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Commercial womens eight beat NUIG

14th June 2009

Commercial beat NUIG by four lengths in the women’s eight final at Athlone regatta yesterday. The men’s eight and four finals were not contested as NUIG did not field crews. Our photo over the fold with results panel shows the Tribesmen crew who won the Women's Junior Four race on Saturday being presented with the Dwan Cup by Captain Charles Lawn of Waterways Ireland.

Athlone Waterways Ireland Regatta, Saturday Men, Eight – Intermediate: 1 Galway, 2 Neptune 1½ l. Novice: 1 Garda, 2 NUIG 1½ l. Junior 18: 1 St Joseph’s, 2 Portora 1½ l. Junior 16: 1 St Joseph’s, 2 Portora 1ft. Junior 15: 1 Portora, 2 St Joseph’s canvas. Four – Intermediate, coxed: 1 St Michael’s, 2 Galway B 1½ l. Novice, coxed: 1 NUIG, 2 Garda 2l. Junior 18, coxed: 1 St Joseph’s, 2 Bann 3l. Pair – Intermediate: 1 NUIG B, 2 NUIG A 1ft. Sculling, Quadruple – Novice, coxed: 1 Neptune, 2 Clonmel ½ l. Junior 18: 1 Neptune, 2 Portora 2l. Junior 16, coxed: 1 Neptune, 2 Bann ½l. Junior 15, coxed: 1 Carlow, 2 Commercial 1 ½ l. Double – Intermediate: 1 Clonmel, 2 Cork 3l. Junior 18: 1 Cork A, 2 Clonmel A 1l.  Junior 16: 1 Neptune, 2 Athlone 2l. Junior 15: 1 Athlone, 2 Offaly C 4l. Single – Senior: 1 NUIG (D Mannion), 2 NUIG (L Molloy) 4l. Intermediate: 1 Waterford (Brown), 2 Castleconnell (Noonan) 4l. Novice: 1 Waterford (Warren), 2 Waterford (McCarthy) 3l. Junior 18: 1 Waterford (Brown), 2 Cork (Sutton) 2l. Junior 16: 1 Neptune (Butler), 2 Carrick-on-Shannon (Cox). Women Eight – Senior: 1 Commercial, 2 NUIG 4l. Novice: 1 Neptune, 2 NUIG 2l. Junior: 1 Portora, 2 Commercial 3l. Four – Senior: 1 Colaiste Iognaid, 2 Commercial 1½ l. Novice, coxed: 1 Commercial, 2 Neptune 2l.  Intermediate, coxed: 1 Commercial, 2 NUIG A 1½ l. Junior 18: 1 Tribesmen, 2 Commercial 3l. Sculling Quadruple – Novice, coxed: 1 Shannon, 2 Athlone 4l. Junior: 1 Cork, 2 Athlunkard 3l. Junior 16, coxed: 1 Portora, 2 Cork 4l. Double – Intermediate: 1 St Michael’s, 2 Cork 1½ l. Junior 18: 1 St Michael’s, 2 Tribesmen ½ l. Junior 15, coxed: 1 Carlow, 2 Neptune 1ft. Single - Senior: 1 City of Derry (D’Urso), 2 Tribesmen (Harris) 3l. Novice: 1 Waterford (McGrath), 2 St Michael’s 4l. Junior 18: 1 City of Derry (D’Urso), 2 City of Derry (D’Urso) 4l. Junior 16: 1 Waterford (Sheridan), 2 Cork (Higgins) 4l.

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L to R: Bernie McCabe (coach) Sarah Egan, Lorna Smith, Captain Lawn, Fionnualla Bracken, Rachel Egan and Robin Winkels (Coach)

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