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Colaiste Iognaid Do Well at Ghent

7th May 2011
Colaiste Iognaid Do Well at Ghent

Colaiste Iognaid’s junior men’s eight finished second in their class at the Ghent rowing regatta in Belgium. An Irish crew, Cork Boat Club,  also won the junior women’s eight – but this was a certainty. The three crews competing were all Irish – a Methody/Offaly combination was second and Colaiste Iognaid were third.

Ghent Regatta, Belgium , Day One - Selected Results (Irish interest)


Eight – Junior: 1 Willem III, Amsterdam 7:05.69, 2 Col Iognaid 7:25.04.

Four – Junior, coxed: 2 Col Iognaid 7:44.97.

Quadruple – Junior: 6 Offaly.

Single – Lightweight: 3 Cork (D Murphy) 8:10.68.


Eight – Junior: 1 Cork 7:53.02, 2 Methodist/Offaly 8:38.55, 3 Col Iognaid 8:50.64.

Four – Junior: 2 Cork (L Murphy, C Deasy, K Mackey, S Higgins) 8:10.02.

Sculling, Quadruple – Junior: 6 Cork 8:02.22

Single – Lightweight: 2 Three Castles (B Quinn) 9:09.31.

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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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