Gaillard Replaces Matt Smith at World Rowing

World Rowing, the international governing body for the sport of rowing, has announced the appointment of Vincent Gaillard (Switzerland) as its new Executive Director effective January 2022, replacing Matt Smith. Smith announced last year that he wished to step down by...

Castleconnell Junior Eight Fastest at St Michael’s Head

Castleconnell’s men’s junior 18 eight were the fastest crew at the St Michael’s head of the river. The host club’s junior 18A quadruple (Fionn McDonald, Shane Rafferty, Aiden Kearney and Cormac Benson, pictured at the Irish Championships) came a  close second in terms...

Beggan Tops Time Trial Rankings on Dublin Ladder

Niall Beggan of Commercial (pictured) was the fastest competitor at the time trial for the Dublin Sculling Ladder today. Alex Gillick of Neptune was the fastest junior.Neptune’s Claire Feerick (below) topped the women’s rankings, while Emma Moloney of Commercial was...

Ireland Rowers Rack Up A Final Places at World Finals

Ireland had a very good day at the World Rowing Coastal Championships in Oeiras, Portugal, today. Six crews qualified for Saturday’s A Finals – some of them in with a good chance of medals  – while Castletownbere won the B Final of the women’s coxed quadruple....