O’Donovan and McCarthy Win Heat at Lucerne

Four Ireland crews won their heats and another qualified for their semi-final by finishing second on day one of the World Cup regatta in Lucerne.The two reigning world champions shone at either end of the morning session. Lightweight sculler Siobhán McCrohan is known...

Silver For O’Donovan and McCarthy as France Seize Day

It had to happen one day, and this was the day. After a brilliant A Final at the World Cup in Lucerne, Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy were pipped on the line by France and missed out on gold – indeed lost a race – for the first time since 2019. They took...

Three Irish Boats Stay In Contention for Medal Races

Eight of the nine Irish crews remain in contention for medal races after quarter-finals and repechages on the first day of the World Cup regatta in Lucerne. Two wins and a third place lifted three more boats into the mix. Ross Corrigan (24) and Nathan Timoney (22) won...

Doyle and Lynch Fourth in Cracking European Final

Ireland’s double scull of Philip Doyle and Daire Lynch came like a train in their drive for a podium finish at the European Championships here in Bled. They could not break into the top three – and with that, Ireland’s chance of a medal at this event was gone. Three...