Rowing

Great success for St Michael’s Rowing Club at Masters Regatta

By Jack Neville / September 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

Following what was a packed schedule of racing at home and abroad, there was room to squeeze in one last regatta into the Summer season, with the St. Michael’s Masters’ Regatta taking place on the Shannon in front of large crowds, many unused to seeing a regatta take place on the tidal stretch of the…

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St Michael’s Rowing Club enjoy another successful weekend on the water

By Raffaele Rocca / July 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

The National Rowing Championships – The final regatta of the domestic season, saw St. Michael’s come away with a number of impressive performances, the young rowers finally able to show their months of hard work at the end of their oars. The youngest competitor to come away with silverware was Michael Spooner, who carried on…

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National Titles for Castleconnell at Irish Rowing Championships

By John Keogh / July 18, 2018 / 0 Comments

Castleconnell Boat Club had a hugely successful weekend at the 2018 Irish Rowing Championships, which was held at the National Rowing Centre last weekend. They won three National titles and came home with a whole host of wins in non-championship events. The success began on Friday when the Castleconnell crew of Saoirse Byrne, Lauren O’Brien,…

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WATCH: Ryan Spelman says “It’s an honour to race it in Ireland” at upcoming Coupe de la Jeunesse

By Raffaele Rocca / July 6, 2018 / 0 Comments

WATCH: “It’s an honour to race it in Ireland”- Ryan Spelman on Coupe de la Jeunesse selection The Coupe de la Jeunesse is coming to Ireland for the fourth time next month since its inception in 1985. The Irish crew will be hoping to put home advantage to good use and come away with their…

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St Michael’s Rowing Club enjoy another weekend of success in Fermoy

By Raffaele Rocca / July 4, 2018 / 1 Comment

The St. Michael’s junior rowers have made success part of their routine as the club achieved a total of 11 wins from a possible 15 at the 134th Fermoy Regatta last weekend. The sprint format of the regatta, being just under 500 metres in length left little room for error and provided spectators with some very…

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St Michael’s Rowing Club look for continued success at Cork Regatta, National Rowing Centre

By Raffaele Rocca / June 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Following on from their recent trip abroad to compete at the National School’s Regatta in Windsor where they gained valuable experience racing against some of the fastest crews in the UK, the rowers of St. Michael’s will now be able to put their newfound skills to the test against their domestic counterparts at the last…

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St Michael’s Rowing Club to hold open day on Thursday

By Raffaele Rocca / June 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

The rowing club will hold the 2nd of 3 open days this Thursday from 5-7pm. The open days are aimed at boys and girls from 6th class onwards. Attending children must be accompanied by an adult on the day. No need to book a place for the open day just drop in and take a…

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St Michaels Rowing club return home from National Schools Regatta

By Jack Neville / June 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

The Junior Rowers of St. Michael’s battled the sweltering heat, a fierce crosswind and the best junior oarsmen and women that Britain had to offer and produced some impressive performances at the National School’s Regatta on Dorney Lake in Windsor last weekend. First up were the Boys and Girls J14 Coxed Quadruple Sculls. The two…

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St Michael’s rowing club head to England for National School’s regatta this weekend.

By Jack Neville / May 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Fresh off the back of recording a number of wins at the local Castleconnell Sprint Regatta last weekend, the junior rowers of St. Michael’s will be gearing up for their biggest test to date as they take on the best of the UK at the National School’s regatta in Windsor from the 25th to 27th…

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St. Michaels Rowing Club to bring another major rowing competition to Limerick

By Luke Liddy / February 16, 2018 / 1 Comment

Building on the success of their 2017 Masters Regatta, St. Michael’s Rowing Club are bringing another major rowing competition back into the heart of Limerick city. The continued flooding of O’Briensbridge has led to the switch back into the city. The club will run an old school Head of the River which will see over…

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