A number of athletes from UCD are named in the crews provisionally nominated by Rowing Ireland for competition at U23 World Rowing Championships in August and World University Rowing Championships in September.
UCD took the Senior 8+ Old Barnes Cup in the Challenge Eights event at Metropolitan Regatta, with scullers Andrew Goff and Shane O’Connell picking up wins at Elite level.
UCD Ad Astra graduate Claire Lambe and current student Paul O’Donovan continued their preparations for the Rio Olympics with 7th and 4th place finishes respectively at the Rowing World Cup II in Lucerne.
UCD travelled to Dorney Lake at the weekend for a chance to test themselves against British crews before college exams begin.
UCD Ad Astra student Paul O’Donovan along with his brother Gary claimed a silver medal in the LM2x at the first World Rowing Cup of the year in Varese, Italy.
UCD’s Intermediate, Club and Novice 8s got their regatta season underway with some head to head racing at Neptune and Commercial regattas in Islandbridge at the weekend.