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St Joseph's of Galway were the fastest crew in the shortened second head at the Head of the Shannon rowing event in Carrick on Shannon today. The men's junior 18A eight rowed well and set a provisional time of nine minutes 19.3 seconds.
Commercial's men's junior 18A quadruple were almost as fast, winning their class in nine minutes 22.6 seconds.
The fastest women's crew was the Commercial club one eight, while the Tribesmen/Athlone combination came home fastest of the mixed masters eights.
Brian Colsh of Sligo came home fastest of the junior men's single scullers; Molly Curry was the best women's junior single sculler.
The conditions were surprisingly good, with the water calmer as the afternoon went on.
Muckross Head of the River, set for Saturday, has cancelled but rowing people will be glad to hear that the big Head of the Shannon event in Carrick-on-Shannon is set to go ahead.
The organising committee of Muckross Head said that the weather forecast led them to cancel on safety grounds
#Rowing: The Head of the Shannon enjoyed good weather and an appreciative crowd at Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday. The timing system encountered some difficulties. Neptune’s junior 18 quadruple were the fastest crew in the first head. The pennant for this class was granted in the second head and Enniskillen took it. The Fermanagh club had a set of wins at junior level, as did Coláiste Iognáid of Galway. Commercial’s junior 16 women’s eight also came out on top.
Head of the Shannon, Carrick-on-Shannon, Selected Results (Category winners)
Eight – Jun 16: Col Iognáid. Masters: Neptune (d)
Four – Jun 18, coxed: Enniskillen
Pair – Sen: Galway. Jun 18: Enniskillen
Quadruple – Jun 16, coxed: Sligo. Masters: Galway (e). Masters, coxed: Athlone (e).
Double – Sen: Portadown. Masters: City of Derry (d). Jun 18: Enniskillen
Single – Jun 16: Athlone (Carroll)
Eight – Jun 18: Col Iognáid
Four – Club, coxed: Athlone
Sculling, Quadruple – Jun 18: Enniskillen
Double – Club: Carrick-on-Shannon. Jun 16: Commercial
Single – Club: Carrick-on-Shannon (Early). Jun 18: Enniskillen (Fee)
Eight, Jun 18: Portadown
Four – Masters, coxed: Athlone (b)
Quadruple – Jun 18: Enniskillen
Double – Club: Enniskillen. Jun 16: Enniskillen
Single – Sen: Sligo (G Patterson). Jun 18: Carrick-on-Shannon (Early). Masters: Athlone (Gallen, f)
Club: Galway. Jun 16: Commercial. Masters: Tribesmen B (e)
Four – Jun 18: Col Iognáid.
Pair – Jun 18: Col Iognáid
Quadruple – Jun 16, coxed: Sligo.
Double – Jun 18: Enniskillen
Single – Club: Carrick-on-Shannon (T Duggan). Jun 16: Carrick-on-Shannon (Murtagh).
#Rowing: A young Queen’s University lightweight quadruple were the fastest crew at the Shannon Head of the River at Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday. The under-23 crew of Jordan Wilson, Miles Taylor, Ewan Murray and Harry Mahon took 11 minutes and 53 seconds to complete the course. Portora’s junior 16 eight also did well. Tiernan Oliver and Sam McKeown, in a senior double, almost matched their time. See Attached Results.
Head of the Shannon, Carrick-on-Shannon (Selected Results)
Eight – Jun 16: Portora 12 minutes 43 seconds.
Four – Jun 18, coxed: Portora 13:13.
Sculling, Quadruple – Jun 16, coxed: Carrick-on-Shannon 14:24. Double – Sen: Queen’s 12:46
Eight – Club One: Commercial 14:29. Jun 18: Commercial 13:39
Sculling, Quadruple – Jun 18A: Portora 14:08.
Eight – Novice: Commercial 14:55.
Sculling – Quadruple – Sen: Queen’s 11:53. Jun 18A, coxed: Portora 12:28
Single – Sen: Queen’s (T Oliver) 14:03. Jun 18A Carrick-on-Shannon (T Earley) 14:48.
Eight – Inter: Commercial B 13:40. Jun 16: Portora 13:57.