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The Metropolitan Regatta takes place on Saturday in Blessington

The clash of senior eights rivals UCD and Commercial should be a highlight of Metropolitan (Metro) Regatta on Saturday in Blessington. Last time out, (...)

Dublin’s  Head of the river on Saturday will be run over a slightly shorter-than-usual course of about a mile and a half from O’Connell Bridge to the Trinity weir. Photograph:  Tom Honan

It might tempt fate to say so, but Irish rowers have had some good weather over the last few months as they settled into training programmes for the (...)

 Paul O’Donovan: he and brother Gary want to compete in the lightweight double in Austria

River regattas, featuring mainly junior crews, may not occupy the glamorous end of the rowing spectrum, but they have been the saviour of the sport th(...)

Gary O’Donovan  and Paul O’Donovan. The pair would like to compete at all three World Cups

The president of Rowing Ireland, Eamonn Colclough, stands on the bank of Lough Rinn in the lashing rain, and predicts that Saturday’s big Lough Rynn r(...)

Antonio Maurogiovanni: “It will be very challenging” to prepare teams in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympic Games “with a much lower budget than [in] the past cycles”.

The weather may be good, or at least rowable, for the first regatta of the season. To Neptune at Islandbridge falls the honour of being the hosts, an(...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan are to again team up Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan at the Skibbereen Regatta. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Irish rowing may be making headlines for off-the-water activity, but the balance will soon be restored. The next nine days (Saturday, April 1st to S(...)

Three Irish crews go into action in the Henley Regatta over the next two days.  Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The opening day of Henley Royal Regatta brought no joy for Ireland. The two top eights in the country were drawn against tough competition and both ex(...)