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Irish Rowing Crews Beaten in Finals at Henley Women's Regatta

17th June 2012
Irish Rowing Crews Beaten in Finals at Henley Women's Regatta

#ROWING: Two Irish club crews and two Rowing Ireland crews reached finals at Henley Women’s Regatta. Queen’s University came close to winning in the senior coxed four, but lost out, as did the UCD senior eight and Ireland squad athletes Lisa Dilleen, in the elite single and the elite double.

Irish crews also had a string of second places at Marlow Regatta at Dorney Lake on Saturday. However, Trinity won the intermediate one eights.

Henley Women’s Regatta (Irish interest, finals)

Eight – Senior: Newcastle University bt UCD 3 ½ l, 5:39

Four – Senior, coxed: Upper Thames bt Queen’s University 2/3 l 6:02

Sculling

Double – Elite: Leander bt Rowing Ireland 3 2/3 l 6:01

Single – Elite: Sport Imperial (Gooderham) bt Rowing Ireland (Dilleen) easily 6:58

Marlow Regatta, Dorney Lake (Selected, Irish interest, finals)

Saturday

Eights – Senior: 6 Queen’s University 6:25.68. Intermediate One, Division One: 1 Trinity 6:24.14

Four – Elite: 5 Rowing Ireland 6:48.54

Sculling

Quadruple - Elite: 2 Rowing Ireland 6:31.16. Junior 18, Division One: 5 Carlow 8:01.63

Double – Elite: 2 RBAI 7:51.18

Single – Elite: 2 Lee Valley (J Keohane) 8:33.16

Sunday (1,000-metre racing; Irish interest, selected)

Sculling, Single – Intermediate Two: 1 Carlow (N Murphy) 3:42.46

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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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