Good afternoon from the 1st day of Irish Championships 2017!
Mens and Ladies clubs from Queens attended Athlone Regatta on a sunny Saturday the 14th of June. Over the 1700m course we had various crews entered with much success. Liam Moran took home a win in the club 2 single scull by narrowly defeating the GSBC sculler. Jason Armstrong and Luke McCann won the Intermediate [...]
Exams are mostly over, our crews are back training hard for the Boat Race on Saturday 7th June. Come on down and cheer all the crews on! See below details of the event!
Queen's Rowing had a very successful weekend at BUCS Regatta 2014 taking home medals in 7 different categories. Conditions were probably the best that we will see for the next number of years with flat calm conditions on Day 1, very slight headwind on Day 2 and a moderate crosswind on Day 3. Throughout the [...]
On Saturday the Intermediate and Senior Men went to Limerick to compete at Limerick Regatta over 1500m. With limited facilities and land to rig the boats the rowers ended up rigging their boats in the mud and wet and hiding in the van in between races. Below is a picture of Mark and [...]
Best of luck to the Queen's intermediate men will be competing at Limerick Regatta over a 1500m course. Boats entered are shown below Intermediate Single Liam Moran Ben Evans Senior Single Christopher Beck Tiernan Oliver Adam Boreham James McKelvey Club 2 4x Jason Armstrong, Luke McCann, Liam Moran, Mark McMullan Senior 4X Christopher Beck, Adam [...]
Arriving on Thursday, the day before the regatta began, the weather was encouraging and hopes were high for it to remain so. However, as it happens, by Friday rowers were met with a typical Inniscarra tailwind leaving the water choppy, but for the most part very rowable. Crews from both clubs rowed hard and performed well [...]
Over the weekend the Queen's Ladies sent a contingent of 2 inter eights and a novice eight over to race in the London Head of the River Race. They were delighted to be met by beautiful weather throughout their time at London. All crews performed exceedingly well performing in the Elite Category due to being [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]