Cork Regatta and Henley Women’s 2015.
Last weekend UCCRC was in action both at home and abroad at Cork Regatta in the National Rowing Centre and at Henley Women’s Regatta in the UK.
Aifric and Barbara in the Elite 2- has a promising opening to their Henley campaign, winning their opening race against Thames RC by 1-3/4L. Unfortunately however, they were beaten in the quarter final by the boat that ultimately went on to win this event, a composite crew from Durham Uni/Norske studenters.
Meanwhile back at home, two UCC 2-‘s struck winning form ; Andy Harrington and Alex O’ Riordan winning the Intermediate 2- and Linda Murphy and Clodagh Scannell winning the Women’s Club 1 2- on Saturday. On Sunday, the only UCC boat taking to the water was the Men’s Senior 4-, who faced tough competition from NUIG/Gra. Mhaol and Carlow RC. The 4- (D. O’ Leary, S. O’ Sullivan, A. Harrington and S. O’ Connor) were unlucky to miss out on first place with the NUIG/Gra. Mhaol crew beating them to the line by half a length. (NUIG/Gra. Mhaol 6:07, UCC 6:10, Carlow 6:15)
Lot’s to play for in the upcoming Irish Championships in 3 weeks time !