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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…
Puspure Just Misses Out in Toughest Quarter-Final at Olympic Rowing Regatta
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure had a great start and battled hard in the toughest quarter-final of the single scull at the Olympic Regatta. However, a fourth-place finish left her one place outside the mix for the A/B semi-finals. Puspure actually…
Puspure Faces Stone Again in Tough Quarter-Final Challenge at Olympic Games
# ROWING: Ireland’s Sanita Puspure faces a tough task tomorrow (Tuesday) if she is to attain her aim of qualifying for the Olympic semi-finals in the single sculls. In an ironic twist, she will most probably have to finish ahead…
Puspure Takes Third in Olympic Heat and Qualifies for Quarter-Final
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure qualified for the quarter-finals of the women’s single scull at the Olympic Games today. The 30-year-old needed to finish in the top four to qualify and she finished in a comfortable third place, behind impressive winner…
170 Crews Prepare for Carrick Rowing Club Regatta
#rowing – Carrick Rowing Club announce that this year's August bank holiday regatta will be as big as ever with over 170 different crews racing on Sunday 5th August. Crews from 18 different clubs from around the country will compete…
Rowers of the Month for July are Irish Champions NUIG/Grainne Mhaol
#ROWING: The Afloat Rowers of the Month for July are the Grainne Mhaol/NUIG crew which won the senior eights final at the Irish Championships. This was the third win of the last four years for a senior eight involving NUIG.…
Puspure Happy With Draw as She Prepares for Olympic Rowing Regatta
# ROWING: Ireland's sole rowing Olympian, Sanita Puspure, has a reasonably good draw in Saturday's first heat of the single scull (1.30). She is set to compete in lane six, with lane five taken by Emma Twigg of New Zealand,…
Ireland's Cooper and Edgar Fourth in Coupe de la Jeunesse Rowing
# ROWING: Ireland’s Brooke Edgar and Aoife Cooper, who took silver on Saturday, had to settle for fourth in the pairs race at the Coupe de la Jeunesse in Spain today. They were challenging for second until the closing stages,…
Surprise Win for Wales at Home Countries' International Rowing Regatta
# ROWING: Wales sprung a surprise by winning the men’s senior category at the Home Countries’ International Regatta in Cardiff. England had over a decade of dominance in this class at the event. Ireland had eight race wins, and finished…

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