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In a new statement, Rowing Ireland has backed down from their claim that the Afloat piece on a media ban on athletes was wrong. Today's statement, on their site, says: "Rowing Ireland wishes to clarify the situation regarding media coverage.…
Gold Standard: Fintan McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan will be seeking top spot again in Tokyo
Rowing Ireland has imposed a ban on media interviews with the international team until after the Olympic Games. After negotiations this week, the ban will be lifted for one Zoom open day for the media under the auspices of the Olympic…
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy won Gold in the Lightweight Men’s Sculls
Five Medals were won by Irish Crews at the World Rowing Cup II this weekend. Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy won Gold in the Lightweight Men’s Sculls. Ronan Byrne and Philip Doyle won Silver in the Men’s Double, Monika Dukarska…
World Cup Silver Medal winner - Lydia Heaphy
Irish rower Lydia Heaphy won the Silver Medal in the Lightweight Women’s Single on Day Two of the World Rowing Cup II in Lucerne.  Gary O’Donovan finished fourth in the Lightweight Men’s Single Final. The remaining seven crews will be racing…
The Men’s Double of Ronan Byrne and Philip Doyle finished first in their Heat in Lucerne
Rowing Ireland had nine crews competing at the World Rowing Cup II in Lucerne today. Six of the crews qualified directly to the A/B Semi-Final and three will compete in the Repechage on Saturday morning. Crowley & Dukarska Second in Women’s…
Aileen Crowley and Monika Dukarska will be competing in the Women’s Pair in Lucerne
The Rowing Ireland team for the World Rowing Cup II has been confirmed by Rowing Ireland’s High-Performance Director, Antonio Maurogiovanni. Eight Senior Irish crews will be looking to continue the success of the European Rowing Championships and the Final Olympic…
Ireland's Women's Four rowing team with their gold medals at the World Rowing Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne
Two more Irish rowing crews have joined the four already qualified for the Tokyo Olympics this summer after this morning’s (Sunday 16 May) races in Lucerne, as The Irish Times reports. The women’s four of Emily Hegarty, Eimear Lambe, Aifric…
The Women’s Four of Emily Hegarty, Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh and Fiona Murtagh won their Heat with the quickest qualifying time
Ireland had three crews competing at the 2021 World Rowing Final Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne today. There are already four Irish boats qualified from the 2019 World Rowing Championships and the three Irish boats progressed today to the next…
Clonmel's Daire Lynch will be competing in the Men’s Single in Varese
The Rowing Ireland team for the 2021 Final Olympic Qualification has been confirmed by Rowing Ireland’s High-Performance Director, Antonio Maurogiovanni. Three Senior Irish crews will be looking to qualify their boats for the Tokyo Olympics in Lucerne this weekend to…
Aerial view of rowing teams from St Patrick's Rowing Club on the water
Dublin Port Company has hailed the return to the water of its neighbour rowing clubs St Patrick’s and Stella Maria with the easing of COVID-19 restrictions for under-18s partaking in sports. “It is great to see, even in these challenging…
The Ireland Women's Four, European Silver Medallists
The Ireland rowing team which did so well at the European Championships in Italy will not return home as planned before their next outing in Lucerne in Switzerland. The team reached six finals and won gold and silver at the…
Fintan McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan with European gold today
Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy won gold for Ireland at the European Rowing Championships today in Italy, adding to an excellent silver for the women’s four earlier.   The Ireland lightweight double saw off a spirited display by Germany, who led…
Ireland's women's four celebrate their silver with gold medallists the Netherlands
The Ireland women’s four took a wonderful silver medal at the European Rowing Championships in Varese, Italy, today.  The crew of Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe, Fiona Murtagh and Emily Hegarty raced so well that they pushed up very close to…
Daire Lynch raced in single sculls
On a day of promise for Ireland in A Finals of the European Rowing Championships, Ireland’s Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne finished their campaign with a fine win in the B final of the double sculls.  Italy set the early…
Old Firm: Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen
Two superb performances by lightweight doubles got Ireland off to an excellent start on day two of the European Rowing Championships in Varese today.   The men’s crew of Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy would go on to have a great…
Emily Hegarty and Aifric Keogh of the Ireland Four.
Ireland’s good first day at the European Rowing Championships in Varese, Italy, was all the better because two crews targeting qualification next month for Tokyo did the business. Of the eight Ireland crews competing, the rejigged women’s four were the…

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