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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…
Cork Rowing Club in the Mix in Ghent
Cork Rowing Club had some good results on the second day of Ghent Regatta in Belgium. Their junior women’s quadruple scull finished second of 10 entrants, and their junior 16 equivalent fifth of 14 entrants. Mantas Pukelis of Offaly was…
Black and Cassells Post Win in Munich
Joel Cassells and Chris Black won their heat of the men’s pair on the second day of the Munich Junior Regatta. In the women’s double sculls, Holly Nixon and Michelle Dineen teamed up well to finish second in their heat.…
Lambe Second in Final in Essen
Claire Lambe produced the standout performance for the Ireland team at the Huegel Regatta in Essen with a second placing in the under-23 lightweight single scull to senior World Championship medallist Christina Giazitzidou of Greece. Ireland’s under-23 lightweight double scull…
Colaiste Iognaid Do Well at Ghent
Colaiste Iognaid’s junior men’s eight finished second in their class at the Ghent rowing regatta in Belgium. An Irish crew, Cork Boat Club,  also won the junior women’s eight – but this was a certainty. The three crews competing were…
Hot Competition for Irish at Munich Junior Test
Ireland’s young team had two fifth places and one sixth on the first day of the Junior rowing Regatta in Munich. Holly Nixon finished fifth in a high-quality final of the women’s single scull, having won her heat. Paul O’Donovan,…
Lambe and Walsh Impress in Essen
Claire Lambe (20) of UCD and Denise Walsh (18) of Skibbereen teamed up to good effect at the Huegel Regatta in Essen. After winning their heat, they finished second to Austria in the under-23 lightweight double sculls final. Sanita Puspure…
Kenny and Puspure Place Second in Essen
Sanita Puspure, in the women’s single scull, and Niall Kenny, in the under-23 lightweight single scull, landed second place finishes in the early finals at the Huegel Rowing Regatta in Essen. Peter Hanily finished fifth in Kenny’s final. Claire Lambe…

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