#Rowing: Ireland brought its tally of boats qualified for the next round to eight this morning at the World Rowing Championships in Linz, Austria.
The women's four of Tara Hanlon, Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh and Emily Hegarty slotted into the semi-finals by taking second behind China in their repechage.
Lydia Heaphy qualified for the semi-final with a third placing the repechage of the lightweight single sculls.
The men's lightweight quadruple fell just short of qualifying for the A Final. The crew of Hugh Sutton, Miles Taylor, Ryan Ballantine and Jake McCarthy finished fifth, with four going through. The Netherlands won from Denmark, Austria and Ireland, with the United States sixth.
World Rowing Championships, Linz, Austria, Day Three (Irish interest)
Lightweight Qudaruple Sculls – Repechage (First Four to A Final; rest to B Final): 5 Ireland (H Sutton, M Taylor, R Ballantine, J McCarthy) 5:58.99.
Four – Repechage One (First Three to A/B Semi-Final; rest to C Final): 2 Ireland (T Hanlon, E Lambe, A Keogh, E Hegarty) 6:35.14
Lightweight Single – Repechage Two (First Three to A/B Semi-Final; rest to C Final): 3 Ireland (L Heaphy) 7:48.40.