#Rowing: The team which will represent Ireland at the World Cup in Belgrade (June 1st to 3rd) has been chosen. The selection was made after trials at the National Rowing Centre in Cork last weekend.
Belgrade is the first in a series of three World Cup regattas which culminate in the final World Cup in Lucerne from July 13th to 15th. This year, Rowing Ireland plans to send athletes to Belgrade and Lucerne.
In addition to the senior team competing in Belgrade, a training squad of athletes to be based at the National Rowing Centre in Cork has been announced.
Six rowers have also been selected to train for the Junior World Championships.
Ireland Team for World Cup Regatta, Belgrade, June 1st to 3rd:
Pair: Mark O’Donovan, Shane O’Driscoll
Lightweight Double Sculls: Gary O’Donovan, Paul O’Donovan
Pair: Emily Hegarty, Aifric Keogh
Double Sculls: Monika Dukarska, Aileen Crowley
Lightweight Double Sculls: Denise Walsh, Margaret Cremen
Single Scull – Sanita Puspure
Training Group to be based at National Rowing Centre:
Heavyweight Men: Andy Harrington, Patrick Boomer, Philip Doyle, Ronan Byrne.
Heavyweight Women: Tara Hanlon, Natalie Long.
Pre-Selected Rowers who will train for the Junior World Championships:
Men’s Quadruple: Jack Keating, Jack Dorney, Alex Byrne, Luke Nally-Hayes.
Women’s Double Scull: Ciara Moynihan and Ciara Browne.