Patrick Boomer

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Rowing is hitting its stride with two more regattas this weekend, including at Trinity.

Two regattas this weekend following two last weekend - and a big contingent of club rowers heading for the continent. Rowing has finally hit its strid(...)

Sanita Puspure in action at the Ireland trials in Cork. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Choppy water and a changeable wind did not dull the sparkle of Paul O’Donovan and Sanita Puspure at the Ireland trials at the National Rowing Centre i(...)

Those who argue for the Irish Championships moving from July to September say it offers the prospect of internationals competing and showcasing the sport

British Rowing has announced that its senior championships will revert to summer, having been held in October. It will provoke more debate in this cou(...)

Cork club Myross on their way to fifth place  in the men’s coxed quadruple

Ireland’s Patrick Boomer finished a close-up fifth in his A Final at the World Coastal Rowing Championships in Canada. The Methody sculler, representi(...)

An Olympic angle for coastal rowing might have seemed a very long shot, but recent developments have changed all that. Photograph: Getty Images

Coastal rowing has been on the margins of the sport, but it is popular - and might just be in the frame to become an Olympic discipline. This weekend(...)

Ireland’s Sanita Puspure celebrates winning the gold medal at the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The year 2018 was brilliant – bring on the 2019 season. The All-Ireland Youth and Open Regatta is just over a week away. The event, on Saturday, Septe(...)

Ireland’s Gary O’Donovan and Paul O’Donovan finish first in the men’s lightweight double sculls heat 5  at the  World  Championships in  Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Photograph:  Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Paul and Gary O’Donovan produced a classy performance to win their heat and qualify for the quarter-finals of the lightweight double sculls at the Wor(...)

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(...)

Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll  at the Ireland trial on Friday at the National Rowing Centre in Cork

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan, world champions in the lightweight pair but now campaigning as heavyweights, survived a real test at the Ireland (...)

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