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Skibbereen Finish With Another Win

16th July 2010
Skibbereen Finish With Another Win

Skibbereen ended a very successful day at the National Championships in Farran Wood in Cork by winning the men’s junior coxed four. Gary O’Donovan, Diarmuid O’Driscoll, Shane O’Driscoll and Paul O’Donovan had over six seconds to spare over Bann B in second.

The men’s novice eight also involved an emphatic win, this time for UCD, with NUIG second.

National Rowing Championships, National Rowing Centre, Cork, Day One

Men, Eight – Intermediate: 1 University of Limerick 5:44.8, 2 Galway RC 5:48.1, 3 Trinity 5:55.5, 4 UCD 5:56.2, 5 Carlow 5:56.5, 6 Neptune 5:58.4. Novice: 1 UCD  6:05.9, 2 NUIG 6:12.1, 3 Trinity 6:15.2.

Four – Senior: 1 NUIG (P Giblin, A Martin, C Folan, James Wall), 2 UCD, 3 Galway/Neptune, 4 St Michael’s A, 5 Queen’s A, 6 Cork BC. Junior 18, coxed: 1 Skibbereen (G O’Donovan, D O’Driscoll, s O’Driscoll, P O’Donovan; cox: E O’Regan) 6:28.3, 2 Bann B 6:34.6, 3 St Joseph’s 6:39.3.

 

Women, Eight – Intermediate: 1 Trinity 6:33.4, 2 Portora 6:36.4, 3 UCD 6:43.4, 4 NUIG 6:48.8. Novice: 1 Queen’s University 6:41.3, 2 St Michael’s 6:46.3, 3 Trinity 6:50.6, 4 UCD 6:57.9, 5 Neptune 6:58.5, 6 NUIG 7:05.5.

Four – Senior: 1 Skibbereen (S Dinneen, D Walsh, C Fitzgerald, O Hayes) 6:55.4, 2 Neptune, Commercial, Old Collegians 6:57.3, 3 Commercial A 6:59.6.

Junior 18: 1 Skibberen 6:57.8, 2 Cork 7:12.6, 3 Commercial 7:14.5, 4 Shannon 7:30.8, 5 Clonmel 7:36.7

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Liam Gorman

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Liam Gorman is a writer and reporter. He is the co-author of Little Lady, One Man, Big Ocean, published in the United States and Canada as Crossing the Swell. He is the rowing correspondent of the Irish Times.  

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