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Hegarty and Jacques Top Junior Rankings at Rowing Trial

4th May 2013
Hegarty and Jacques Top Junior Rankings at Rowing Trial

# ROWING: Padddy Hegarty of Skibbereen and Bridget Jacques of Belfast Boat Club topped the rankings among the junior athletes at the Irish Trials in the National Rowing Centre in Cork. The announcement of results and the squads for the World Junior Championships and Coupe de la Jeunesse was delayed for hours after a computer problem. There were a number of queries of the original selection and changes were made. A decision on Home International squads will be made in the coming weeks.

Time Trial, National Rowing Centre (Selected Results)

Men - Senior/Under-23/Lightweight single sculls and pairs (1900 metres; ranked on per centage of projected world best time for each class). Selected Results.

1 P O’Donovan (lightweight) 6 mins 40.85 (94.8 per cent), 2 G O’Donovan (lwt) 92.7, 3 J Keohane (heavyweight) 6:40.76 (92.4), S O’Driscoll (lwt) 6:52.87 (92.0), 5 F McQuillan-Tolan/S O’Connor (heavyweight pair) 6:25.33 (91.2), 6 D Neale (hwt) 6:46.49 (91.1), 7 L Prendergast (lwt) 7:04.10 (89.6), 8 J Mitchell/M Wray (hwt pair) 6:35.16 (89.0), 9 A Burns (lwt) 7:07.79 (88.8), 10 A Boreham (hwt) 7:04.84 (87.2).


Men – (chosen for World Championships and Coupe squad):

Single Sculls: 1 P Hegarty (Skibbereen) 6:52.9 (95.26), A Harrington (Shandon) 6:55.9 (94.56), 3 D O’Malley (St Michael’s) 6:57.9 (94.11), 4 J Mitchel (Lee) 7:01.0 (93.42), 5 C Carmody (Shannon) 7:01.7 (93.26), 6 J Casey (Shandon) 7:02.8 (93.0), 7 M Ryan (Skibbereen) 7:06.5 (92.21), 8 R O’Sullivan (Lee) 7:09.5 (91.5), 9 E Stone (Lee) 7:09.5 (91.12), 10 S Murphy (Cork BC) 7:12.2 (91.0), 11 G McKillen (RBAI) 7:12.5 (90.93), 12 W Yeomans (Commercial) 7:15.7 (90.27), 13 D Buckley (Lee) 7:16.8 (90.05).

Pairs: 1 K Fallon, J Smyth (St Joseph’s) 6:44.3 (92.81), 2 D Keohane, B Keohane (Presentation) 92.5, 3 C Hennessy, L Carroll (Shandon) 6:50.3 (91.74), 4 E Murray, K Anderson (Portora) 90.86.

Women - (chosen for World Championships and Coupe squad):

Single Sculls: 1 B Jacques (Belfast BC) 7:43.1 (93.14), 2 H Shinnick (Fermoy) 7:55.4, 3 F Murtagh (Galway RC) 7:55.5 (90.70), 3 B Walsh (Skibbereen) 7:56.1, 4 L Hamel (Cork BC) 7:58.4 (90.15), 5 M McClaughlin (Cork BC; jun 17) 8:02.0 (89.48), 6 P Mulligan (Portora) 8:04.2 (89.07), 7 E Barry (Bann, jun 16) 8:09.4 (88.13), 8 C Beechinor (Cork BC, jun 16) 8:09.6 (88.09), 9 K O’Connor (Muckross, jun 16) 8:17.0 (86.78), 10 E Lambe (Commercial, jun 16) 8:17.2 (86.74), 11 L Kilbane (Cork BC, jun 16) 8:17.3, 12 Z Hyde (Killorglin, jun 16) 8:19.2 (86.39).

Pairs: 1 R Gilligan/L McHugh (Shannon) 7:51.5 (87.85); 2 C Scannell/D Callanan (Shandon) 7:55.9 (87.03)

Group B (Trials for Home International) – Winners: Junior Men - Pairs: R McKenna, A Chadfield (Clonmel) 6:49.9 (91.56). Single: D Synnott (Lee) 7:20.4 (89.3). Junior Women – Pairs: V Sheehan, Z Madden (St Michael’s) 7:40.2 (89.99). Single: C Kelly (Carrick-on-Shannon) 88.68.

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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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