Gary O'Donovan

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The rowing teams of Canada, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland and China (bottom to top) in action during the men’s eight at the rowing World Cup. Photograph:  Alexandra Wey/EPA

Ireland’s two premier boats, the lightweight double of Paul and Gary O’Donovan and single sculler Sanita Puspure, won their semi-finals and look set t(...)

Gary and Paul O’Donovan were beaten by British heavyweights Angus Groom and Jack Beaumont in the final of the Double Sculls at the Henley Royal Regatta. Photograph: Inpho

Paul and Gary O’Donovan lost the final of the Double Sculls to in-form British heavyweights Angus Groom and Jack Beaumont at Henley Royal Regatta. Ro(...)

Spectators gather to watch the rowing at Henley Royal Regata. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Cork Boat Club justified being selected (seeded) at Henley Royal Regatta with another fine win in the Thames Cup for club eights. They took on Londo(...)

Sanita Puspure: “It is ridiculous that we are trying to find someone to fund the team at the Europeans. We’re one of the top Olympic sports in Ireland.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The secrets of her success? Ireland’s silver medallist at the World Cup in Belgrade, Sanita Puspure, takes an unlikely tack. For five weeks in the spr(...)

Denise Walsh and Margaret Cremen: they will form a  lightweight double at the   World Cup Regatta in Belgrade

Ireland will send four women’s crews and two men’s crews to the World Cup Regatta in Belgrade (June 1st-3rd). All six are in Olympic-class events. S(...)

Sanita Puspure secured her place in Ireland side at the trial at the National Rowing Centre. Photograph: Inpho

The Ireland team for the first World Cup in Belgrade is set to be announced on Tuesday. The lightweight double of Paul and Gary O’Donovan and single s(...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan: they look set to head up the team for Belgrade. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Just short of 100 of Ireland’s best rowers, from Olympic medallists to teenagers seeking their first Ireland one piece, gather for the Ireland trial a(...)

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(...)

 Gary O’Donovan  and Paul O’Donovan: will be available to compete for the home club in Skibbereen Regatta. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

The early season may have been distorted by atrocious weather, but competition comes hard and fast for Irish rowers in the next few weeks. Take Trin(...)

Thomas Barr is among the podium dozen - considered a medal prospect for events this year. Photograph: Inpho

Just 12 of Ireland’s sporting elite have received the maximum ‘podium’ amount of funding for 2018, four less than last year. Each will receive €40,00(...)

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