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University of Limerick Four Spring Surprise at O'Brien's Bridge

1st May 2011
University of Limerick Four Spring Surprise at O'Brien's Bridge

The Grainne Mhaol/NUIG senior eight extended their winning run at Limerick Regatta at O’Brien’s Bridge, but the two senior fours drawn from the boat were surprisingly beaten by University of Limerick/Garda. Portora had a very good regatta and won the men’s junior 18 eights final.

Limerick Regatta, O’Brien’s Bridge, Clare, Saturday

Men, Eight – Senior: 1 Grainne Mhaol/NUIG, 2 St Michael’s, 3 St Joseph’s. Intermediate: 1 NUIG, 2 Muckross, 3 St Joseph’s. Novice: 1 NUIG, 2 St Joseph’s, 3 Cork. Junior 18 A: 1 Portora, 2 St Joseph’s, 3 Castleconnell. Junior 16: 1 St Michael’s, 2 Galway, 3 St Joseph’s. Masters: Fermoy.

Four – Senior: 1 University of Limerick/Garda, 2 Grainne Mhaol/NUIG, 3 Grainne Mhaol B. Intermediate, coxed: 1 Carlow, 2 Fossa, 3 NUIG. Novice, coxed: 1 NUIG, 2 Cappoquin, 3 Cork. Junior 18A, coxed: 1 Athlone, 2 Presentation A, 3 Portora.

Pair – Senior: 1 Presentation, 2 Lee, 3 St Michael’s.

Sculling, Quadruple – Senior: 1 Carlow, 2 Skibbereen. Novice, coxed: 1 Athlunkard, 2 Galway A, 3 Galway B. Junior 18A: Portora, 2 Lee, 3 Skibbereen. Junior 16, coxed: 1 Tribesmen, 2 Fermoy, 3 Athlone. Junior 15, coxed - A Final: Athlunkard. B Final: Lee. C Final: Skibbereen. D Final: Fermoy. E Final: Presentation B.

Double – Intermediate: 1 Lee, 2 Skibbereen, 3 UCC. Junior 18A: 1 Lee, 2 Skibbereen, 3 St Michael’s. Junior 16: 1 St Michael’s, 2 Lee, 3 Presentation B. Junior 15 – A Final: Fermoy.

Single – Senior: 1 Skibbereen (Murphy), 2 University of Limerick (Doorley), 3 Commercial (Gleeson). Intermediate: 1 Lee (O’Connell), 2 Skibbereen (Hurley), 3 St Michael’s (O’Shea). Intermediate Two: 1 Clonmel (Prendergast), 2 St Michael’s (Stundon), 3 Skibbereen (Murphy). Novice: 1 Shannon (O’Carroll), 2 Skibbereen (Barry), 3 Garda (Murphy). Junior 18A: 1 Castleconnell (Sheehan), 2 Lee (Collins), 3 Lee (Twomey-Thompson).  Junior 16: 1 Skibbereen (Ryan), 2 Galway (Murtagh), 3 Galway (Flaherty).

Women, Eight – Intermediate: 1 St Michael’s, 2 NUIG. Novice: 1 Galway, 2 Shannon, 3 NUIG. Junior 16: 1 Portora, 2 Shannon.

Four – Senior: 1 Muckross, 2 NUIG. Intermediate, coxed: 1 NUIG, 2 St Michael’s A, 3 St Michael’s B. Novice, coxed: 1 NUIG B, 2 Galway, 3 NUIG A. Junior 18A: 1 Fermoy, 2 Clonmel.

Sculling, Quadruple – Novice, coxed: 1 Shannon A, 2 Cork, 3 Shannon B. Junior 18A: 1 Portora, 2 Shandon, 3 Fermoy. Junior 16, coxed: 1 Muckross, 2 Cappoquin, 3 Shandon. Junior 15, coxed – A Final: Fermoy. B Final: Killorglin. C Final: Muckross. Double – Senior: 1 Killorglin, 2 Lee, 3 Shannon. Junior 18A: 1 Portora, 2 2 Athlunkard, 3 Muckross. Junior 16: 1 Galway A, 2 Shannon, 3 Castleconnell B. Junior 15 – A Final: Galway. B Final: Fermoy.  C Final: Lee.

Single – Senior: 1 Killorglin (M Dukarska), 2 Skibbereen (O Hayes), 3 St Michael’s (S Clavin). Intermediate: 1 Skibbereen (Fitzgerald), 2 Shandon (Corcoran-O’Hare), 3 Waterford (McGrath). Junior 18A: 1 Portora (Nixon), 2 Killorglin (Crowley), 3 St Michael’s (O’Brien). Junior 16: 1 Fermoy (Sohun), 2 Skibbereen (Walsh), 3 Fermoy (McEvoy).

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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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