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Meet the Teams - Match Racers Line Out
The International Match Racing Challenge, taking place this weekend in Dublin Bay, has been profiling their twelve teams, six from Ireland and six from around the world, on their site over the last few days. The event is shaping up…
Follow the Match Race Challenge Online
The organisers of this weekend's inaugural International Match Race Challenge are attempting to make the regatta a multimedia spectacle, with live reports on the action in Dun Laoghaire's Scotsman's Bay relayed to a constantly updated website. The new site, live…
Irish Team Top Amateurs at Student Worlds
Ireland's team finished fourth at the Student Match Racing World Championships at the weekend, the highest-placed team not to contain professional or near full-time match racers on their squad. Facing the Australian ladies' Olympic match racing team in the third…
Students Progress to Quarter-Finals
Ireland's student match racers are through to the quarter finals of the University Match Racing World Championships, finishing fifth after the round robin series. The final races in the round robin are now over with some big changes in the…
Injury Pushes Student Crew Down Rankings
Ireland's team at the World University Match Racing Championships suffered a major setback yesterday, with one of their crew members injured in race one. Richie Bruton, pitman for the Irish team, took a serious blow to his knee in the…
Good Start for Student Match Racers (Updated)
Ireland's Student Match Racing team got their World Championship campaign off to a good start in Crete yesterday, with five wins from six races yesterday giving them the overall lead. Marty O'Leary, team captain, emailed a bulletin yesterday, with team…
Innovative Spectator Packages for Match Racing
The organisers of the first Ireland v the World Match Racing Invitational have come up with some innovative spectator packages for what promises to be a hard-fought event in Scotsmans Bay, Dun Laoghaire. Spectators can pay to 'hotseat' aboard the…
First slot for Ireland vs The World Match Racing Decided
Marty O'Leary’s well-oiled machine convincingly won the first Trial for one of  the last two spots on the Irish Team for the upcoming International Match Racing  Challenge.O’Leary beat Stefan Hyde’s team two nil in the best of three sail off.This…
Irish Match Racing Steps Up a Gear
uly will see three significant milestones and firsts in Irish match racing. The month starts with the first Irish team to enter the World University Match Racing Championships in Crete on the 5-11th. On the 20-26th a team from Howth…

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