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Puspure Sees Off McCrohan Challenge
Sanita Puspure of Old Collegians won the senior single sculls title at the evening session of the National Rowing Championships in Cork. Puspure held off a good challenge by Siobhan McCrohan of Tribesmen.  Sean Jacob rounded off a very succesful…
Jacob Leads the Way at National Championships
Sean Jacob had plenty to spare as he won the men’s senior single sculls title at the National Championships in the NRC in Cork today. The UCD man credited the programme laid down by national senior coach Adrian Cassidy as…
Follow the National Rowing Championships on Afloat
Afloat will be carry comprehensive coverage from the National Rowing Championships which begin tomorrow at the National Rowing Centre in Cork. The championships are the second of the season and are for three sculling classes (single, double and quadruple) and…
European Fourth for McCrohan and Lambe
Ireland’s young lightweight women’s double scull came very close to taking a medal at the European Rowing Championships in Portugal today. Greece were totally dominant in the A Final in Montemor-o-Velho, but Ireland’s Siobhan McCrohan (23) and Claire Lambe (20)…
McCrohan and Lambe Make European A Final
Ireland’s Siobhan McCrohan (23) and Claire Lambe (20) will compete in the A Final of the European Championships in Montemor-o-Velho in Portugal tomorrow. To qualify the Irish lightweight double scull needed to finish in the top two of their repechage…
Kenny and O'Donovan Turn the Tide
Niall Kenny and Mark O’Donovan produced a fast final 500 metres in the lightweight double scull repechage to make the A/B Semi-Finals at the European Championships in Portugal today. The Ireland crew had a disappointing heat, finishing last, but they…
Good Finish by Lambe and McCrohan
Ireland’s Claire Lambe and Siobhan McCrohan finished very well to take second place behind Germany in their heat of the lightweight double scull at the European Championships in Montemor-o-Velho in Portugal. Germany controlled the race from early on and took…
Fangen-Hall Pays Tribute to Manning and Neale (Podcast HERE!)
Mark Fangen-Hall, the coach of the Ireland eight which took bronze at the World University Rowing Championships in Szeged in Hungary last month, has paid tribute to UCD men Dave Neale and Finbar Manning, who won their places in a…
Clavin and Maher Climb to Top of Ladder
Sheila Clavin of St Michael's Rowing Club in Limerick and Michael Maher of Dublin club Commercial came out on top at the 12th Annual Sculling Challenge in Belfast at the weekend. The challenge pits competitors from the Dublin, Cork and…
Bantry Crew in Second in 'Atlantic Challenge'
The Bantry Bay crew, soared in second place, while representing Ireland in the Atlantic Rowing Challenge; International Contest of Seamanship in early August this year in Midland Canada.Competing on Lake Huron, one of the five Great Lakes the Bantry Bay…
Coakley battles it out with Lynch to win Single Sculls
With the sculling championships coming up in September, there was great interest in the Division 1 and 2 competitions at the Limerick Regatta over the weekend with Skibbereen competing well to hold their Grand League top table position. In Division…
Skibbereen on top as Grand League resumes with Limerick Regatta
The Rowing Ireland Grand League resumes this weekend following its break in July to accommodate the National Rowing Championships. This is the fifth in the series at Limerick regatta in O’Briens Bridge on Sat 21st Aug.Skibbereen Rowing Club, who widened…
Ireland Take Bronze in World University Rowing
Ireland's senior eight took bronze at the World University Rowing Championships at Szeged in Hungary today. Britain were well in control through the race, but Ireland were always in medal contention and pushed France into fourth. Estonia took the silver. The Ireland crew is…
Hughes 10th Overall at World Junior Champs
Turlough Hughes finished fourth in the B Final of the men’s single sculls at the World Junior Championships in Racice in the Czech Republic this morning. Portugal’s Tome Perdigao won a battle with Serbia’s Alexsandar Filipovic at the head of…
Hughes Fifth in World Championship Semi
Turlough Hughes finished fifth in the semi-final of the men’s single scull at the World Junior Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. The race was won by the reigning world champion, Felix Bach of Germany, with Jakub Podrazil of the Czech…
Hughes Finishes Well to Make Semi-Final
Turlough Hughes improved from fifth to third in the final quarter to secure a place in the semi-finals of the World Junior Championships at Racice in the Czech Republic this morning. Andre Redr of Slovakia was the clear winner, with…

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