St Joseph's of Galway were the fastest crew in the shortened second head at the Head of the Shannon rowing event in Carrick on Shannon today. The men's junior 18A eight rowed well and set a provisional time of nine minutes 19.3 seconds.
Commercial's men's junior 18A quadruple were almost as fast, winning their class in nine minutes 22.6 seconds.
The fastest women's crew was the Commercial club one eight, while the Tribesmen/Athlone combination came home fastest of the mixed masters eights.
Brian Colsh of Sligo came home fastest of the junior men's single scullers; Molly Curry was the best women's junior single sculler.
The conditions were surprisingly good, with the water calmer as the afternoon went on.