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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…
Puspure Forced to Settle for Sixth After Bad Start in Rowing World Cup Final
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure finished sixth in the World Cup Regatta in Munich today. Puspure had a disappointing start, while Denmark’s Fie Udby Erichsen of Denmark, in the lane beside her, shot away from the field. Puspure recovered, but by…
Puspure Moves Confidently into Rowing World Cup Final in Munich
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure moved into the A Final of the World Cup in Munich today with a steady performance which saw her finish third in the semi-final behind Nataliya Mustafayeva of Azerbaijan and Emma Twigg of New Zealand. Puspure…
Athlone Rowing Regatta Cancelled
# ROWING: Athlone Regatta, which was scheduled for Coosan Point tomorrow (Saturday) has been cancelled. The organisers made the decision today because the wind and the flood levels were too variable.
Puspure Holds Off German Challenge to Qualify for World Cup Semi-Final
# ROWING: Sanita Puspure held off Germany’s Peggy Waleska to take second place in her heat and secure automatic qualification for tomorrow’s semi-final of the single scull at the World Cup regatta in Munich. The race was won well by…
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…

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