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Trinity Pip NUIG in Terrific Coxed Four Final at Irish Championships
# ROWING: The first session of the Irish Rowing Championships, run in almost perfect conditions at the National Rowing Centre in Cork, finished with some terrific finals.  The closest race was the shootout between NUIG and Trinity in the men’s…
Lambe Secures Place in World Under-23 Rowing Semi-Finals with Repechage Win
# ROWING: Claire Lambe won her repechage at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Lithuania to become the fifth of the five Ireland crews to qualify for the A/B semi-finals. The Dubliner led down the course and had almost four…
Ireland Under-23 Pair and Four Make World Rowing Semi-Finals
# ROWING: Two more Ireland boats moved into the semi-finals of the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Trakai in Lithuania today. The lightweight pair of Jonny Mitchell and Shane O’Driscoll won their repechage by leading virtually all the way, while…
Dilleen Eases Into Semi-Final at World Under-23 Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Lisa Dilleen showed her experience to impressive effect as she qualified for the A/B semi-finals of the World Under-23 single scull in Lithuania by placing second in her first race. Two places were on offer from the heat…
D'Urso and Nixon Straight Through to Semi-Final at World Under-23 Championships
# ROWING: The Ireland double of Laura D’Urso and Holly Nixon qualified for the semi-finals of the World Under-23 Championships by finishing third in their heat this morning in Trakai in Lithuania. The Irish chased eventual winners Austria down the…
Ireland Men's Crews Set For Repechages at World Under-23 Rowing
# ROWING: Ireland’s lightweight pair of Shane O’Driscoll and Jonathan Mitchell came within a third of a second of direct qualification for the semi-finals at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Trakai in Lithuania today. In a close finish to…
Big Ireland Team For World Under-23 Rowing Championships
# ROWING: Ireland will send a team of 10 to the World Under-23 Championships in Trakai in Lithuania which begin on Wednesday, July 11th. Justin Ryan is injured and could not be considered. The men's four includes Yale oarsman Thomas…
Keohane is Afloat Rower of the Month for June
# ROWER OF THE MONTH: John Keohane is the Afloat Rower of the Month for June. The Corkman won Division One of the men’s single sculls at Cork Regatta, his second such win in the eFlow League series. He had…
Puspure's Conqueror Penney Wins Final at Henley Royal Regatta
# ROWING: Isolda Penney, who beat Sanita Puspure in the semi-final, had an impressive win in the final of the Princess Royal at Henley Royal Regatta this morning. The 37-year-old Canadian took control early and extended a one-length lead at…
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…

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