#Rowing: The standout names in the Irish entry for Henley Royal Regatta are Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll. The world lightweight champions of 2017 have entered the Silver Goblets for open pairs.
The Irish challenge features Commercial in the Thames Cup for club eights and UCD’s four in the Visitors. Both crews are Irish champions. Enniskillen have chosen to enter quadruples in the Fawley and the Diamond Jubilee.
UCD, who compete at Henley Women’s Regatta this weekend, have entered the open event for women’s eights, the Remenham. Orla Hayes of Skibbereen has entered the Princess Royal, the open event for women's single scullers.
Henley Royal Regatta, July 3rd to 7th (Selection of Entries, Irish interest)
Remenham Cup (Women’s Eights, Open): UCD
Thames (Men’s Eight, Club): Commercial
Visitors (Men’s Four, Club and University): UCD
Prince of Wales (Men’s Quadruple, Club and University): Lagan Scullers’
Fawley (Men’s Quadruple, Junior): Enniskillen Royal Boat Club
Diamond Jubilee Cup (Women’s Quadruple, Junior): Enniskillen Royal Boat Club
Britannia (Men’s Fours, coxed, Club): Belfast Rowing Club
Silver Goblets (Men’s Pairs, Open): Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll (Skibbereen)
Hambleden Pairs (Women’s Pairs, Open): Sadhbh O’Connor and Natalie Long (NUIG and Skibbereen)
Double Sculls (Men’s Double, Open): Nathan Hull and OJ Dix (Queen’s, Belfast and Leander)
Stonor Trophy (Women’s Double Sculls, Open): Fiona Chestnutt, CK Knight (Reading Univ and Newcastle Univ)
Diamond Sculls (Men’s Single, Open): Callum McCrae (Cambridge Univ Lightweight RC)
Princess Royal (Women’s Single, Open): Orla Hayes (Skibbereen)