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#Rowing: UCD made their exit at Henley Women’s Regatta, but Enniskillen moved into the semi-finals today. Newcastle University made a fast start in their quarter-finals of the Aspirational Academic Eights against UCD and built it into a clearwater lead.
Enniskillen were all set to take on Wimbledon High School, but in the event they were given a row over as Wimbledon did not compete due to a disqualification.
#Rowing: NUIG’s development coxed four won twice on the second day of Henley Women’s Regatta and will compete in the semi-final on Sunday. They beat Aberdeen in the afternoon and then overcame Molesey by one length in the evening after a good race. They face Lea in the semi-final.
The NUIG crew which competed in the Championship Eight were beaten by Yale.
#ROWING: Katie O’Brien from Galway won on her debut at Women’s Henley today. The 17-year-old pararower from the Tribesmen club won the Arms and Shoulders single scull, beating Claire Connon from Cantabrigian by three lengths.
O’Brien represented Ireland in the 2013 World Cup at Dorney Lake, partnering Keith Connolly in the Trunk and Arms mixed double scull.
The young pararower has said her long-term ambition is to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, in the Trunk and Arms discipline, where the only event is a mixed double scull.
Women’s Henley (Finals; Irish interest):
Trunk and Arms Single Sculls: Tribesmen (K O’Brien) bt Cantabrigian (C Connon) 3l, 4 minutes 39 seconds.