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Three Irish Boats in Henley Semi-Finals

3rd July 2009

NUIG cruised into the semi-finals of the Visitors’ Cup at Henley Royal Regatta today. They were joined at the penultimate stage by the Old Collegians/London Rowing Club composite in the Prince of Wales and the Fermoy crew in the Britannia. The Commercial and UCD eights in the Thames and Temple Cups and single sculler Dave Mannion also made their exits. 

Henley Royal Regatta, Day Three (Irish interest) Thames Cup (Club Eights): Molesey bt Commercial 1l, 6:39 Temple Cup (Student Eights): Princeton University bt UCD 6:44 Visitors’ Cup (Intermediate Fours): NUIG bt New York and Camp Randall 2l, 7:06; Isis bt Army and Thames ½l, 7:01 Britannia (Club Fours, coxed): Fermoy bt Glasgow 1¼l, 7:39. Prince of Wales (Intermediate Quadruple Scull): London Rowing Club and Old Collegians bt Sir William Borlase’s and King’s School, Ely ¾ l, 6:52 Diamond Sculls (Open Single): A Campbell bt D Mannion 2l, 8:25.

Liam Gorman

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Liam Gorman is a writer and reporter. He is the co-author of Little Lady, One Man, Big Ocean, published in the United States and Canada as Crossing the Swell. He is the rowing correspondent of the Irish Times.  

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