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All four Irish make Essen final

17th May 2009

All four Irish crews were placed in finals at the Huegelregatta in Essen today. Sean Casey finished fifth in the single scull; the pair of Martin Walsh and Cormac Folan were fourth; Dave Heffernan was eighth in the lightweight single scull; the under-23 double scull of Ali Floyd and Rory O’Connor were seventh in their final.


Huegel Regatta, Essen, Germany (Irish interest) Saturday Men, Pair – Final: 1 Poland 7:06.39, 5 Ireland (C Folan, M Walsh) 7:13.75. Sculling, Under-23 Double - Heat: 7 Ireland (R O’Connor, A Floyd) 7:43.16. Single Scull – Heat: 4 S Casey 7:51.60. Final: 1 Slovenia (I Cop) 7:32.05, RK am Wannsee, Berlin (K Brodowksi) 7:33.72, 3 Ireland
(Casey) 7:40.58. Lightweight Single Scull – Heat: 5 Ireland (D Heffernan) 8:06.95 Sunday Men, Pair – Final: 1 Poland 6:58.41, 4 Ireland (Folan, Walsh) 7:08.44. Sculling, Under-23 Double –  Final: 1 Germany 6:57.67, 7 Ireland
(O’Connor, Floyd) 7:21.66. Single – Final: 1 Belgium (T Maeyens) 7:12.87, 2 Germany (Brodowski) 7:19.75, 3 Greece (I Christou) 7:20.56, 5 Ireland (Casey) 7:26.23. Lightweight Single – 1 Greece (I Pappas) 7:08.99, 8 Ireland
(Heffernan) 7:31.85. Team

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