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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…
O'Donovans Take Place in Lucerne Semi-Final
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#Rowing: Ireland qualified directly for their second semi-final of the morning at the World Cup in Lucerne as Paul and Gary O’Donovan took second in their heat of the lightweight double sculls. South Africa, the crew with the world’s best…
Excellent Performance by Lynch and Lambe Secures World Cup Semi Place
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#Rowing: Sinéad Lynch and Claire Lambe qualified for the semi-finals of the World Cup in Lucerne this morning with a fine performance in their heat. Drawn against World Champions Switzerland, Germany and Russia, and with just two places available, the…
Olympic Bound: Emma Twigg, Sanita Puspure, Ekaterina Karsten and Fie-Udby Erichsen after qualifying for the Olympic Games in Lucerne today.
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure qualified a third Ireland boat for the Olympic Games today. The 34-year-old single sculler took the second of four Rio places at the Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne. Emma Twigg had her expected win in the event,…
Puspure Books Place in Olympic Qualification Final
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure has qualified for the final of the Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland. The Ireland single sculler finished second in the semi-final behind Emma Twigg of New Zealand, with Elza Gulbe of Latvia taking the third qualification…
Puspure Wins Heat at Olympic Qualification Regatta
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure won her heat at the Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne this morning and qualified directly for the semi-finals. Three places were available, but the Ireland single sculler took the lead early, and never relinquished it, though under…
Sinead Lynch and Claire Lambe wil row in the lightweight women's double scull in Rio
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#Rio2016 - Four rowers have been included in Team Ireland's first formal selections for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio. Sinead Lynch and Claire Lambe in the lightweight women's double scull and the team of Paul and Gary O'Donovan in…
Metro Regatta Cancelled Because of Low Water Levels
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#Rowing: Dublin Metropolitan Regatta (Metro) has been cancelled. The event was scheduled for Saturday, May 28th, at Blessington Lakes, but despite repeated efforts, volunteers could not lay a satisfactory course because of low water levels. The ESB has been working…

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