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Ireland won two gold medals on Friday at the World Rowing Championships in the USA. Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan became World Champions in the lightweight men’s pair, while Paul O’Donovan successfully defended his lightweight men’s single sculls title.
At the 2017 World Rowing U23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, two Irish crews won bronze medals: the lightweight men’s pair and lightweight men’s quadruple sculls.
Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan won their fourth Gold medal of the 2017 season at the 2017 World Rowing Cup III Regatta in Lucerne, Switzerland.
The Irish lightweight men’s pair of Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan claimed their third Gold medal of 2017 in their final at World Rowing Cup II in Poznan, Poland, while Gary and Paul O’Donovan (Skibbereen/UCD) won silver in the men’s lightweight competition.
The O’Donovan brothers return to action at the 2017 World Rowing Cup series which starts in Belgrade, Serbia, from 5th-7th May
A magnificent success for Ireland's Katie O'Brien who took the Grosvenor Cup at the prestigious Henley Women's regatta earlier this month.
A team of 12 athletes have been selected to represent Ireland at the World Cup 2 in Aiguebelette, France from 20-22 June 2014. This is an important step for Irish crews on the road to the 2016 Olympic Games.
Rowing Ireland has selected a team of six to compete at the up-coming European Championships in Belgrade, Serbia from 29 May to 1 June.
Irish Rowing’s new Lead coach will be Don McLachlan, a New Zealander, is coming to Ireland from the role of Head of Rowing, Imperial College Boat Club, one of the premier University clubs in the UK and a designated Great Britain High Performance centre.