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Spectators at the Enclosure at Henley. Picture Courtesy of Henley Royal Regatta.
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#Rowing: Ireland’s last crew at Henley Royal Regatta exited this morning. Monika Dukarska was well beaten by Lisa Scheenaard of the Netherlands in the Princess Royal for women’s single scullers. Scheenaard, on the Berkshire station, took a little time to…
Crews racing at Henley as spectators watch. Pic courtesy of Henley Royal Regatta.
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#Rowing: Trinity’s coxed four exited Henley Royal Regatta on their second day of action today. Orca of Utrecht in the Netherlands slipped into a small early lead in this Prince Albert race but then stretched it to over a length…
Barney Rix - in Ireland Home International team.
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#Rowing: The Ireland team for the Home International Regatta in Cardiff Bay on July 23rd has been chosen. The men’s senior four is an all-Portora unit and these rowers go into a strong-looking senior eight, with UCC. Ireland senior team…
Spectators check the results at Henley. Pic courtesy of Henley Royal Regatta.
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#Rowing: Ireland had its first win at Henley Royal Regatta this morning. Trinity broke opponents Choate Rosemary Hall early and were able to settle into a relaxed rhythm for the rest of the race. They won this race in the…
Paul O'Donovan. Pic: Kaspars Puspurs.
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#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan is set to have an extraordinary August, competing at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam. He is named the Afloat Rower of the Month for his achievements in June.…
The stewards and spectators at Henley. Courtesy Henley Royal Regatta.
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#Rowing: The Old Collegians crew of Dave Neale and Sean Jacob lost out to Christiania Roklub of Norway in the Double Sculls at Henley Royal Regatta today. The Norwegians led from the start. They had carved out a one and…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll, who will represent Ireland at the World Rowing Championships. Pic: Debbie Heaphy.
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#Rowing: Ireland have picked a strong set of crews for the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam at the end of August. Olympian Paul O’Donovan will return from Rio de Janeiro to take part in the lightweight single scull (not the…
The enclosures at Henley
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#Rowing: On the first day of Henley Royal Regatta, Ireland’s three crews fell to opposition which made good starts. UCD’s senior eight were beaten by Drexel University of Philadelphia in the Temple Cup for student eights. Drexel carved out an…
NUIG Senior Crew Best Eight at Cork Regatta
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#Rowing: NUIG's senior eight led in the intermediate crews from UCD and UCC in the division one men's final at Cork Regatta today. Cork took fourth - the fastest junior eight. The UCC/Skibbereen composite crew were far and away the…
Ronan Byrne: impressed in the junior double at Cork Regatta.
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#Rowing: NUIG and UCC won the division one men's and women's fours by big margins in the first set of Sunday finals at Cork Regatta at the National Rowing Centre. The division one doubles provided a stage for junior crews…
Lightweight Quadruple Again Shows its Class
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#Rowing: Young, ambitious, crews impressed in the second set of finals at Cork Regatta at the National Rowing Centre. The Ireland under-23 lightweight quadruple were outstanding in their win - setting a time of six minutes 4.37 seconds - and…
Paul O'Donovan Wins Battle of the Brothers
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#Rowing: Paul O'Donovan was far and away the fastest single sculler at Cork Regatta at the National Rowing Centre today. The 22-year-old UCD man had a clearwater lead by halfway and beat his younger brother, Gary into second by over…
Monika Dukarska
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#Rowing: Dave Neale and Sean Jacob in the Double Sculls and Monika Dukarska in the Princess Royal for single scullers came through the qualifiers at Henley Royal Regatta today. Both are open events. Lady Elizabeth also made it through in…
UCD Senior Eight Third at Marlow Regatta
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#Rowing: UCD finished third in the final of the senior eights at Marlow Regatta at the Olympic venue of Dorney Lake on Saturday. The race was won by Molesey in five minutes 21.79 seconds, with Westminster School second. UCD, whose…
Lynch and Lambe Edged Out of Medals in Record-Breaking Race
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#Rowing: Claire Lambe and Sinead Lynch had to settle for fourth in a terrific lightweight double sculls World Cup Final in Poznan. The Netherlands had an excellent start, but Denmark set the pace through the middle stages, with Ireland and…
Fourth Place for O'Donovans at World Cup in Poznan
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#Rowing: Ireland finished fourth in the A Final of the lightweight double sculls at the World Cup in Poznan in Poland this morning. Ireland were given a yellow card for a false start, but it was a marginal thing. When…

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