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Ireland Lightweight Double Pulls Out of Rowing B Final
Ireland’s lightweight double scull of Siobhan McCrohan and Claire Lambe did not start the B Final at the Rowing World Cup in Munich this morning. The team management said the crew did not compete because of illness. France won the…
Ireland's Adaptive Four Rowers Fifth in A Final
Ireland’s adaptive coxed four rowers finished fifth in their A Final in the very last race of the programme on the day at the World Cup in Munich. Britain’s top crew won gold despite catching a crab near the line,…
O'Donovan and Kenny Finish Fifth in Rowing Semi-Finals
Two Ireland lightweight double sculls rowers will compete in B Finals at the World Cup in Munich tomorrow. Mark O’Donovan and Niall Kenny were in sixth in their semi-final until the closing stages, when they put in a good finish…
Dilleen and Puspure Scull to A Final in Rowing World Cup
Lisa Dilleen and Sanita Puspure qualified for the A Final at the Rowing World Cup in Munich with a heart-warming second-place finish in the semi-final of the women’s double scull. The race was won convincingly by the top boat of…
Maher Set for Rowing B Final in Munich
There was no joy this morning for Ireland’s Michael Maher in the semi-final of the lightweight single sculls at the Rowing World Cup regatta in Munich. To reach the A Final Maher needed to find a place in the top…
Four Crews Through to Munich Semi-Finals
Three Ireland crews joined heavyweight double Sanita Puspure and Lisa Dilleen in World Cup semi-finals after yesterday afternoon’s action in Munich. Claire Lambe and Siobhan McCrohan won their repechage of the lightweight women’s double scull and Mark O’Donovan and Niall…
Puspure and Dilleen Prosper in Time Trials
Ireland’s women’s double of Lisa Dilleen and Sanita Puspure made it directly through to the A/B semi-finals at the World Cup regatta in Munich. They finished third in the time-trial heats which are being tested at this regatta. The lightweight…
Threat of High Winds Scuppers Metro Regatta
Metropolitan Regatta, scheduled for tomorrow, has been cancelled because of the forecast of high winds. The organisers are investigating the possibility of running it next Saturday, June 4th.
Dolan and Maher Fourth in Munich Time Trials
Ireland’s two lightweight single scullers at the World Cup Regatta in Munich, Sarah Dolan and Michael Maher, both had fourth-place finishes in their heats this morning and are set to compete in repechages later today. The heats were run on…
Metro Regatta Decision on Friday
The organisers of Metropolitan Rowing Regatta will post a decision tomorrow on whether to go ahead with the event. Strong winds are forecast for Blessington on Saturday. There is a huge entry, and Metro is set to serve as a…
Rowing Calendars for 2012 and 2013 Here
The domestic rowing calendars for 2012 and 2013 were agreed by the delegates at the agm of Rowing Ireland in Dublin. A fixtures meeting had done the bulk of the work, and some other changes were made before the calendar…
Coghlan Lands Job as Rowing Ireland Secretary
Frank Coghlan of Shandon Boat Club in Cork is the new secretary of Rowing Ireland. The 59-year-old, who was not on the outgoing board, defeated Brenda Ewing to take over from Gordon Reid at a well-attended agm. The proposed calendars…
Coghlan and Ewing Bid to Replace Reid at AGM
Gordon Reid steps aside as Secretary at the agm of Rowing Ireland on Saturday. The delegates will choose between Frank Coghlan of Shandon or Brenda Ewing of Belfast Rowing Club. The agm will be held at Sport HQ in Dublin.
Trip to Queen's Gives Skibbereen League Boost
Skibbereen head the Grand League table after the second round. The west Cork club, who were in second place behind UCD after their own regatta, travelled to Castlewellan in Co Down for the Queen’s regatta last weekend and added sufficient…
Queen's Regatta Battles Through the Squalls
Queen’s University Regatta had to deal with difficult conditions at Castlewellan. Some races had to be cancelled for safety reasons, and the squalls forced the organisers to limit most of the races to 1,000 metres from 3 o’clock on. One…
Rowing updates from Ghent, Essen and Munich
Irish Rowing crews competed in Essen and Ghent this weekend and in the Munich Junior Regatta. We've got all the results of Irish interest: Cork Rowing Club in the Mix in Ghent, Black and Cassells Post Win in Munich, Lambe…

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