Well done to our Offshore rowers who completed in Passage West Offshore Regatta. Jessic Lee won the Women’s Solo race while Peter Doyle and Andrew Breen narrowly missed out in a win in the Men’s Double taking 2nd overall.
Congratulations to Airida Mateviciute on winning the final of the Women’s Junior U14 1X. Anna Tyther & Rhiannon O’Donoghue were placed 2nd in the Women’s Junior 2-. They will be representing Ireland in The Home International Regatta as well as the Coupe de La Jeunesse. Well done.
In the Women’s Masters 1X, Jessica Lee retained her title in the Irish Championships
Monika Dukarska & Aileen Crowley safely through the heat and into the Semifinal tomorrow afternoon. The Irish duo finished 2nd behind USA and held off a strong challenge from China, who secured the last Semifinal spot.
Well done ladies and best of luck
Well done to Anna Tyther & Rhiannon O’Donoghue on their second place finish in the Women’s Junior double at National Rowing Championships
The girls were neck and neck with Workmen RC duo in th heat and later in the final finishing 2 seconds behind them in what was a very competitive championship final.
The Workmen’s double will represent Ireland at the Junior Worlds later this summer while both our girls are still junior 17, which means they can contest the junior championships again next year! The future looks bright for these two stars of the Laune!
The 2018/19 rowing season kicks off earlier than usual this year with Open and Youth Regatta taking place this Saturday, the 29th of September. This event is the first phase of the national trialling process with Anna Tyther and Rhiannon O’Donoghue contesting the Women’s Pair event on the day. The girls will also race the Women’s Junior 18 double scull.
Katie Boyle will race the Women’s Junior 16 single scull, while Airida Mateviciute and Olivia Moriarty will compete in the Women’s Junior 14 Double sculls.
Training continues for our younger rowers with our next event being the Cork Head of the River in mind October.
Best of luck to our triallists and juniors.
Event updates can be found here: https://www.rowingireland.ie/regattas/443/events/
Rhiannon O’Donoghue and Anna Thyter were put to the test again just a week after the Home Internationals. This is their second appearance for the Junior Irish Team.
Congratulations to Michael O’Connor, Shane O’Connor, Conor Murphy and Sean Houlihan, coxed by David Hussey on their win in the Minor Boys race at Templenoe Regatta
The boys dominated the field very early reaching the buoy first and opening a clear water advantage over the rest of the competitors
Well done boys!