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The UCD senior men's eight celebreate after their win
#Rowing: UCD won only their second senior men's eights Championship of Ireland since 1973 at the National Rowing Centre today. They last won in 2011. They had a clearwater lead by half way and never let it go. The senior…
St Michael's edge out NUIG
#Rowing: Cork clubs had a set of good results in the first session of Sunday finals at the Irish Rowing Championships at the National Rowing Centre. Cork Boat Club's junior women's pair started the ball rolling, while Skibbereen then took…
Paul O'Donovan flips the stroke coach back in the boat
#Rowing: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy took a second silver medal for Ireland after an extraordinary final of the lightweight double sculls at the World Cup in Rotterdam today. Ireland took over the lead early and led all the way…
Ronan Byrne and Philip Doyle
#Rowing: Ireland took a silver medal at the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam. The double of Ronan Byrne and Philip Doyle mastered tough conditions well. They moved steadily up on early leaders Switzerland and Germany, and passed the Germans. They…
Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley
#Rowing: Ireland's Aileen Crowley and Monika Dukarska took sixth in the A Final of the women's pairs at the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam. Ireland featured well in the early stages, but Australia and New Zealand moved away. They would…
NUIG's winning pair Sadhbh O'Connor and Fiona Murtagh embrace at the line
#Rowing: Seven different clubs won in the second session of finals on the second day of the Irish Championships. The races were run in hot sunshine. Two women's finals senior finals were won in emphatic fashion. Georgia O'Brien of Kenmare…
Gary O'Donovan Takes Bronze at World Cup
#Rowing: Ireland's Gary O'Donovan took bronze today in the the lightweight single sculls at the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam. The elder of the O'Donovan brothers started very well, led to 500 metres and then held a strong place in…
Holly Davis with her coach, Mick O'Callaghan
#Rowing: Holly Davis gave the crowds a sensational result at the Irish Championships. The Lee Valley girl came through a good battle with Eabha Benson of St Michael's, to pull away and win. The remarkable thing is that Davis is…
Fintan McCarthy
#Rowing: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy brought the tally of Ireland A Finalists at the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam to four with a second-placed finish in their semi-final. Germany's Jason Osborne and Jonathan Rommelmann, racing in the favoured lane…
Philip Doyle
#Rowing: Ireland took three A Final places from their first three races at the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam this morning. Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne, the Ireland men's double, won their race. They took the lead and held it…
Gary O'Donovan
#Rowing: Ireland took three A Final places from their first three races at the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam this morning. Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne, the Ireland men's double, won their race. They took the lead and held it…
Gary O'Donovan
#Rowing: The Ireland women's pair of Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley and lightweight single sculler Gary O'Donovan qualified for A Finals at the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam this morning. The pair took the race to the other crews and…
Fionnan Crowley of Castleconnell and Niall Beggan of Commercial fight it out for the senior singles title.
#Rowing: NUIG had a very good first day at the Irish Championships at the National Rowing Centre, taking four titles. They won the women's senior four, the women's intermediate eight and the women's club coxed four. Sadhbh O'Connor and Fiona…
Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy
#Rowing: Paul O'Donovan and Fintan McCarthy hit the right mark in their first competitive race as the new Ireland lightweight double. At the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam, they finished .39 seconds ahead of Australia in their time trial and…
Tokyo-Bound: the Ireland junior men's coxed four
#Rowing: Rowing Ireland has launched Greenblades, an initiative to help fund the junior, under 23 and development teams by means of donations. Currently, development rowers often call heavily on support from their families, as well as Rowing Ireland and whatever…
Commercial (bottom) push to within half a length of Thames
#Rowing: Commercial gave a good account of themselves but were beaten by half a length in the semi-final of the Thames Cup at Henley Royal Regatta.  Thames are the defending champions and masters of this event, and they controlled this…

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