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Colm Hennessy and Stephen O'Sullivan are in the Ireland team for Saturday
#Rowing: The Ireland senior team for the 2018 Home International Regatta has been chosen. The event will be held at the National Rowing Centre next Saturday, July 21st. Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales will compete to win the Victor Ludorum…
Commercial drive over the line just ahead of UCD
#Rowing: Commercial won a stunningly-close race to take the men’s senior eights title at the Irish Rowing Championships today. NUIG/Queen’s had a slight lead ahead of a tightly-packed field early on, but Commercial moved at the 1,000 metres. They could…
UCC on their way to winning the club coxed four from Trinity, Shandon, Enniskillen and Cork.
#Rowing: UCC brought their title tally to three as they added the club coxed four to their club eights and intermediate single sculls pots at the Irish Rowing Championships today. The four was tested by four other crews coming to…
Sanita Puspure
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure took a silver medal for Ireland at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne. The world champion, Jeannine Gmelin of Switzerland took gold, but only just, in a thrilling finish. Puspure was under pressure for second from Carling…
Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan
#Rowing: Paul and Gary O’Donovan took gold at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne this morning. Denmark and Belgium had good starts, but the Skibbereen men too over the lead after 800 metres. They held it from there, though Belgium…
Mark O'Donovan
#Rowing: Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll produced a superb finishing sprint to take an excellent third in their B Final of the men’s pair at the World Cup in Lucerne this morning. The Skibbereen men stayed in touch through an…
The Shandon junior quad with coaches Pat Arrigan and Henrik Merz
#Rowing: Records fell in race after race in the final Saturday session of the Irish Championships. The Skibbereen senior quadruple of Fintan McCarthy, Aodhan Burns, Kealan Mannix and Jake McCarthy smashed the Championship best of 5:59.10 as they won in…
Molly Curry, the junior single sculls champion of Ireland.
#Rowing: UCD won the intermediate eights after a thrilling race at the Irish Rowing Championships at the National Rowing Centre. Four boats disputed the lead as the race passed the boathouse. Cork Boat Club, Trinity and Commercial all overlapped UCD,…
Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan
#Rowing: The race was a tight one, but Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan won their semi-final of the lightweight double sculls to take their place in the A Final tomorrow at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne. The Ireland crew…
Sanita Puspure training at Lucerne
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure won her semi-final of the single sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne with a dominant performance. Annekatrin Thiele of Germany disputed the lead in the first quarter, but Puspure led by the 1,000 metre mark…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll
#Rowing: Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll finished fourth in the semi-final of the men’s pair at the World Cup in Lucerne today. The Skibbereen men missed out on an A Final place, but not by much. Serbia won the race…
Philip Doyle
#Rowing: Philip Doyle finished third in the C Final of the men’s single sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne this morning. The Queen’s University man led until the final quarter when Campbell Watts of Australia and Brian Rosso…
Andy Harrington and Patrick Boomer
#Rowing: Ireland’s Patrick Boomer and Andy Harrington finished fifth in the D Final of the men’s pair at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne this morning. Poland led from start to finish, and while Ireland moved out of the sixth…
Fionnan Crowley, the new single sculls champion
#Rowing: Skibbereen won three times and NUIG twice on the first day of the Irish Rowing Championships at the National Rowing Centre. Both the men’s and women’s senior doubles went to the west Cork club, and the also took the…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll
#Rowing: Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan took a fine second place behind France One in the quarter-final of the men’s pairs at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne today and secured their place in the A/B Semi-Finals. The Skibbereen men…
NUIG Take Women's Senior Four Title at Irish Championships
#Rowing: NUIG won the much-anticipated women’s senior four final at the Irish Rowing Championships today. Trinity made the early moves, but NUIG moved before halfway, with Commercial and Cork Boat Club also coming into contention. From there the Galway club…

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