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The UCD four at Henley
#Rowing: UCD made a good start in the semi-finals of the Visitors’ four at Henley Royal Regatta, but could not match the power of their opponents and made their exit. The crew listed as Cambridge University and Leander Club are,…
Diaz and Haack beat O'Donovan and O'Driscoll
#Rowing: Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll made their exit at the semi-final stage at Henley Royal Regatta today. The Skibbereen pair in the Silver Goblets moved off the start well and took a small lead, but they could not shake…
Commercial's eight after crossing the Henley finish line
#Rowing: Irish crews had two remarkable wins in quick succession at Henley Royal Regatta on Friday evening.  Commercial came from behind to beat Cercle de l’Aviron de Lyon by three-quarters of a length in the Thames Cup. The French seemed…
Mark O'Donovan and Shane O'Driscoll
#Rowing: Skibbereen men Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll won their first race at Henley Royal Regatta. The Skibbereen pair eased into Saturday’s draw in the Silver Goblets by beating Hugo Elworthy and Harry Hogan with little drama. O’Donovan and O’Driscoll…
John Collins and Graeme Thomas lead Nathan Hull and Olly Dix at Henley
#Rowing: Graeme Thomas and John Collins ended the run of Nathan Hull of Queen’s University and Olly Dix of the Leander in the Double Sculls at Henley Royal Regatta today. The Britain double were superior in this open event, gaining…
Sadhbh O'Connor and Natalie Long race Grace Prendergast and Kerri Gowler at Henley
#Rowing: Grace Prendergast and Kerri Gowler, the world’s best women’s pair, beat Sadhbh O’Connor and Natalie Long of NUIG and Skibbereen in the heat of the Hambleden Pairs at Henley Royal Regatta today. The Irish women, who had qualified, saw…
Commercial cross the line at Henley
#Rowing: Commercial beat City of Oxford by three and a quarter lengths in the second round of the Thames Cup at Henley Royal Regatta today. The Dublin club left their opponents behind them early on and rowed home under little…
Olly Dix and Nathan Hull cross the finish line
#Rowing: Nathan Hull of Queen’s University, Belfast, and Olly Dix of Leander won their heat of the Double Sculls convincingly at Henley Royal Regatta today. They faced a Thames Rowing Club crew which could not match them and were well…
Orla Hayes
#Rowing: Orla Hayes was beaten by Jordan Lara Cole-Hossain in the Princess Royal, for open single sculls at Henley Royal Regatta today. The Thames Rowing Club sculler had a big advantage over her Skibbereen opponent down the course, and won…
Shane Mulvaney, Andrew Goff, Shane O'Connell, David O'Malley of UCD
#Rowing: UCD began their campaign in the Visitors’ four with a straight-forward win. With just a few hundred metres gone, the Irish crew of Shane O’Malley, Andrew Goff, Shane Mulvaney and David O’Malley were in the lead and Leander Club…
The Enniksillen quad training
#Rowing: Enniskillen were beaten in the Fawley Cup for junior men’s quadruples at Henley Royal Regatta this morning. Christiana Roklub of Norway moved into the lead and while they lost a little momentum when they were forced by the umpire…
Ryan Ballantine, selected for the World Under-23 Championships
#Rowing: Two men’s crews – a men’s coxed four and a lightweight quadruple – have been selected to represent Ireland at the World Under-23 Championships in Florida at the end of the month, July 24th to 28th. Two women’s crews,…
The Enniskillen girls quad trains
#Rowing: Enniskillen Royal Boat Club made their exit from the Diamond Jubilee for junior women’s quadruples in the first round today. Notts County eked out a lead and held on to it under pressure from the Fermanagh girls. They won…
Commercial's eight
#Rowing: Commercial moved efficiently through their first outing at Henley Royal Regatta today. The Thames Cup club eight beat Nottingham Rowing Club with little fuss. The Dublin club crew led by a length after half a mile, then established a…
Fintan McCarthy
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan will team up with Fintan McCarthy in the lightweight double at the World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from July 12th to 14th. Gary O’Donovan and Jake McCarthy will compete in lightweight singles.  World and European…
The Enniskillen boys' quadruple train for Henley.
#Rowing: A good selection of Irish crews made it through the Qualifiers for Henley Royal Regatta on Friday – a number of them in the difficult ‘open’ events.  In the Hambleden Pairs – an open event – Natalie Long of…

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