Rowing News

Rowers compete on Olympic course

June 17, 2011
Martin McElroy's choice of spending time at the Olympic Rowing course will help inspire his crews.

Dillen and Puspure show class

May 30, 2011
Rowing success at Munich World Cup

National Rowing Championships

April 18, 2011
National Centre move beneficial for McCrohan

Rowing trials in Newry

February 11, 2011
The best young rowers in Ireland will be in Newry this weekend trying to impress and pushing for an opportunity to row for Ireland in this pre-Olympic year.

Rowers benefit from National Centre

January 13, 2011
Rowing Ireland’s international programme was on view to the OCI this week.

World Rowing U23 Championships

October 4, 2010
The World Rowing U23 Championships in Belarus brought reward after year's hard work to four athletes and their coaches. The crew of Justin Ryan (Skibbereen RC), Mark O Donovan (Skibbereen RC), Michael Maher (Commercial RC) and Niall Kenny (NUIG BC) (pictured left to right) finished just one second behind Germany, beating the British for the […]

Introduction to Rowing

January 1, 2010
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

Casey fails to qualify

August 21, 2009
Sean Casey , Irish Rowing's sole representative at the World Rowing Championship finished third in the men's single scull repechage missing out on a chance to compete in the A or B finals. The race was won by Ondrej Synek (Czech Republic) with Ariel Suarez (Argentina) came second with Sean Casey a clear third well ahead of Jueri Jaanson (Estonia). Synek and Suarez now go through to the semi-finals.

McElroy appointed to Irish Rowing

November 14, 2008
Martin McElroy who guided the British men's eight to Olympic gold in Sydney in 2000, has been appointed as the new performance director for Irish rowing, it has been announced.

Lightweight Men's 4 qualify for Beijing,

June 18, 2008
Ireland's Lightweight Men's Four finished 2nd , behind winners Germany, this morning , therefore qualifying for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.They will join the Men's Heavyweight Four who have already qualified for Beijing.

Olympic qualifying regatta, Poznan

June 16, 2008
Both Irish boats in action on the opening day of the final Olympic Qualifying regatta in Poznan, Poland this morning; the heavyweight men’s pair (M2-) and the lightweight men’s double (LM2x) raced well to finish second in their respective heats and advance directly to Tuesday’s semi-finals. The men’s lightweight four (LM4-) do not start their regatta until tomorrow (Monday) morning when they line up in their heat.

Important test for Irish Rowers

June 13, 2008
An Irish rowing team of three boats will race in the final Olympic qualifying regatta, in Poznan, Poland beginning on Sunday next (15th June) in a bid to qualify for this summer’s Olympic Games in Beijing.

Men's Heavyweight Four qualify for 2008 Beijing Olympic Games

September 4, 2007
The Irish men's heavyweight four (M4-) of Alan Martin (NUIG), Sean Casey (Muckross), Cormac Folan (NUIG) and Sean O'Neill (St.Michael's) have sensationally qualified the boat for next year's Olympic Games in Beijing by finishing fourth in today's B final at the Rowing World Championships in Munich; tenth overall.

Six boats compete in opening World Cup regatta

May 31, 2007
The Irish rowing team begin their international season on Friday (June 1st) when they take to the water in the first of the three leg Rowing World Cup Series at the Linz/Ottensheim venue in Austria.

Irish Team named for World Cup regattas

May 3, 2007
Irish head coach Harald Jahrling used the opportunity of the official opening of the National Rowing Centre, Inniscara, Cork, to name his team for the first two regattas of the upcoming three leg World Cup series. Ireland will send six boats to the first and second World Cup regattas, which take place in Austria and the Netherlands respectively, in June.

Three Crews named for World Cup Regattas

April 2, 2007
Ireland coach Harald Jahrling has named three of the crews to represent Ireland at the World Cup regattas in Austria (June 1st-3rd) and Amsterdam (22nd-24th). Richard Coakley replaces Gearoid Towey in the lightweight men's four, while the men's heavyweight four and single sculler Sean Jacob will continue as they left off last season.
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