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Rowing Ireland Appoint Espersen as New High Performance Director
# ROWING: Rowing Ireland have chosen Morten Espersen to be their new High Performance Director. The 61-year-old served as HPD in Denmark from 1993 to 2001 and went on to chair Denmark’s executive board for elite rowing. Denmark has had…
Olympians Follow in Nixon's Wake as University of Virginia Impress
# ROWING: The University of Virginia crew, with Ireland’s Holly Nixon in the number three seat, put some of the top rowers in the world behind them as they finished third in the Women’s Championship Eight at the Head of…
Keohane Top Single Sculler at Skibbereen Head of the River
#ROWING: John Keohane was the fastest men’s single sculler and Marie O’Neill the fastest woman at the big Skibbereen Head of the River at the National Rowing Centre in Cork on Saturday. Skibbereen’s men’s quadruple scull were the fastest crew…
Gandelow Rowing Races Return to Limerick this October
#gandelow – The Ilen School Gandelow Races on Sunday October 28th are shaping up to be another exciting river sporting event. The races, which can be watched from the river banks, will be started from Howley's Quay adjacent to Clohessy's…
McElroy Takes Over as Performance Director for Men's Rowing in Canada
# ROWING: Martin McElroy, who was the Ireland high performance director from 2009 to 2012, has been chosen as performance director for men’s rowing in Canada. The Galway native, who is 49, came to prominence when he guided the Britain…
Neale and Bulman Fastest Scullers at Dublin Time Trial
# ROWING: Dave Neale of UCD won the time trial of the Dublin Sculling Ladder at Islandbridge on Saturday. The Offalyman, who also won the Tullamore Time Trial last weekend, headed up the list of 180 contestants with a time…
Neale Offaly's Fastest at Tullamore Time Trial
# ROWING: The Tullamore Time Trial drew a big entry on Saturday, with Dave Neale of UCD coming out on top with a time of eight minutes 26.40 seconds. Neale’s closest rival was Rory O’Connor of Queen’s University, who also…
World University Medallist Lambe is Afloat Rower of the Month
# ROWING: The Afloat Rower of the Month for September is Claire Lambe. The UCD student took silver for Ireland at the World University Rowing Championships at Kazan in Russia in the lightweight single sculls. Back in July, Lambe (22)…
Lambe Takes Silver Medal at World University Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Ireland’s Claire Lambe took silver at the World University Rowing Championships in Kazan in Russia this morning. Kirsten McCann of South Africa got ahead of her at the start and maintained the lead under pressure from Lambe to…
Ireland Four Win B Final at World University Rowing Championships
# ROWING: The Ireland men’s four won their B Final at the World University Rowing Championships in Kazan in Russia today. The crew of Shane O’Driscoll (a lightweight), Sean O’Connor, Eddie Mullarkey and Irish American Tom Lynam had 3.9 seconds…
Kenny and Women's Four Join Lambe in A Finals at World University Rowing
# ROWING: Ireland will have three A Finalists at the World University Rowing Championships in Kazan in Russia. Niall Kenny joined Claire Lambe in the last six of the lightweight single sculls by finishing second in his semi-final this morning,…
Galway's Kenny In Semi-Finals at World University Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Niall Kenny won his repechage to qualify for tomorrow’s semi-finals of the lightweight single sculls at the World University Championships in Kazan in Russia. The 24-year-old Galway man had finished last in a difficult heat earlier, but he…
Ireland Crews Get Second Chance to Join Lambe in University Rowing Finals
# ROWING: Three of the four Ireland crews are bound for repechages after the first round of competition at the World University Rowing Championships in Kazan in Russia. The men’s four finished fourth in their heat and the women’s four…
Lambe Off to Winning Start at World University Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Claire Lambe won her heat to qualify directly for the A Final of the lightweight single sculls at the World University Championships at Kazan in Russia this morning. The 22-year-old Dubliner is Ireland’s top hope of a medal.…
Lambe and Kenny Head Ireland Challenge at World University Rowing Championships
#ROWING: Two athletes who represented Ireland at senior level in the recent World Rowing Championships are part of the country’s team for the World University Rowing Championships which take place in Kazan in Russia this weekend. Claire Lambe and Niall…
Ireland Finish Tenth at Paralympic Rowing Regatta
# ROWING: Ireland’s adaptive coxed four finished fourth in their B Final, 10th overall, at the Paralympic Rowing Regatta at Eton Dorney this morning. The crew of Anne-Marie McDaid, Sarah Caffrey, Shane Ryan, Kevin du Toit and cox Helen Arbuthnot…

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