Rowing

Worlds End Triathlon celebrates its 10th Anniversry

By John Keogh / August 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

The annual World’s End Triathlon and Try-a-Tri takes place on 17th August, 2019 and this year marks the 10th anniversary of the event. It is the biggest fundraiser of the year for Castleconnell Boat Club who continue to produce National and International rowing champions at both junior and adult level. The Sprint Triathlon is open…

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St Michael’s Enjoy Huge Success at National Rowing Championships

By Raffaele Rocca / July 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

St. Michael’s had considerable success across the board at the recent National Rowing Championships in Inniscarra, Co. Cork last weekend. The club rounded off an impressive season which also saw a host of overseas wins as well as silverware being picked up by a number of younger crews at a number of domestic events. The…

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Big weekend of action ahead for St Michael’s Rowing Club

By John Keogh / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

With the long domestic season finally coming to a close, all attention within St. Michael’s Rowing Club is now firmly fixed on the National Championships. They take place in Inniscarra, Co. Cork next weekend from the 12th-14th July. Many of the athletes will be eager to prove themselves after a disappointing regatta season. The racing…

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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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