower of the Month: Philip Doyle of Queen’s University is the Afloat Rower of the Month for February. The big medical student was the fastest single sculler at the Lagan Scullers’ Head of the River. He covered the course in…
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#Rowers of the Month: The Afloat Rowers of the Month for September are the Ireland men’s and women’s lightweight double sculls (Paul and Gary O’Donovan; Sinéad Jennings and Claire Lambe) which qualified their boats for the Olympic Games. Both crews…
Afloat Rower of the Month is World Rowing Finalist Sanita Puspure
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#ROWING: The Afloat Rower of the Month for August is Sanita Puspure. The Old Collegians oarswoman took fourth place at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam in the single sculls, just outside the medals in this elite discipline. She had…
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Galway's Finest Are Afloat Rowers of the Month for May
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# ROWING: The Afloat Rowers of the Month for May are the Grainne Mhaol/NUIG men’s senior eight which won the Division One title at Metropolitan Regatta. The crew of Richie Bennett, Rob O’Callaghan, Fionnan McQuillan Tolan, Sean O’Connor, Evin Donnelly,…
Galway Rowing Club Women's Crew are Afloat Rowers of the Month
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#ROWING: The Afloat Rowers of the Month for April are the Galway Rowing Club under-23 women’s eight which won the Division One title at the Queen’s University Regatta, the first eFlow Grand League Regatta of the season. All eight rowers…
O'Donovan is Afloat Rower of the Month for November
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# ROWING: The Afloat Rower of the Month for November is Paul O’Donovan. The 18-year-old lightweight sculler covered the five-kilometre time trial on Newry Canal faster than any other competitor in the National Assessment. The Skibbereen man finished fourth in…
Nixon's Impressive Result in Boston Makes Her Afloat Rower of Month
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# ROWING: The Afloat Rower of the Month for October is Holly Nixon. The 18-year-old Fermanagh woman is on scholarship to the University of Virginia in the United States, and she rowed in the number three seat of the crew…
Ireland Olympian Sanita Puspure is Afloat Rower of the Month
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# ROWING: Sanita Puspure is the Afloat Rower of the Month for May. The 30-year-old gave Ireland a place in the rowing programme at the Olympic Games in London with a characteristically gutsy performance which placed her fourth in the…
O'Donovan and Kenny are Rowers of the Month for April
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#ROWING: The Ireland lightweight men’s double of Mark O’Donovan and Niall Kenny are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for April. They took bronze on both days at the Memorial Paolo D’Aloja International Regatta in Piediluco in Italy. The crew,…
PODCAST: Relive the Best Race of the Champs
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Mark O'Donovan of the Skibbereen quadruple tells the story of how the crew won the title at the National Championships. The crew of Richard Coakley, Gearoid Murphy, O'Donovan and Justin Ryan are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for September.…

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