Skibbereen and Erne Fours Heads Draw Big Entries

Two big events in Munster and Ulster should give a lift-off to the rowing season on Saturday. The Skibbereen Head of the River at the Marina in Cork has 521 crews entered, with approximately 300 in fixed heads. One interesting entry is the composite quadruple...

St Joseph’s Edge Out Enniskillen in Thriller

St Joseph’s of Galway (far side) and Enniskillen RBC produced what will surely be the race of the 2022 Irish Championships on Saturday’s second session of finals. The crews in the men’s junior 18 eights were so close crossing the line that both were credited with the...

Irish Go For It On Expanded Henley Programme

Henley Royal Regatta adds an extra day this year. Five crews from Ireland go into action on Tuesday, and in total 10 crews travelling from Ireland will race [See Draw and Timetable below].  While all the Irish crews cherish hopes of good runs, three are selected...

Lagan Head of the River Hit Hard by Covid

The number of competitors at the Lagan Head of the River in Belfast was cut radically by Covid-19. Both Queen’s University and Enniskillen RBC had a big number of withdrawals.  The men’s senior eight from Trinity College, Dublin, was the fastest crew, and their...