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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…
Silver For Ireland's Edgar and Cooper in Coupe de la Jeunesse Rowing
 ROWING: Ireland took a silver medal at the Coupe de la Jeunesse today in Banyoles in Spain. The Bann/Muckross pair of Brooke Edgar and Aoife Cooper rowed really well in the final 500 metres to press winners Spain and give…
Three Ireland Rowing Crews Qualify for A Finals at Coupe de la Jeunesse
# ROWING: Three of Ireland’s five crews qualified for A Finals on the first day of the Coupe de la Jeunesse, the European junior rowing tournament, in Banyoles in Spain today. The men’s four, men’s quadruple scull and women’s pair…
Grainne Mhaol/NUIG Dedicate Big Pot Win to Departed Coach Tom Tuohy
# ROWING: Grainne Mhaol/NUIG won an exciting senior eights final at the Irish Rowing Championships at the National Rowing Centre in Cork today. Queen’s University fought it out with the crew from the Galway college and their old boys’ club,…
Walshe Pips Dukarska by Four Tenths of a Second at Irish Rowing Championships
# ROWING: For the second year in succession, the final of the women’s senior single scull produced a dramatic finish at the Irish Rowing Championships. Last year Monika Dukarska of Killorglin fell in when within metres of a win, and…
Lambe Denied A Medal in Exciting Finish of World Rowing Championship Final
# ROWING: Ireland’s Claire Lambe had a bronze medal snatched from her in the final stages of the A Final of the lightweight single sculls at the World Under-23 Championships at Trakai in Lithuania this morning. Anna Ioannou of Cyprus…

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