UCD’s men’s senior eight were the fastest crew at the Erne Head of the River today. The strong selection were just over 18 seconds faster than Cork Boat Club’s men’s senior eight in the men’s head, covering the course in 19 minutes and 34 seconds.

 The event was run in still conditions and drew an impressive number of men’s adult eights.

 Enniskillen’s men’s junior eight were the fastest at their level – and seventh overall in the men’s head. Commercial’s E crew won the masters eight.

 Trinity’s women’s senior eight were the one crew at this level entered in the women’s head and duly won. Castleconnell’s junior eight came home faster than Enniskillen to take second, ahead of the intermediate eight from Trinity. Methody’s junior 16 eight shot up from a starting place of 13 to an excellent seventh overall.