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Trinity Regatta Hit Hard by NUIG and UCD Withdrawals

19th April 2014
Trinity Regatta Hit Hard by NUIG and UCD Withdrawals

#ROWING: The absence of the senior eights of UCD/Old Collegians and Gráinne Mhaol/NUIG – both entered, both did not compete – robbed Trinity Regatta of the anticipated top-level racing in this category today. Conditions were superb, with bright sunshine and calm water, and there were good wins for the Old Collegians senior pair of Peter Grogan and Gearóid Duane and Seán Jacob in the senior single sculls.

Trinity Regatta, Islandbridge, Saturday (Selected Results)

Men

Eight – Club: Commercial bt Neptune easily. Intermediate: UCD A bt Neptune 1¼ l. Novice: Trinity A bt UCD canvas. Junior 16: Reading Bluecoat A bt Portora 4½ l. Junior 15: Reading Bluecoat A bt Reading Bluecoat B easily.

Four – Senior, coxed: Trinity A bt Trinity B canvas. Club, coxed: Garda bt Blackrock ¾ l. Intermediate, coxed: UCD A bt Commercial 3l.

Pair – Senior: Old Collegians (G Duane, P Grogan) bt Commercial ¾ l.

Sculling

Quadruple – Junior 18B, coxed: Athlone bt Portadown 3l. Junior 16, coxed: Commercial bt Neptune A 6l. Junior 15, coxed: Reading Bluecoat bt Three Castles 3l.

Double – Junior 15: Carlow A bt Three Castles ½ l.

Single – Senior: Old Commercial (S Jacob) bt Trinity (Hurley) 2¾ l. Club: Garda (D Kelly) bt UCD (Toland) 1 ¼ l. Intermediate: UCD A (T Hughes) bt Garda (Kelly) 2l. Masters: Carlow bt Commercial easily. Junior 18: Neptune (Mulvaney). Junior 16: Graiguenamanagh (A Lennon) bt Commercial (Baskerville) 2½ l. Junior 15: Three Castles (O Clune).

Women

Eight – Club: Trinity bt Commercial ¾ l. Novice: UCD bt Trinity 3½ l. Junior 18: Commercial bt Portora ¾ l.

Four – Club, coxed: Commercial bt Trinity D 5l.

Sculling,

Quadruple – Junior 16, coxed: Portora A bt Commercial 2½ l

Single – Club: Commercial (A Rodger) bt Commercial (Edwards) 4½ l. Junior 18A: Commercial (E Lambe) bt Carlow (Byrne) 5l. Junior 16: Neptune (Deasy) bt Neptune (Ferrick) ¾ l.

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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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