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Konan Pazzaia, coached by Head Men's Coach Fran Keane, had a stellar performance
The rowing crews from Ireland continue to tick the boxes at the Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland. Another good day of racing has seen all three boats progress to their respective A Finals, and they are in with…
The Irish Women's Four, consisting of Emily Hegarty (Skibbereen Rowing Club), Eimear Lambe (Old Collegians Boat Club), Natalie Long (Lee Valley Rowing Club), and Imogen Magner (Carlow Rowing Club), have secured a spot in the final of the Olympic Qualification Regatta on Tuesday after finishing second in Sunday's preliminary race
It has been a successful start for the Irish rowing crews, as all boats progress directly into the next round of the final Olympic Qualification Regatta. The weather has stayed good all morning on the Rotsee, with calm conditions and…
The first three scullers across the line on Sunday in Sanita Puspure's (pictured above) Heat will move into the A/B Semifinals on Monday
One of the most brutal events on the World Rowing calendar kicks off tomorrow morning; the Final Olympic and Paralympic Qualification Regatta, also frequently known as the 'Regatta of Death'. Three days of racing will take place on the Rotsee…
Rowers taking part in a previous Carlow Regatta on the Barrow Navigation
Waterways Ireland advises that the Carlow Regatta rowing event will take place on Sunday 2 June on the Barrow Navigation. Masters of vessels are requested to proceed with additional caution in the vicinity of the event and obey safety boat…
Paul O’Donovan pictured here at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in July 2021
All eyes were on the reigning World Champion Paul O’Donovan on the first day of the 2024 European Rowing Championships in Szeged, Hungary (Thursday 25 April). Paul is racing for the first time in the heavyweight single scull category while…
The Rowing Ireland initiative, called
Rowing Ireland, the governing body for rowing in Ireland, has launched an exciting new initiative to engage schools and clubs across the country in the world of rowing ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The initiative, called…
The remnants of the two rowing boats involved in the Corrib rowing training that went wrong
The Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) has said that a training session which went wrong on the river Corrib and resulted in the loss of two competitive rowing craft “posed a threat of death or serious injury” to those involved.…
Jake McCarthy (Skibbereen RC) will row for Ireland in the Lightweight Men’s Single at the 2024 European Championships in Szeged, Hungary
Rowing Ireland has announced the athletes that will represent Ireland at the European Championships. Racing will take place from the 25th April – 28th April in Szeged, Hungary. The Szeged National Canoeing and Rowing Olympic Centre has an eight-lane rowing…
Irish rowers Fiona Murtagh and Airfic Keogh, with silver medals for the Women's Pair won at the World Cup Rowing at Lago di Varese, Italy
Irish rowers Fiona Murtagh and Airfic Keogh are taking home the silver medals for the Women's Pair and the Men's Double of Philip Doyle and Daire Lynch are also coming home with silverware after winning bronze. Up against reigning World Champions…
Sanita Puspure of Old Collegians BC is back racing for medals in the Women's Single after qualifying today for the A Final
After a few miserable days in the lead-up to Rowing World Cup racing in Lago di Varese, Italy -, the sun finally shone on Lago di Varese as day two of the World Rowing Cup II got underway. The regatta…
The Ireland Women's Four of Emily Hegarty, Natalie Long, Eimear Lambe, and Imogen Magner clinched first place in their heat at the 2024 World Cup I - Day 1 in Italy
The 2024 international rowing season has officially begun with the first World Cup in Italy, and the Irish crews have made their presence felt right from the start. The Women's Four of Emily Hegarty, Natalie Long, Eimear Lambe, and Imogen…
Due to the weather forecast, both the Neptune and Commercial rowing regattas in Dublin have been cancelled. The organisers have cited strong winds of 45k/hr and gusts of 90k/ph expected to hit Islandbridge as the cause.
The Cambridge men’s team row to a surprising but dominant victory in the 2024 edition of The Boat Race
Cambridge did the double over rivals Oxford in the annual Boat Race on Saturday (30 March), winning both the men’s and women’s races, as BBC News reports. And there was an Irish connection with the winning men’s squad via Irish-Canadian…
Ireland's Men’s Pair (a qualified boat for Paris) at the Rowing World Cup 2023 in Varese, Italy in April are Nathan Timoney (Enniskillen Royal BC) and Ross Corrigan (Portora BC)
Ireland has announced the names of the athletes who will represent the country at the upcoming Rowing World Cup. The racing event is scheduled to take place from April 12 to April 14 in Varese, Italy.  Antonio Maurogiovanni, the High-Performance…
Rowers taking part in a previous Erne Head of the River in Enniskillen
Waterways Ireland advises masters and owners of vessels on the Erne System in Northern Ireland that the Erne Eights Head of the River rowing race will take place this Saturday 2 March. The event will start upstream of the Killyhevlin…
Annalise Murphy with her Rio 2016 silver medal
Annalise Murphy and Eve McMahon are among the nominees in this year’s Her Sport Awards. After yet another historic and momentous year for Irish sportswomen, the Her Sport Awards aim to celebrate and recognise the incredible achievements of Irish athletes…