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#ROWING: The Dublin Head of the River today ended in a dead heat – for the second successive year. The senior eight from Trinity and the composite crew of Commercial and Old Collegians were both timed at 11 minutes 39 seconds for the run from the Ha’penny Bridge to Islandbridge. A number of boats ran into difficulty at the bridge at Heuston Station. Last year was the first time the event had a dead heat – UCD divided the honours with a composite crew. Dublin Head of the River, Ha’penny Bridge to Islandbridge (Selected Results) Overall: 1 Trinity senior eight and Commercial/Old Collegians senior eight 11 minutes 39 seconds, 3 UCD senior eight (time only) 12:08, 4 Carlow/Three Castles senior eight 12:10, 5 Trinity intermediate eight 12:28, 6 Neptune senior eight 12:37. Men, Eight – Senior: 1 Trinity and Commercial/Gráinne Mhaol/Old Collegians 11:39, 3 Carlow/Three Castles 12:10. Intermediate: Neptune 12:28. Novice: Queen’s 13:35. Junior: Blackrock College 15:07. Masters: Commercial 13:25. Fours – Senior: Commercial (quadruple, coxed) 15:00. Intermediate: Garda 15:04. Women, Eight – Senior: UCD 14:31. Intermediate: UCD 15:55. Novice: Garda 17:11. Junior: Commercial 16:44. Fours – Senior: Trinity (time only) 18:55, 2 Neptune 21:50.

 

PLACECREW NOCREW NAMECategoryTIME TAKEN  MARGIN
    MINSEC MINSEC
11Dublin University Boat ClubM Senior 81139,00 00.00
22Commercial RC - Commercial RC/Grainne Mhaol/CM Senior 81139.00 0o~oo
35UCD BO (time only)M Senior 8128.00 029.00
44Cadow Rowing Club - Carlow Rowing Club/Three CM Senior 81210.00 031.00
56Dublin University Boat ClubM Inter 81228.00 049.00
63Neptune Rowing ClubM Senior 81237.00 058.05
78Commercial RC (c 387)M Masters 81325.00 146.00
87Carlow Rowing ClubM Inter 81326.00 147.00
918Queens University Belfast Boat ClubM Novice 81335.00 156.00
1021UCD BC (time only)M Novice 81349.00 210.00
119Neptune Rowing Club - Commercial RC/Neptune RMMasters 81357.00 218.00
1216Dublin University Boat ClubM Novice 8148.00 22900
1313UCD BCW Senior 81431,00 252.00
1419Dublin University Boat Club BM Novice 81446.00 37.00
1522Commercial RC 4X+M Senior 4150.00 321.00
1636Garda Boat ClubM Inter 4154.00 325.00
1710Old Collegians Boat Club (f 486)M Masters 8156.00 327.00
1825Blackrock College Rowing Club Jun 16M Junior 8157~00 328.00
1914Dublin University Ladies Boat Club BW Senior 81529.00 350,00
2027UCD BCW Inter 81555.00 416.00
2138Commercial RCM Inter 4166.00 427.00
2217Neptune Rowing ClubM Novice 81614.00 435.00
2339Blackrock College Rowing ClubM Inter 41616.00 43700
2420Queens University Belfast Boat Club BM Novice 81628.00 449.00
2524Neptune Rowing Club Jun 16M Junior 81635,00 456.00
2611Three Castles Rowing Club - City of Derry BoatingM Masters 81641.00 52.00
2740Commercial RCW Junior 81644,00 55.00
2831Garda Boat ClubW Novice 81711.00 532.00
2937Dublin University Boat Club BM Inter 41721.00 542.00
3028UCD BCW Novice 81724.00 545.00
3129Dublin University Laaies Boat ClubW Novice 81738.6-0- 559.00
3241Neptune Rowing ClubW Junior 81740.00 61.00
3315Commercial RCM Novice 81753.00 614.00
3432Dublin University Ladies Boat Club BW Novice 81758.00 619.00
3512Dublin University Ladies Boat Club (time only)W Senior 41855.00 716.00
3635Dublin University Boat ClubM Inter 41947.00 88.00
3734Neptune Rowing ClubW Senior 42150.00 1011.00
3830Queens University Belfast Ladies Boat ClubW Novice 887432.00 86253.00
3923Dublin University Boat Club 4X+M Senior 49990.00 98721.00
4026Commercial RC Jun 16M Junior 89990.00 98721.00
4133Queens University Belfast Ladies Boat Club BW Novice 89990.00 98721,00
4242Commercial RCW Inter 49990.00 98721.00
        
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# ROWING: The Dublin Head of the River finished in a dead heat on Saturday, the first time this has happened in exactly 60 years. A big composite crew built around the Commercial senior four and with with members of three other clubs finished with the same time as UCD in cold and clear conditions. The college crew rested their senior oarsmen for the event.

 The only other dead heat in the 69 years of the event came in 1953 when UCD and Trinity dead-heated in an event which featured only nine crews. An impressive number of crews – 32 – took on the sometimes choppy water this year, but the boats set off at sometimes very long intervals, dulling some of the competitive edge.

UCD’s senior women won their battle with Trinity, covering the course from the Ha’penny Bridge to Islandbridge nine seconds faster than their rivals.

One negative note was the break-in and theft from three cars in the UCD car park.

Dublin Head of the River (Selected Results)

Overall: 1= UCD senior eight; Commercial/Grainne Mhaol/ Old Bones/University of Limerick 10 minutes 32.0 seconds; 3 UCD intermediate eight 11:02.0, 4 Trinity novice eight 11:17.0, 5 UCD intermediate eight 11:25.0, 6 Neptune junior eight 11:35.0.

Graded Results

Men, Eight – Senior: 1= UCD and Commercial/Grainne Mhaol, Old Bones/University of Limerick 10:32.0. Intermediate: 1 UCD 11:02.0, 2 UCD B 11:25.0, 3 Commercial 11:41.0. Novice: 1 Trinity 11:17.0, 2 Queen’s 11:39.0, 3 Trinity 12:09.0. Junior: 1 Neptune 11:35.0, 2 Blackrock College 12:27.0, 3 Neptune B 14:49.0.

Four – Senior: 1 Commercial B 12:35.0, 2 Commercial 31:18.0. Masters: Commercial 13:28.0. Quadruple – Novice: Trinity 13:49.0.

Women – Eight, Senior: 1 UCD 12:04.0, 2 Trinity 12:13.0. Intermediate: 1 Commercial 12:56.0, 2 UCD 12:58.0. Novice: 1 UCD 13:34.0, 2 Trinity 13:57.0, 3 Trinity B 14:08.0. Junior: 1 Commercial 14:00.0, 2 Commercial B 15:33.0.

Four – Senior: Trinity 14:47.0.

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