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O'Donovan Takes Two Titles

19th December 2009
O'Donovan Takes Two Titles

Skibbereen man Mark O’Donovan took two of the inaugural national sculls titles at the Skibbereen head of the river at the National Rowing Centre. The 21-year-old, who headed the lightweight rankings at the National trials last weekend, won the single sculls and partnered Richard Coakley to take the double sculls. Sheila Clavin of St Michael’s matched O’Donovan in the women’s competition, winning the single and teaming up with Dympna Kelly of Carrick-on-Shannon to take the doubles crown.  

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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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