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The Enclosure at Henley
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#Rowing: The University of California, Berkeley, beat Trinity in the second round of the Temple Cup for college eights at Henley Royal Regatta today. The American crew won easily in the first round and were hot favourites to win this…
Georgia O'Brien
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#Rowing: Georgia O’Brien has been chosen to represent Ireland at the Coupe de la Jeunesse. The Kenmare girl was added to the team, which will compete in Belgium on July 29th and 30th, after Cork Regatta. However, Rory Quinn and…
Niall Kenny (right) and Mark O'Donovan competing for Ireland in 2014.
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#Rowing: Niall Kenny lost out in the first round of the Diamond Sculls to a much heavier opponent at Henley Royal Regatta today. Kenny (28) won a silver medal at the World Under-23 Championships in 2010 as part of the…
Commercial Rowers Ease to First-Round Win at Henley
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#Rowing: Commercial had an easy win in the first round of the Wyfold Cup for club fours at Henley Royal Regatta today. Their opponents, Molesey B, made a mess of the start, veering across towards the Dublin crew and being…
Trinity Rowers Win in First Round at Henley Regatta
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#Rowing: Trinity’s senior men’s eight gave Ireland a second win at Henley Royal Regatta today. They took on and beat Pembroke College, Oxford in the Temple Cup for college eights. Pembroke were fast off the start, but their steering was…
Great Start for Clonmel Junior Scullers at Henley
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#Rowing: Clonmel rowed well to overcome a slow start and win in the first round at Henley Royal Regatta today. The crew of Dylan Barry O’Donovan, Andrew Butler, Seán O’Donnell and Matt Dundon beat American crew Malvern Preparatory School B…
Trinity in Close Finish at Henley Royal Regatta
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#Rowing: Trinity’s Prince Albert crew rowed well but lost out in a very tight race at Henley Royal Regatta today. Trinity and American crew Deerfield Academy overlapped throughout the race. Liam Hayes, Josh Norton, Andre Liadov, strokeman Paddy Moreau and…
Skibbereen/UCC and NUIG  Women's Eights Drive for the Line today.
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#Rowing: The Skibbereen/UCC composite won the women’s eights with the final few strokes at the Cork Grand League Regatta today. NUIG led them coming up to the line, but the winners finished faster to win by three tenths of a…
Aifric Keogh of the winning UCC/Skibbereen four.
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#Rowing: Niall Beggan and Andrew Goff gave Gary and Paul O’Donovan a good battle in the Division One double sculls at Cork Regatta today. The Ireland under-23 lightweights, drawn from UCD and Commercial, placed second behind the Ireland senior lightweight…
Paul O'Donovan
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#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan set a new personal best as a  single sculler at Cork Regatta today. The Skibbereen sculler won the Division One A Final in six minutes 50.819 seconds. Gary O’Donovan was 13 seconds further back in sunny conditions…
Monika Dukarska on her way to winning her Repechage in Poznan.
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#Rowing: Monika Dukarska has been chosen to represent Ireland at the third World Cup Regatta in Lucerne early next month. The Killorglin woman finished ninth (third in the B Final) on her first foray as a single sculler at a…
Gary O'Donovan and Paul O'Donovan on the podium in Poznan today.
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#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan took a silver medal at the World Cup Regatta in Poland this morning. The Ireland lightweight double took second in an exciting race. France led from early on and were never headed. Ireland came…
Sanita Puspure
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure won the B Final of the women’s single sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan today. The focus may have been on the battle between Puspure and Monika Dukarska, but Puspure’s main challenger down the course…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll celebrate in Poznan.
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#Rowing: Ireland’s Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll resisted a strong challenge by Britain to take gold in the lightweight pair at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland. The Irish started well and led through halfway and the 1500 metres…
Denise Walsh
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#Rowing: Denise Walsh finished sixth in the A Final of the lightweight single sculls here at Poznan, Poland. Joanna Dorociak of Poland, surprisingly, led for most of the race, but it was Jackie Kiddle of New Zealand who came through…
Sanita Puspure
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#Rowing: Sanita Puspure and Monika Dukarska both finished fourth in their semi-finals of the women’s single sculls here in the wintry weather at Poznan, Poland. Puspure’s race had two dominant figures, Magdalena Lobnig of Austria and Duan Jingli of China.…

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