Mahe Drysdale

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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(...)

Ireland’s Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan: they finished 16th in the pair (fourth in the C Final) at last year’s World Championships. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Every year a stream of young Irish people are offered places at the world’s top universities – because they row well. Coaches from Princeton and Brown(...)

It is an ill wind that does not blow some good. Ireland internationals who might have been competing at the World Cup in Austria this weekend will ins(...)

The forecast of strong winds from the southeast has cast some doubts over this weekend’s action and a final decision will be made on Friday

New Ireland heavyweight coach David McKenzie McGowan says he likes to take time to learn about athletes, but he has been moving fast. Immediately aft(...)

Ireland’s Paul O’Donovan competed in the Premier (heavyweight) single in New Zealand. Photograph: Inpho

Paul O’Donovan had the standout performance for the Irish contingent on the first day of the New Zealand Rowing Championships, while UCD’s Max Murphy (...)

Paul O’Donovan has reached the final of the heavyweight single sculls in New Zealand. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Paul O’Donovan, the world lightweight champion in the single sculls, qualified for the final of the heavyweight single sculls at the North Island Rowi(...)

Monika Dukarska will be aiming for gold this weekend at the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Monaco. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Top Ireland internationals will compete in big events in Boston and Monaco this weekend, while October continues to be a busy month on and off the wa(...)

Ireland’s Paul and Gary O’Donovan celebrate winning a silver medal in the men’s lightweight double sculls at the Rio Olympics. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

If you want to become excellent, be around excellence. Olympic medallists Paul and Gary O’Donovan and double Olympian Sanita Puspure are the headline(...)

Inverdale, interviewing Murray after he defeated Argentina’s Juan Martin Del Potro to claim his second Olympic gold, said: ‘You’re the first person to win two gold medals.’ But the Scot shot back: ‘Venus and Serena [Williams]have won four each.’

Andy Murray has put John Inverdale in his place for saying the Scot was the first person to win two Olympic golds for tennis, as the BBC presenter mad(...)

Seán Jacob broke Niall O’Brien’s 22-year-old record in the Dublin Sculling Ladder time trial last weekend. Photograph:  David Maher/Sportsfile

After a terrific summer of competition, this weekend brings rowing back into conflict with the Irish weather. Skibbereen Head of the River, set for th(...)