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#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…
#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…
#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…
Jenny Egan Sixth in World Championships Final
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan finished sixth in the K1 (racing kayak) 5,000 metres on the final day of the canoe sprint World Championships in Milan. The Irishwoman was 11.26 seconds behind the winner, Maryna Litvinchuk of Belarus. Peter Egan finished 24th…
Jenny Egan Eighth in Semi-Final in Milan
#Canoeing: Jenny Egan finished eighth in her semi-final of the K1 (racing kayak) 200 metres at the canoe sprint World Championships in Milan. The Irishwoman, who had the 28th fastest time, exited the competition. Tom Brennan also made his exit.…
O'Leary Ninth in A Final at World Championships
#Canoeing: Patrick O’Leary finished ninth in the K1 (racing kayak) 200 metres KL3 A Final at the canoe sprint World Championships in Milan today. The Galway man had hoped to place in the top six nations which would have qualified…
C Final Placings for Jezierski and Jenny Egan at World Championships
#Canoeing: Ireland’s Jenny Egan and Andrzej Jezierski will compete in C Final at the canoe sprint World Championships. Egan finished sixth in her semi-final of the K1 (racing kayak) 500 metres in Milan. Jezierski finished fifth in his semi-final of…
Ireland Boats Qualify for Semi-Finals at World Championships
# Canoeing: All four Ireland boats competing at the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Milan today qualified for the semi-finals – and all took fifth placings in their heats. Jenny Egan qualified for the semi-final of the K1 (racing kayak)…
Paracanoeist O'Leary Qualifies For A Final at Canoe Sprint World Championships
#Canoeing: Paracanoeist Patrick O’Leary has qualified for the A Final at the canoe sprint World Championships at the Idroscalo course in Milan. O’Leary was second in the third of four semi-finals of the K1 KL3 event. He will qualify his…
Craig and Jegou Miss Out on Semi-Final Places at World Cup
#Canoeing: Ireland missed out on qualification for the semi-finals at the canoe slalom World Cup in Pau in France. Liam Jegou, in the men's C1, came closest, finishing 26th in his first run, where 20 qualified. Hannah Craig, in the…
Jenny Egan Falls Just Short of Medal at European Games in Baku
#CANOEING: Jenny Egan finished fourth, in a photo finish, in the final of the K1 5000 metres at the European Games in Azerbaijan today. Egan was just .455 of a second off matching the bronze medal she achieved at the…
Jezierski and Jenny Egan To Compete in B Finals in Baku
#CANOEING: Ireland’s Andrzej Jezierski qualified for the B Final (places 10 to 18) of the men’s C1 200 metres at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan today. Jezierski finished sixth in his heat but improved to fifth in his semi-final.…
26 Canoeists Rescued From River Foyle
#foylerescue – A group of canoeiests are safe after capsizing on the river Foyle this afternoon and sparking a major resuce operation. At 2.05pm Belfast Coastguard was alerted by Police Service Northern Ireland, (PSNI) to an incident in the River…
Jenny Egan Seventh at World Cup
#CANOEING: Jenny Egan finished seventh in the K1 5,000 metres at the Canoe Sprint World Cup in Duisburg in Germany today. The race was won by Lani Belcher of Britain, and Britain also took bronze through Louisa Sawers, with Serbian…

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