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Puspure and O'Brien Shine at National Rowing Assessment

27th November 2011
Puspure and O'Brien Shine at National Rowing Assessment

#ROWING–Sanita Puspure and Kate O’Brien posted outstanding times in the ergometer test at the National Assessment in Newry. Puspure’s mark of six minutes 37.2 seconds was 22.5 seconds inside the cut-off mark for senior women set by the High Performance programme. O’Brien, who has just turned 17, clocked 6:59.4 – the cut-off for junior women was 7:48.8.

Rowing Ireland
2000m Assessment
26th Nov 2011
Sex W
NOV 2k Score (Multiple Items)
2000m Time
Row Labels Total
Sanita Puspure (OCBC) 6:37.2
Alice O'Sullivan (ULRC) 7:07.5
Monika Dukarska (Killorglin RC) 6:58.6
Jessica O'Keeffe (St Michaels) 7:14.3
Holly Nixon (Portora BC) 7:02.9
Siobhan McCrohan (Tribesmen RC) 7:09.5
Karen Corcoran-O'Hare (Shandon B.C.) 7:43.0
Claire Lambe (UCDBC) 7:12.5
Sinead Dolan (DULBC) 7:41.6
Aoife Leahy (St Michaels) 7:50.3
Kate O'Brien (St Michaels) 6:59.4
Rebecca McKeown (BBC) 7:11.9
Katie Cromie (Portora BC) 7:12.3
Aileen Crowley (Muckross RC) 7:25.5
Sarah Allen (Bann RC) 7:30.2
Hanna O'Sullivan (St Michaels) 7:30.5
Brooke Edgar (Bann RC) 7:34.1
Laura Connelly (Skibbereen R.C.) 7:34.9
Emily Hutchinson (Bann RC) 7:35.5
Lucie Litvack (BBC) 7:37.7
Laura Coleman (Shandon B.C.) 7:38.3
Eimear Byrne (Neptune R.C.) 7:39.6
Ella Ciallis (Skibbereen R.C.) 7:40.5
Roisin Merz (Shandon B.C.) 7:42.1
Sally O'Brien (Neptune R.C.) 7:43.7
Sarah Higgins (Cork BC) 7:44.6
Sadhbh Cassidy (Neptune R.C.) 7:47.9
Saoirse Horgan (Shandon B.C.) 7:55.9
Holly Lingwood (Shandon B.C.) 8:09.6
Hilary Shinnick (Fermoy RC) 7:10.9
Bridget Jacques (BBC) 7:14.0
Hanna McCarthy (St Michaels) 7:34.7
Leonie Hamel (Cork BC) 7:36.5
Lauren McHugh (Shannon RC) 7:38.6
Cara Cunningham (GRC) 7:43.2
Kellie Wade (GRC) 7:43.2
Phoebe Mulligan (Portora BC) 7:43.9
Fionna Murtagh (GRC) 7:44.7
Bernadett Walsh (Skibbereen R.C.) 7:44.9
Ruth Gilligan (Shannon RC) 7:45.6
Megan Donnegan (Castleconnell Boat Club) 7:46.6
Ellie Sherin (St Michaels) 7:49.5
Rachel McGowan (Shannon RC) 7:51.3
Alison Mc Devitt (Castleconnell Boat Club) 8:09.9
Rowing Ireland
2000m Assessment
26th Nov 2011
2000m Time
Row Labels Total
Claire Beechinor (Cork BC) 7:38.7
Laura Kilbane (Cork BC) 7:51.1
Kara O'Connor (Muckross RC) 7:51.3
Megan McLaughlin (Cork BC) 7:52.6
Ruth Cummins (GRC) 7:52.9
Jasmine English (MCB) 7:53.7
Zoe Hyde (Killorglin RC) 7:53.8
Katherine Cremin (Muckross RC) 7:57.9
Meabh O'Brien (GRC) 8:01.4
Claire Silke (Castleconnell Boat Club) 8:01.7
Rachel Nixon (Portora BC) 8:06.2
Erin Coll (Shannon RC) 8:06.6
Aoife Cushen (Col.Iognaid) 8:09.6
Ailish Griffin (Castleconnell Boat Club) 8:12.3
Megan Donnelly (GRC) 7:58.1
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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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