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Denise Walsh
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#Rowing: Denise Walsh made it three wins out of three starts for Ireland at the World Rowing Championships in Florida today. The Ireland lightweight single sculler charged to the line to beat Kirsten McCann of South Africa in an exciting…
Paul O'Donovan
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#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan won his heat of the lightweight single sculls convincingly at the World Rowing Cchmpionships in Florida. The defending champion had over ten seconds to spare over Uncas Batista, the current champion in the World Under-23 class. O’Donovan…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll
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#Rowing: Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll won their heat to qualify directly for the A Final of the lightweight pair at the World Rowing Championships.  Italy took an early lead, but Ireland took over in the second quarter. Britain challenged…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll - first in action for Ireland.
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#Rowing: Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll are Ireland’s first crew in action at the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton in Florida on Sunday. The lightweight pair take on Britain, Hungary and Italy – and if they win this heat at…
Denise Walsh
Rowing
#Rowing: Teams from 69 nations have travelled to Sarasota-Bradenton in Florida, USA to compete in the 2017 World Rowing Championships. Over 900 athletes will be competing. Unfortunately, one of Ireland’s top medal hopes – the men’s lightweight double sculls crew…
Mark O'Donovan, Shane O'Driscoll and Gary O'Donovan at Dublin Airport.
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#Rowing: The Ireland team set off for the World Rowing Championships in Florida today. Gary O’Donovan accompanied the team, and was in good form despite having to pull out of competition due to a viral infection which has limited his…
Monika Dukarska
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#Rowing: Ireland will send a very big team to the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Thonon in France from October 13th to 15th.  Twenty-three crews from nine clubs will represent the country. The top contender for honours is Monika Dukarska…
Gary O'Donovan
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#Rowing: The Ireland team for the World Rowing Championships has been weakened by the non-availability of Gary O’Donovan through illness. The Skibbereen man formed the lightweight double with his brother Paul which took silver at the Olympic Games in 2016.…
World Rowing Championship Organisers Say Irma Damage 'Limited'
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#Rowing: Hurricane Irma’s impact on Florida left a lot of those interested in the World Rowing Championships, which are set to take place in Sarasota from September 24th to October 1st, worried. Immediately after the storm, this was a statement…
Casey and Dukarska Excel at Irish Offshore Championships
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#Rowing: The titles at the Irish Offshore Championships were widely spread. Only the host club, Arklow, won twice, through their women’s double and John Casey in the offshore single. Casey, though he rows for Arklow and now lives nearby, is…
Four and Pair add to Irish Tally at World Masters
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#Rowing: The C coxed four of Rob Forde, Patrick Fowler, Oisin McGrath, Gary O’Neill and Tony Corcoran won their heat. The Commercial, Clonmel and Neptune crew beat a Monmouth crew from Britain by almost two seconds.    Milo and Patrick…
Behind the scenes at the World Masters Regatta
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#Rowing: One of the leading Irish boats at the World Masters Regatta in Bled in Slovenia clocked up a notable win today. The E eight made up of competitors from Belfast Boat Club, Commercial, Neptune and Waterford beat Dynamo of…
The Composite Eight Which Won at Bled
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#Rowing: Irish crews continued to amass medals on the second day of   the World Masters Regatta in Bled in Slovenia. The composite eight from Galway, Commercial, Clonmel, Neptune and Cork had a fine win in a good time of just…
Gerry Murphy and John Hudson, winners in Bled.
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#Rowing: Two Irish scullers, a four and a pair led the Irish charge at the World Masters Regatta in Bled in Slovenia today. Denis Crowley of Commercial and Sean Heaney of Galway joined John Hudson and Gerry Murphy of Neptune…
The course at Bled, Slovenia.
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#Rowing: Irish composite crews had good wins on the first day of the World Masters Regatta in Bled in Slovenia. The Irish B eight (average age 36 or more), which is formed from six clubs won. Two fours in the…
The Ireland women's eight has a laugh pre-competition.
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#Rowing: Ireland finished fifth in the A Final of the women’s eight at the European Under-23 Rowing Championships today. The crew, stroked by Emily Hegarty were well behind the top four, which fought it out for medals, but beat Germany,…

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