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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…
#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…
#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…
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…

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