Irish Bring Home Medals and Lessons from Dorney Lake

Irish crews turned out in huge numbers at the big Metropolitan Regatta on Dorney Lake on Saturday and Sunday – over 50 crews from this island competed on both days – and there was a good haul of medals.  The placings gave a telling indication of the relative positions...

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...

Benefit Concert for Ukraine

A benefit concert for the Irish Refugee Council and Ukraine will be held in St Patrick’s Church, Ringsend this Friday, May 27th.  The organisers, who have been behind the successful All In a Row charity events on the Liffey, hope for a good turnout. Tickets are...

Cambridge Boat Race Winners Bow Out at Trinity Regatta

Cork Boat Club won the men’s senior eight and Cambridge the women’s at Trinity Regatta today – the latter in their last race together. The Cambridge women’s eight, featuring the world’s number one female rower for 2021, New Zealander Grace Prendergast, was the same...

Byrne Wins Battle with Sheehan at Cork Sculling Ladder

Ronan Byrne (above) has won the Cork Sculling Ladder outright for a record-equalling fourth time. The UCC man draws level with Brian Crean.  Andrew Sheehan of Lee (below) had been the fastest in the time trial in November at the Marina course. Having won the toss and...

University of Limerick and Cork Top Eights Rankings

Cork Boat Club had the fastest men’s eight and men’s four on the second day of Skibbereen Regatta at the National Rowing Centre. In the eight the St Joseph’s junior crew came in second – faster than Shandon, racing as seniors. Commercial’s senior crew placed second in...