New Olympic Discipline Lights Up the Liffey

First, this is not rowing, but a diversion we will sometimes take into paddlesports. Kayak Cross (previously know as extreme slalom) is a new sport which is exciting to watch. Competitors launch themselves in numbers off a high platform and negotiate – quickly – a...

Commercial and Trinity Shine at Metro Regatta

Commercial’s Niall Beggan was a strong winner of the men’s single sculls and the Commercial pair of Colm Dowling and Jack Smith (above) also won well at Dublin Metropolitan Regatta today.  Trinity had a good run coming up to the close of the afternoon session of...

Lambe and Puspure Contend for OFI Places

Rowers Sanita Puspure and Claire Lambe (pictured), along with Hannah Craig from canoeing are part of an impressive list of 13 candidates across 10 sports nominated to run for election for the Olympic Federation of Ireland Athletes’ Commission.  The recruitment process...