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Quadruple Gives Ireland Second Henley Rowing Win

19th June 2011
Quadruple Gives Ireland Second Henley Rowing Win

The Portora/Rowing Ireland crew of Eimear Moran, Lisa Dilleen, Holly Nixon and Sanita Puspure took the elite quadruple title with little difficulty at Henley Women’s Regatta yesterday. Dilleen and Puspure had earlier won the elite double sculls final.

Henley Women’s Regatta (Selected Results)

Saturday

Eight – Senior: UCD bt Reading 5:46, easily; Thames bt Queen’s 5:16, 1l; Purdue University bt Queen’s 5:27, 4l.

Four – Senior, coxed: Oxford Brookes bt Trinity 6:02, 2l; Glasgow/Clydesdale/Strathclyde bt UCD 5:57, 1l. Junior, coxed: Methodist College, Belfast/Portora bt Combe School 5:59, 3l; Methody/Portora bt Canford School 6:21, 2/3l.

Quadruple – Junior: Cork BC bt Dame A Harpur School 5:43, 1½l;  Latymer Upper School bt Cork BC 5:45, 2 ½l.

Elite Double Sculls: Rowing Ireland (S McCrohan, C Lambe) bt Old Collegians 6:09, easily

Lightweight Single Scull – Senior: Shandon (Corcoran-O’Hare) bt Queen’s 6:54, easily; Shandon bt Abingdon 7:02, 2l; Trinity (Dolan) bt Maidenhead 6:44, 2 ½l; Trinity bt Kingston 7:07, 5l

Sunday

Eight – Senior: Purdue University (USA) bt UCD 5:04, ¼ l.

Junior Four, coxed: Merion Mercy Academy (USA) bt Methodist College, Belfast/Portora 5:41, 2l.

Elite Quadruple: Rowing Ireland/Portora (E Moran, L Dilleen, H Nixon, S Puspure) bt Agecroft/Tees/Notts 5:05, 4½l. Final: Rowing Ireland/Portora bt Oxford Brookes/Reading University/University of London/Osiris 5:07, 4l.

Elite Double Sculls: Rowing Ireland (Puspure/Dilleen) bt Sport Imperial 5:34, 2½l; Leander/Durham University bt Rowing Ireland (McCrohan/Lambe) 5:29, 1l. Final: Rowing Ireland (Puspure/Dilleen) bt Leander/Durham University 5:25, ¾l.

Single Sculls – Senior Lightweight: Wallingford (Greves) bt Trinity (Sinead Dolan) 6:24, 4l; Tideway Scullers (Johnston) bt Shandon (Corcoran-O’Hare) 6:27, 3ft.

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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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