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Ireland Rowing Eight Starts Campaign in Lucerne

2nd August 2013
Ireland Rowing Eight Starts Campaign in Lucerne

#CoupeRowing: A junior women’s eight got Ireland’s campaign started at the Coupe de la Jeunesse at Lucerne in Switzerland this evening. The crew of Lauren McHugh, Ruth Gilligan, Daisy Callanan, Phoebe Mulligan, Claire Beechinor, Eimear Lambe, Megan McLaughlin, Kara O’Connor and stroke David Twomey finished fourth in a race won by Britain. The full Ireland team go into action tomorrow and Sunday in this European junior tourmanent. 

Coupe de la Jeunesse, Lucerne Switzerland, Day One (Selected Results, Irish interest)

Women, Eight – A Final: 1 Britain 6:34.19, 2 Italy 6:43.79, 3 Austria 6:49.06, 4 Ireland (L McHugh, R Gilligan, D Callanan, P Mulligan, C Beechinor, E Lambe, M McLaughlin, K O’Connor; cox: D Twomey) 7:05.10.

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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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