Great Performances and Medals at PIIRC 2018

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Great Performances and Medals for Tralee Rowing Club at Inter- Provincial Event Tralee Rowing Club brought 11 young athletes to the Irish Provinces Indoor Rowing Competition last Saturday, at the UL Sports Arena in Limerick, and came back home with three medals, many personal best performances and happy first-time competitors. Sarah Fitzgerald won two medals in the WJ16 age group, […]

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Support our Home-baked Cake Sale!

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Let’s start baking! Our traditional Home-baked Cake Sale is on Sunday 25th November at St Brendan’s Pastoral Centre. We’ll need all our club members to put their baking hats on for this delicious fundraising event 😋 Please  spread the word and support our club 🎂🍰🥧

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Castleconnell HOR 2018

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Castleconnell HOR was our biggest entry to an event ever, with adult and junior crews rowing and helping each other in an exemplary way. We are so proud of our new members who competed for the very first time, it became increasingly challenging as the wind picked up towards noon, but we managed to put every single crew on the […]

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James Morris races twice at Head of the Charles 2018

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Our club member and coach James Morris made us all very proud after competing at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, USA over the weekend. This is the second time James secures a place in the largest two day regatta in the world, and this year he was part of two crews, the Irish Masters 8+ and the Directors Challenge Quad.

On Saturday 20th James competed as part of the Irish Masters 8+, finishing 13th out of 63, passing several boats along the way. And on Sunday 21st he once again teamed up with his rowing partner Gary Quin (Shandon Boat Club, Cork) and with Mark O’ Donovan and Shane O’ Driscoll from Skibbereen Rowing Club, Cork, who were World Rowing Champions in 2017 in the lightweight pair category. They finished 8th in the Directors Challenge Quad on their “Luck of the Irish” boat.

We would also like to congratulate Irish World Champions Sanita Puspure on winning along with her crew the Women’s Great8 and Paul O’Donovan on coming second at the Men’s Great8 at the Head of the Charles.

The Head of the Charles Regatta attracts over 11,000 participants and tens of thousands of spectators from all corners of the world, every year. The competition was created in 1965 by the Cambridge Boat Club, Massachusetts, USA and it has a 3 miles course. For more information about the regatta you can visit their website on www.hocr.org and look at the results on this link https://www.regattacentral.com/regatta/results2/eventResults.jsp?job_id=5656&event_id=50

 

Fun Quiz Night

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Get your team ready or join a table to challenge yourself at our annual Fun Quiz Night on Friday October 12th, at O’Donnell’s Bar Mounthawk, starting at 8:00 pm. €40 per team of 4 and great prizes to be won! Thank you for supporting Tralee Rowing Club!

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