Paul O’Donovan: “I threw everything into. I just wasn’t fast enough, so I can’t complain.” Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

This time the characteristic sprint finish was not enough. Paul O’Donovan just missed out on matching his bronze medal from last year at the World Und(...)

The Battleborn crew on arrival in Hawaii yesterday. Photograph: greatpacificrace.com

There was a feted arrival and an unfortunate departure for Irish rowers yesterday. The ocean rowing crew Battleborn, skippered by Dubliner Philip Cav(...)

 Paul O’Donovan won his heat in the lightweight men’s single sculls at the World Under-23 Championships in Varese, Italy, yesterday to qualify for the quarter-finals. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ireland qualified their first boat for the semi-finals of the World Under-23 Championships in Varese in Italy yesterday. The men’s four of Richie Benn(...)

Sanita Puspure: “I need to get stronger, there is need for improvement”

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure won the B Final of the single sculls at the the World Cup regatta in Lucerne yesterday to place her seventh overall. This wa(...)

 Paul O’Donovan: favoured for the men’s senior single title.  Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Ireland crews take on competitors at the very peak of the global sport on the first day of the final World Cup Regatta in Lucerne today, while at the (...)

Crews prepare to compete at the Henley Royal Regatta yesterday. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Three Castles, a Blessington club only three years in existence, opened their first campaign at Henley Royal Regatta yesterday with an impressive win(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure is one of 17 competitors in the women’s single sculls at the Memorial Paolo d’Aloja regatta in Piediluco, Italy. Photograph: Getty.

It is a bumper weekend for rowing. The Ireland team launches itself into the first international regatta of th(...)

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(...)