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Claire Lambe
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#Rowing: Claire Lambe has been named in the Cambridge crew for the Women’s Boat Race on April 2nd. The Dubliner (26) will row in the number three seat for the light blues. Lambe represented Ireland at the Olympic Games in…
The Dublin University Boat Club novice eight receiving their award from Dawn Livingstone of Waterways Ireland.
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#Rowing: Waterways Ireland presented prizes to winning crews after the successful Erne Head of the River on Saturday in Enniskillen. Trinity were the best overall club at the event, while local club Enniskillen Royal Boat Club had the top junior…
Trinity's Senior Eight Compete at Erne Head of the River
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#Rowing: Trinity’s senior men’s eight were the top crew at the Erne Head of the River in Enniskillen today. The Dublin University crew covered the 4.52 miles in perfect conditions in 18 minutes 30 seconds. It was their third consecutive…
The Erne Head of the River organisers will welcome an exceptionally large entry of 90 boats and 596 rowers to Enniskillen on the 3rd March 2017
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The Erne Head of the River will welcome an exceptionally large entry of 91 boats and  well over 600 rowers to Enniskillen on Saturday, March 4th. The race - the 60th -  will be visible from the start point four…
David O'Malley
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Rowing: Thirty nine senior and under-23 competitors and 59 juniors have been invited to attend the Ireland trials on March 25th and 26th Most competed at the recent Ireland trials, though David O’Malley, who could not attend, and the Spain-based…
Bad Forecast Claims St Michael's Head of the River
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#Rowing: St Michael’s Head of the River, scheduled for Saturday (February 25th) has been cancelled. The forecast for O’Brien’s Bridge was not good. The organisers hope to reschedule the head for March 18th, the date vacated by Galway Head of…
Hannah Scott
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#Rowing: Hannah Scott of Bann produced the outstanding performance at the Ireland junior Assessment at Lough Rynn in Leitrim. Scott rowed the six kilometre course in 25 minutes 32 seconds – a remarkable 89.10 per cent of projected world best…
Sanita Puspure
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure and Monika Dukarska both produced good times as they placed first and second in the women’s single sculls trial at the Ireland Assessments at the National Rowing Centre. Dukarska, returning to the system she left last year,…
Daire Lynch
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#Rowing: Daire Lynch, who is just 18, was the fastest heavyweight competitor at the Ireland Assessment at the National Rowing Centre in Cork today. Paul and Gary O’Donovan topped the rankings as the fastest single scullers, but Lynch slotted in…
Gavan Hennigan appeared on last night's Late Late Show
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#Rowing - Record-setting ocean rower Gavan Hennigan is getting set to do it all over again this summer, with plans for a solo crossing from New York to Galway Bay. Afloat.ie’s Rower of the Month for January made the announcement…
Gavan Hennigan with his mother, Julie, at Dublin Airport today.
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#Rowing: Ocean rower Gavan Hennigan arrived in Dublin Aiport today to a warm welcome from family, friends and supporters. The Galway man, who rowed across the Atlantic from the Canaries to Antigua in a new record time for a solo…
Margaret Cremen, a winner at Cork Head.
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#Rowing: Commercial’s senior eight were the fastest crew at the Cork Head of the River at the Marina today. The next fastest senior eight were the Shandon/Lee composite crew, but Commercial’s intermediate eight were over two seconds faster than this…
Removal of Lightweight Four From Olympics a Blow For Irish Rowing
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#Rowing: The men’s lightweight four will be removed from the Olympic programme. Ninety-four votes at the Fisa Extraordinary Congress in Tokyo went to the proposal to replace the lightweight four with the women’s four in an attempt to create gender…
Gavan Hennigan celebrates his arrival in Antigua after setting a new Irish solo Atlantic rowing record
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#Rowing - Just days after completing his 5,000km solo row across the Atlantic, Gavan Hennigan has taken control of Ireland’s national Twitter account for a week. On Monday 6 February, Hennigan — who normally tweets @soulogav — was given the…
Sarah Keane
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#Rowing: Sarah Keane of Swim Ireland will get the rowing vote in the election for president of the Olympic Council of Ireland. The Rowing Ireland board chose Keane on the basis that she will address the governance problems which have…
Record-breaking irish solo rower, gavan hennigan, finishes the talisker whisky atlantic challenge credit ben duffy 2
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After 49 days on the water, Irishman Gavan Hennigan completed the 5,000km Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge in style as he broke Irish and International Ocean Rowing Records. As Afloat.iereported earlier, the solo rower bravely held off the challenge of a…

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