The club was saddened to hear of the death of Helen Carty (née Moloney), wife of 1962-63 Captain Austin Carty, last Sunday.
UCD’s Senior and Intermediate Eights followed up their Wylie Cup success by taking home the titles on offer at Skibbereen Regatta over the weekend.
The Senior 8+ and Intermediate 8+ won convincingly to send the Wylie back to College for the first time since 2014 and move the club to 2nd in the overall standings.
Our Intermediates won their 4+ and stepped up to Senior 8+, missing out by a matter of feet, while our Club and Novice crews got some excellent head to head racing experience at Neptune and Commercial Regattas in Islandbridge.
UCD repeated 2016’s results by taking the Gannon Cup, Corcoran Cup and Sally Moorhead Trophy at the Dublin University Boat Races (Colours) 2017.
The Intermediate and Club 1 crews were fastest in their categories but the Senior boat collided with a safety launch.
By Tom Cryan, Irish Independent, 6th July 1959. The German oarsmen from the “Germania” Club in Frankfurt, who had swept the boards at the Cork City regatta on Saturday, suffered what can only be regarded as a sensational defeat at Limerick regatta yesterday, when the little-fancied U.C.D. seniors beat them by a canvas.
Paul O’Donovan set a new Irish Lightweight record while Shane O’Connell also impressed to win the U23 Lightweight category.
UCD Boat Club members clocked up hundreds of kilometres on the water in Seville during the club’s annual training camp.
UCD’s Cian Guilfoyle was first in the Mens Novice category at the Leinster Indoor Rowing Competition 2016, with another 6 UCD men joining him in the Top 10.