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NUIG and Bann Triumph in Eights at Athlone

19th June 2011
NUIG and Bann Triumph in Eights at Athlone

NUIG won the senior women’s rowing eight and the overall club prize at Athlone Regatta. There was no men’s senior eights race, but Bann won the men’s junior eight, while St Michael’s won the women’s junior 18 eight. Bann also won the men’s junior 18 four, while St Michael’s took the senior men’s four.

Athlone Regatta, Coosan Point, Saturday – Selected Results


Eights – Junior 18: 1 Bann, 2 Methodist College, Belfast 3l. Junior 16: Cork BC.

Four – Senior: 1 St Michael’s, 2 Neptune, 5l. Novice, coxed: NUIG. Junior: 1 Bann, 2 Methodist College, Belfast 5l.

Pair – Senior: Presentation (K Neville, J Griffin), 2 Clonmel. Junior: 1 Presentation (Neville, Griffin), 2 Methodist College, Belfast, easily.

Sculling, Quadruple – Junior 18: Cork BC. Junior 16, coxed: Cork BC.


Eight – Senior: 1 NUIG, 2 St Michael’s, 3l. Novice: NUIG. Junior 18: 1 St Michael’s, 2 Galway, 2½l.

Four – Intermediate: 1 NUIG, 2 St Michael’s. Novice, coxed: NUIG. Junior 18: 1 St Michael’s, 2 Galway, 4l.

Sculling, Single – Senior: 1 Killorglin (M Dukarska), 2 Three Castles (B Quinn), 3l. Junior 18: Fermoy (H Shinnick). Junior 16: Fermoy (Shinnick)

Overall Winner: NUIG

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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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