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Irish Junior Women Win at Home International Rowing
Ireland successfully defended their Junior Women's title at the Home International Regatta in Scotland on Saturday. However, England took the other three categories, and Ireland could only finish fourth in the men's senior ranks and third in the women's. The…
Dilleen Tenth Overall at World Under-23 Rowing
Ireland’s Lisa Dilleen finished 10th overall in the women’s single scull at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Amsterdam this morning. The 20-year-old Galway women led in the early stages of the B Final (places seven to 12) but faded…
Ireland Pipped on Line by Britain in B Final
Ireland were pipped on the line by Britain in the B Final of the lightweight quadruple sculls at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Amsterdam. Ireland took the lead within metres of the finish only for Britain to come through…
Ireland Miss Out on A Finals at World Under-23 Rowing
Ireland will not have an A Finalist at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships. Lisa Dilleen finished fifth in the semi-final of the women’s single scull and Sarah Dolan and Claire Lambe sixth in their semi-final of the lightweight double scull…
Quadruple Misses Out on Semi-Final in Amsterdam
Ireland’s men’s lightweight quadruple scull failed to join the two women’s crews in the semi-finals of the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Amsterdam. The crew of Shane O’Driscoll, Niall Kenny, Peter Hanily and Justin Ryan could only finish fifth in…
Irish Women Power into World Under-23 Rowing Semi-Finals
Ireland’s two women’s boats, the lightweight double scull and the single scull, will both compete in the semi-finals at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Amsterdam after good results in repechages today. Claire Lambe and Sarah Dolan passed three boats…
Mitchell Finishes Fourth in World Rowing Quarter-Finals
Ireland’s Jonathan Mitchell missed out on a place in the A/B semi-finals after a fourth-place finish in the quarter-finals of the lightweight single scull at the World Under-23 Championships in Amsterdam. The Queen’s University man needed to finish in one…
Dilleen Defers Crucial Battle at World Under-23 Rowing
Ireland’s Lisa Dilleen finished fourth in her heat of the women’s single scull at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in Amsterdam today and must compete in a repechage to make the semi-finals. The race had a surprising profile; with two…
Dolan and Lambe Must Take Repechage Route
Sarah Dolan and Claire Lambe finished fourth in their heat of the lightweight double sculls at the World Under-23 Championships in Amsterdam and must compete in a repechage tomorrow. Austria, Germany and Canada headed the field through the race, with…
Queen's Man in World Rowing Quarter-Finals
Jonathan Mitchell qualified for the quarter-finals of the lightweight single scull at the World Under-23 Championships in Amsterdam. The Queen’s University man finished third in his heat, behind Germany and Sweden. World Under-23 Rowing Championships, Amsterdam, Day Two (Irish interest):…
Quadruple Gives Ireland Under-23 Rowing Team Fine Start
Ireland’s lightweight men’s quadruple got the team off to a great start at the World Under-23 Championships in Amsterdam when they qualified directly for the semi-finals. With three boats to qualify, Italy pinned down their place with a clear win,…
UCD Win Big Pot at National Rowing Championships
UCD are the new Irish men’s senior eights champions. In extremely difficult conditions at the National Rowing Championships in Cork, the big crew saw off an early challenge by Queen’s University and a late charge by NUIG/Grainne Mhaol to win…
Dukarska's Spectacular Capsize Robs Her of Title
Windy conditions and choppy water played their part in three capsizes in the first session of finals at the National Rowing Championships at the National Rowing Centre in Cork. By far the most important befell Monika Dukarska, who was leading…
Skibbereen Keep the Heat On at National Rowing Championships
Skibbereen brought their titles up to five for the first two days of the National Rowing Championships in Cork by taking the women’s senior pair through Christine Fitzerald and Denise Walsh and combining with Lee Valley to win the men’s…
Ireland Join Huge Entry at Under-23 World Rowing Championships
The World Under-23 Rowing Championships, which begins on Wednesday in Amsterdam, have drawn a record number of 63 competing nations. Last year Ireland took a silver medal in the lightweight quadruple scull and we will be again represented in this…
UCD Fume as Crew Disqualified From National Rowing Championships
The rain came to the National Rowing Centre yesterday, but the good racing at the National Rowing Championships continued – and there was even a raging controversy as UCD’ s  men’s intermediate eight was disqualified from the semi-finals after the…

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