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Surprise Exit for Puspure at Semi-Final Stage of Henley Royal Regatta
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure was beaten in the semi-final of the Princess Royal at Henley Royal Regatta this evening. The woman who will represent Ireland in rowing at London 2012 fought out a close duel with Isolda Penney of Canada,…
Fine Performance By Irish Lightweight Oarsmen But Henley Bid Ends
# ROWING: A tremendous performance by a crew including three lightweights won lots of praise but was not enough to see the UCC/London Rowing Club progress in the Queen Mother for open quadruple sculls at Henley Royal Regatta this morning.…
Durham University Dash Queen's Hopes at Henley
# ROWING: Queen’s bowed out of Henley Royal Regatta yesterday after a very good race in the Visitors’ Cup with Durham University. The Queen’s four started well, but the bigger Durham crew headed them and won by three lengths. Henley…
Puspure Well In Control in First Race at Henley Royal Regatta
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure won in her first outing at Henley Royal Regatta today. The Cork-based athlete beat Pippa Whittaker, a Nottingham oarswoman, in the Princess Royal for single sculls. The British under-23 hopeful started well but Puspure took control…
Keohane Punches Above Weight But Forced to Concede to Superior Power at Henley
# ROWING: John Keohane slugged it out with the heavier Luke Moon in the Diamond Sculls at Henley Royal Regatta today but finished second, a length off the Tideway Scullers’ man. Keohane was slower off the start, but he drew…
Queen's Rowers Impress in Visitors' Cup at Henley
# ROWING: Queen’s University won their first round of the Visitors’ Cup at Henley Royal Regatta in impressive style. The Belfast crew had Nottingham B beaten within a few hundred metres of the start thanks to precise, powerful rowing. They…
Ireland Team for Home Countries Rowing International Announced
# ROWING: The Ireland team for the Home Countries International in Cardiff on July 21st includes Colm Dowling and Shane Mac Eoin from the Cork Boat Club four which competed in the Wyfold at Henley Royal Regatta. Tiernan Oliver of…
Rob Roy End Cork's Run at Henley Royal Regatta
# ROWING: The Cork Boat Club four of John Paul Collins, Stephen Carroll, Colm Dowling and Shane Mac Eoin put in a good challenge in the second round of the Wyfold Cup but could not overcome Rob Roy from Cambridge…
Trinity Eight Beaten Despite Good Start at Henley Royal Regatta
# ROWING: Ireland’s only eight competing at Henley Royal Regatta bowed out of the Temple Cup today. Trinity led the University of Michigan at the Barrier and Fawley (roughly halfway). A push by Trinity was ineffective, but the Americans staged…
Cork Boat Club Win First Battle at Henley Royal Regatta
# ROWING: Cork Boat Club gave Ireland its first race win at Henley 2012, when they came through their first round test against Cardiff City in the Wyfold for club fours. The Cork crew eked out a lead early on,…
Ireland Junior Rowing Team for World Championships Chosen
# ROWING; Four Ireland crews have been chosen to represent Ireland at junior level at the World Senior and Junior Championships in Plovdiv in Bulgaria in August. The men's single of Paul O'Donovan and the pair of Joel Cassells and…
Skibbereen Win eFlow Grand League Rowing Series
#ROWING: Skibbereen Rowing Club are the eFlow Go Row League champions of 2012. The west Cork club amassed 466 points over the three rounds and won Division One for men and for women. All three regattas which hosted the eFlow…
Grainne Mhaol/NUIG Best Eight at Cork Rowing Regatta
#ROWING: Galway crews came out on top in Division One of the men’s eights at Cork Regatta at the National Rowing Centre in Cork. The Grainne Mhaol/NUIG senior eight overcame NUIG’s intermediate eight, with the St Joseph’s junior crew third.…
Keohane Heads for Henley With Boost of Good Win at Cork Regatta
# ROWING: Cork Regatta provided John Keohane with a fine boost as he heads off to compete in the Diamond Sculls at Henley Royal Regatta, as the Lee Valley man beat Paul O'Donovan into second in Division One of the…
Queen's Sculler Through but UCD Women's Eight Miss Cut at Henley Qualifiers
# ROWING: In the qualifying races for Henley Royal Regatta this evening, UCD's senior women's eight was well outside the mark to qualify for the Remenham Cup, but Colin Williamson of Queen's University did enough to make his way into…
Irish Rowing Crews Beaten in Finals at Henley Women's Regatta
#ROWING: Two Irish club crews and two Rowing Ireland crews reached finals at Henley Women’s Regatta. Queen’s University came close to winning in the senior coxed four, but lost out, as did the UCD senior eight and Ireland squad athletes…

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