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No Joy for Craig at European Championships
#Canoeing: Hannah Craig’s chances of Olympic qualification disappeared as the K1 competitor failed to make the semi-finals of the canoe slalom European Championships in Slovakia. The Antrim woman, who had finished 10th in London in 2012, negotiated the course in…
Heurteau Misses Chance of Olympic Qualification
#Canoeing: Ciarán Heurteau finished 16th in his second run of the K1 at the European Championships in Slovakia and missed out on a place in the semi-final, and the possibility of claiming a place at the Olympics. Heurteau had a…
Liam Jegou Qualifies for European Semi-Finals
#Canoeing: Liam Jegou qualified for the semi-finals of the canoe slalom European Championships in Liptovsky Mikulas in Slovakia this morning. A second run of 98.33 seconds with no touches put the 20-year-old through in the C1 category. His first run…
Richmond Harbour in Clondra, Co Longford will host the 2016 Canoeing Ireland Club Championships in mid April
#Canoeing - Richmond Harbour on the Royal Canal in Clondra, Co Longford will be the site of the Canoeing Ireland Club Championships over the weekend of 16-17 April. As the Longford Leader reports, the event coincides with the second annual…
Liam Jegou Impresses at Irish Open in Lucan
#Canoeing: Liam Jegou (20) took until his second run to master a tough course at the canoe slaolm Irish Open at Lucan today. The C1 competitor lowered the time of his first run by over 10 seconds, setting a winning…
Liam Jegou in action
#Canoeing: The top Irish competitors in canoe slalom will be in action at the Irish Championships at the Sluice Weir in Lucan this Saturday and Sunday, March 5th and 6th.  The races at the redeveloped Sluice Weir in the Lucan…
Karl Dunne Given New Role as Chief Executive of Canoeing Ireland
#Canoeing: Canoeing Ireland has appointed Karl Dunne as its new chief executive. Dunne has been the general manager of the body since March 2012. The recruitment process for the new post was, according to Canoeing Ireland, undertaken by independent HR…
Rio Is The Goal For Salmon Leap Paddler Jenny Egan
#Canoeing - Coming off a strong 2015, where she claimed the bronze medal at the World Championships in the Czech Republic last summer, Lucan's Jenny Egan took time to answer a few questions from The Irish Times before her pre-Olympic…
Biosecurity Survey For Canoeists & Kayakers
#Canoeing - A new survey that aims to gather information on the current level of awareness of invasive species and their negative impacts among canoeing, kayaking and other paddle sports enthusiasts was launched earlier this week. The survey is being…
Jegou's Penalty-Free Run Not Fast Enough To Secure Olympic Place
#Canoeing: Ireland C1 paddler Liam Jegou finished outside the top 10 nations at the canoe sprint World Championships in Lee Valley in England today and missed out on this chance of qualifying the boat for the Olympic Games. Jegou went…
Ryan Best of Irish K1 Competitors at Canoe Slalom World Championships
#Canoeing: Cade Ryan was the most impressive of Ireland’s three competitors in the K1 at the canoe slalom World Championships in Lee Valley in England today. Ryan clocked 90.42 seconds and 89.69 in the two runs, with no penalties on…
Liam Jegou Excels in Second Run to Claim Semi-Final Place at World Championships
#Canoeing: Liam Jegou qualified for the semi-final of the canoe slalom World Championships in Lee Valley, England today. The France-based teenager produced an impressive, penalty-free, second run in the C1 to place ninth, with 10 places available. In his first…
Craig One Touch From Semi-Final at World Championships
#Canoeing: Ireland’s Hannah Craig came close, but missed out on qualifying for the semi-finals of the women’s K1 at the canoe slalom World Championships in Lee Valley in England today. She came down the course in 97.04 seconds on her…
Jenny Egan Fourth at Canoe Marathon World Championships
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan finished fourth in the senior K1 event at the Canoe Marathon World Championships in Gyor in Hungary. Anna Koziskova of the Czech Republic took gold, covering the 26.1 kilometre course in one hour 56 minutes 28.847 seconds,…
Sixth Place in European Final for Liam Jegou
#Canoeing: Ireland Under-23 competitor Liam Jegou finished sixth at the canoe slalom European Championships today in Krakow, Poland. Jegou went off second last in the running order of the C1 (Canadian canoe) final thanks to an excellent performance in the…
Liam Jegou Charges into Final at European Canoe Championships
#Canoeing: Liam Jegou qualified for the finals at the European Under-23 Championships in Krakow in Poland this morning. Jegou, in his C1 (Canadian canoe) finished second of the 10 qualifiers in the semi-final, just .33 of a second behind Kilian…

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