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Sanita Puspure
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure finished fifth in the final of the women’s single sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade today. The race split in two from before half way, as Jeanine Gmelin of Switzerland zoomed away from the rest;…
Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan
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#Rowing: Paul and Gary O’Donovan took fourth place in the A Final of the lightweight double sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade today. The British crew of Peter Chambers and Will Fletcher took the race on from the…
Denise Walsh
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#Rowing: Denise Walsh took silver for Ireland at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade this morning. The Skibbereen woman, who had won her heat with a wonderful finish, came through the field to take second behind Patricia Merz of Switzerland.…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll
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#Rowing: Ireland won the first gold medal of the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade this morning through an outstanding performance by Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll in the lightweight pair. They took on and beat the Britain crew of Joel…
Orla Hayes, a winner at Ghent, with Denise Walsh (left) who has made the A Final at the World Cup in Belgrade
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#Rowing: Irish clubs had some excellent placings on Saturday at the Ghent International May Regatta in Belgium. Commercial and Neptune finished first and second in the junior men’s eight and Commercial also finished second in the women’s junior eight and…
Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan
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#Rowing: The Ireland lightweight double scull of Paul and Gary O’Donovan won their semi-final at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade today. In a race run in rainy conditions, the crews were closely-packed in the early part of the race,…
Sanita Puspure
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure took second in the repechage and qualified for the A Final of the women’s single sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade today. The early leader was Victoria Thornley of Britain, and she did not relinquish…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll
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#Rowing: Ireland’s Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan finished second in the race for lanes for tomorrow's final of the lightweight men’s pair at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade. The contest turned into a battle between Ireland and the Britain…
Shane O'Driscoll and Mark O'Donovan
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#Rowing: A mini-storm which damaged the starting pontoon caused the abandonment of Friday's afternoon session of the World Cup regatta in Belgrade. Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll had been set to compete in the repechage of the men’s pair. This…
Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan
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#Rowing: Paul and Gary O’Donovan won their heat and qualified directly for the A/B Semi-Finals at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade this morning. As they often do, the UCD/Skibbereen duo won it in a sprint finish, overtaking the Czech…
Sanita Puspure
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#Rowing: Ireland’s Sanita Puspure finished third in her heat of the women’s single sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade today. The single qualifying place for the A Final was taken by Magdalena Lobnig of Austria, who held off…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll
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#Rowing: Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan finished fast but could not nail down a place in the top three in their heat of the men’s pair at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade this morning. The Ireland lightweight pair competed…
Denise Walsh
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#Rowing: Denise Walsh gave Ireland a tremendous start to the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade today. The Skibbereen woman came from way down at 1500 metres to win her heat and qualify directly for the final of the lightweight single…
O'Donovans Back in Action at World Cup Regatta
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#Rowing: The 2017 World Rowing Cup series starts in Belgrade, Serbia tomorrow (Friday), running until Sunday. The regatta has attracted rowers from 26 nations and ranking among the medal prospects are athletes who won medals at the Rio 2016 Olympic…
Dublin University Boat Club, the winners of the 1977 Ladies' Challenge Plate at Henley Royal Regatta. Pictured are KJ Mulcahy, EM O'Morchoe, DJ Sanfey, JPD Murnane, EDG Weale, DMJ Hickey, RI Reilly, JA Macken, JMP McGee, Coach: RWR Tamplin.
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One of the great days for Irish club and university rowing will be marked at Henley Royal Regatta this year. The Henley stewards have asked the Trinity eight which won the Ladies’ Plate in 1977 to mark the fortieth anniversary with…
The Queen's novice eight which took gold in the BUCS Regatta at Nottingham.
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#Rowing: Queen’s University, Belfast, had some excellent results at the British University (BUCS) Regatta at Nottingham. Their men’s crews won 11 medals including three golds. The Beginners’ eight and coxed four won, as did Miles Taylor in the men’s intermediate…

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