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Silver Medal for Ireland at Under-23 World Champs
Ireland’s lightweight men’s quadruple scull took the silver medal behind Germany at the World Under-23 Championships in Brest in Belarus this morning. The crew of Niall Kenny, Michael Maher, Mark O’Donovan and Justin Ryan were the main challengers to the…
Top Ten Finishes for Ireland Under-23 Crews
Ireland's three crews in B Finals this morning at the World Under-23 Championships in Belarus all finished in the top four in their races - in the top 10 overall.  Lisa Dilleen, who has just turned 19, again showed her…
Ireland Women Win at Home Internationals
Ireland won the women’s senior and junior titles at the Home International Regatta at the National Rowing Centre in Cork. England won the men’s senior title and Wales were the surprise winners of the junior men’s title. Home Internationals, National…
Lightweight Quadruple Power Into A Final
Ireland’s lightweight quadruple scull qualified for the A Final of the Under-23 World Championships in Brest in Belarus early this morning. France set the early pace, but Ireland passed them before 1500 metres and won the race from Britain, with…
Dilleen Fights Her Way to Semi-Final
Lisa Dilleen produced a terrific performance to finish third in her repechage and qualify for the A/B semi-finals of the women’s single scull at the World Under-23 Championships at Brest in Belarus. The Galway woman moved into third place just…
Lambe and Dolan Complete Good Day for Irish
Claire Lambe and Sarah Dolan moved confidently into the semi-finals of the World Under-23 Championships in Belarus by placing second in their heat of the lightweight double sculls. Canada set a startling pace at the start and won from there,…
Irish Shine in Under-23 Heats
Two Ireland crews qualified directly for the A/B Semi-Finals at the World Under-23 Championships in Brest, Belarus. The lightweight pair of Peter Hanily and Anthony English won their four-boat heat by over five seconds from Hong Kong. Both qualified. The…
NUIG Beat Queen's On the Line Again
NUIG retained their senior eights title at the National Championships in Farran Wood in Cork with an on-the-line victory over Queen’s University which was remarkably similar to their win last year. The two crews were locked together in the closing…
Semi-Final Surprise at Championships
There was controversy in the semi-finals of the men's senior eights at the National Rowing Championships in Cork. The University of Limerick cox failed to weigh in for the second semi-final, and the crew was disqualified.  This left only three…
Bann and Portora Junior Eights Champions
Bann of Coleraine had a fine victory at the National Rowing Championships in Cork in the junior 18 eights. Skibbereen, who had a very impressive semi-final win, were second. Portora won the women’s junior 18 eight by a length from…
Skibbereen Finish With Another Win
Skibbereen ended a very successful day at the National Championships in Farran Wood in Cork by winning the men’s junior coxed four. Gary O’Donovan, Diarmuid O’Driscoll, Shane O’Driscoll and Paul O’Donovan had over six seconds to spare over Bann B…
NUIG and Skibbereen To The Fore
NUIG took on and beat UCD in the men’s senior four at the National Championships in Cork. The experienced crew of Paul Giblin, Alan Martin, Cormac Folan and stroke James Wall passed the four rowers who had won the Prince…
Inter Joy For Trinity and University of Limerick
University of Limerick fought of a strong challenge by Galway Rowing Club to take the Intermediate Eight title at the National Championships at the National Rowing Centre in Cork by one length.  Trinity won the women’s intermediate eights title. In…
Irish Rowing Championships Gets Underway in Cork Tomorrow
This Friday the premier event of the domestic rowing season, the Irish Rowing Championship, takes place at the National Rowing Centre in Cork.  Over 1200 rowers will compete over two days of racing, the highlight being the Senior Eight or…
Young Ireland Crew Views Summit Up Close
The Ireland under-23 lightweight quadruple scull finished sixth in their A Final at the World Cup in Lucerne. France made the pace for much of the race, but it was World Champions Italy who took gold. Germany took silver and…
McCrohan Sixth in A Final
Siobhan McCrohan finished sixth in the A Final of the lightweight single scull at the World Cup regatta in Lucerne. The 23-year-old did well in the early stages and was second at 500 metres. However, as her opponents made their…

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