Kerry HOR 12th of March 2011

Head of the River will take place on 12th of March at 8:30am with Captain meeting starting at 8am in the Boat House. The races will be run over approx. 4km starting at Ballykissane Pier and finishing at the Boat House.We have approx. 100 crews participating. We will welcome teams from Cork, Killarney, Tralee and Limerick.

Killorglin Rowing Club will participate in following races men’s inter 1x , men’s inter 4+, men’s inter 8+, men’s j14 4x+, men’s master 4+,me’s novice 2x, men’s senior 2x,women’s j14 4x+, women’s j15 2x, women’j16 1x, women’s j18 1x and 2x and also women’s senior 1x, 2x and coxless quad (4-) . We have total of 21 crews, with A and B crews is some races.

The draw including all teams entered will be published on Monday at http://www.iaru.ie . All other information in relation to Kerry HOR can be found on above webpage in calendar section.

For the first time in the past few years we have competition in the Senior Singles for both men and women. Alice O’Sullivan from University of Limerick will take on Monika Dukarska at her home venue. It will be an interesting race between the two rowers. Cathal Moynihan from Muckross Rowing Club will be challenged by Gerard Sheehan from University of Limerick. Both men will come together to form a Senior Men’s Double later on. It is also great to see St Michaels and Castleconnell Men’s Masters Eights again this year as they are competing at Kerry HOR for many years. We have also competition in the Coastal Boats with clubs like Kilmacsimon and Ahakista taking part.

Everyone is welcome to come down and support the athletes and the Club. Good day of racing guaranteed. There will be also a raffle in the Rowing Club. It’s a great opportunity to the public to come and visit the Club, have a tea or a coffee and enjoy the great facilities on the River Laune.

Especially good luck to Men’s Junior 14 Quad as it is their first head of the river. We also wish best of luck to all of the competitors and Killorglin Rowing Club is looking forward to welcoming all athletes and rowing supporters at Kerry Head of the River 2011.

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