#Rowing: Commercial finished second to Leander in the men’s Championship Eights at London Metropolitan Regattta at Dorney Lake today. It was one of a string of good results for Irish clubs. NUIG and Tribesmen shone and teamed up to win the women’s Championship coxed four. UCC – who took second in the Championship single sculls through Ronan Byrne – also excelled. Trinity, the University of Limerick, Shandon and Castleconnell also had wins.
London Metropolitan Regatta, Dorney Lake (Irish interest; selected results, winners unless stated)
Eight – Championship: 1 Leander 5:49.90, 2 Commercial 5:52.74.
Four – Championship: 3 Commercial 6:12.20. Tier Two: Shandon.
Four, coxed – Tier Three: Tribesmen 6:32.26. Academic, Tier Two: NUIG.
Pair – Tier Two: UCC 7:14.93.
Double Sculls – Championship: 2 UCC (R Byrne, H Sutton) 6:32.50. Tier Two: Castleconnell 6:42.50.
Single Sculls – Championship: 2 UCC (R Byrne) 7:03.99. Tier Two: Univ of Limerick (K Mannix) 7:18.36. Tier Three: St Michael’s (D O’Connor).
Eight – Club, Tier Two: NUIG/Tribesmen 6:50.64. Academic, Tier Two: Trinity 6:57.77.
Four – Academic, Tier Two: Trinity 7:08.62.
Four, coxed – Championship: NUIG/Tribesmen 7:20.88. Tier Four: Univ of Limerick.
Pair – Championship: 2 Commercial (H O’Neill, R Morris) 7:46.57. Tier Two: NUIG 7:39.84.
Double Sculls – Championship: 3 London/Skibbereen (M Jackson, N Long) 7:28.48.