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Ireland's World Championship Crews Find Going Tough
Ireland’s two adaptive crews must negotiate their way through  repechages tomorrow if they are to make  A Finals at the World Rowing Championships in New Zealand. In their first outings, The Legs, Trunk and Arms mixed coxed four finished fourth…
Keohane Honoured for Gold Standard Season
The Afloat Rower of the Month for October is John Keohane of Kilmacsimon coastal rowing club, who won the single sculls title at the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Istanbul. The 31-year-old also competes for Lee Valley Rowing Club and…
Corkman Keohane The World Coastal Champion
John Keohane of the Kilmacsimon Club in Co Cork took the single sculls' title at the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Istanbul. The tall Corkman finished well ahead of Alberto Exarte of the San Pedro club in Spain, with Guiseppe…
Bulls and Bears Fight it Out at Castleconnell Head
The first ever ‘Bulls and Bears’ Challenge Rowing Race was run at the Castleconnell Head of the River at O’Brien’s Bridge. Pairs from different clubs were formed into two eights which fought it out, with a combination of St Michael’s,…
Jacob's Ladder Reaches Seventh Heaven
Sean Jacob set a new record when he won his seventh Dublin Sculling Ladder time trial at Islandbridge on Saturday. Fellow UCD student Claire Lambe was the fastest woman and Trinity were the best overall rowing club. Last weekend’s time…
Championships To Cover Four Days in Mid July
Delegates to the Rowing Ireland agm at Neptune Rowing Club in Dublin decided to hold all the National Championships at their traditional time of mid July. However, the Championshhips will run over four days, from Thursday July 14th to Sunday,…
Ten of the Best as Skibbereen Take Quadruple Title
Skibbereen rounded off a weekend in which they won 10 national titles with a terrific victory in the men’s senior quadruple scull at the National Rowing Championships in Cork. They had just .4 of a second to spare over a…
Puspure and Jacob Prevail in Battle of Senior Doubles
The senior women’s double scull provided a highlight of the morning session at the National Rowing Championships in the NRC in Cork today. Three boats finished in quick succession, but Sanita Puspure and Siobhan Jacob of Old Collegians were in…
Puspure Sees Off McCrohan Challenge
Sanita Puspure of Old Collegians won the senior single sculls title at the evening session of the National Rowing Championships in Cork. Puspure held off a good challenge by Siobhan McCrohan of Tribesmen.  Sean Jacob rounded off a very succesful…
Jacob Leads the Way at National Championships
Sean Jacob had plenty to spare as he won the men’s senior single sculls title at the National Championships in the NRC in Cork today. The UCD man credited the programme laid down by national senior coach Adrian Cassidy as…
Follow the National Rowing Championships on Afloat
Afloat will be carry comprehensive coverage from the National Rowing Championships which begin tomorrow at the National Rowing Centre in Cork. The championships are the second of the season and are for three sculling classes (single, double and quadruple) and…
European Fourth for McCrohan and Lambe
Ireland’s young lightweight women’s double scull came very close to taking a medal at the European Rowing Championships in Portugal today. Greece were totally dominant in the A Final in Montemor-o-Velho, but Ireland’s Siobhan McCrohan (23) and Claire Lambe (20)…
McCrohan and Lambe Make European A Final
Ireland’s Siobhan McCrohan (23) and Claire Lambe (20) will compete in the A Final of the European Championships in Montemor-o-Velho in Portugal tomorrow. To qualify the Irish lightweight double scull needed to finish in the top two of their repechage…
Kenny and O'Donovan Turn the Tide
Niall Kenny and Mark O’Donovan produced a fast final 500 metres in the lightweight double scull repechage to make the A/B Semi-Finals at the European Championships in Portugal today. The Ireland crew had a disappointing heat, finishing last, but they…
Good Finish by Lambe and McCrohan
Ireland’s Claire Lambe and Siobhan McCrohan finished very well to take second place behind Germany in their heat of the lightweight double scull at the European Championships in Montemor-o-Velho in Portugal. Germany controlled the race from early on and took…
Fangen-Hall Pays Tribute to Manning and Neale (Podcast HERE!)
Mark Fangen-Hall, the coach of the Ireland eight which took bronze at the World University Rowing Championships in Szeged in Hungary last month, has paid tribute to UCD men Dave Neale and Finbar Manning, who won their places in a…

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