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Afloat.ie: Hundreds in Cork for Rowing Season
Hundreds of rowers are expected in Cork this weekend as Rowing Ireland’s new national head of the river competition format finally gets underway at the National Rowing Centre at Farran Wood, Inniscara, following a number of cancellations due to poor…
Skibbereen Head Postponed
Skibbereen head of the river, which was due to be held at the National Rowing Centre on Saturday, has been postponed until a later date because of concerns about the weather.   Click this link for Irish Rowing details Click…
Afloat.ie: New Rowing Season Getting Underway
Hundreds of rowers are expected in Cork this weekend (Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th November) as Rowing Ireland’s new national head of the river competition format gets under way. The new format involves a series of time trial Head of…
Afloat.ie: New Schools Indoor Rowing Programme
Rowing Ireland has introduced a new countrywide schools’ indoor rowing competition with the first event taking place on Saturday November 28th at the National Rowing Centre in Ovens, Co. Cork for schools in the Munster region. Rowing Ireland’s Development Officer,…
Fours Head Cancelled

Fours Head Cancelled

14th November 2009 Rowing
The Fours Head of the River in London, which would have featured a number of Irish crews, was cancelled because the organisers believed that the unfavourable wind could make conditions dangerous. 
Neptune Head of River Cancelled
AFLOAT.IE  The Neptune Head of the River, scheduled for Blessington on Saturday, has been cancelled due to a forecast of high winds. The event, which was to feature the inaugural National Sculling Head, had already been postponed from last weekend…
Rowing Season Getting Underway at Blessington
AFLOAT.IE Over 400 rowers are expected in Blessington, Co Wicklow this weekend as Rowing Ireland’s new season gets underway this Saturday with a new national competition format. The competition, originally scheduled for last weekend, was postponed due to adverse weather…
Postponement of Head of the River
The National Sculling Head of the River Race due to be held tomorrow, Saturday 7th in Blessington, Co Wicklow has been postponed until Saturday 14th of November. The forecast for the area includes strong winds which make conditions on the…
Revamped Rowing Ireland Season Underway
Over 400 rowers are expected at Blessingtion in Co Wicklow this weekend as Rowing Ireland’s new season gets underway with a new national competition format. The new national format involves a series of time trial Head of the River races.…
Killorglin Woman is World Champion
Monika Dukarska of Killorglin Rowing Club won the singles title at the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Plymouth. Dukarska, a student in the Tralee Institute of Technology whose family are from Poland, took bronze at the World Championships last year…
Dilleen and D'Urso Are Rowers of the Year
Lisa Dilleen and Laura D’Urso are the winner's of Afloat's inaugural Rowers of the Year for 2009. Competing as a double scull, they put Ireland on the map at the World Junior Championships in Brive in August, reaching the final…
Neptune Head of the River Entry is Published
The entry list for this weekend's Neptune Head of the River Race incorporating the Rowing Ireland National Scullers Head. The races at 10.30pm and 2pm take place this Saturday, November 7th. The attached listing over the fold shows all the…
'Capital D' Goes Dublin Bay Diving
The unique amenity value of Dublin Bay was enthusiastically related by Anne Cassin off the coast of Dun Laoghaire tonight on 'Capital D', RTE One's TV show on the city. The episode took a look under the waters of Dublin…
New Championships in September
The annual general meeting of the Irish Amateur Rowing Union decided to adopt a new framework for the season which will site a National Championships for bigger boats on the traditional mid-summer dates and and a second National Championships for…
Queen's Make a Final in Poland
Queen’s University finished a creditable fifth in the men’s senior eights at the European Universities Championships in Poland. In a high-quality event in Kruszwica, the Belfast crew looked well on course to finish in bronze medal position until big pushes…
Adaptive Four Are Rowers of the Month
The legs, trunk and arms coxed four which represented Ireland at the World Rowing Championships in Poland are the Afloat Rowers of the Month for August. Emer Patten, Shane Ryan, Kevin du Toit, Sarah Caffrey and cox Amy Judge ended…

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