Gary O Donovan

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Sanita Puspure displays the gold medal she won at the World Championships. She is now favourite to win Olympic gold in Tokyo. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“I actually didn’t have any injuries,” says Sanita Puspure. The rims of her eyes reddening, a second World Championship gold medal is thrown on the ta(...)

Reigning world champion Sanita Puspure won her quarter-final at the World Championships in Linz, Austria by more than 15 seconds. Photograph:  Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Ireland seriously boosted their chances of qualifying five boats for the Olympic Games with another fine set of performances in quarter-finals here at(...)

Aifric Keogh has been is entered in the bow seat of a women’s four in the Ireland squad for the World Rowing Championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland’s finalised team for the World Rowing Championships will consist of 11 crews. The strong core of the team, built around single sculler Sanita(...)

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy  cross the line to win the Ireland trial. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Rowing might be unique in Irish sport in having two teams that are reigning world champions. And on Friday Ireland go into the final World Cup in Rott(...)

The O’Donovan brothers, Paul and Gary, have competed together in this boat, once both were available, since 2015. Phootgraph: Inpho

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy will form a new lightweight double for the final World Cup Regatta in Rotterdam from July 12th to 14th. The O’Donov(...)

Ireland crews will be in action at  Henley Royal Regatta. Photograph:  Harry Engels/Getty Images

Women’s crews take pride of place this weekend. Ireland’s all-female team have it all to do at the World Cup Regatta in Poznan, Poland, while Henley W(...)

Sanita Puspure is into the finals in Switzerland. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Two Ireland crews qualified for A Finals at the European Rowing Championships in Lucerne, Switzerland, on Saturday. Sanita Puspure took second in her(...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan competing in Serbia. The big target is next year at the Tokyo Olympics. Photograph: Srdjan Stevanovic/Inpho

The catch. That is the blade entry into the water. Father Ted wins a £200 bet. Himself, Dougal and Mrs Doyle depart Craggy Island for the mainland t(...)

Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

One of the most positive stories in Irish rowing has been the support provided by the Ireland Funds. Without drawing attention to itself, the philanth(...)

Gary O’Donovanis glad to be back from a wrist injury he suffered while in New Zealand. Photograph: Inpho

Gary O’Donovan returned from injury to compete at the Skibbereen Regatta at the National Rowing Centre, but could only take second in the men’s single(...)

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