#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan finished sixth of the eight competitors who reached the A Final of the Premier Single Sculls at the North Island Club Rowing Championships in New Zealand. Robbie Manson, the top heavyweight single sculler won. Gary O’Donovan took third place in the B Final.
Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll won their B Final of the Premier Pair, taking ninth overall. Max Murphy, the former UCD captain, was part of the Waikato senior pair which finished fourth in their final.
North Island Rowing Championships, Lake Karapiro, New Zealand (Irish interest)
Premier Pair – B Final: 1 Skibbereen (M O’Donovan, S O’Driscoll) 6:43.34.
Senior Pair – Final: 4 Waikato (M Murphy, T Bedford) 6:51.51.
Premier Single – A Final: 1 R Manson 6:39.58; 6 Skibbereen (P O’Donovan) 6:54.63. B Final: 3 Skibbereen (G O’Donovan) 6:57.21.