Queen’s Rowing at the Euro Universities Rowing Champs 2013

Queen’s Students compete at European University Rowing Championships in Poland Queen’s Rowing Club members and Sports Bursary recipients, Tiernan Oliver (LLB Law with French), Peter Gillanders (Dentistry), Kevin Coughlan (MSc Durability of Structures) and Charles Cunningham (MSc Psychology of Performance Enhancement in Sport and Health) are setting off to compete at the 8th European Universities [...]

Irish Rowing Championships 2013 – Results Day 3

As is normality on the Third and final Day of the Irish Rowing Championships, Sunday's racing was met with high levels of anticipation and expectation from rowers throughout Club and University level, for some of the most competitive racing events of the weekend. Queen's featured in the key races of the day: the Men's Novice [...]

Irish Rowing Championships 2013: Results Day 2

Saturday saw an array of smaller boats competing from the Queen's Lady's and Queen's Men's Boatclubs, featuring Queen's boats racing in the Women's Novice Single, the Men's Intermediate Single Scull and the Men's Senior Pairs event. The heats for the Senior Pairs event was one of the earliest races to kicks-start Day Two of the [...]

Irish Rowing Championships 2013 – Results Day 1

It is difficult to put yourself into the mindset of any athlete before any competition; these individuals are at a psychological extreme, mentally willing and motivating themselves to perform to their physical limits, to give a performance which is the fruition of their training while fighting back nerves. The Student Athletes of Queen's Rowing dealt [...]

Queen’s Rowing: Irish National Champs Info and Club Meal

Irish National Championships 2013 Club Entries Over this coming weekend, Friday July 19th until Sunday July 21st, the club will be competing in the Irish National Championships at Inniscarra Lake, Co. Cork, the biggest Regatta of the Irish Rowing Calendar. Crews have been finalized and official entries made. The Lady's Club will be competing in the [...]

Update – June 2013

Henley Regatta 2013 and Reading Town Regatta The Queen’s Rowing Men’s Club featured at this year’s Henley Royal Regatta in the shape of their Novice Eight, who competed in the Friday Time Trial for a place in the Temple Challenge Cup. The Novice Men were unsuccessful in qualifying yet achieved a strong time for a [...]

Update – May 2013

QUBBC Men's Club Senior men Last weekend a few of QUBBC senior men were free from exam pressure and managed to spent a very productive and enjoyable three days of training on Blessington lake (and up Wicklow mountains when too windy). The weekend coincided with Dublin Metropolitan Regatta in which Andrew Little (Captain) and Tiernan [...]

BUCS Regatta 2013 – Results Day 3

Monday's Results: QUBLBC Women's Beginner Eights: QUBLBC WB8+ 'B' Crew: A Final, 2nd Place 07:46.3 QUBLBC WB8+ 'A' Crew: C Final, 5th Place 08:22.0 Women's Intermediate Coxed Fours: QUBLBC WInt4+ 'B' Crew: A Final, 6th Place 08:45.1 QUBBC: Men's Championship Lightweight Double Sculls: QUBBC MCLtw 2x 'B' Crew (Cook/McMullan): B Final, 3rd Place 07:44.1 QUBBC MCLtw [...]

BUCS Regatta 2013 – Results Day 2

Sunday's Results: QUBLBC: Women's Intermediate Lightweight Single Sculls: Leahy: A Final, 6th Place 8:42.7 Women's Intermediate Eight: QUBLBC WI8 'A': C Final, 1st Place 7:56.5 QUBLBC WI8 'B': D Final, 5th Place 8:47.1 Women's Beginner Coxed Fours: QUBLBC WB4+ 'B': A Final, 2nd Place 8:29.7 QUBLBC WB4+ 'A': A Final, 6th Place 9:03.4 QUBBC: Men's [...]

BUCS Regatta 2013 – Results Day 1

From today until Monday, the Queen's Rowing blog will be providing you with a daily update of all the main QUBBC and QUBLBC results from the British University Championships Regatta over in Nottingham. A full commentary and media from the event will be added later. The results from Saturday's racing are as follows: QUBLBC Women's [...]

BUCS Regatta 2013 – Arrival

After the postponement of Irish University Championships, it was with a more palpable sense of anticipation that Queen's Regatta unfolded last Saturday. Dry, sunny conditions made for some great racing experiences for the first regatta of the season for Queen's Rowing as well as for the many competing Irish clubs who made the journey to [...]

Update – April 2013

Dublin Head 30/03/13 And so we come to the end of the head season. On the cold morning of Saturday, March 30th, three QUBBC Novice Eights travelled down to Dublin to (hopefully) see off the cold temperatures until next season. There were two solid performances from the Lady's Novice 'A' and 'B' Eights while the [...]