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Youngest cox features at Henley Women's Regatta
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10-year-old Rory Keogh is a cox at the Henley Women's Regatta The youngest ever competitor will be taking part at Henley Women's Regatta.Rory Keogh, 10, from Dublin will steer a boat worth £13,000, leading four athletes down a 1500 metre…
Olympians Power Muckross to win over NUIG at Metro Regatta
Rowing
Olympians Paul Griffin and Seán Casey helped power Muckross to a fine win over NUIG in the Men’s Senior Eight race at the Metro regatta in Blessingtion over the weekend.  The result was a reversal of last month’s Cork regatta…
Muckross Top Eight at Stop-Start Metro
Rowing
Muckross took the lead early and had an impressive win over NUIG in Division One of the eights competition at Metropolitan Regatta at sunny  Blessington. The event suffered a series of hitches and finished two hours late. Some clubs were…
Metro Regatta to Provide Indicators on Form Crews for July Championships
Rowing
With little over a month to go to the Irish Rowing Championships, the Metropolitan Regatta, which takes place in Blessington on Saturday 12 June, should provide clear indications on the form crews for championship honours come July.The Metro regatta, with…
Honours Well Dispersed at Carlow Regatta
Rowing
The home club, with an entry of over 40 crews, took a big share of the honours at Carlow regatta yesterday, but there was plenty of glory to go around. Neptune's girls and boys took some of the prize sculling…
Queen's And Trinity Share Titles
Rowing
Queen's University and Trinity both won two titles in the University Boat Races on the Lagan. In the men's senior class the hosts won, but Trinity took the novice men's title. The senior women's race went to Trinity, while Queen's…
Skibbereen overtake Dublin’s Neptune at top of Grand Rowing League
Rowing
Skibbereen Rowing Club is now top the Rowing Ireland Grand League having overtaken Dublin club Neptune following the Cork Regatta, as the league reaches the halfway stage. The leading clubs after the third regatta are: Skibbereen 372, Neptune 306, St. Michael’s,…
McCrohan and Lambe Rowers of the Month
Rowing
Siobhan McCrohan and Claire Lambe have been chosen as the Afloat Rowers of the Month for May. The young lightweight double made a sparkling debut at the first World Cup regatta of the season in Bled, Slovenia. They won their…
Lambe and McCrohan Sixth in A Final
Rowing
Ireland’s lightweight double of Siobhan McCrohan and Claire Lambe finished sixth in the A Final at the World Cup in Bled in Slovenia. The race was marked out by a dominant performance by the United States crew  of Abelyn Broughton…
Portora Best Eight at Trinity Regatta
Rowing
Portora’s junior eight won the men’s senior eight title at Trinity regatta, beating the hosts’ intermediate crew in the final. In the women’s senior eight final, a Commercial crew containing four juniors also beat the hosts. Trinity Regatta, Islandbridge Men,…
Lambe and McCrohan Race Into A Final
Rowing
Claire Lambe and Siobhan McCrohan held their nerve in the closing stages of their semi-final to secure an A Final place at the World Cup regatta in Bled. The Ireland lightweight double scull, on its first outing, held off Poland…
Young Irish Crews Battle at Bled
Rowing
Ireland’s two men’s lightweight double sculls finished their campaigns at the World Cup regatta in Bled with good performances. Niall Kenny and Justin Ryan finished third in the C Final, 15th overall, having moved from fifth at halfway by passing…
Skibbereen Top Grand League Table
Rowing
Skibbereen have taken over at the top of the points table after the third Grand League regatta at Cork regatta last weekend. Grand League Standings after Cork Regatta Overall: 1 Skibbereen 372 points, 2 Neptune 306, 3 St Michael’s 252,…
Terrific Start for Lambe and McCrohan
Rowing
Ireland's young lightweight double scull of Siobhan McCrohan and Claire Lambe sprung a surprise by winning their heat and qualifying directly for the semi-finals at the World Cup regatta in Bled. The Tribesmen/UCD unit led from early on and held…
Grand League Has First Big Hitch
Rowing
NUIG’s senior eight took the Leander Trophy with a good win over St Michael’s and Muckross at the Cork Regatta at the National Rowing Centre. The event was run in good conditions but the Grand League suffered its first major…
Blind Youngsters Get Going with Rowing
Rowing
Fourteen visually impaired teenagers from both Rosmini Secondary School and St. Joseph’s Centre for the Visually Impaired took part in a rowing intro afternoon at  Dublin Municipal Rowing Centre this week. The aim of the afternoon was to introduce them…

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