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Comprehensive 2012 Calendar For Irish Rowers

20th December 2011
Comprehensive 2012 Calendar For Irish Rowers

#ROWING – The year ahead will be a bumper one for rowing. Check out the 2012 Calendar - with a month-by-month list of domestic and international fixtures.

Rowing Calendar 2012

January 21st: Sligo Head of the River. 28th: St Michael’s Head, O’Brien’s Bridge.

February 4th: Lagan Scullers Head, Belfast. 18th: Head of the Shannon, Carrick-on-Shannon; Cork Head, Marina. 25th: Lagan Head, Belfast.

March 3rd: Erne Head, Enniskillen; Fermoy Head; Women’s Eights Head, London. 17th: Tribesmen Head, Galway; Head of the River, London. 19th: Gannon Cup Colours Races, Dublin (morning); 24th: Dublin Head.

April 1st: Monkstown Sprint Regatta, National Rowing Centre, Cork. 7th: Trinity Regatta, Islandbridge, Dublin. 14th: Irish University Championships and Irish Schools’ Regatta, NRC. 15th: Skibbereen Regatta, NRC. 21st: Neptune Regatta, Islandbridge. 28th: Queen’s Regatta, Castlewellan; Bantry Regatta, Bantry.

May 4th-6th: World Cup One, Belgrade. 5th: Portadown Regatta. 5th-6th: Munich Junior Regatta. 5th-6th: Ghent International May Regatta. 12th: Limerick Regatta, O’Brien’s Bridge. 19th: Belfast Sprint Regatta; Lee Regatta, Cork Harbour. 20th-23rd: Final Olympic Qualification Regatta, Lucerne. 25th-27th: World Cup Two, Lucerne. 26th: Metropolitan Regatta, Blessington.

June 2nd-3rd: Carlow Regatta; (British) Metropolitan Regatta, Dorney Lake; International Junior Regatta, Hamburg. 10th: Castleconnell Sprint Regatta, O’Brien’s Bridge; 15th-17th: World Cup Three, Munich; 15th-17th: Henley Women’s Regatta; 16th: Athlone Regatta, Coosan Point; 17th: Galway Regatta; 16th-17th: Marlow Regatta, Dorney Lake. 23rd: Cork Regatta, NRC; 23rd-24th: National Assessment (Junior Trials), NRC; 24th: Fermoy Sprints; 27th-July 1st: Henley Royal Regatta.

 July 1st (from June 27th): Henley Royal Regatta; 11th-15th: World Under-23 Championships, Trakai, Lithuania; 12th-15th: National Championships, National Rowing Centre, Farran Wood, Cork; 20th-22nd: Coupe de la Jeunesse, Banyoles, Spain. 21st (Provisional) Home International Regatta, Cardiff; 28th-August 4th: Olympic Games Regatta, Dorney Lake, England.

 August  (from July 28th) to 4th: Olympic Games Regatta, Dorney Lake, England. 5th: Carrick-on-Shannon Sprints; 15th-19th: World Senior and Junior Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; 24th-26th: All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships, Broadstrand, Courtmacsherry, Co Cork; 25th Belfast Summer Sprints; 31st-September 2nd: Paralympic Regatta, Dorney Lake, England.

 September (from August 31st) to 2nd: Paralympic Regatta, Dorney Lake, England; 6th-9th: World Masters Regatta, Duisburg, Germany; 7th-9th: World University Championships, Kazan, Russia. 14th-16th: European Championships, Varese, Italy.

October 7th: Tullamore Time Trial; 20th: Skibbereen Head of the River, NRC; 20th-21st: Head of the Charles, Boston, Massachussets.

November 1st-4th: World Rowing Coaches Conference, Limerick. 3rd: Castleconnell Head of the River, O’Brien’s Bridge; 10th: Neptune Head of the River, Blessington; Fours Head of the River, London. 17th: Bann Head of the River, Coleraine. 24th-25th: National Assessment, Newry.

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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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