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St Michael's Take Rowing Fours and Pairs Titles at Metro

6th June 2011
St Michael's Take Rowing Fours and Pairs Titles at Metro

Trinity won the Division One senior eights and St Michael’s the senior fours and senior pairs at the refixed Metropolitan rowing regatta at Blessington. The programme, run in a very strong tailwind, suffered delays centred around the Grand League time trialling system.

Dublin Metropolitan Regatta, Blessington, Saturday

Men, Eights – Division One: 1 Trinity (senior) 5:51.77, 2 Neptune (snr) 5:58.36. Division Two: 1 Methodist College (jun 18B) 5:56.7, 2 Trinity (nov) 5:59.1, 3 UCD (nov) 5:59.1; 8 Commercial (jun 16) 6:56.0.

Fours – Division One: 1 St Michael’s (snr) 6:31, 2 Trinity (inter) 6:34, Bann (jun 18) 6:36. Division Two (coxed) – A Final: 1 Trinity (novice) 6:38.6, 2 Cappoquin (nov) 6:39.8, 3 UCD (nov) 6:46.0, 4 Bann (junior 18B) 6:47.1. B Final: UCD (nov) 7:03.6.

Pair – Division One: 1 St Michael’s (snr) 6:45.7, 2 Trinity (under-23) 6:47.6, 3 Commercial B (snr) 6:49.6, 4 Bann (jun 18A) 7:03; 8 UCD (inter) 7:16.6.

Sculling, Quadruple – Division One: 1 Skibbereen 7:08, 2 Neptune 7:19.

Double – Division One – 1 Castleconnell (jun 18A) 6:36, 2 Commercial (jun 18A) 6:41, 3 Skibbereen (snr) 6:42; 6 St Michael’s (intermediate) 6:47.

Single – Division One: 1 Skibbereen (P O’Donovan; jun 18A) 6:55, 2 Skibbereen (Murphy; u-23) 7:08, 3 Castleconnell (Sheehan; jun 18A) 7:09, 4 Lee (O’Connell; u-23) 7:09, 5 Neptune (Bailey; snr) 7:10; 7 St Michael’s (O’Shea) 7:19. Division Two – A Final: 1 Neptune (Griffin; nov) 7:24.0, 2 Lee (Twomey-Thomson; jun 18B) 7:35.4, 3 Castleconnell (jun 18B) 7:36.7. B Final: Lee (Butler; jun 16) 7:47.4.


Four – Division One: 1 UCD (snr) 7:03.7, 2 Neptune (jun 18) 7:24.5, 3 UCD (inter) 7:28.5.

Sculling, Double – Division One: 1 Killorglin 7:20, 2 Skibbereen (snr) 7:21, 3 Old Collegians 7:23, 4 Commercial 7:27, 5 Skibbereen (jun 18A) 7:33.

Single – Division One – A Final: 1 Killorglin (M Dukarska; snr) 7:51.6, 2 Skibbereen (Dinneen; jun 18A) 8:03.6, 3 Skibbereen (Connolly; jun 18A) 8:13.6, 4 Skibbereen (Hosford; lightweight) 8:14.8. B Final: 1 Bann (S Allen; jun 18A) 8:27.3, 2 Neptune (Leahy; inter) 9:01.5.

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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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