Rowing

Busy few weeks for St Michaels Rowing Club

By Jack Neville / June 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

It’s been a busy few weeks for the oarsmen and oarswomen in St. Michael’s Rowing Club, having competed at two international regattas in as many weekends, first the National School’s Regatta, the largest junior regatta in the UK, followed then by London Metropolitan Regatta the weekend after, both taking place at Dorney Lake, Eton. The…

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Limerick rower selected on Irish team for European Rowing Junior Championships

By Jack Neville / May 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Rowing Ireland’s Lead Coach for Junior Men, Fran Keane has announced the Junior Men’s Team that will compete at the 2019 European Rowing Junior Championships in Essen, Germany with Limerick’s James O’Donovan named on the JM4+ crew. The European Rowing Junior Championships will take place on the 18th and 19th of May. Rowing Ireland’s Lead…

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149th Limerick Regatta set to take place this weekend

By Jack Neville / April 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

The 149th Limerick Regatta will be held on Saturday, April 27th in the picturesque village of O’Briensbridge, Co. Clare. The regatta committee, made up of the 6 Limerick based clubs, will welcome 26 clubs from all over Ireland and this year will also welcome visiting Masters crews from West Point Rowing Club USA. The regatta…

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St Michael’s Rowing Club’s Head of the River to take place this Saturday

By Jack Neville / March 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

Following on from the success of last year’s event, the annual St. Michael’s Head of the River will take place in Limerick City on Saturday next, 16th March. Attracting crews from all corners of the country, the event will be sure to provide some fiercely competitive racing as well as fantastic views for spectators from…

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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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