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Kelly Resting Aboard Cargo Ship After Capsize
#ROWING – Ocean rower Aodhan Kelly is travelling the opposite direction to the one he expected this morning – but he is reported to be safe and well after a tumultous 24 hours. The Dubliner and the five other men…
Kelly And Sara G Crew Rescued After Capsize
#ROWING – The crew of the Sara G, including Irishman Aodhan Kelly, have been picked up at sea after a capsize. The shore-based team said the six-man crew were safe and well on board the cargo ship Nord Taipei. The…
Wide Spread of Winners at St Michael's Head
ROWING: Over 500 crews competed at the St Michael’s Head of the River at O’Brien’s Bridge today. Category wins were spread across the country. St Michael’s were the fastest senior eight and the NUIG intermediate crew fastest overall on a…
NUIG's Intermediate Eight Fastest at St Michael's Head
ROWING: The men’s intermediate eight from NUIG recorded the fastest time at the St Michael's Head of the River at O’Brien’s Bridge today. Behind them, the time of of the host club's senior eight -  10 minutes and seven seconds…
Galway Head To Be Held on St Patrick's Day
ROWING: NUIG and Tribesmen will join forces this year to stage the Galway Head of the River on St Patrick’s Day. The Tribesmen Head of the River has been a major part of the calendar for years, but was not…
St Michael's Head Draws A Record 577 Crews
#ROWING–Cold weather isn’t deterring the largest entry to date of Limerick’s St. Michael’s Rowing Club Head of the River(HOR) race which will be held on Saturday, January 28th in O’Brien’s Bridge. Over 1000 athletes are entered in what is the…
Invitees for Second National Assessment Named
ROWING: The second National Assessment in Newry on February 11th and 12th will feature a much smaller field of senior and under-23 athletes than competed in the first assessment in November. However, 101 juniors have been invited. The invitees are…
Sara G Crew Knuckles Down to 'Brutal' Atlantic Test
After a brilliant start the crew of Sara G has been finding the going much tougher as they attempt to set a new record for rowing across the Atlantic. Seasickness and difficult winds have not helped. The English station Heart…
Kelly and Crew Take to the Sea in World Record Attempt
#ROWING - Irishman Aodhan Kelly and five crewmates set off from Tarfaya in Morocco today in an attempt to set a new record for rowing the Atlantic Ocean. The Sara G, under skipper Matt Craughwell, left port at 1pm on…
Corcoran Steps Down as Rowing Ireland CEO
Martin Corcoran is to step down as chief executive of Rowing Ireland. The Dubliner took up the position in 2004 will leave in February of next year. He said that having served the organisation in a time of growth and…
Comprehensive 2012 Calendar For Irish Rowers
#ROWING – The year ahead will be a bumper one for rowing. Check out the 2012 Calendar - with a month-by-month list of domestic and international fixtures. Rowing Calendar 2012 January 21st: Sligo Head of the River. 28th: St Michael’s…
Clonmel Named Best Overall Club at Muckross Head of the River
Clonmel won the pennant for the best overall club at the Muckross Head of the River at the National Rowing Centre in Cork on Saturday. The won the most categories in competitive and eligible categories. Muckross Head of the River…
Trinity's Eight Fastest Crew at Muckross Head of the River
Trinity’s men’s senior eight were the fastest crew at the Muckross Head of the River at the National Rowing Centre. The men’s junior 18 quadruple scull from Presentation College were the fastest junior crew, covering the 3,800 metre course in…
Afloat Rower of the Year Nixon Reviews 2011 (PODCAST)
#ROWING – Holly Nixon, the Afloat Rower of the Year for 2011, looks back on a year of stunning success. Holly Nixon, Afloat rower of 2011. Photo: Getty Images  HEAR HER PODCAST BELOW:
Top Irish Rowing Coach Tom Tuohy Dies
Tom Tuohy, who led UCG and then NUIG to the top of the rankings in Irish rowing, died this morning after a short illness. The 56-year-old Mayo man had Henley wins in 1987 (Thames Cup), 2003 and 2005 (Visitors’ Cup)…
Newry Rowing Assessment Results Updated
The updated results for the first time trial at the National Assessment in Newry last weekend finesse the data to hundredths of a second. They involve minimal change in the order. Paddy Hegarty moves up to 13th in a swap…

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