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Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan.
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#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan won their repechage to qualify for the semi-finals of the lightweight double sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne today. The Skibbereen men had not intended to be in the race – run…
Sanita Puspure
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#Rowing: Both of Ireland’s competitors made the semi-finals of the women’s single sculls at the World Cup in Lucerne. Sanita Puspure won her quarter-final, while Monika Dukarska took a comfortable third in hers. Puspure had tough opponents. She battled it…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll.
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#Rowing: Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan finished well to take second in their lightweight pair exhibition race at the World Cup regatta in Lucerne today. Britain’s Joel Cassells and Sam Scrimgeour took over at the head of the field Ireland…
Paul and Gary O'Donovan
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#Rowing: Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan finished third in their heat and must come through a repechage if they are to qualify for the semi-finals of the lightweight double sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne. Just two…
Victoria Thornley of Britain and Sanita Puspure race at Lucerne today
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#Rowing: Monika Dukarska and Sanita Puspure both qualified for the quarter-finals of the women’s single sculls at the World Cup regatta in Lucerne today. Dukarska drew Magdalena Lobnig, the holder of the world’s best time in the event, in her…
Trinity Row Over at Henley Brings Joy and Tinge of Sadness
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#Rowing: Here is the Trinity eight which won the Ladies Plate at Henley Royal Regatta in 1977 ‘rowing over’ 40 years later. The current captain of Dublin University Boat Club, Cian Flynn, coxed the crew on Saturday as a stand-in…
Paul O'Donovan and Gary O'Donovan on the podium at the second World Cup in Poznan.
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#Rowing: The third and final World Rowing Cup regatta of the 2017 season will take place in Lucerne, Switzerland on the famous Rotsee course, beginning this Friday, July 7th.  The regatta is the last chance for athletes to test themselves…
The view at Henley Royal Regatta
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#Rowing: Commercial made their exit from Henley this morning in a tightly fought quarter-final of the Wyfold Cup for club fours. The Dublin crew took a lead early over Thames and retained it to beyond halfway. The English crew pushed…
Matthew Dundon, the Clonmel strokeman.
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#Rowing: Clonmel were beaten in a phenomenally close race at Henley Royal Regatta today. In the second round of the Fawley Cup, Tideway Scullers’ took the lead early and had a length over the the four young men in the…
Commercial's Wyfold crew
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#Rowing: Commercial won again at Henley Royal Regatta today. Their Wyfold club four beat Curlew with plenty to spare to progress to Friday’s competition. The London crew veered markedly towards Commercial at the start, and Commercial also crabbed to their…
The Enclosure at Henley
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#Rowing: The University of California, Berkeley, beat Trinity in the second round of the Temple Cup for college eights at Henley Royal Regatta today. The American crew won easily in the first round and were hot favourites to win this…
Georgia O'Brien
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#Rowing: Georgia O’Brien has been chosen to represent Ireland at the Coupe de la Jeunesse. The Kenmare girl was added to the team, which will compete in Belgium on July 29th and 30th, after Cork Regatta. However, Rory Quinn and…
Niall Kenny (right) and Mark O'Donovan competing for Ireland in 2014.
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#Rowing: Niall Kenny lost out in the first round of the Diamond Sculls to a much heavier opponent at Henley Royal Regatta today. Kenny (28) won a silver medal at the World Under-23 Championships in 2010 as part of the…
Commercial Rowers Ease to First-Round Win at Henley
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#Rowing: Commercial had an easy win in the first round of the Wyfold Cup for club fours at Henley Royal Regatta today. Their opponents, Molesey B, made a mess of the start, veering across towards the Dublin crew and being…
Trinity Rowers Win in First Round at Henley Regatta
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#Rowing: Trinity’s senior men’s eight gave Ireland a second win at Henley Royal Regatta today. They took on and beat Pembroke College, Oxford in the Temple Cup for college eights. Pembroke were fast off the start, but their steering was…
Great Start for Clonmel Junior Scullers at Henley
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#Rowing: Clonmel rowed well to overcome a slow start and win in the first round at Henley Royal Regatta today. The crew of Dylan Barry O’Donovan, Andrew Butler, Seán O’Donnell and Matt Dundon beat American crew Malvern Preparatory School B…

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