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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…
Paul and Gary O'Donovan
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan won their heat to qualify directly for the semi-finals at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne. The Ireland lightweight double scull took the lead from the start. They led Poland at halfway, but the…
Sanita Puspure
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure won her heat of the single sculls impressively to qualify directly for the semi-final of the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne. Puspure was tested somewhat to 1500 metres by Kara Kohler of the United States, but only…
Patrick Boomer, who partnered Andy Harrington in the pair.
#Rowing: Three of the four Ireland boats in early action at the World Cup Regatta in Lucerne qualified directly from their heats and avoided repechage action.  Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan took second place in their heat of the men’s…
Rowers Emily Hegarty, Natalie Long, Andrew Goff and Naill Beggan with Michael Quinlan and Frank Barry, ESB, and Michelle Carpenter, Rowing Ireland
#Rowing: ESB has teamed up with Rowing Ireland to support a series of prestigious rowing regattas on Inniscarra Reservoir this month. The Coupe de la Jeunesse, from July 27th to 29th, will attract talented young rowers from 13 countries across Europe.…
The O'Donovan brothers cross the finish line
#Rowing: Paul and Gary O’Donovan were beaten in the final of the Double Sculls Challenge Cup by Jack Beaumont and Angus Groom at Henley Royal Regatta today. The Skibbereen men blasted off the start, but the Britain heavyweight crew took…
Gary O'Donovan thanks the Romanian crew after their race at Henley
#Rowing: Paul and Gary O’Donovan won their semi-final of the Double Sculls at Henley today. The Romanian heavyweight crew of Ioan Prundeanu and Marian-Florian Enache matched the Skibbereen men in the first quarter. The race was effectively over soon after,…
Paul O'Donovan and Gary O'Donovan at the start line at Henley
#Rowing: Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan won their first race at Henley Royal Regatta with plenty to spare. The Skibbereen double scull sprinted away from Leander’s Stephen Cox and Tiernan Oliver at the start and left them well behind for…
The Cork Boat Club crew after crossing the line.
#Rowing: Cork Boat Club raced well but made their exit to  New Jersey crew Montclare Mounties in the Thames Cup at Henley Royal Regatta. The Americans started powerfully and took an early one-length lead. Cork stayed calm and bit chunks…
Olympic champion Mahe Drysdale with Neptune's Fawley crew
#Rowing: Trinty lost out to Syracuse University and Neptune to Gloucester at Henley Royal Regatta today. Both victors were seeded crews; they were much heavier than their rivals from Ireland.  For the Temple Cup, Trinity lost William Doyle to a…
Cork Boat Club record a clear Henley win.
#Rowing: Cork Rowing Club moved smoothly into the second round of the Thames Cup at Henley Royal Regatta with a straightforward win this morning.  They took an early lead over London Rowing Club ‘A’, and extended it to one length…

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