Rowing Ireland

Limerick duo selected on Irish Squad for World U23 Rowing Championships

By Jack Neville / June 2, 2021 /

UL pair Rory O’Neill and Ryan Spelman will represent Ireland at the World Rowing Championships in the Czech Republic this summer. Rowing Ireland’s High-Performance Director, Antonio Maurogiovanni has announced the athletes that will represent Ireland at the 2021 Championships. Racing will take place from the 7th July – 11th July in Račice, Czech Republic. In…

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Busy few weeks for St Michaels Rowing Club

By Jack Neville / June 4, 2019 /

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 /

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

By Jack Neville / March 13, 2019 /

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 /

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 Masters Regatta to bring the river to life on Saturday afternoon

By Raffaele Rocca / August 23, 2018 /

With the majority of the season’s racing already accounts for, many of the rowing community will be gearing up for a return to a long Winter’s training, but not before the second St. Michael’s Masters’ Regatta which takes place on the River Shannon at 4pm on Saturday next between Barrington’s Pier and the clubhouse on…

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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 /

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 head to England for National School’s regatta this weekend.

By Jack Neville / May 25, 2018 /

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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Castleconnell BC’s James Quinlan wins Rowing Gold in Belgium

By Jack Neville / August 1, 2017 /

Castleconnell BC’s James Quinlan wins rowing gold in Belgium. The Castletroy College student was an intrgral cog in the Rowing Ireland team that won the A Junior Gold Medal at the prestigious Coupe de la Jeunesse. The European Junior Rowing competition took place in Hazewinkel in Belgium over the past weekend. The team was made…

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