#Rowing: Irish crews were prominent at London Metropolitan Regatta at Dorney Lake and took some of the biggest prizes on offer.
The composite of Katie Shirlow and Lisa Murphy (NUIG), Niamh Casey (Skibbereen), Clara O’Brien (Castleconnell) and Rachel O’Leary (UCC) won the Championship coxed Four.
The UCD men’s crew of Shane O’Connell, Andrew Goff, Shane Mulvaney and David O’Malley won the Championship Four.
On Sunday, Niall Beggan of Commercial won the Championship Single Sculls and the under-23 women’s composite again won the Championship coxed four.
London Metropolitan Regatta, Dorney Lake (Selected Results; Irish interest; winners unless stated)
Four – Open - Championship: UCD 6:24.45. Open – Tier Two: St Michael’s 6:38.62.
Four, coxed – Open: 1 NUIG 6:56.81, 2 UCD B 7:00.99. Open, Academic: Univ of Limerick 7:15.26.Sculling, Quadruple – Tier Two: Queen’s, Shandon, UCC 6:32.47
Single, Open – Tier Two: Univ of Limerick (K Mannix) 7:37.80.
Four, coxed – Championship: Castleconnell, Skibbereen, NUIG, UCC 7:37.91.
Pair – Tier Two: Anna Liffey (D Maguire, C Dempsey) 8:10.25. Tier Three: Cork (J Duggan, C O'Sullivan) 8:07.63
Eight – Open - B Final: 1 UCD 6:04.76; 2 Cork 6:09.17
Four, coxed – Open, Academical – Tier Two: Queen’s, Belfast, Carlow, NUIG, UCC (R Corrigan, J Keating, D Breen, B O’Rourke; cox: A Humphries-Griffiths) 6:53.77.
Pair – Open – Tier Two: Cork (P Beechinor, M Cronin) 7:18.36
Sculling – Quadruple, Open: Lee (A Mahony, P Leonard, A Sheehan, D Kelly) 6:34.80
Single, Open: Commercial (N Beggan) 7:29.59. Open Single – Tier Two: Univ of Limerick (K Mannix) 7:38.56. Tier Four: Univ of Limerick (M Fanning) 8:16.55
Four, coxed - Championship: Skibbereen, NUIG, UCC (K Shirlow, L Murphy, S O’Donnell, N Casey; cox: A Humphries-Griffiths) 7:28.16.
Double – Open – Tier Two: Lee (M Kidney, A Lynch) 7:59.08. Single – Tier Three: NUIG (S O’Connor) 8:30.50