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Rowing success at Athlone Regatta

CARLOW rowing club travelled to the heart of Ireland recently to compete at the Athlone Regatta which was held at Coosan Point on the Shannon. …read more

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SEAT RACE INJURY

So I think I’m being seat raced tommorow but the thing is that today morning after practice I was riding my bike home, slipped, and fell pretty badly. My side part of my knee is bruised and my elbow, right arm and shoulder hurts when I lift it up or …

Info on Croker Arrows

Was wondering if anyone is using (or has used) the new Croker Arrow sculling oars and, if so, what their impression of them is. How do they compare to other oars you have used (C2s, Croker S4 or M2, Dreher, Braca, etc.). Maybe even break the comment down to performance/feel …

Rowing Documentary

A little while ago I made a post about a rowing documentary that I’m working on. For those who want to follow along with the project, check out its YouTube and Flickr pages! Both sites feature quality rowing videos and photos and are regularly updated. All support is truly appreciated, …

Rigging question

I row a single and I was recently told that my rigging was too light for my body size. I had it set at 159cm span, 287/88 oar length (I am 6’1″ with a 6:30ish 2k since I stopped collegiate rowing). I was told to set the measurements at 161cm …

Wins by Irish Athletes Based Overseas

Clubs are reminded that wins by club members while they are based overseas must be reported to Rowing Ireland for inclusion in the Tracker system. Failure to do so could result in disqualification if it is found that a competitor’s points on Tracker do not correctly reflect their status. It …