Rowing

Introduction to Rowing


A sport involving 14 different classes of boat and between one and eight rowers. Rowing requires athletes with incredible upper body strength and a commitment to the sport from an early age in order to develop the correct physical shape and muscle definition. For contact details of Irish Amateur Rowing Union please click on Full story

A FOND FAREWELL

Some stellar Irish Olympians recently called time on their international careers. Three-time Olympian Scott Evans (30) retired 10 years after becoming Ireland’s first male player to qualify for an Olympic Games. He competed in Beijing and London but the highlight of his career was finishing ninth at the Rio 2016 Games and he bowed out […]

2018 First Quarter Sporting Round-Up

Sporting Round-UP ATHLETICS Cork sprinter Phil Healy was best of the small five-athlete Irish contingent at the World Indoor Championships, reaching the semi-finals of the 400m in her first season running the quarter mile. Ciara Mageean, Amy Foster, teenage sprinter Ciara Neville and hurdler Ben Reynolds are currently out battling for Northern Ireland in the […]

December Sports Roundup

  ROWING WORLD champions Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll have made the decision to sacrifice the possibility of winning more major international titles in the coming two years to try to fulfil their Olympic dream. The Skibbereen duo swept the boards as a lightweight pair this year, winning World and European titles as well as […]

Irish Rowers Pulling for Medals

Three Irish boats go out in search of success today at the World Rowing Championships in Florida.Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll are in the A final of the lightweight men’s pair. They’ll be in the water at 5pm (Irish time). Their clubmate Paul O’Donovan won a gold at these championships last year and he’ll bid to […]

Two Irish Medals at World Rowing Cup

Out of four crews who competed in Belgrade this weekend at the 2017 World Rowing Cup I, two have won medals at the event including 1 Gold and 1 Silver, and all four were successful in reaching their respective A Finals guaranteeing a top-6 finish. Shane O’ Driscoll and Mark O’ Donovan were the shining […]

Rowing Ireland Performance Director

Rowing Ireland have announced details of the recruitment process for a High Performance Director. This exciting role is an opportunity for a suitably experienced and qualified individual to lead a successful Olympic team programme through to Tokyo 2020. They are seeking applications from all interested candidates prior to 5pm on Friday 17th March 2017. A full job description […]

Gary O’Donovan To Bear Ireland Flag At Rio Closing Ceremony

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has named Gary O’Donovan, Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist in men’s lightweight double sculls, as its flag bearer to lead Team Ireland’s delegation into the Olympic Stadium during Sunday’s Closing Ceremony at the Maracanã Stadium.

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 8/16

Follow the action for Team Ireland as the action enters Week 2 in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 7/16

Friday August 12th, 2016 12:52, Golf Men’s Stroke Play, Seamus Power, Round 2: 67 (tied 10th overall on -4) 13:36, Golf Men’s Stroke Play, Padraig Harrington, Round 2: 71 (tied 22nd overall on -1) 14:00, Equestrian Dressage Individual,  Judy Reynolds & Vancouver K, Grand Prix Special: 74.090%* (17th to qualify for Grand Prix Freestyle *PB […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 6/16

Live Blog, Results and Imagery of Day 6 from Rio 2016 for Team Ireland
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