More Success for Galway Rowers and Boats at National Championships

first_imgSkibbereen brought their tally of titles for the Irish Rowing Championships to a remarkable 13, with Denise Walsh and Shane O’Driscoll both winning in the lightweight single sculls in today’s morning session. Denise was also in the winning women’s senior eight, a composite of Skibbereen and UCC, which claimed the title of Champions of Ireland later in the evening. The women’s junior quadruple and the men’s intermediate double titles were also won by Skibbereen. Commercial are the new Irish Champions of the men’s senior eights after winning a thrilling race during which they were constantly threatened by UCD. In the final 250 metres, UCD made a last effort to catch their Dublin rivals but Commercial persisted and emerged victorious in the finish. The margin was less than a third of a second between the crews in an extremely fast race, with the winning boat completing the 2000m distance in 5.36.892 minutes. Marie Piggott of NUIG was a clear winner of the women’s intermediate single, and Cork Boat Club completed a good set of results for them when they won the women’s club eight.Cork Boat Club’s good run in junior events continued, as Amy Mason and Tara Hanlon won the junior pair. Portora won the men’s intermediate pair and NUIG the club coxed four. Commercial led all the way in the women’s intermediate four and had a clearwater margin at the finish.Results 17th July Men’s Lightweight Single Sculls: 1. S O’ Driscoll (Skibbereen) 07:15.482; 2. A Burns (Skibbereen) 07:29.014; 3. O Nolan (Carlow) 07:36.764; 4. C Carroll (Shandon) 07:43.405; 5. N Kennedy (Skibbereen) 07:44.327; 6. H Mahony (QUBBC) 07:51.968Women’s Junior Pairs: 1. Cork 07:35.640; 2. Bann 07:41.453; 3. Shannon 07:41.750; 4. Methodist 08:05.594; 5. SMRC 08:12.017; 6. Commercial 08:12.501Women’s Intermediate Fours: 1. Commercial 07:20.348; 2. SMRC 07:24.551; 3. UCDBC 07:26.129; 4. Cork 07:37.301Men’s Intermediate Pairs: 1. Portora 06:49.900; 2. SMRC A 06:54.369; 3. UCCRC B 07:03.307; 4. QUBBC B 07:07.697; 5. Belfast RC A 07:16.120; 6. NUIG 07:18.463Women’s Lightweight Single Sculls: 1. D Walsh (Skibbereen) 07:54.535; 2. A Byrne (Carlow) 08:21.130; 3. R Brown (QUBLBC) 08:33.287Men’s Club Fours: 1. NUIG 06:33.156; 2. Commercial 06:36.828; 3. St Josephs 06:40.109; 4. UCDBC 06:47.515; 5. QUBBC 06:49.016; 6. DUBC 06:50.016Men’s Junior Double Sculls: 1. Shandon A 06:36.777; 2. Clonmel 06:39.324; 3. Castleconnell A 06:51.168; 4. Three Castles A 06:52.605; 5. Lee A 06:54.512; 6. Shandon B 06:54.668Women’s Club Eights: 1. Cork 06:39.339; 2. Skibbereen 06:42.839; 3. Portora 06:43.495; 4. QULBC 06:48.980; 5. DULBC 06:49.246; 6. Commercial 06:54.199Men’s Junior Pairs: 1. Commercial 07:00.686; 2. Portora B 07:02.186; 3. Portora A 07:03.905; 4. Pres Cork A 07:04.858; 5. Methodist 07:14.405; 6. Clonmel A 07:17.311Women’s Junior Quadruples: 1. Skibbereen 06:46.308; 2. Bann 06:53.292; 3. Lee 06:59.527; 4. Workmans 07:15.856; 5. Castleconnell 07:19.418; 6. Offaly 07:21.996Women’s Senior Eights: 1. Skibbereen/UCCRC 06:24.548; 2. UCDBC 06:29.798; 3. DULBC 06:40.377; 4. SMRC/Commercial 06:50.174Women’s Intermediate Single Sculls: 1. M Pigott (NUIG) 07:58.822; 2. C Deyermond (Belfast BC) 08:05.010; 3. C Feerick (Neptune) 08:06.401; 4. S Bouanane (Fermoy) 08:07.307; 5. O Forde (Cork) 08:25.214; 6. D O’ Sullivan (UCCRC) 08:42.871Men’s Intermediate Double Sculls: 1. Skibbereen A 06:33.887; 2. Castleconnell A 06:37.262; 3. UCCRC 06:39.403; 4. Carlow 06:48.356; 5. Sligo 06:48.638; 6. Skibbereen B 07:01.748Men’s Senior Eights: 1. Commercial 05:36.892; 2. UCDBC A 05:37.220; 3. NUIG 05:44.377; 4. UCDBC B 05:48.205; 5. DUBC 05:52.861print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img

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