Silver for O’Donnell at World Cup Regatta in Poznan

Tiarnán O’Donnell was the Ireland star on the second day of the World Cup regatta in Poznan in Poland. The PR2 single sculler overcame a slow start to grab a deserved silver medal behind world champion Corne de Koning of the Netherlands. Steven McGowan fell just...

Olympic Crews Win Heats at Poznan World Cup

Two Ireland crews set for the Paris Olympics won their heats at the World Cup regatta in Poznan today.The women’s pair of Fiona Murtagh and Aifric Keogh (above) took on the second crews of Australia and the Netherlands and beat both as they turned a small early lead...

O’Donovan and McCarthy Win Heat at Lucerne

Four Ireland crews won their heats and another qualified for their semi-final by finishing second on day one of the World Cup regatta in Lucerne.The two reigning world champions shone at either end of the morning session. Lightweight sculler Siobhán McCrohan is known...

Four go Forward, but Puspure’s Paris Dream Ends

Ireland’s challenge at the final Olympic qualification regatta ended with a heartening win for the women’s four and a heartbreaking exit for Sanita Puspure. The Ireland men’s single sculler, Konan Pazzaia, leaves Lucerne with the consolation of reaching the last six...