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Weather Threat to Ireland Rowing Trial

22nd October 2014
Weather Threat to Ireland Rowing Trial

ROWING: The first Ireland trial, set for this weekend at the National Rowing Centre, has been restricted to this Saturday only because of concerns about the weather, and the event may yet have to be cancelled. The current plan is that competition will start at 9am with lightweight weigh in at 7am. Racing, if it is possible, will be in a time trial format with finals from 11:30am. There may be a chance that the water will be unsafe by then and if so, the time trial will be the only race and will give the ranking for the next set of trials. If the weather deteriorates further the trial may be cancelled. A final decision will be made tomorrow by 4pm tomorrow (Thursday).

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Liam Gorman

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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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