Rowing Update – Fides First Regattas
Fides First Rowing Regattas
Our new rowing boat, ‘Fides’, entered the competitive fray for the first time at the weekend and what a successful start!
Jack Tiernan, Peter O’Grady, Daniel Kyrychenko, M.J Power (all 3rd Year) with Cox, Theo Boland (2nd Year) won the Junior 15’s event in the Commercial Regatta on Sunday, 2nd April. Louis Crowe (3rd Year) Conal Regan (Transition Year), Mark Kavanagh (3rd Year) and Matt Smith (3rd Year) with M.J Power (3rd Year) as Cox, won the Junior 16’s.
On Saturday, at the Neptune Regatta, our Junior 16’s ‘8’ Crew of Sean Hannon (Transition Year), Louis Crowe, Conal Regan, Matt Smith, Peter O’Grady, Daniel Kyrychenko, Jack Tiernan and M.J Power with Theo Boland as Cox defeated Methody in a tremendous race. Oisin Fitzgerald (2nd Year) won the Junior 14 Single Sculls.
A fantastic weekend for all concerned.
I thank our coaches Laura Gannon and Niamh O’Mahony on their preparation of our crews.