#Rowing: Paul and Gary O’Donovan finished sixth in the Premier Double Sculls Final at the North Island Club Championships on Lake Karapiro in New Zealand today. Earlier, Paul O’Donovan had finished sixth of eight in the Premier Single Sculls, while Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll had won the B Final of the Premier Pair.
Max Murphy had a very satisifactory outing. The UCD man, who has been based in New Zealand, took the senior eight and four with Waikato.
North Island Rowing Championships, Lake Karapiro, New Zealand (Irish interest)
Senior Eight – A Final: 1 Waikato (3: M Murphy) 6:19.55.
Senior Four – A Final: 1 Waikato (3 M Murphy) 6:15.01.
Premier Pair – B Final: 1 Skibbereen (M O’Donovan, S O’Driscoll) 6:43.34.
Senior Pair – A Final: 4 Waikato (M Murphy, T Bedford) 6:51.51.
Premier Double Sculls – Final: 6 Skibbereen (P O’Donovan, G O’Donovan) 6:50.76.
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.