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Dublin and Galway Rowers Take Spoils on Shannon
# ROWING: Galway and Dublin crews dominated the rankings at the Carrick-on-Shannon Head of the River yesterday. Trinity’s senior eight won the second head in 11 minutes 45.3 seconds, and their senior quadruple held off NUIG’s senior four for second.…
Trinity Rowers Fastest at Carrick Head of the River
# ROWING: Trinity’s intermediate eight were the fastest crew in the first head at the Carrick-on-Shannon Head of the River today. They had almost eight seconds to spare over the second-placed NUIG intermediate eight. CARRICK-ON-SHANNON HEAD, SATURDAY table.tableizer-table { border:…
Pre-Race Crash Rules Out Queen's at Lagan Head of the River
# ROWING: A collision before the start between the Queen’s University senior eight and the Portadown intermediate four took both crews out of the reckoning at the second head of the day at Lagan Head of the River in Belfast…
Neptune Quadruples Come Out on Top in Lagan Head
# ROWING: Neptune Rowing Club had a good day at the Lagan Head of the River in Belfast on Saturday. Men’s junior quadruple sculls from the Dublin club placed first and second in Head One. Rory O’Connor of Queen’s University…
Kenny and Jacques Fast in the Rain at Newry Rowing Trial
# ROWING: Niall Kenny was the fastest man on the water at the Rowing Ireland National Assessments in Newry today. The 23 year old lightweight clocked 19 minutes 15 seconds for the five kilometres in the incessant rain. It was…
McKillen Sets Excellent Time at Rowing Ireland Trial
# ROWING: Adam Boreham of Belfast Boat Club, a heavyweight under-23 athlete, topped the rankings in ergometer (rowing machine) times on the first day of the Rowing Ireland Assessment in Newry today. Justin Ryan of Skibbereen was the fastest lightweight,…
Espersen Takes Charge of First Rowing Trial as Ireland High Performance Director
# ROWING: One hundred and twenty rowers are listed to compete at the Rowing Ireland Assessment in Newry tomorrow and Sunday. The ergometer test will be on Saturday and the on-the-water time trial is set for 11 o’clock on Newry…
St Michael's Head of the River Cancelled Because of High Water Level
# ROWING: The St Michael’s Head of the River, scheduled for tomorrow at O’Brien’s Bridge, has had to be cancelled. Water levels were considered too high to be safe for rowers and the ESB could not lower them due to…
Irish Rowing Appoints Hamish Adams as New CEO
#rowing – Hamish Adams has been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer of Rowing Ireland. He takes over from Acting CEO Frank Coghlan and will be based in the National Rowing Centre at Farran Woods, Cork. Adams moves from…
Rowing Ireland Rule Change EGM Cancelled
# ROWING: Rowing Ireland’s rule-change egm, set for January 12th, has been cancelled. The proposed changes to rules will now come before the agm of Rowing Ireland on March 31st. The decision was made for reasons of efficency and in…
Trinity Seniors and Shandon Juniors Fastest at Muckross Head
# ROWING: Shandon’s junior 18 eight was the fastest junior crew at the Muckross head of the River at the National Rowing Centre in Cork on Saturday. The Cork crew clocked 10 minutes 18 seconds. Trinity’s men’s senior eight was…
Good Day For St Joseph's Rowers at Castleconnell Head of the River
# ROWING: St Joseph’s of Galway had a good day at the Castleconnell/Bulls and Bears head of the river on the Shannon on Saturday. The Junior 18A eight from the school was the fastest crew and the Junior 18A quadruple…
Jacques and Walsh Push Their Way Into Contention at Newry Rowing
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure produced her customarily excellent performance to win the 5,000 m time trial at the National Assessment in Newry today, but the rise of young female talent was reflected in the performances of Bridget Jacques and Denise…
UCD Man O'Donovan Fastest at National Rowing Assessment
# ROWING: Paul O’Donovan, who is just 18 and a lightweight oarsman on scholarship to UCD, set the fastest time in the five kilometre time trial at the National Rowing Assessment on Newry canal today. Five other lightweights recorded the…
Puspure and Mullarkey Impress at National Rowing Assessment
# ROWING: One hundred and three competitors took to the water in clear and sunny conditions in the first National Assessment of the new season in Newry this morning. Eddie Mullarkey of NUIG had set the fastest time in the…
Kenny Fastest Single Sculler at Neptune Head of River Rowing
# ROWING: The Neptune Head of the River at Blessington gave Niall Kenny and some other top Galway rowers a chance to blow off the cobwebs in the run-up to the National Assessment in two weeks’ time in Newry. Kenny,…

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