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Irish Crews Bow Out at Henley
The evening events brought no joy for Irish-based crews at Henley Royal Regatta. Carlow gave as good as they got for much of the way in their clash with West End in the Thames Cup for club eights, but the …
Queen's A Save the Day
Queen’s A caught and beat Brock University of Canada in the quarter-final of the Temple Cup for student eights. The Belfast crew were behind at the Barrier and Fawley but moved coming up to the one-mile mark and won by…
Tough Start to Third Day at Henley for Irish
The first three Irish crews in action at Henley this morning all fell to the superior fire power of seeded crews. The old boys' club of Oxford and Cambridge, 1829 Boat Club, beat Galway Rowing Club in the Thames Cup…
Galway-Muckross Exit Visitors' Cup
An Argentinian composite crew which had terrible steering problems early on passed and beat the Galway Rowing Club/Muckross crew in the first round of the Visitors' Cup at Henley Royal Regatta. The crew from Club San Fernando and Club de…
Double Joy for Queen's on Day Two at Henley
Queen's A and B crews qualified for the quarter-finals of the Temple Cup for student eights at Henley Royal Regatta, topping off a list of five out of six wins for Irish crews before lunch on the second day of…
Remarkable Morning for Irish at Henley
Irish crews were involved in six races this morning at Henley Royal Regatta and won all six. Both Queen's A and B crews had convincing victories in the Temple Cup for student eights, while Carlow and Galway won their heats…
Bann Best in Athlone Battle
Bann won the shoot-out among the top junior 18 eights at Athlone Regatta. The Derry club finished ahead St Joseph's of Galway, Portora and Presentation in the final race of the day. Neptune intermediates, who raced alongside the junior crews,…
Irish Women's Quadruple Qualifies for Henley
An Irish women's quadruple scull has made it through the qualifiers for Henley Royal Regatta. Rachel Beringer, Amy Duncan, Laura D’Urso and Dympna Kelly will compete in the Princess Grace Challenge Cup at the regatta proper. Imperial College London and Sport…
Skibbereen Widen Gap at top of Grand League
Skibbereen Rowing Club have maintained their dominance at the top of the Rowing Ireland Grand League following the Metro regatta, the fourth in the six series league. They have now increased their lead over nearest rivals, Dublin club, Neptune by 128…
Charity Rowers Row for Africa
Transatlantic rower Sean McGowan will join two of Inishowen's best known charity workers - whose ages total 153 years - in a sponsored 25-mile row this weekend in aid of Self Help Africa.Albert Doherty (68) and Willie Harrigan (85) will…
Keogh (10) Makes Good Start To International Career
The Commercial four coxed by 10-year-old Rory Keogh made it through Friday morning qualification at Henley Women's Regatta. Single sculler Marie O'Neill of Cork Boat Club also moved into the draw proper through the time trials, and then came from…
Youngest cox features at Henley Women's Regatta
10-year-old Rory Keogh is a cox at the Henley Women's Regatta The youngest ever competitor will be taking part at Henley Women's Regatta.Rory Keogh, 10, from Dublin will steer a boat worth £13,000, leading four athletes down a 1500 metre…
Olympians Power Muckross to win over NUIG at Metro Regatta
Olympians Paul Griffin and Seán Casey helped power Muckross to a fine win over NUIG in the Men’s Senior Eight race at the Metro regatta in Blessingtion over the weekend.  The result was a reversal of last month’s Cork regatta…
Muckross Top Eight at Stop-Start Metro
Muckross took the lead early and had an impressive win over NUIG in Division One of the eights competition at Metropolitan Regatta at sunny  Blessington. The event suffered a series of hitches and finished two hours late. Some clubs were…
Metro Regatta to Provide Indicators on Form Crews for July Championships
With little over a month to go to the Irish Rowing Championships, the Metropolitan Regatta, which takes place in Blessington on Saturday 12 June, should provide clear indications on the form crews for championship honours come July.The Metro regatta, with…
Honours Well Dispersed at Carlow Regatta
The home club, with an entry of over 40 crews, took a big share of the honours at Carlow regatta yesterday, but there was plenty of glory to go around. Neptune's girls and boys took some of the prize sculling…

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