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Coastal, Offshore and Olympic craft at the NRC
#Coastal Rowing: The inaugural Irish Coastal Rowing Championships will take place this Saturday and Sunday, August 18th and 19th at the National Rowing Centre in Farran Wood, Cork. Clubs from all four provinces are set to compete.  Eddie Farr, chair…
Sam McKeown celebrates his win in Shanghai
#Rowing: Sam McKeown of Queen’s University, Belfast, won gold in the single sculls at the World University Rowing Championships in Shanghai. McKeown, representing Britain, topped the podium, with  China’s Zhi Chen and Joel Naukkarinen of Finland taking silver and bronze.…
The Ireland junior men's coxed four
#Rowing: Ireland’s junior men’s coxed four took fifth in their B Final, 11th overall, at the World Junior Rowing Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. The Ireland crew of Conor Mulready, James O’Donovan, Fintan O’Driscoll, Eoin Gaffney and cox Eoin Finnegan…
Jack Dorney
#Rowing: Ireland finished second in the C Final of the junior men’s quadruple at the World Junior Rowing Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic. This placed the crew of Luke Hayes Nally, Alex Byrne, Jack Dorney and Jack Keating…
Fintan O'Driscoll
#Rowing: Eliza O’Reilly and Gill McGirr took fourth in their semi-final, just missing out on an A Final place at the World Junior Championships this morning. The junior pairs race featured an extraordinary performance by Maria Kyridou and Christina Bourmpou…
Ciara Browne and Ciara Moynihan with coach Ray Morrison.
#Rowing: Ireland had two impressive wins in their first races on Saturday at the World Junior Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic.  The Ireland junior men’s quadruple looked like they were out to make a point in their C/D…
Britain win the Repechage as Ireland (top) push hard on Japan, with Austria (bottom) fourth
#Rowing: Ireland’s Ciara Moynihan and Ciara Browne finished third in their repechage of the junior women’s double at the World Junior Championships in Racice this morning. There were two spots available in the A/B semi-final, and Britain and Japan held…
Luke Hayes Nally, Alex Byrne, Jack Dorney and Jack Keating
#Rowing: Ireland just missed out on a place in the A/B semi-finals of the junior men’s quadruple at the World Junior Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. The crew of Luke Hayes Nally, Alex Byrne, Jack Dorney and Jack Keating finished…
Eliza O'Reilly and Gill McGirr
#Rowing: Eliza O’Reilly and Gill McGirr took third in their repechage and qualified for the A/B semi-finals of the World Junior Championships in the Czech Republic this morning. In quite rough conditions, the Fermoy girls thought their way through the…
Ryan Ballantine
#Rowing: A lightweight quadruple has been added to the Ireland team for the senior World Championships. Andrew Goff, Ryan Ballantine, Jake McCarthy and Fintan McCarthy will compete alongside the four women’s crews and three men’s crews named earlier this week.…
Ciara Browne and Ciara Moynihan of the Ireland Junior Double with coach Ray Morrison
#Rowing: Ireland’s junior men’s quadruple took fourth in their heat and the junior women’s double fifth at the World Junior Championships at Racice in the Czech Republic.  Two boats qualified for the semi-finals from the heats of the quadruple, and…
The Ireland coxed four which qualified directly for the semi-finals in Racice with coach Fran Keane
#Rowing: Ireland had a good start to their campaign in the World Junior Championships. The Ireland coxed four of Conor Mulready, James O’Donovan, Fintan O’Driscoll, Eoin Gaffney and cox Eoin Finnegan took a good second place in their heat, comfortably…
Paul and Gary O'Donovan with their European silver medals at Strathclyde Park
#Rowing: Seven Ireland crews have been chosen for the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, from September 9th to 16th. There are four women’s crews, headed by Sanita Puspure in a single scull. Aifric Keogh and Emily Hegarty will compete…
Paul and Gary O'Donovan celebrate at Strathclyde
#Rowing: Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan do not do boring finishes. They took silver at the European Rowing Championships in Strathclyde in Scotland in a stirring three-boat battle. Norway raced at the head of the field from 1,000 metres.…
Aoife Casey and Denise Walsh
#Rowing: Denise Walsh and Aoife Casey gave Irish fans plenty to cheer about at the European Rowing Championships in Strathclyde Park in Scotland. The Ireland lightweight double fought it out with Germany in an exciting B Final. Germany’s Leonie Pless…
Paul O'Donovan and Gary O'Donovan win the semi-final at Strathclyde today
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan won an extremely close semi-final to qualify for the A Final of the lightweight double sculls at the European Rowing Championships in Strathclyde in Scotland this morning. Poland and the Czech Republic were the…

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