Last weekend extended the unbroken sequence of successes for Ireland crews with two medals claimed at the World U-23 Championships. Photograph: Getty Images

Two medals at the World U-23 Championships last weekend extended the unbroken sequence of successes for Ireland crews at big international regattas. (...)

Joseph Gagnon and Brian Conville before they set off from Canada on a challenge to be the youngest pair to row west-east across the Atlantic.  Photograph: Claire Martin/PA Wire

Two rowers rescued by the Irish Coast Guard when they were just 170 nautical miles off setting world records have been released from hospital. Brian (...)

Canadian Joseph Gagnon (left) and Dubliner Brian Conville before they set off from Canada in effort to be the youngest pair to row west-east across the Atlantic. Photograph:  Claire Martin/PA

An Irish-Canadian rowing pair rescued by the Irish Coast Guard off the southwest coast had been close to setting three world records before their caps(...)