Busy Weekend for UCC sports women and men

SWIMMING:
UCC scholarship triathlete & incoming Quercus triathlete Chris Mintern retained his Lee Swim title at the event last Saturday.

 

ROWING:

UCC students performed very well at the National Rowing Championships in Inniscarra at the weekend:

Andy Harrington, HPAE scholarship recipient & David O Leary won the Men’s Senior 2. This was UCC Men’s first senior title at these championships

UCC scholarship student Aifric Keogh & Barbara O Brien won the Women’s Senior 2.

UCC’s Senior Women’s 8 came 2nd in their event in a composite crew with Skibbereen

UCC Women’s Senior 4 came 2nd in a composite crew

UCC Senior men’s 4 came 3rd

UCC Graduate Justin Ryan of Skibbereen RC claimed the men’s lightweight single-sculls title.

ATHLETICS:

Congratulations to UCC student & HPAE scholarship athlete Phil Healy on being part of the Irish Women’s U23 4 x 100m relay team who broke the Irish U23 record at the European U23 championships yesterday

 

GAA:

Congratulations to the UCC students & graduates on the Kerry women’s team who won the Munster Championship defeating Cork

Congratulations to the UCC students & graduates involved in Cork Senior Camogie win at the weekend

Congratulations to the UCC students & graduates involved in the Munster hurling Championship Final in Thurles yesterday & those involved in Corks All Ireland hurling qualifier success over Clare at the weekend

 

ORIENTEERING:

UCC’s Josh O Sullivan Hourihan claimed his 3rd Summer League event win some weeks ago in winning the Regional Park Ballincollig long course event. UCC’s Rob McEvoy was 9th in the long course. Josh continues to compete well in the Summer League

 

TRIATHLON:
UCC staff member Trevor Woods came 2nd in his age group at the European Triathlon Championships in Geneva yesterday.