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...

UCD win Gannon and Corcoran Cups

UCD won three of the four titles on offer at the Colours Rowing Races on the Liffey today. Good starts were crucial on a bright day with a strong tailwind, and UCD also took advantage of the favourable North Station to win the Gannon Cup for senior men, the Corcoran...

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...

Identical Times for UCD and Trinity Fours at Erne Head

The senior women’s fours from Trinity and UCD posted identical times of 20 minutes 52.3 seconds at the Erne Fours’ Head at Enniskillen today. Remarkably, the backup times for both crews were also identical, so both shared the honours in this class at the inaugural...

Paris Can Wait, Says Olympic Medallist Aifric Keogh

Eight years ago, Aifric Keogh appeared in her first big international event. The Ireland women’s four finished just outside the medal positions at the World Under-23 Championships in Linz, Austria. She returned, unknown, to her studies and her rowing.  This week as...