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Sanita Puspure secures Rio Scholarship

Irish rower Sanita Puspure has secured a scholarship from the Olympic Council of Ireland.

Puspure was one of eight recipients who will receive support as she prepares for Olympic qualification next year.

The Olympic Council of Ireland, in association with the IOC’s Olympic Solidarity programme, announced the successful recipients earlier …

15KM fitness test

15KM fitness test

Yo guys, Im a freshman on a collegiate crew team and we have our first fitness test coming up. It will be a 15k and will determine boat seating. Do you guys have any general advise? 15k is a long time to be cranking it. What kind of sr should …

Rowing in Europe?

Rowing in Europe?

Hey guys and gals, I’m studying abroad currently. Planning to go on a 10 day trip to Amsterdam, Prague, and Croatia for fun but particularly I plan to row in clubs there… Does anyone have experience rowing in clubs within Europe? Any recommendations on places to see/row in? Berlin is …

Dedicated rowing room opened in Dublin school

Caritas College in Ballyfermot opened a dedicated rowing room last Friday with the assistance of the Women in Sport/Rowing Ireland Get Going…Get Rowing initiative.

The room which was previously in dis-repair, was refurbished by a local builder, thanks to the efforts and perseverance from PE teacher Mary Ryan. The pupils …

Rowing Ireland Club & Coaching Conference

RI Conference 2014 Poster

BETTER CLUBS, BETTER COACHING, is the theme of the Rowing Ireland Club & Coaching Conference.

This will take place on Saturday 11 October at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin.

A great line-up of speakers includes Joe Schmidt of Irish Rugby, Dr John Shuttleworth of UCD, …