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Sanita Puspure retained her European Championship by winning Gold in the Women’s Single Scull.
Sanita Puspure won the Gold medal in the Women’s Single Sculls and retained her European Rowing Championship title in Poznan today. Seven Irish crews were competing in the final day at the 2020 European Rowing Championships. Five crews were competing…
Ireland's Fintan McCarthy (closest to camera) raced in the Lightweight Men’s Single Sculls and is through to the A Final
The second day of the 2020 European Rowing Championships featured seven Irish crews racing in repechages and semi-finals, setting themselves up for a day full of finals tomorrow. The first crew of the day were the W2- pair of Tara…
Sanita Puspure races again on Saturday morning
Seven Irish crews were competing today at the 2020 European Rowing Championships. Four crews progressed to the A/B Semi-Final races on Saturday morning and three crews will race in the Repechage. The W2-crew of Tara Hanlon and Emily Hegarty kicked…
Sanita Puspure
This weekend senior Irish crews will be looking to continue the successes of the U23 and Junior crews who brought home six medals from their European Championships in September. Ireland will have seven crews competing at the European Rowing Championships…
Host club Portmagee Rowing Club El Nino with David Hussey coxing, Aoife Lynch at stroke, Cliona Murphy 3rd, rachel Devane 2nd and Sorcha Lynch at bow
Coastal rowing is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, with Ireland at the forefront — and this showed in the competitive atmosphere at the Irish Offshore Rowing Championships, writes David Hussey. Portmagee Rowing Club El Nino in…
Ireland’s men’s quad crew with their silver medals in Belgrade earlier today
Ireland’s men’s quad crew took silver at the 2020 European Rowing Junior Championships in Belgrade this weekend. Andrew Sheehan, Adam Murphy, Tom Kelly and Brian Colsh finished second in their A Final before claiming silver medals in their final this…
David McGowan - Resignation with immediate effect
Rowing Ireland has issued a statement confirming that David McGowan has resigned from his position as High-Performance Coach effective immediately, due to personal reasons. David took up the position in 2018. Speaking of his departure, David Mc Gowan said “I…
 The successful candidate will compete alongside High-Performance athlete, Katie O’Brien
Rowing Ireland has an opportunity for a male athlete attempt to qualify a boat for Tokyo 2021 and to begin the preparation for The Paris 2024 qualification cycle. Rowing Ireland is currently looking for a male in the PR2 classification…
Ireland has won 5 medals - 2 Gold, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze in Duisburg
Ireland sent eight crews to compete in the 2020 European Rowing U23 Championships in Duisburg over the weekend. We are delighted to say that Ireland is coming back with 5 medals - 2 Gold, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze. Medal…
Ireland's U23 Rowing Team for Duisburg, Germany this weekend
The European Rowing U23 Championships takes place in Duisburg, Germany on the 5th and 6th of September. A record number of 650 competitors have been entered from 32 nations with Ireland sending 20 athletes. Last year, there was a lot…
Rowing Ireland Cancels Championships
The Rowing Ireland COVID-19 Working Group met today and assessed guidelines issued by the Irish Government yesterday evening, 4th August 2020. The Working Group worked tirelessly to create contingency options for our members since the outbreak of this devastating pandemic.…
Rowing teams have been announced for German and Polish events this autumn
Following the recent selection trials at the National Rowing Centre, Rowing Ireland has announced the following selections for the Junior, U23 and Senior 2020 European Championship events to be held this autumn. The selections were made by Ireland's High-Performance Director…
The fastest sculler, Andrew Sheehan, from the Shanty Sprints at the weekend
As part of the COVID-19 Back to Rowing protocol, the Cork rowing clubs, Shandon Boat Club, Lee Rowing Club and Cork Boat Club, have organised the Shanty Sprints, a series of events for single scullers. The initial race is a…
Rowing Ireland Statement – OFI Call for Targeted Approach for Athletes
Rowing Ireland has released a statement supporting the Olympic Federation of Ireland’s appeal on elite Athletes return to training. As Afloat reported earlier, the OFI is using the example of how its Olympic Rowing team is denied access to the water due…
The Olympic Federation of Ireland is using the example of how its Olympic Rowing team is denied access to the water due to COVID-19 travel restrictions as part of a plea for a number of 'straightforward measures' to be put in…
Nathan O’Reilly of London Rowing Club
Dublin oarsman Nathan O’Reilly of London Rowing Club has broken 7 Irish 30-39 LM Indoor Rowing Records in 7 Days and raised £4,350 for UK and Irish Health charities. The attempts were broadcast live on Youtube to 3,000 viewers through…

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