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#Rowing: Ireland's Gary O'Donovan took fourth in his B Final of the lightweight single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Linz-Ottensheim.

Rainer Kepplinger of Austria won, with O'Donovan part of group close behind. The finish puts O'Donovan 10th overall here.

Alice Arch of Australia won the women's lightweight single, with Ireland's Lydia Heaphy fifth. Heaphy had led through the first quarter.

The Ireland lightweight quadruple took second to the United States in their B Final.

World Rowing Championships, Linz-Ottensheim, Day Six (Irish interest)

Men

Lightweight Quadruple - B Final: 1 United States 6:03.94, 2 Ireland (H Sutton, M Taylor, R Ballantine, J McCarthy) 6:06.62.

Lightweight Single - B Final (places 7 to 12): 1 Austria (R Kepplinger) 7:00.16; 4

Ireland (G O'Donovan) 7:02.18.

 Women

Lightweight Single - B Final (places 7 to 12): 1 Australia (Alice Arch) 7:52.59; 5 Ireland (L Heaphy) 7:55.40.

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#Rowing: The Ireland pair of Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll just missed out on a qualifying for the quarter-finals at the World Rowing Championships in Austria today.

 The Skibbereen men had to be in the top two in their repechage, but in a three-boat finish, Chile pipped Greece and Ireland were just .66 of a second off qualifying. They go to the E Final.

  The lightweight quadruple of Hugh Sutton, Miles Taylor, Ryan Ballantine and Jake McCarthy finished fourth in their heat and will compete in a repechage as they attempt to make the A Final. Italy were very strong and won well, staying clear of Denmark and Austria. Italy qualified for the A Final.

World Rowing Championships, Linz, Austria, Day Two (Irish interest)

Men

Pair - Repechage Two (First Two to Quarter-Finals; Third to Final E): 1 Chile 6:43.70, 2 Greece 6:43.71; 3 Ireland (M O’Donovan, S O’Driscoll) 6:44.35.

Lightweight Quadruple – Heat One (Winner to A Final; rest to Repechage): 4 Ireland (H Sutton, M Taylor, R Ballantine, J McCarthy) 6:04.84

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#Rowing: Irish rowers won two medals at the European Universities (EUSA) Rowing Championships in Subotica, Serbia. Single sculler Sam McKeown and the lightweight men’s double of Miles Taylor and Chris Beck took bronze medals for Queen’s University. The crosswind and cross headwind made conditions difficult.

European Universities Rowing Championships, Subotica, Serbia (Irish interest)

Men

Lightweight Double Sculls – A Final: 3 Queen’s University, Belfast (M Taylor, C Beck) 7:54.24.

Single Sculls – A Final: 3 Queen’s University, Belfast (S McKeown) 8:51.42.

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Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2023 Cruisers Two

A 22-boat Cruisers Two IRC fleet will compete at Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta 2023: 

  • FRA 111, ALLIG8R, First Class 8, Brendan Foley
  • GBR 1371,L Elixir, Corby 29E, Brian Wilson
  • IRL 6697, Jeneral Lee, J97, Colin Kavanagh
  • IRL 2794 MATA, Half Ton, Darren Wright
  • KZ 3494, Swuzzlebubble, Dave Dwyer
  • GBR 242, Scenario Encore, Humphries IOR 3/4 tonner, Dave Gould
  • GBR 8538, Jack, J 92s, Gavin Doig
  • IRL 9033 Duff Lite, Corby 25, Gavin Doyle
  • KZ 3494, SWUZZLEBUBBLE, Half Ton, James Dwyer
  • IRL 1972 No Excuse, X-302, Jonathan Wormald
  • IRL 2597 WINDJAMMER, J97, Lindsay J Casey
  • GBR 1717X, XPLETIVE, X 34, Mike Crompton
  • IRL 988 Dux, X332, Nicholas and Caroline Gore-Grimes
  • IRL 7495, Maximus X-302, Paddy Kyne
  • IRL 5393, Hazy Blues, Paul Keelan
  • GBR 9778R, ZigZag Sunfast 3200, Peter Ashworth
  • IRL 8223, Kamikaze, Peter Nash
  • GBR 4418, Juno, Rex Robinson
  • IRL 2507 IMPETUOUS, Corby 25, Robert Chambers
  • GBR 1711C Eva, DAW 24, Robert Cowell
  • IRL 9970, Lambay Rules, Stephen Quinn
  • GBR 9700, Only Magic, Wilhelmus Batist