# Rowing

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# something in the water
‘We got you this evening, John; we were in first’ - the culture that put Skibbereen Rowing Club on the map
In an extract from Something In The Water, Kieran McCarthy paints a picture of the extraordinary West Cork medal factory.
# World Class
Back-to-back champion Sanita Puspure one of five Irish up for prestigious World Rowing Awards
New crew of Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy and fellow Corkman Ronan Byrne are also nominated.
# World Champs
O'Donovan and McCarthy power to double sculls world title
The lightweight Corkmen took silver in Rotterdam last month, but went one better today.
# Job Done
McCarthy and Paul O'Donovan secure spot at Tokyo Olympics
A semi-final win today means the pair will race for a World Championship medal later today.
# Silverware
Byrne and Doyle add to Ireland's medal tally at World Cup in Rotterdam
The men’s pair were just one second behind their Swiss counterparts to finish second in their A Final on Sunday.
# Rotterdam
Gary O'Donovan wins bronze medal in Rotterdam as four Irish crews reaching World Cup semi-finals
It has been a highly successful day on the water in Rotterdam.
# Victory
Sanita Puspure sets new record en route to landing European gold
She defeated the holder Jeannine Gmelin to claim victory.
# Tough Result
O'Donovan misses out with fourth-place finish at European Championships
The Skibbereen native was competing in the C Final of the lightweight single sculls.
# heating up
Successful day overall for Team Ireland at Europeans, but O'Donovan misses out
Sanita Puspure, and Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne won their respective heats.
# not so dominant puspure
'I used to be miles ahead... now everyone is closing up and I'm starting to panic!'
Sanita Puspure’s gold medal at World Championships has spurred those around her on more too.
# Perseverance
'I was thinking about my sister when she was diagnosed... I couldn't feel sorry for myself'
Ireland’s Sanita Puspure on overcoming doubt and personal adversity in 2018 to become a world champion.
# Rowing
'You can’t gamble with your future and your results. I might not be rowing in 10 years' time, but I will want a career'
Emily Hegarty tells The42 about her first experience at the senior World Rowing Championships, her budding partnership with Aifric Keogh and balancing study with sport.
# tokyo 2020
'You feel like the anti-social one when you’re turning down nights out to focus on training'
Aifric Keogh speaks to The42 about the surge of success in Irish rowing.
# acclaim
O'Donovans receive heroes' welcome home after latest triumph
They were greeted by family and fans at Cork Airport.
# irish rowing
Gold for Ireland! Sanita Puspure crowned women's single sculls world champion
The 36-year-old blew the competition away to secure first place in Bulgaria on Sunday morning.
# world champions
'We planned to win it all year' - World champion O'Donovan brothers elated by gold medal display in Bulgaria
Paul and Gary O’Donovan secured gold in the men’s lightweight double sculls in Bulgaria on Saturday.
# Rowing
World champions! O'Donovan brothers win rowing gold for Ireland
The Skibbereen duo were brilliant winners in the men’s lightweight double sculls.
# Rowing
Ireland's Keogh and Hegarty finish sixth in World Rowing Championship final
Canada, New Zealand and Spain took the medals in the women’s pair final.
# irish rowing
Irish rowers finish fifth in World Championships final
Andrew Goff, Jake McCarthy, Ryan Ballantine and Fintan McCarthy missed out on medals at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv.
# Rowing
O'Donovans cruise into world championship quarter-finals, Irish boats into semis
Aifric Keogh and Emily Hegarty, and Philip Doyle and Ronan Byrne have qualified for the semi-finals in Plovdiv.
# Rowing
O'Donovan brothers win silver at European Rowing Championships in Glasgow
The Norwegian crew of Strandli and Brun took gold in the lightweight men’s double sculls.
# Skibb boys
O'Donovan brothers in medal contention again after semi-final win at European Championships
Gary and Paul will be in tomorrow’s medal race in Glasgow.
# Rowing
Irish crews miss out on medal races at European Rowing Championships
O’Donovan/O’Driscoll and Walsh/Casey will take their place in the weekend’s B finals.
# Rowing
O'Donovans back on the podium with World Cup gold, as Puspure claims silver
It was a good morning for Ireland in Lucerne.
# Dream Big
'If I could achieve half of what them boys have achieved I'd be on top of the world'
Rising Carlow rower Jack Keating is aiming for big things.
# Rowing
Ireland's Puspure takes silver at Belgrade World Cup, bronze for the O'Donovan brothers
Double delight for Ireland’s rowers at the first World Cup regatta of the summer.
# aftermath
‘Stepping away from high-level sport is really hard and I probably still struggle with it’
Claire Lambe on representing Ireland at the 2016 Olympics and transitioning to normal life thereafter.
# dynamic duo
'I was renting over a pub and Shane moved in... Thankfully now we have our own separate rooms'
Mark O’Donovan chats to The42 about his various successes with Shane O’Driscoll in 2017 as well as his ambitious plans for 2018.
# Queen of Skibbereen
'Tourists randomly started arriving at the club just to see it... it's a bit mad'
While Denise Walsh wants to replicate the success of her team-mates, she’s happy to remain under the radar.
# Silver Linings
18 for 18: Aoife Casey & Margaret Cremen keeping the future bright for Irish rowing
It was a landmark year for the Corkonian duo with success at the European Junior Championships.
# long haul
Former Connacht and Leinster lock Browne preparing to row across the Atlantic
Now 37, the second row is raising money for MSF, Madra and the Strong Roots foundation.
# golden boys
O'Donovan and O'Driscoll win gold for Ireland at World Rowing Championships
The Skibbereen duo won the lightweight men’s pair final in 6:32.42.
# Pulled like a dog
Disappointment for Ireland as Gary O'Donovan ruled out of World Championships
There’ll be no world medal to add to the O’Donovans’ Olympic silver.
More success for Ireland at World Rowing Cup as O'Donovans claim silver
Earlier, Sanita Puspure was victorious in the Women’s Single Sculls B final.
# golden boys
O'Donovan and O'Driscoll strike gold again in impressive World Cup victory
Another medal is on its way to Skibbereen.
# silver success
O'Donovans and Denise Walsh claim silver medals on memorable Sunday morning
A gold and two silvers for Ireland in Racice this morning.
# Dominant
Gold! Cork duo O'Donovan and O'Driscoll storm to victory at European Championships
What a performance from the lightweight pairs duo.
# success
Ireland's Denise Walsh, O'Donovans reach final at European Rowing Championships
Olympic silver medallists Gary and Paul O’Donovan compete in the lightweight men’s double sculls later today.
# Second chance
O'Donovan brothers make European Rowing Championships semi-finals after repechage
The pair took take their second chance this afternoon to reach the semi-finals.
# Mixed Fortunes
Gold and silver for Ireland but O'Donovan brothers fall short in World Cup final
Skibbereen clubmates Mark O’Donovan, Shane O’Driscoll and Denise Walsh stole the limelight from Gary and Paul O’Donovan in Belgrade.