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Paul O'Donovan
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan took fifth place in the eight-man final of the Open Single Sculls at the Sydney International Rowing Regatta. The Skibbereen man held seventh place through much of the early part of the race, but closed up to…
Gary O'Donovan, Shane O'Driscoll, Mark O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan take some sun in Sydney
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan has qualified for the A Final of the men’s Open single sculls at the Sydney International Rowing Regatta in Australia. The Skibbereen man finished second in his semi-final. The Skibbereen pair of Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll…
Paul O'Donovan and Gary O'Donovan scull at Penrith in Sydney
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan won their heat of the Open double sculls at the Sydney International Rowing Regatta in Australia. The Skibbereen duo had the fastest time of the two heats. They will compete in the A Final…
Paul O'Donovan finished more than 16 seconds ahead of second-placed Jack Hargreaves
Paul O’Donovan won his heat of the Open single sculls at the Sydney International Regatta on Monday. The Skibbereen oarsman finished more than 16 seconds ahead of second-placed Jack Hargreaves. Gary O’Donovan finished eighth in his heat and must take…
Trinity hold off UCD to win the Gannon Cup on the Liffey
#Rowing; Trinity won the Gannon Cup with a fine performance today. The Colours races were run on a reverse of the Trinity Regatta course above the weir for safety reasons. There was a strong east wind and a powerful flow.…
Gary O'Donovan, Mark O'Donovan, Shane O'Driscoll and Paul O'Donovan on Sydney Harbour Bridge
#Rowing: Australian rowing has given a warm welcome to the Irish quartet of Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan. Rowing Australia says the Irish, who returned from the 2017 World Championships with two gold medals,…
The finish of the Schools' Head in London.
#Rowing: Enniskillen RBC had two outstanding results at the Schools’ Head of the River in London. The girls’ eight won their category, the First Eights, and were fifth overall. The boys’ eight finished second in the equivalent category behind Bedford.…
 An Award Picture from the Erne Head
#Rowing: Trinity’s senior eight were the fastest crew at the re-fixed Erne Head of the River in Enniskillen today. It was their fourth consecutive win, achieved this year in rainy conditions. Junior crews did well: Enniskillen RBC’s junior men’s eight…
Shane Mulvaney (UCD), Pat Kenny and Conor Ryan (Trinity) at the coin toss for stations.
#Rowing: UCD won both coin tosses and will row from the North Station in all four Colours races on the Liffey on March 18th. Pat Kenny performed the coin toss at Trinity College, assisted by the four captains: Emma Thornton…
Snow Strands Dukarska at National Rowing Centre
#Rowing: Monika Dukarska and coach David McKenzie McGowan have been snowbound at the National Rowing Centre for four days. The Ireland international trained on the lake on Wednesday but her car has been snowed in and she sees little chance…
The Cork Cups and guests at the Leander dinner.
#Rowing: The Leander Galleon, the trophy presented at Cork regatta each year, was on show with two other cups which have been on display in the Leander dining room at a special occasion at Trinity College. The three ‘Cork Cups’…
Trinity's senior eight competes at Erne Head in 2017
#Rowing: The two heads of the river scheduled for this Saturday have fallen foul of the weather, although both are set to be rescheduled. The Erne Head, at Enniskillen, had drawn a top-class entry. But while conditions at Enniskillen might…
A Coastal Four, an Offshore Quad Scull and an Olympic quad scull at the NRC.
#Rowing: The year 2018 is set to be big one for Rowing Ireland. The National Rowing Centre will host a festival of rowing over three weeks in July. The Irish Championships, with an anticipated entry of over 1,100 crews, is…
St Michael's Rowing Club is graced by a rainbow.
#Rowing: UCD’s men’s intermediate eight just came out on top as the fastest crew at the St Michael’s Head of the River in Limerick. They clocked 19 minutes and 39 seconds, just ahead of the 19 minutes 43.4 seconds of…
Andrew Goff
#Rowing: Andrew Goff of UCD and Ronan Byrne of UCC impressed in the six kilometre time trial at the Ireland Assessment at the National Rowing Centre today. Goff, an under-23 lightweight, came out on top overall in the rankings when…
Jack Keating
#Rowing: Molly Curry and Aobhinn Keating had the fastest time in a women’s double at the Ireland junior trial at the National Rowing Centre in Cork. The Coleraine Grammar School and Skibbereen combination covered the 2,000 metres in seven minutes…

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