Orla Hayes

8 results

Irish rowers had an encouraging set of results at the qualifiers for Henley Royal Regatta on Friday, with a good strike rate in open events. Sadhbh (...)

Paul and Gary O’Donovan celebrate winning the gold medal at the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria last year. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The O’Donovan brothers are an iconic duo. In the mind of the public, inseparable. Gary and Paul are a team, two siblings who get on so well they finis(...)

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(...)

While Ireland rowers  have returned from Italy, the boats have been delayed

It is a mark of the growth in numbers in Irish rowing that the top quality two-day Skibbereen Regatta is not the only big event this weekend. Portadow(...)

Ireland’s Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan will go off first in the men’s Championship Doubles at the Head of the Charles regatta in Boston on Saturday. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Internationals and club crews from Ireland will compete in numbers at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston this weekend. It is a big event run o(...)

The Irish team which is competing in the World University Championships in France this weekend.

Ireland compete at the World University Championships in Gravelines in France this weekend with a reasonable prospect of at least one medal. The ligh(...)

Catríona Jennings (above) and Sarah Dolan teamed up to win the double sculls at the Metropolitan Regatta.

Ireland rowers compete at a championship this weekend for the first time this season. Indeed it is a weekend of firsts as the team which takes to the (...)

Philip Cavanagh will head up the Battleborn team in the Great Pacific race in Hawaii next summer.

“It’s an all-year round thing now,” says Ireland high performance director Morten Espersen of top-class rowing. The World Championships are nine month(...)