Sanita Puspure: “With 250 metres to go, I just went for it. I gave it everything I had in the last 20 strokes. If I’d only started two strokes earlier.” Photograph: Chris Carpenter/The Irish Times

She came off the water in London 2012, where she had placed 13th, determined to climb the exalted ranks of the best single scullers in the world. Yest(...)

Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan (20) took his place in the top six lightweight scullers in the world yesterday with another chase-down-the-opposition perf(...)

The Ireland team and coaches prior to departing for the World Rowing championships, which start on the  Bosbaan course outside Amsterdam on Sunday.

Rain and wind are likely to greet the Ireland team as they take on the Bosbaan course in Amsterdam at the World Championships, which begin on Sunday. (...)

There is a buzz around international rowing again, and Ireland will send a big team to the World Championships in Amsterdam in three weeks’ time. The(...)

Paul Griffin: competed at the Irish Rowing Championships last week

Ireland will have a new crew at the World Championships next month. Trials on Wednesday yielded a women’s double scull of Helen Walshe and Monika Duk(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure, who  finished sixth in the World Cup regatta in Aiguebelette, France.

Sanita Puspure took another step to establishing herself in the elite of a major Olympic event at the weekend. Puspure reached the A Final of the wom(...)

Sanita Purspure: took bronze at the recent European Championships. Photograph: Francisco Leong/AFP/GettyImages

The Ireland team goes into this weekend’s World Cup in Aiguebelette in France with a sense of anticipation which has been absent for many years. It i(...)

Sanita Puspure celebrates with her bronze medal with Chantal Achterberg of Netherlands (silver) and Mirka Knapkova of Czech Republic (gold) after the women’s singles sculls in Belgrade. Photograph: Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images.

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure closed a gap of eight years since Ireland won a medal in an Olympic event at a major rowing Championships when she took bron(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure returns to championship action in Belgrade today.

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure, who was this country’s sole rowing representative at the Olympic Games in 2012 but then missed most of last year through il(...)

Richard Coakley who won silver at the first World Cup in Sydney, representing Australia,   is unsure about moving back into the Ireland system.

After the rain and winds comes a storm of activity. The Ireland team to compete in Piediluco in Italy next we(...)