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The Ireland men's lightweight double sculls
#Rowing: Ireland's Paul and Gary O'Donovan won their heat to qualify for the semi-finals of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Italy had been seeded in fourth, one place ahead of the O'Donovans in the lightweight double sculls, and…
Sinead Lynch and Claire Lambe.
#Rowing: Ireland's Sinead Lynch and Claire Lambe have qualified for the A/B Semi-Finals of the lightweight double sculls at the Olympic Games. The Ireland crew finished a comfortable second behind South Africa, the second seeds, who led down the course.…
The Ireland lightweight women's double are set to compete on Monday.
#Rowing: The two Ireland lightweight doubles will compete in their deferred heats tomorrow (Monday) at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Under the new schedule put in place by Fisa, the lightweight women's double are set to go into…
Paul and Gary O'Donovan have to wait for another day to compete.
#Rowing: The Olympic rowing programme for today, Sunday, has been postponed. The strong crosswinds disrupted a number of races on Saturday and left the Serbian men's pair in the water after a capsize. Ireland single sculler Sanita Puspure had complained…
Puspure Battles Through Waves to Qualify for Olympic Rowing Quarter-Finals
#Rowing:  Sanita Puspure battled through awful conditons to take second place in her heat and qualifiy for the quarter finals of the single sculls at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Carling Zeeman of Canada won the race well,…
Tara Hanlon and Amy Mason, who took silver at the Coupe de la Jeunesse today.
#Rowing: Ireland took two medals on the second day of the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Poznan, Poland today. The Ireland pair of Tara Hanlon and Amy Mason rowed to a fine second place behind Britain, putting pressure on the…
The Ireland team for the Coupe de la Jeunesse.
#Rowing: The Ireland junior women’s quadruple won their heat to take their place in the A Final of the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Poznan, Poland, this morning. The crew of Lucy Taylor, Fiona Chestnutt, Hannah Scott and Margaret Cremen…
Tara Hanlon and Amy Mason, who finished fifth in the Coupe de la Jeunesse.
#Rowing: Ireland crews placed fifth in two A Finals at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Poznan, Poland. The women’s quadruple were involved in a battle for the second to fifth places with Switzerland, Hungary and Britain, but missed out…
The Ireland junior women's quadruple: Lucy Taylor, Hannah Scott, Fiona Chestnutt and Margaret Cremen.
# Rowing: Two Ireland crews qualified for A Finals at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Poznan, Poland, this morning. The junior women’s quadruple of Lucy Taylor, Hannah Scott, Fiona Chestnutt and Margaret Cremen finished second in their heat, and…
Ireland's Coupe de la Jeunesse Rowing team are in action in Poland this weekend
Ireland's junior rowing team are racing in Poznan, Poland, where the 2016 Coupe de la Jeunesse will take place this weekend. The Coupe de la Jeunesse is an international rowing regatta for rowers under the age of 18, and rowed…
Fisa Bans All But Six Russian Rowers From Olympics
#Rowing: Only six Russia competitors have been cleared by Fisa, the governing body of rowing, to compete at the Olympic Games. Twenty were ruled ineligible as records were scrutinised in line with the International Olympic Committee’s guidelines on drug testing.…
The Ireland senior men's four which won at the Home International Regatta in Cardiff.
#Rowing: Ireland crews had three wins at the Home International Regatta at Cardiff Bay in Wales today. The all-Portora senior men’s four of Ryan Ballantine, Cormac McLaughlin, Lloyd Seaman and Barney Rix were victorious, though Ireland’s senior men finished third…
Ireland's winning junior eight at the Home International Regatta in 2015.
The 2016 Home International Regatta takes place tomorrow in Cardiff Bay, Wales. Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales will compete to win the Victor Ludorum – or ‘the winner of the games’- in four categories: Senior Men, Senior Women, Junior Men…
Carrick Bridge in Carrick-on-Shannon
#Rowing - The Carrick-on-Shannon Rowing Regatta will be held on Sunday 31 July on a 400m stretch of the waterway immediately south of the town bridge. ​Hundreds of spectators and competitors are expected at the event, one of the final…
Commercial beat UCD in a Photo Finish.
#Rowing: Commercial won the senior eights championship of Ireland (the 'Big Pot') in a race with a thrilling finish at the Irish Rowing Championships. The Dublin crew took over the lead at halfway, but could not shake off UCD. In…
Barney Rix, who teamed up with Ryan Ballantine to win the Men's Intermediate Pair.
#Rowing: Skibbereen brought their tally of titles for the Irish Rowing Championships to a remarkable 10 so far as Denise Walsh and Shane O'Driscoll had big wins in the lightweight single sculls in the morning session of the third day.…

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