Plenty of Fight in UCD and Shandon As They Bow Out

The good runs at Henley Royal Regatta by Shandon’s men’s four and UCD’s women’s eight ended with battling defeats, while Commercial’s Niall Beggan (pictured) was beaten in the Diamond Sculls.  Upper Thames pulled it together very well to beat Shandon in the Wyfold for...

Major Changes Proposed for Rowing Ireland

The new president of Rowing Ireland will not be elected until November under a proposal made by the board. The president, Susan Dunlea, resigned in March. The board has also lost its secretary.  A letter sent to clubs proposes radical changes at Rowing Ireland, citing...

Gold and Silver for Ireland at World Cup

A gold and silver medal made it a very good Saturday at the Poznan World Cup for the Ireland rowing team.  The gold came courtesy of Katie O’Brien, who had left over 100 metres between her and her two competitors, both Ukranian, in the final of the PR2 single sculls....

Ireland Crews Stay in the Hunt for Medals

The early racing on Saturday gave Ireland plenty to cheer about at the World Cup regatta in Poznan, Poland. The aim was to qualify boats for A Finals, and five of the six Irish boats hit the target.  The first lightweight single sculls semi-final pitted Gary O’Donovan...