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Dublin University Boat Club, the winners of the 1977 Ladies' Challenge Plate at Henley Royal Regatta. Pictured are KJ Mulcahy, EM O'Morchoe, DJ Sanfey, JPD Murnane, EDG Weale, DMJ Hickey, RI Reilly, JA Macken, JMP McGee, Coach: RWR Tamplin.
One of the great days for Irish club and university rowing will be marked at Henley Royal Regatta this year. The Henley stewards have asked the Trinity eight which won the Ladies’ Plate in 1977 to mark the fortieth anniversary with…
The Queen's novice eight which took gold in the BUCS Regatta at Nottingham.
#Rowing: Queen’s University, Belfast, had some excellent results at the British University (BUCS) Regatta at Nottingham. Their men’s crews won 11 medals including three golds. The Beginners’ eight and coxed four won, as did Miles Taylor in the men’s intermediate…
Belfast Rowing Club's Alice Boyd, Nicola Katthager, Bronagh Kelly and Sophie Flynn, the senior quadruple winners at Portadown.
#Rowing: Portadown had an excellent day at their own regatta, taking the men’s Club One eights final. Bann, who also did very well, took the women’s club two eight. Belfast Rowing Club took the women’s senior quadruple title and UCD…
The UCD Senior Men's Eight.
#Rowing: The Afloat Rowers of the Month for April are the UCD men’s senior eight. The crew, stroked by David O’Malley, beat Commercial, the champions of Ireland, at Skibbereen Regatta. They went on to Trinity Regatta and beat the hosts…
Intermediate School, Killorglin, winners of the Junior 16 coxed Quadruple at the Irish Schools Regatta. Included are coach Mike Fleming, Anna Thyter, Rhianon O'Donoghue, Molly O'Grady, Mara Treacy and cox Alannah Dolan.
#Rowing: It was a very tight battle for overall honours at the Irish Schools Regatta at O’Brien’s Bridge today. St Colman’s College and Laurel Hill shared the honours on 23 points. St Joseph’s of Galway were just one point further…
Cork Boat Club, the women's junior 18 eight winners at Limerick Regatta. Included are coaches Stephen Murphy and Terence McGrath.
#Rowing: Cork Boat Club had a good day at Limerick Regatta at O’Brien’s Bridge today. They won the the men’s intermediate eight and senior pair and the women’s junior 18 eight. UCD won the women’s novice eight and Daire Lynch…
UCD Win at Trinity today.
#Rowing: UCD’s senior eight beat Trinity by two and a quarter lengths at Trinity Regatta today. The very strong crew, stroked by David O’Malley, fashioned a lead after the second bend and held off the hosts. This may be the…
Commercial stroke Naomi Fearon after today's win in the senior eight at Trinity Regatta.
#Rowing: Commercial beat Trinity in the women’s senior eights at Trinity Regatta today. Commercial were the more powerful crew and once they took the lead the held it to win by three and a half lengths. UCD’s senior men’s pair…
UCD drive to the line to beat Commercial at Skibbereen Regatta.
#Rowing: UCD won the men’s senior eights at Skibbereen Regatta today. They led Commercial with 500 metres to go and the Irish champions could not head the men in blue and saffron. The senior women’s eight was won by a…
Sanita Puspure and Claire Lambe with Sanita's daugher Daniela.
#Rowing: Olympic medallists Paul and Gary O’Donovan were tested all the way to the line in the final of double sculls at Skibbereen Regatta at the National Rowing Centre. Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan were determined to beat them and…
Gary and Paul O'Donovan - in top form at NRC.
#Rowing: The men’s quadruple gave four top internationals the chance to show their speed at Skibbereen Regatta. Shane O’Driscoll, Paul O’Donovan, Gary O’Donovan and Mark O’Donovan won in a very good time of six minutes 29.9 seconds. NUIG’s two women’s…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll after their win today.
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan maintained his dominance in the single sculls with a win over his brother, Gary, at the Skibbereen Grand League Regatta at the National Rowing Centre. Daire Lynch missed the race through illness. Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan…
Shane Mulvaney of the victorious UCD senior eight.
#Rowing: Trinity came out on top at the Irish University Rowing Championships at the National Rowing Centre in Cork today. The combined points tally of Dublin University Boat Club and Dublin University Ladies Boat Club was 68 points. UCD’s total…
Sailing is a medal winning sport thanks to Annalise Murphy in the Laser Radial
Tokyo 2020
#Tokyo2020 - Funding for Irish sailing and other watersports remains broadly unchanged in Sport Ireland’s allocations for National Governing Bodies in 2017 — though programmes encouraging women in rowing have received a boost. However, the accompanying review of the Irish…
Skibbereen Regatta Has Big Numbers and Homegrown Stars
#Rowing: Skibbereen Regatta on Friday and Saturday, April 8th and 9th, at the National Rowing Centre in Cork, is a huge event which gives spectators and athletes a chance to see medal winners from Olympic Games, World Championships – and…
Commercial's Strength on Show at Home Regatta
#Rowing: Commercial’s strength and depth were very evident at their own regatta at Islandbridge in Dublin today. After a huge programme was worked through, many of the finals involved the host club – some with two home crews competing against…

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