In 1962 College did not open until October. A quick few sorties in the Box and the tub pair had one ready for the wide wooden IV borrowed from Trinity.
All four UCD athletes competing at the 2017 World Rowing U23 Championships returned with medals as David O'Malley and Shane Mulvaney finished 3rd in the Lightweight Mens 2- with Shane O'Connell and Andrew Goff following it up with another 3rd place in the Lightweight Mens 4x.
UCD won the Intermediate 8+ title at the 2017 National Championships for the first time since 2008. UCD Ladies Boat Club added the Senior 2- and joined up with Old Collegians to take home the Senior 8+, while Old Collegians themselves had wins in Senior 1x and Senior 2x.
UCD won the Leander Trophy for Mens Senior 8+ at Cork Regatta for the first time since 1971 with wins also coming in Mens Intermediate 8+ and Mens Club 2 8+.
Paul won the ‘Dr. Tony O’Neill Sportsperson of the Year’ award while Martin was presented with the inaugural Bank of Ireland ‘Graduate of the Year’ award.