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Katie O'Brien
#Rowing: Katie O'Brien took a fine third place in her first race of the World Rowing Championships. The Galway woman's contest came in a preliminary round - but it was a notable contest, as Kathryn Ross of Australia won in…
Lydia Heaphy
#Rowing: Ireland brought its tally of boats qualified for the next round to eight this morning at the World Rowing Championships in Linz, Austria. The women's four of Tara Hanlon, Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh and Emily Hegarty slotted into the…
Gary O'Donovan
#Rowing: Gary O’Donovan won his repechage to take his place in the quarter finals of the lightweight single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Linz in Austria.  The Skibbereen man made the race his own from early on, leaving…
Shane O'Driscoll and Mark O'Donovan
#Rowing: The Ireland pair of Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll just missed out on a qualifying for the quarter-finals at the World Rowing Championships in Austria today.  The Skibbereen men had to be in the top two in their repechage,…
Senior Women's winners Killorglin celebrate, with silver medallists Kilmacsimon (left) and Galley Flash, bronze.
#Coastal Rowing: Myross won the senior men’s title for the second weekend in-a-row at the Irish Coastal Rowing Championships at the National Rowing Centre. The had also won at the ICRF All-Ireland. Killorglin won the senior women’s crown.  In excellent…
Sanita Puspure
#Rowing: Sanita Puspure won her heat of the single sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Linz with plenty to spare – and still set the second fastest time of the day. Laila Youssifou of the Netherlands took the second…
Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne
#Rowing: Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne are in top form and showed it by winning their heat of the double sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Linz today. They started well, swapped the lead with Australia in the middle…
Gary O'Donovan
#Rowing: The two Ireland lightweight single scullers missed out on qualification from their heats at the World Rowing Championships – but in different fashions. Lydia Heaphy held the second and final qualification spot for the semi-final through much of her…
Aifric Keogh
#Rowing: The Ireland women’s four gave a good account of themselves on their first competitive outing together, just missing out on direct qualification from their heat of the World Rowing Championships in Linz, Austria.  Tara Hanlon, Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh…
Denise Walsh
#Rowing: Aoife Casey and Denise Walsh finished fourth in their heat and qualified for the quarter-finals of the lightweight double sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Linz, Austria. The top three in the race will all have ambitions of…
Fintan McCarthy
#Rowing: Ireland’s Fintan McCarthy and Paul O’Donovan won their heat to qualify directly for their quarter-final of the lightweight double sculls at the World Rowing Championships in Austria this morning. The Skibbereen-UCC combination were well in command all through. There…
Aileen Crowley
#Rowing: Monika Dukarska and Aileen Crowley took an encouraging second place in their heat as they qualified for the quarter finals in the women’s pair at the World Rowing Championships in Linz, Austria. The United States looked to have the…
Rhiannon O'Donoghue and Molly Curry
#Rowing: Ireland’s Molly Curry and Rhiannon O’Donoghue finished fifth in the junior double at the World Rowing Junior Championships in Tokyo. The race was won by the outstanding Lisa Bruijnincx and Jacobien van Westreenen of the Netherlands. The Dutch pushed…
Leah O'Regan, Matthew Gallagher, James O'Donovan, Jack Dorney and John Kearney
#Rowing: Ireland’s junior men’s coxed four took fourth place at the World Junior Championships in Tokyo this morning.  The Ireland crew of James O’Donovan, Matthew Gallagher, Jack Dorney, John Kearney and cox Leah O’Regan came in just under a second…
Molly Curry and Rhiannon O'Donoghue
#Rowing: Ireland’s Rhiannon O’Donoghue and Molly Curry will compete in the A Final of the junior double sculls at the the World Junior Championships in Tokyo on Sunday. The Ireland crew took a clear third place in their semi-final this…
Rhiannon O'Donoghue and Molly Curry
#Rowing: Ireland’s Molly Curry and Rhiannon O’Donoghue won their repechage and qualified for the A/B semi-finals at the World Junior Championships in Tokyo.  The Ireland junior women’s double overhauled Hungary in an impressive move. With 300 metres to go they…

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