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NUIG/Grainne Mhaol Outpaced in Henley Final
NUIG/Grainne Mhaol were beaten by Leander/Imperial College in the final of the Visitors’ Cup for coxless fours at Henley rowing Regatta. The British under-23 lightweight crew had set a record for the course in their semi-final, and yesterday they went…
Keohane Sees off Rivals at Cork Rowing Regatta
John Keohane of Lee Valley won the Division One final of the single sculls at Cork Regatta. Paul O’Donovan of Skibbereen took second place and Sean Casey of Muckross third at the National Rowing Centre. UCD won the Division One…
NUIG/Grainne Mhaol Rowers Secure Henley Final Place
Irish rowing has a finalist at the 2011 Henley Royal Regatta. NUIG/Grainne Mhaol won their semi-final of the Visitors’ Cup for intermediate fours by one length, moving away from their opponents, Newcastle University/Marino Billi in the closing stages after the…
Cork Regatta a Taster for National Rowing Championships
Cork Regatta, the last Grand League rowing event of the season, promises some top-class racing at the National Rowing Centre tomorrow, not least in the single sculls events. John Keohane, a winner at Marlow regatta, faces some serious contenders at…
NUIG/Grainne Mhaol Beat UCD in Rowing Endgame
In an extraordinary rowing race, NUIG/Grainne Mhaol beat UCD in the quarter-final of the Visitors’ Cup at Henley Royal Regatta. The UCD crew led by up to a length for most of the race, but in the final stages NUIG/Grainne…
Portora/Ireland Quadruple are Rowers of Month
The Rowing Ireland/Portora composite which won the elite quadruple sculls at Henley Women’s Regatta are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for June. The crew of Eimear Moran, Lisa Dilleen, Holly Nixon and Sanita Puspure beat a British combination crew…
Irish Eights' Challenge Ends at Henley
Queen’s University bowed out of Henley Royal Rowing Regatta today when their men’s eight lost to RSV Universiteit Okeanos of the Netherlands in the Temple Cup. The Dutch crew moved into an early lead and stretched it to about a…
Henley Rowing Dream Ends for Trinity's Coxed Four
Trinity’s rowing campain at this year’s Henley ended on the first day when their Prince Albert coxed four, which qualified last weekend, was beaten by the University of Bristol. The British crew took a lead early and stayed in control.…
Queen's Advance but Trinity's Eight Exits at Henley
The Temple Cup rowing crews of Queen’s University and Trinity had very different results on the first day of Henley Royal Regatta. Trinity encountered ASR Nereus of the Netherlands, one of the seeded crews, and were beaten by one and…
Tough Draw for Trinity at Henley Royal Regatta
Three Irish crews will compete on the first day of Henley Royal Regatta on Wednesday. Trinity and Queen’s University go into the action in the Temple Cup for student eights at 3.05 and 3.35 respectively. Queen’s are a seeded crew…
Trinity's Coxed Four Make the Grade for Henley
Trinity’s rowing coxed four were one of six crews to make it through from 23 competitors in the qualifiers for the Prince Albert at Henley Royal Regatta last evening. Among the crews which did not make the cut for their…
Quadruple Gives Ireland Second Henley Rowing Win
The Portora/Rowing Ireland crew of Eimear Moran, Lisa Dilleen, Holly Nixon and Sanita Puspure took the elite quadruple title with little difficulty at Henley Women’s Regatta yesterday. Dilleen and Puspure had earlier won the elite double sculls final. Henley Women’s…
Dilleen and Puspure Win at Henley Women's Rowing Regatta
Lisa Dilleen and Sanita Puspure, who reached a Rowing World Cup final on their first outing as a double scull, continued their remarkable run when they won the elite double scull at Henley Women’s Regatta. The Galway woman and the…
NUIG and Bann Triumph in Eights at Athlone
NUIG won the senior women’s rowing eight and the overall club prize at Athlone Regatta. There was no men’s senior eights race, but Bann won the men’s junior eight, while St Michael’s won the women’s junior 18 eight. Bann also…
Maher and O'Donovan Best Double at Marlow
Ireland lightweights Michael Maher and Mark O’Donovan won the Elite Double Sculls rowing final and Anthony English and Jonathan Mitchell were third at Marlow Regatta today. The Rowing Ireland lightweight quadruple, however, finished third behind two Leander crews.
Keohane Wins Elite Rowing Single Sculls at Marlow
Lee Valley’s John Keohane won the elite rowing single sculls final at Marlow Regatta today. The Cork single sculler, who had earlier won his heat, thus adds this title to a list which includes an Irish national title at intermediate…

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