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Ireland Olympian Puspure Will Compete at Henley Royal Regatta
# ROWING: Ireland's Sanita Puspure, who recently qualified for the Olympic Games, will compete at Henley Royal Regatta. The Old Collegians woman takes part in the World Cup in Munich this weekend. Entries for Henley Royal Regatta (Irish interest) Temple:…
Carlow Gives Young Crews Full Day of Rowing
#ROWING: Carlow overcame cold conditions to run 11 hours of racing, mostly for young athletes, today. The big entry came from as far apart as Portora in Enniskillen and Fermoy in Cork. Carlow Regatta, Sunday Men Eight – Masters: Carlow/Commercial/Neptune…
Belfast Boat Club and Bann Win at Rowing Regattas
#ROWING: Belfast Boat Club and Bann had a fine weekend at regattas in England. On Saturday, Bridget Jacques and Lucy Litvack won the Girls’ Championship Doubles at the British Schools Championships in Nottingham  – and Katie Cromie took third in…
Sanita Puspure Talks About Reaching The Olympic Games (PODCAST)
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure, the Afloat Rower of the Month for May, talks about the thrilling race which landed her a place at the  Olympics and how her ambitions now are to finish as high up the rankings as she…
Metropolitan Rowing Regatta CANCELLED Due to High Winds
#ROWING: Metropolitan Regatta, the third leg of the eFlow Go Row League series, was cancelled this morning because of high winds on Blessington Lakes. The organisers suspended racing at 9.15 hoping for a pick-up, but then cancelled because the winds,…
Sanita Puspure Secures Olympic Rowing Place For Ireland
# ROWING: Ireland will have a rower at the London Olympic Games. Sanita Puspure finished fourth at the Olympic Qualifier in Lucerne in Switerland today, making the final place for the Games her own by passing Kaisa Pajusalu of Estonia…
O'Donovan and Kenny Miss Out on Final Chance at Qualification Regatta
# ROWING: Ireland’s Mark O’Donovan and Niall Kenny missed out on the chance of Olympic Qualification when they finished fifth in their lightweight double scull semi-final at the Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne today. The race was won by Australia,…
Puspure in Final at Olympic Qualification Rowing Regatta
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure is just a race away from qualifying for the Olympic Games. The Ireland single sculler finished third in her semi-final this morning behind Kim Crow of Australia and Iva Obradovic of Serbia to book her place…
O'Donovan and Kenny In Semi-Final of Olympic Rowing Qualifier
#ROWING: Niall Kenny and Mark O’Donovan finished third in their heat of the lightweight double scull to qualify directly for the semi-finals at the Olympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne in Switzerland today. Australia were the clear winners and Poland were…
Puspure Makes Good Start in Olympic Rowing Qualifier
#ROWING: Single sculler Sanita Puspure avoided a repechage by finishing second in her heat and moving directly into the A/B Semi-Finals of the Oympic Qualification Regatta in Lucerne in Switzerland today. Puspure had just three hundredths of a second to…
St Joseph's and NUIG Eights Win at Limerick Rowing Regatta
#ROWING: Galway crews won both the men’s Intermediate and Junior 18A eights at the Limerick Regatta. The junior title went to St Joseph’s, while NUIG won the intermediate crown. table.tableizer-table {border: 1px solid #CCC; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px;}…
Rowing Round–up: Puspure Fifth in Belgrade, Keohane Wins in Ghent, Black and Cassells in the Hunt
#ROWING – After an intense weekend of international competition for Irish rowers Sanita Puspure finished fifth in the A Final of the single scull at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade. Puspure tasted this level of competition in the single…
Keohane Wins Men's Single Scull at Ghent Rowing Regatta
#ROWING: John Keohane of Lee Valley won the men’s senior single scull at Ghent Regatta in Belgium today. The women’s single was won by the great Ekaterina Karsten. Keohane was one of a collection of Irish winners, with Three Castles…
Black and Cassells Win at Munich Junior Rowing Regatta
#ROWING: Chris Black and Joel Cassells did themselves no harm in the hunt for selection on the Ireland team for the World Junior Championships when they won their final at Munich Junior Regatta today. Each heat of this event was…
Puspure Fifth in World Cup Rowing Final
#ROWING: Ireland’s Sanita Puspure finished fifth in the A Final of the single scull at the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade today. Puspure, tasting this level of competition in the single scull for the first time, mixed it with the…
Jacques and O'Donovan Give Ireland Finals Places in Munich
#ROWING: Two Irish single scullers reached A Finals on the first day of the the huge Munich Junior Regatta. Bridget Jacques finished fifth in a race won by world junior champion Anne Beenken of Germany. Beenken pipped Jacques’s fellow Northern…

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