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...

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...

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...

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...

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...