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Good Results for Irish Rowers at Henley Qualifiers

28th June 2019
The Enniskillen boys' quadruple train for Henley. The Enniskillen boys' quadruple train for Henley. Photo: Twitter

#Rowing: A good selection of Irish crews made it through the Qualifiers for Henley Royal Regatta on Friday – a number of them in the difficult ‘open’ events.

 In the Hambleden Pairs – an open event – Natalie Long of Skibbereen and Sadhbh O’Connor of NUIG came through, as did Orla Hayes in the Princess Royal Cup, the open category in women’s single sculls.

 Enniskillen’s boys’ quadruple made in through in the Fawley, and their girls’ quadruple matched them in the Diamond Jubillee.

 The UCD women’s eight did not make it through in the Remenham, an open event, but Nathan Hull of Queen’s and Ollie Dix of Leander qualified in the Double Sculls.

Henley Royal Regatta, Qualifiers, Friday (Irish interest)

Remenham Cup (Women’s Eights, Open): UCD did not qualify

Prince of Wales (Men’s Quadruple, Club and University): Lagan Scullers’ did not qualify

Fawley (Men’s Quadruple, Junior): Enniskillen Royal Boat Club Qualified

Diamond Jubilee Cup (Women’s Quadruple, Junior): Enniskillen Royal Boat Club Qualified

Britannia (Men’s Fours, coxed, Club): Belfast Rowing Club did not qualify

Hambleden Pairs (Women’s Pairs, Open): Sadhbh O’Connor and Natalie Long (NUIG and Skibbereen) Qualified

 Double Sculls (Men’s Double, Open): Nathan Hull and OJ Dix (Queen’s, Belfast and Leander) Qualified

Princess Royal (Women’s Single, Open): Orla Hayes (Skibbereen) Qualified

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Liam Gorman

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Liam Gorman is a writer and reporter. He is the co-author of Little Lady, One Man, Big Ocean, published in the United States and Canada as Crossing the Swell. He is the rowing correspondent of the Irish Times.  

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