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O'Driscoll and O'Donovan Fourth in Awful Conditions
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#Rowing: In extreme conditions, Ireland's Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll finished fourth in their heat of the lightweight men's pair at the World Cup in Poznan in Poland. Britain's Sam Scrimgeour and Joel Cassells took the one A Final place…
Walsh Third in Rain and Wind in Poznan
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#Rowing: Denise Walsh had to settle for third and a place in the repechage of the lightweight single sculls at the World Cup regatta in Poznan, Poland. In deteriorating conditions with a building wind and squalls, Aja Runge Holmegaard of…
Gary and Paul O'Donovan in action. Picture: Kaspars Puspurs.
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#Rowing: Ireland's Paul and Gary O'Donovan finished second in the heat of the lightweight double sculls at the World Cup in Poznan today. Norway took the lead early held on this crucial place which guarantees a place in the A…
Sinead Lynch (nee Jennings).
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# Rowing: On a day which started with a storm, Ireland's Sinead Lynch and Claire Lambe booked themselves a place in the A Final with a calm finish in the World Cup Regatta in Poznan this morning. New Zealand led…
Ireland's lightwieght double, Paul and Gary O'Donovan, with their gold medals after the European Championships.
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#Rowing: Storms with thunder, lightning and torrential rain forced the suspension of racing at the final World Cup in Poznan, Poland this morning. The organisers are set to announce a new porgramme with racing starting again before midday and the…
Under-23 Quadruples Chosen for World Championships
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#Rowing: The men's under-23 lightweight quadruple which won on both days at the London Metropolitan Regatta at Dorney Lake has been given the nod by the Ireland selectors for the World Championships in Rotterdam in August. The heavyweight quadruple will…
Ireland Quadruple Wins Again at London Met
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#Rowing: For the second day in succession, Ireland’s under-23 lightweight quadruple won at London Metropolitan Regatta. The Skibbereen/UCD/UCC/Shandon combination had 1.4 seconds to spare over Tees Rowing Club in the elite class.  UCD and Commercial placed fourth and fifth in…
Sunday Win For Ireland Under-23 Lightweights at Dorney Lake
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#Rowing: For the second day in succession, Ireland’s under-23 lightweight crew won the elite quadruple at London Metropolitan Regatta. The Skibbereen/UCD/UCC/Shandon combination had 1.4 seconds to spare over Tees Rowing Club. The crew is Fintan McCarthy, Shane O’Connell, Stephen O’Connor…
UCC Win and Goff Places Second at London Metropolitan
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#Rowing:  Irish crews Commercial and Trinity finished third and fourth in the senior eights at London Metropolitan Regatta at Dorney Lake today. The race was won by Eton College. Ireland did have a winner in the latter stages of the…
Harrington a Winner at London Metropolitan Regatta
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#Rowing: Andrew Harrington won the intermediate one single sculls at London Metropolitan Regatta at Dorney Lake today. The UCC man was also fourth in the senior single. The Ireland under-23 lightweight double finished fifth in the combined elite/senior event. They…
Ireland Under-23 Lightweights Win at London Met Regatta
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#Rowing: Ireland’s under-23 lightweight quadruple were emphatic winners of the elite quadruple at London Metropolitan Regatta at Dorney Lake today. The crew of Fintan McCarthy, Shane O’Connell, Stephen O’Connor and Colm Hennessy had 4.32 seconds to spare over second-placed Claires…
Donnaca Kennedy rowing in his '5 for 85' fundraiser last weekend
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#Rowing - Not content with rowing 80km for his 80th birthday, Donnaca Kennedy took advantage of the good weather for another fundraising row to mark his 85th this summer. The former Weaver Boats proprietor, who will be familiar to many…
Irish Denied Bronze at Finish in World Cup Final
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#Rowing: Ireland’s Paul and Gary O’Donovan finished fourth in the A Final of the lightweight double sculls at the World Cup in Lucerne this morning. France's new crew of Pierre Houin and Jeremie Azou were impressive winners, with Norway holding…
Driven Irish Win B Final in Lucerne
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#Rowing: Ireland’s lightweight women’s double won the B Final emphatically at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne this morning, placing seventh at this prestigious regatta. The crew of Sinéad Lynch (née Jennings) and Claire Lambe had come very close to…
Paul O'Donovan, stroke of the Ireland lightweight double. Picture: Kaspars Puspurs.
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#Rowing: Ireland’s Paul and Gary O’Donovan took third place in their semi-final of the lightweight double sculls and secured a spot in the A Final at the World Cup Regattta in Lucerne. Britain’s Will Fletcher and Richard Chambers (a Coleraine…
Lynch and Lambe Denied A Final Place by Half a Second
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#Rowing: Ireland’s Sinead Lynch and Claire Lambe just missed out on an A Final place at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne today. The lightweight double semi-final was a good race – only Canada looked certain of a top three…

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