Peter Egan

8 results

Barry Watkins, winner of the men's K1 at the Liffey Descent,shoots Straffan Weir ahead of Tom Brennan, who finished second. Photograph: Canoeing Ireland

On a day when low water caused carnage on the 18-mile course, British pair Nicky Cresser and Tom Lusty were the winners of the K2 class at the 59th Li(...)

Three years ago Spain’s Luis Amado and Miguel Lloris fell short by just one place in their bid to win the Liffey Descent. For the 2017 version there w(...)

Jenny Egan and Peter Egan  at the Irish Marathon Championships this year. They will team up in a mixed K2 at the Liffey Descent on Saturday. Photograph: Mick Feeney.

The Liffey Descent, the highlight of the domestic calendar of Irish canoeing, will boast some novel features this Saturday. The race, which has an en(...)

Peter Egan and Mads Brendt Pedersen on their way to winning the men’s K2.

It was a Liffey Descent with almost everything: a collection of crashes at the start deemed “carnage” by the competitors; a race of changing position(...)

South African marathon canoer Hank McGregor

The Liffey Descent this Saturday has bagged the biggest name in marathon canoeing. South African Hank McGregor comes to the event having just won t(...)

Britain’s Lani Belcher, left, and Hungary’s Renata Csay, centre, pull ahead of Jenny Egan, right, as they approach the line in the the Kayak Single 5000m Women final at the 2015 European Games in Baku. Photo: Kirill Kudryavtse/Getty Images

Jenny Egan came within four hundreths of a second of taking a medal for Ireland at the European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan today. The 28-year-old, who(...)

Martin Kolanda and Jenny Egan compete in the Liffey Descent on Saturday

The crowds watching at the start in Straffan and at Lucan weir witnessed a dramatic Liffey Descent canoeing race on Saturday. The hundreds of competit(...)

In a busy month for canoeing, Ireland’s paddlers will be hoping for some good results at the Canoe Marathon World Championships in Copenhagen in Denma(...)