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Irish Eights' Challenge Ends at Henley
Queen’s University bowed out of Henley Royal Rowing Regatta today when their men’s eight lost to RSV Universiteit Okeanos of the Netherlands in the Temple Cup. The Dutch crew moved into an early lead and stretched it to about a…
Henley Rowing Dream Ends for Trinity's Coxed Four
Trinity’s rowing campain at this year’s Henley ended on the first day when their Prince Albert coxed four, which qualified last weekend, was beaten by the University of Bristol. The British crew took a lead early and stayed in control.…
Queen's Advance but Trinity's Eight Exits at Henley
The Temple Cup rowing crews of Queen’s University and Trinity had very different results on the first day of Henley Royal Regatta. Trinity encountered ASR Nereus of the Netherlands, one of the seeded crews, and were beaten by one and…
Tough Draw for Trinity at Henley Royal Regatta
Three Irish crews will compete on the first day of Henley Royal Regatta on Wednesday. Trinity and Queen’s University go into the action in the Temple Cup for student eights at 3.05 and 3.35 respectively. Queen’s are a seeded crew…
Trinity's Coxed Four Make the Grade for Henley
Trinity’s rowing coxed four were one of six crews to make it through from 23 competitors in the qualifiers for the Prince Albert at Henley Royal Regatta last evening. Among the crews which did not make the cut for their…
Quadruple Gives Ireland Second Henley Rowing Win
The Portora/Rowing Ireland crew of Eimear Moran, Lisa Dilleen, Holly Nixon and Sanita Puspure took the elite quadruple title with little difficulty at Henley Women’s Regatta yesterday. Dilleen and Puspure had earlier won the elite double sculls final. Henley Women’s…
Dilleen and Puspure Win at Henley Women's Rowing Regatta
Lisa Dilleen and Sanita Puspure, who reached a Rowing World Cup final on their first outing as a double scull, continued their remarkable run when they won the elite double scull at Henley Women’s Regatta. The Galway woman and the…
NUIG and Bann Triumph in Eights at Athlone
NUIG won the senior women’s rowing eight and the overall club prize at Athlone Regatta. There was no men’s senior eights race, but Bann won the men’s junior eight, while St Michael’s won the women’s junior 18 eight. Bann also…
Maher and O'Donovan Best Double at Marlow
Ireland lightweights Michael Maher and Mark O’Donovan won the Elite Double Sculls rowing final and Anthony English and Jonathan Mitchell were third at Marlow Regatta today. The Rowing Ireland lightweight quadruple, however, finished third behind two Leander crews.
Keohane Wins Elite Rowing Single Sculls at Marlow
Lee Valley’s John Keohane won the elite rowing single sculls final at Marlow Regatta today. The Cork single sculler, who had earlier won his heat, thus adds this title to a list which includes an Irish national title at intermediate…
Small Irish Entry for Henley Royal Rowing Regatta
Ireland has a small entry at this year’s Henley Royal Rowing Regatta. On the official list, UCD are entered in the Ladies’ Plate, and have two crews in the Visitors’ Cup, but it is understood just one of these crews,…
Irish 'Naked Adventure Rower' Rescued at Sea
Keith Whelan, the Irishman who attempted to row the Indian Ocean, has been rescued at sea after suffering a head injury. Whelan, who called himself the Naked Adventurer, sent out an SOS and was picked up by cargo ship. It…
St Michael's Take Rowing Fours and Pairs Titles at Metro
Trinity won the Division One senior eights and St Michael’s the senior fours and senior pairs at the refixed Metropolitan rowing regatta at Blessington. The programme, run in a very strong tailwind, suffered delays centred around the Grand League time…
Rower of the Month: Sanita Puspure Podcast
The Afloat Rowers of the Month for May, Sanita Puspure and Lisa Dilleen, showed how a new crew can knit together successfully: their first three results as a double scull were third, second and fifth – in the heats, semi-finals and…
Dilleen and Puspure Award-Winning Double Rowers
The Ireland women’s double scull of Lisa Dilleen and Sanita Puspure are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for May. Despite being a new crew, formed in the weeks running up to the regatta, Dilleen and Puspure performed remarkably well…
Ireland's New Double Fifth at Rowing World Cup in Munich
Ireland’s new crew of Sanita Puspure and Lisa Dilleen finished fifth in the A Final of the women’s double sculls at the Rowing World Cup in Munich. The race was won impressively by Britain’s Katherine Grainger and Melanie Wilson, with…

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