Archive for rowing

UCD retains Gannon Cup for fourth year as College secures clean sweep in rowing colours

Posted in Life with tags , on 18 March 2011 by Steve

“The men’s senior VIII rowing crew recorded an impressive four length lead to beat Trinity in the 64th Gannon Cup race on St Patrick’s Day …” (more)

[UCD News, 18 March]

UCD complete clean sweep

Posted in Life with tags , on 18 March 2011 by Steve

“Four colours races and four wins for UCD – the sweetest of all a victory in the Corcoran Cup for senior women which was made special by a tale of redemption …” (more)

[Liam Gorman, Irish Times, 18 March]

Ireland Take Bronze in World University Rowing

Posted in Life with tags on 15 August 2010 by Steve

“Ireland’s senior eight took bronze at the World University Rowing Championships at Szeged in Hungary today. Britain were well in control through the race, but Ireland were always in medal contention and pushed France into fourth …” (more)

[AFLOAT, 15 August]

NUIG Beat Queen’s On the Line Again

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 18 July 2010 by Steve

“NUIG retained their senior eights title at the National Championships in Farran Wood in Cork with an on-the-line victory over Queen’s University which was remarkably similar to their win last year …” (more)

[AFLOAT, 17 July]

Queen’s University favourites to capture coveted ‘Big Pot’

Posted in Life with tags , on 16 July 2010 by Steve

“The National Rowing Centre in Farran Wood in Cork was buzzing with activity yesterday on the eve of its busiest two days of the year. A new mobile grandstand was manoeuvred into position to oversee the finish line of what could be one of the most competitive National Championships in years …” (more)

[Liam Gorman, Irish Times, 16 July]

UCD defy the odds to claim a fine victory

Posted in Life with tags , on 5 July 2010 by Steve

“UCD defied the odds and capped a difficult year with a win at Henley Royal Regatta yesterday. The coxed four were not seeded (‘selected’ in Henley terminology) for the Prince Albert, but they knocked out two selected crews on their way to the final, and yesterday they dealt with a testing headwind to beat University of Bristol by a convincing two lengths …” (more)

[Liam Gorman, Irish Times, 5 July]

UCD wrap up good day for Irish

Posted in Life with tags on 2 July 2010 by Steve

“Seven Irish crews had confident wins at Henley Royal Regatta yesterday. The day ended with a stirring win late last evening for UCD in the Prince Albert for student coxed fours – they beat Goldie Boat Club by three-quarters of a length after coming from behind …” (more)

[Liam Gorman, Irish Times, 2 July]

DU Boat Club Prevail at Trinity Regatta 2010

Posted in Life with tags , on 1 June 2010 by Steve

“A successful day was enjoyed by both Dublin University Boat Club (DUBC) and Dublin University Ladies Boat Club at the Trinity Regatta last weekend hosted at the Trinity Boathouse in the War Memorial Park, Islandbridge. In the eights events, the DUBC first eight defended the intermediate eights category, with hard fought victories over top crews such as Neptune and Galway Rowing Club …” (more)

[Trinity Communications Office, 1 June]

Irish University Boat Race

Posted in Life with tags , , on 29 May 2010 by Steve

“The Irish University Boat Race, based on a similar format to the famous Oxford and Cambridge boat race, sees competitors from Queen’s University, Belfast take on their rivals from Trinity College, Dublin …” (more)

[Belfast City Council, 29 May]