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Trinity Set the Pace at High-Quality Erne Head

4th March 2017
Trinity's Senior Eight Compete at Erne Head of the River Trinity's Senior Eight Compete at Erne Head of the River

#Rowing: Trinity’s senior men’s eight were the top crew at the Erne Head of the River in Enniskillen today. The Dublin University crew covered the 4.52 miles in perfect conditions in 18 minutes 30 seconds. It was their third consecutive win in this event. They had three seconds to spare over Commercial. UCD, who hit a buoy, could only finish fifth. A record 85 crews completed the course.

The fastest women’s crew was the NUIG intermediate eight – quicker by seven seconds than the Commercial senior eight. The fastest women’s junior crew was the Enniskillen RBC eight.

Erne Head of the River, Selected Results


Eight: 1 Trinity 18 minutes 30 seconds, 2 Commercial 18:33, 3 NUIG 18:44, 4 UCD 18:49. Intermediate: UCD 18:49. Club One: UCD 19:56. Club Two: Enniskillen RBC 20:07. Novice: Trinity A 20:04. Junior: Enniskillen RBC 19:02. Jun 16: Blackrock Col 22:09.  Masters: Neptune (D) 21:21

Four – Sen, coxed: Belfast RC 21:46. Inter: NUIG 22:42. Club One, coxed: Carlow 22:11.

Sculling, Quadruple – Sen: Methodist, Bann, Queen’s, Fermoy 22:31. Jun: Carlow A 20:34. Jun 16, coxed: Bann 22:19.


Eight – Sen: Commercial 21:19. Inter: NUIG 21:12. Club Two: Queen’s 21:59. Jun: Enniskillen RBC 21:46. Jun 16: Enniskillen RBC 24:27.

Sculling, Quadruple -  Club One, coxed: Commercial 26:05. Jun: Methodist B 23:56. Jun 16, coxed: Commercial 25:22.

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