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Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan on the podium in Poznan today.
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#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan took a silver medal at the World Cup Regatta in Poland this morning. The Ireland lightweight double took second in an exciting race. France led from early on and were never headed. Ireland came…
Sanita Puspure
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure won the B Final of the women’s single sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan today. The focus may have been on the battle between Puspure and Monika Dukarska, but Puspure’s main challenger down the course…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll celebrate in Poznan.
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#Rowing: Ireland’s Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll resisted a strong challenge by Britain to take gold in the lightweight pair at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland. The Irish started well and led through halfway and the 1500 metres…
Denise Walsh
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#Rowing: Denise Walsh finished sixth in the A Final of the lightweight single sculls here at Poznan, Poland. Joanna Dorociak of Poland, surprisingly, led for most of the race, but it was Jackie Kiddle of New Zealand who came through…
Sanita Puspure
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure and Monika Dukarska both finished fourth in their semi-finals of the women’s single sculls here in the wintry weather at Poznan, Poland. Puspure’s race had two dominant figures, Magdalena Lobnig of Austria and Duan Jingli of China.…
Emma Fredh Wins from Mary Jones (closest) and Denise Walsh
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#Rowing: Denise Walsh qualifed for the A Final of the lightweight single sculls by finishing third in her semi-final at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland, today. Emma Fredh and Walsh battled with Mary Jones of the United States…
Monika Dukarska on her way to winning her Repechage in Poznan.
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#Rowing: Monika Dukarska won ther repechage of the single sculls and Sanita Puspure qualified in third from hers on a very successful afternoon session for Ireland at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan. Dukarska, a local Poznan girl who has…
France, the winners of their heat in the lightweight men's double in Poznan
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#Rowing: Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan won their heat of the lightweight double sculls in dreadful conditions at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland. China would not yield easily, and while the Ireland crew took over in the…
The Ireland lightweight pair win their race from Brazil and Britain
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#Rowing: Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll won their test race of the lightweight pair at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland this morning. Britain tested them through three-quarters of the race, but held off when it was clear they…
Denise Walsh (centre) takes second behind Patricia Merz and ahead of Joanna Dorociak.
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#Rowing: Denise Walsh took a fine second place in her heat of the lightweight single sculls to qualify directly for the semi-finals of the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland, today. Patricia Merz of Switzerland won, while the Skibbereen woman…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll with European Gold.
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#Rowing: The 2017 World Cup series heads to Poznan, Poland for the second of three regattas in 2017. Almost 500 athletes will compete from 39 countries with several countries, including Australia, China and New Zealand, arriving on the international scene…
Margaret Cremen
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#Rowing: Margaret Cremen and Aoife Casey have been chosen to represent Ireland at the World Junior Championships in August in Lithuania. The junior double, which took silver at the European Junior Rowing Championships in Germany last month, tops the list…
Paul Giblin (left) in the stroke seat of the NUIG coxed four in 2006.
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#Rowing: Paul Giblin, a hugely successful rower with NUIG/Gráinne Mhaol, has died aged just 34. Giblin had dealt with cancer since 2012 and had undergone a bone marrow transplant in 2015. His rowing career brought him medals at the World…
European gold medallists Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll with Russia (silver) and Italy (bronze).
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#Rowing: The Afloat Rowers of the Month for May are Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll. The Ireland lightweight pair took gold at both the first World Cup Regatta in Belgrade and, with a remarkable performance, the European Championships in Racice.…
NUIG's women's senior eight in action at Dorney Lake at the weekend.
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#Rowing: Irish crews had a very successful second day at the Metropolitan Regatta at Dorney Lake. Monika Dukarska of Killorglin and the Skibbereen double of Denise Walsh and Aoife Casey won in the top single and double sculls races, but…
Monika Dukarska
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#Rowing: Monika Dukarksa of Killorglin won the women’s Championships Single at Metropolitan Regatta at Dorney Lake today. Ronan Byrne finished third in the men’s Championship singles final and teamed up with Dan Begley to take second in the men’s Championship…

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