Daire Lynch and Philip Doyle were welcome arrivals to the medals party on Sunday at the Memorial Paolo d’Aloja in Italy.
On Saturday, the new combination in the Ireland men’s double finished fourth, but they raced to a podium place on the final day, taking one of three silver medals for the Ireland team.
The Ireland women’s pair of Fiona Murtagh and Tara Hanlon, who won gold on Saturday, fell back one place, with the Netherlands One winning the A Final. Hugh Moore improved his placing in the lightweight single sculls, adding a silver to his bronze from Saturday.
Ireland again placed fourth and fith in the women’s double. The heavyweight crew of Zoe Hyde and Sanita Puspure, who were fourth, will want to improve on this form. Margaret Cremen and Aoife Casey, in fifth, are set to race lighter crews from this point onwards.

The men’s four – Adam Murphy, Fionnán McQuillan Tolan, Ross Corrigan and John Kearney – took fifth behind two Dutch and two Italian crews. 

Memorial Paolo d’Aloja, Piediluco, Italy (Sunday, Irish interest)


Four – A Final: 5 Ireland (A Murphy, F McQuillan-Tolan, R Corrigan, J Kearney) 6:27.01

Double Sculls – A Final: 2 Ireland (D Lynch, P Doyle) 6:35.30. 

B Final: 4 Ireland (K Pazzaia, B Colsh) 6:49.37.  

Lightweight Single Sculls – A Final: 2 Ireland (H Moore) 7:32.24.  


Pair – A Final: 2 Ireland (T Hanlon, F Murtagh) 7:35.01.

Double – A Final: 4 Ireland (Z Hyde, S Puspure) 7:21.60, 5 Ireland (A Casey, M Cremen) 7:22.86