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Queen's Make a Final in Poland
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Queen’s University finished a creditable fifth in the men’s senior eights at the European Universities Championships in Poland. In a high-quality event in Kruszwica, the Belfast crew looked well on course to finish in bronze medal position until big pushes…
Fourth Place for Casey in C Final
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Sean Casey ended his campaign at the World Championships in Poland with a fourth-place finish in the C Final, placing him 16th overall. Maxim Shauchenka of Belarus won the race convincingly from Peter Lambert of South Africa. Mario Vekic of…
Battling Ireland Win B Final
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Ireland had a stirring victory in a B Final at the World Rowing Championships in Poland this morning. The legs, trunk and arms mixed coxed four beat the United States into second after a thrilling battle. The win places Ireland's…
Casey Secures Place in C Final
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Ireland’s Sean Casey took second place in this morning’s C/D Semi-Final at the World Rowing Championships in Poland. The race was won by Mario Vekic of Croatia, while Chile’s Oscar Vasquez Ochoa took the third qualification place. The three will…
Casey's Third Place Not Enough
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Sean Casey finished third in his repechage of the men’s single scull at the World Championships in Poland, missing out on a chance to compete in A or B finals. Ondrej Synek of the Czech Republic, the silver medallist from…
Australia Deny Ireland a Final Place
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Ireland’s top adaptive crew, the legs, trunk and arms coxed four, were just one place off qualification for the A Final at the World Championships in Poznan in Poland this morning. In a repechage which was won comfortably by Canada,…
Adaptive Crews Set for Repechages
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Two adaptive crews competed for Ireland at the World Championships in Poland today. The trunks and arms mixed double of Vincent Culhane and Karen Cromie finished fifth of five in a heat won by Brazil. The legs, trunk and arms…
Casey Lands Difficult Draw
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Sean Casey must finish ahead of at least one silver medallist from Beijing if he's to qualify for the A/B semi-finals of the single scull at the World Championships. Casey’s fifth-place finish in the heat on the single sculls in…
Casey Fifth in World Champs Heat
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Sean Casey finished fifth in his heat at the World Rowing Championships in Poznan in Poland.  He will compete in the repechages on Tuesday to seek a place in Thursday’s A/B Semi-Finals. Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand, the reigning world…
WI Rowing Regatta Gets Crowded!
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Carrick-on-Shannon's Annual Rowing event, the Waterways Ireland Sprint Rowing Regatta, took place on the August bank holiday week-end and attracted a large entry from all around the country. Three-hundred-and-fifty people entered, up approximately 10% on 2008, with the four corners…
Ireland Just Miss Out on Medal
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Laura D’Urso and Lisa Dilleen finished fourth in the final of the women’s double scull at the World Junior Championship in Brive in France today. The Ireland crew were the only ones to stay in touch with dominant Germany early…
Ireland Set Up Chance of a Medal
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Laura D’Urso and Lisa Dilleen will compete in the A Final of the women’s double scull at the World Junior Championships in Brive in France. The Donegal-Galway combination comfortably secured qualification today by finishing second in their semi-finalto a runaway…
Dilleen and D'Urso Boss Their Heat
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Ireland’s double scull of Lisa Dilleen and Laura D’Urso won their heat at the World Junior Championships in Brive in France and qualified directly for Friday’s semi-finals. The two 18 year olds had over five seconds to spare over second-placed…
Dilleen and D'Urso Duo Heading for France
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Ireland’s successful young female rowing duo, Lisa Dilleen and Laura D’Urso, join forces again this week when they compete in the Junior World Championship in Brive, France which takes place between the 5th and 8th August. Lisa Dilleen, the 18-year-old…
Silver and Bronze for Ireland at European Junior Rowing Championships
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Ireland brought home two medals – a silver and a bronze – from the Coupe de la Jeunesse, the European Junior Rowing Championships, at Vichy, France over the August Bank Holiday Weekend. The silver medal came in the women’s junior…
Silver Medal for Galway Girls
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Zoe Mannion and Aifric Keogh took bronze for Ireland in the women’s pair at the Coupe de la Jeunesse, the European Junior Championship, in Vichy in France today. The Colaiste Iognaid pair, who won the junior pairs title at the…

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