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Bulls and Bears Fight it Out at Castleconnell Head

17th October 2010
Bulls and Bears Fight it Out at Castleconnell Head

The first ever ‘Bulls and Bears’ Challenge Rowing Race was run at the Castleconnell Head of the River at O’Brien’s Bridge. Pairs from different clubs were formed into two eights which fought it out, with a combination of St Michael’s, Castleconnell, University of Limerick and Fermoy coming out on top.

Castleconnell Head of the River, O’Brien’s Bridge, Clare, Sunday:

Men, Eight – Junior 18: St Michael’s 11:32. Masters: Fermoy 10:58.

Pair – Senior: 1 St Michael’s 11 min 37 seconds, 2 University of Limerick 11:39, 3 UL 11:47. Intermediate: Castleconnell 12:33. Junior 18: Castleconnell A 12:05

Sculling, Double – Junior 16: Shannon 12:01

Single – Senior: Castleconnell (Pidgeon) 12:22. Intermediate: University of Limerick (P Quinn) 13:02. Junior 18: University of Limerick (Prendeville) 12:24. Junior 16: Shandon (Casey) 13:21. Adaptive: Castleconnell (Laffan) 19:58.

Women, Eight – Novice: Clonmel 13:36. Junior 18: St Michael’s 11:40. Junior 16: Clonmel 13:14.

Pair – Junior 18: St Michael’s 13:04.

Sculling, Quadruple – Junior 18: St Michael’s 13:44.

Double – Intermediate: University of Limerick 12:53.  Junior 16: Shandon 14:34

Single – Senior: St Michael’s (Clavin) 13:24, Intermediate: Shandon (O’Mahony) 16:01. Junior 16: Castleconnell (Long) 15:51.

Bulls and Bears: Race won by a combination of crews from St Michael’s, Castleconnell, University of Limerick and Fermoy

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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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