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Ireland Junior Pair Fourth in Pacey World Rowing Semi-Final
# ROWING: The Ireland junior pair of Chris Black and Joel Cassells finished fourth in a pacey semi-final at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv in Bulgaria this morning and will compete in tomorrow’s B Final. The Coleraine men lived…
Ireland Senior Men's Crews For C and D Finals at World Rowing Championships
# ROWING: The Ireland senior men’s crews at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv in Bulgaria will finish their programmes competing in C and D Finals. Lightweight single sculler Niall Kenny finished a safe second in his C/D semi-final, but…
Lambe Set for B Final at World Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Claire Lambe’s hopes of qualifying for the A Final of the lightweight single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv in Bulgaria fell away in the third quarter of her semi-final today. The Dubliner was competitive to…
O'Donovan's Late Charge in World Rowing Championships Falls Just Short
# ROWING: Ireland’s two junior single scullers showed plenty of heart but could not quite make the A/B semi-finals at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv this morning. Paul O’Donovan missed out by less than a tenth of a second…
Ireland Pair Wins Exciting Repechage at World Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Ireland won its first race at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv in Bulgaria this morning – and in impressive fashion too. The junior pair of Chris Black and Joel Cassells are much better than their fourth place…
Lambe Races Into World Rowing Championships Semi-Finals
# ROWING: Claire Lambe produced a good performance in her repechage of the lightweight single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv in Bulgaria today. The 22-year-old Dubliner needed to finish in the top two to qualify for the…
Spirited Performance Puts Young Ireland Crew in Semi-Finals of World Rowing Championships
# ROWING: The Ireland junior women’s quadruple of Katie Cromie, Hilary Shinnick, Bridget Jacques and stroke woman Bernadette Walsh showed great character to take third in their repechage and qualify for the semi-finals of the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv…
O'Donovan and O'Brien Ease Into Quarter-Finals at World Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Paul O’Donovan took second in his heat of the junior single sculls to ease into the quarter-finals of the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv in Bulgaria. China’s Ganggang Li ran away with the race. Four of the five…
Ireland Junior Pair Fourth in Lightning-Fast Heat At World Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Ireland’s Chris Black and Joel Cassells must negotiate a repechage to make the A/B semi-finals of the junior men’s pair at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv in Bulgaria. The Bann crew found themselves in the fastest heat…
Kenny Alone in Nailing Spot As Ireland Feel Heat at World Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Niall Kenny claimed third place in his heat of the lightweight single sculls to progress to the quarter-finals of the World Senior and Junior Rowing Championships in Plovdiv in Bulgaria today. The Galway man slotted in behind Hungary…
Ireland Crews Begin Programme at World Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Ireland began their campaign in the World Senior and Junior Rowing Championships today at Plovdiv in Bulgaria. The senior programme is for non-Olympic events. The Ireland team has been boosted by the inclusion of Claire Lambe in the…
Just Two Senior Ireland Crews For World Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Ireland will field just two senior crews at next week’s World Senior and Junior Rowing Championships in Plovdiv in Bulgaria. The lightweight men’s pair of Mark O’Donovan and Anthony English will be joined by lightweight single sculler Niall…
Rowing Ireland Looks for New HPD as McElroy Steps Down
# ROWING: Martin McElroy, the Ireland High Performance Director, will not be seeking renewal of his contract when it finishes at the end of next month. The Galway man took up work as HPD in 2009, stressing that his priority…
Puspure Ends Well at Olympic Rowing Regatta With Win in C Final
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure won the C Final of the women’s single sculls with great ease at the Olympic Games regatta at Eton Dorney today, placing her 13th overall. Micheen Thornycroft of Zimbabwe showed well early on, but Puspure took…
Tearful Campbell Finally Lands His Olympic Medal
# ROWING: Alan Campbell took his first Olympic medal in three attempts at Eton Dorney today. The 29-year-old Coleraine man, who competes for Britain, took bronze by fighting off Sweden’s Lassi Karonen in a race which brought Mahe Drysdale gold.…
Coleraine Brothers Take Olympic Silver
#rowing – Coleraine brothers Richard and Peter Chambers took silver in a cracking race at the Olympic Rowing Regatta at Dorney Lake today. The duo are half the Britain lightweight four which were hopeful of taking gold. But in a…

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