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Three Irish for Munich Junior Regatta
Rowing
Ireland will be represented by three athletes at the Munich Junior Regatta next month. Turlough Hughes of King’s Hospital and two Skibbereen men, Shane O’Driscoll and Paul O’Donovan, will travel. The results will be key to whether Ireland sends a…
Rowing Ireland Grand League regatta series opens in Cork next weekend
Rowing
The Rowing Ireland Grand League regatta series gets underway at the National Rowing Centre in Cork next Sunday 11th April. This is the first event, hosted by Skibbereen Rowing Club, in a series of six nationwide regattas (see full details…
Queen's Fast but UCD Take Prizes
Rowing
UCD’s greater range in terms of entries landed them a clean sweep of the team prizes at the University Championships of Ireland at the NRC in Cork. They had 16 points to spare over Queen’s in the overall category, though…
Grand League Gets Off To Flying Start
Rowing
Galway Rowing Club and Trinity took the men’s and women’s eights crowns at Skibbereen Regatta on Sunday. The first regatta in the new Grand League format was a success, with the emphasis on competition rather than sorting races according to…
British rowers aim for 2010 miles in 2010
Rowing
Teams of rowers will be vying to smash a six-year-old record for a non-stop circumnavigation of Britain. The record for the Anglo American Boat Race, or GB Row 2010 as it's known this year, meant rowing more than 70 miles…
Galway Best Eight at Neptune Regatta
Rowing
Galway Rowing Club, powered by outstanding seniors Marc Stephens and John Forde, won the men’s senior eight final at Neptune Regatta. In a straight final against UCD they had just a canvas to spare after a fine race. Neptune Regatta,…
Afloat.ie: McGowan Heads Out Across the Atlantic
Rowing
Seán McGowan of Shannon Rowing Club in Limerick took to the water off the Canary Islands yesterday afternoon in his boat, Tess, intent on rowing across the Atlantic in the much-postponed Woodvale Atlantic Rowing Race reports Liam Gorman in the…
O'Donovan Takes Two Titles
Rowing

O'Donovan Takes Two Titles

19th December 2009
Skibbereen man Mark O’Donovan took two of the inaugural national sculls titles at the Skibbereen head of the river at the National Rowing Centre. The 21-year-old, who headed the lightweight rankings at the National trials last weekend, won the single…
Afloat.ie: Hundreds in Cork for Rowing Season
Rowing
Hundreds of rowers are expected in Cork this weekend as Rowing Ireland’s new national head of the river competition format finally gets underway at the National Rowing Centre at Farran Wood, Inniscara, following a number of cancellations due to poor…
Skibbereen Head Postponed
Rowing

Skibbereen Head Postponed

27th November 2009
Skibbereen head of the river, which was due to be held at the National Rowing Centre on Saturday, has been postponed until a later date because of concerns about the weather.   Click this link for Irish Rowing details Click…
Afloat.ie: New Rowing Season Getting Underway
Rowing
Hundreds of rowers are expected in Cork this weekend (Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th November) as Rowing Ireland’s new national head of the river competition format gets under way. The new format involves a series of time trial Head of…
Afloat.ie: New Schools Indoor Rowing Programme
Rowing
Rowing Ireland has introduced a new countrywide schools’ indoor rowing competition with the first event taking place on Saturday November 28th at the National Rowing Centre in Ovens, Co. Cork for schools in the Munster region. Rowing Ireland’s Development Officer,…
Fours Head Cancelled
Rowing

Fours Head Cancelled

14th November 2009
The Fours Head of the River in London, which would have featured a number of Irish crews, was cancelled because the organisers believed that the unfavourable wind could make conditions dangerous. 
Neptune Head of River Cancelled
Rowing
AFLOAT.IE  The Neptune Head of the River, scheduled for Blessington on Saturday, has been cancelled due to a forecast of high winds. The event, which was to feature the inaugural National Sculling Head, had already been postponed from last weekend…
Rowing Season Getting Underway at Blessington
Rowing
AFLOAT.IE Over 400 rowers are expected in Blessington, Co Wicklow this weekend as Rowing Ireland’s new season gets underway this Saturday with a new national competition format. The competition, originally scheduled for last weekend, was postponed due to adverse weather…
Postponement of Head of the River
Rowing
The National Sculling Head of the River Race due to be held tomorrow, Saturday 7th in Blessington, Co Wicklow has been postponed until Saturday 14th of November. The forecast for the area includes strong winds which make conditions on the…

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