Olympics preparation ramps up for Corrigan and Timoney

In 143 days from today (Thursday), Ross Corrigan and Nathan Timoney will hope to be in their boat, on the starting line, at the 2024 Paris Olympics. The Fermanagh duo qualified the Men’s Pair boat at the World Championships in Belgrade last September when they also went on to secure a world bronze medal. This […]

Acorn’s American dream

Enniskillen Royal Boat Club’s Acorn Cassidy, has been making huge strides in the sport of rowing and only last week the 17-year-old broke two Irish records at the Irish Indoor Championships in Limerick. Acorn, who chooses to identify as non-binary, has now been scouted by Syracuse University in New York and will take up the scholarship later this […]

Erne Fours success for Enniskillen rowers

THE Enniskillen Royal Boat Club picked up a host of medals at the well-attended and hugely popular Erne Fours Head which took place along Lough Erne on Saturday. Over 110 crews competed across the four-mile course in the two categories, with 61 male crews participating in Race One, while 51 female crews competed in Race […]

Sports Personality Award goes to ERBC ‘Golden Girls’

From the banks of the Erne to the famous Dorney Lake in Buckinghamshire, nothing was beyond the Enniskillen Royal Boat Club Junior 14 girls who delivered gold in the octuple class back in May. The crew of Natalie Turner, Isabella Wright, Abbey McCarthy Magwood, Darcy Balfour, Grace Collins, Emily Black, Tori Davis, Caitlin Kelly and […]

Corrigan and Timoney: Living the dream

It’s a ‘dream come true’ is how Kinawley man Ross Corrigan described his, and Ennskillen man Nathan Timoney’s, achievement at the World Rowing Championships. The Fermanagh duo took the World bronze medal in Saturday’s final in Belgrade after qualifying the Irish Men’s Pair boat for the 2024 Olympics in Paris two days earlier. It’s a […]

Fermanagh rowers prove to be among the best in Ireland

THE Enniskilen Royal Boat Club J18 crew achieved the ‘Holy Grail of Irish Junior Rowing’ after they were crowned Irish champions at the major regatta which took place at Inniscarra in Cork. Due to the inclement and blustery weather in the Munster county, the Irish Rowing Championships were in doubt but the three-day regatta took […]

Crews perform well ahead of July’s Irish Championships

Enniskillen took a strong team to Athlone to compete in the last major rowing event before the Irish Rowing Championships in Cork in July. With over 70 races on the straight course with no lanes, similar to the Inniscara course where the Championships will be held, it was good preparation for the 77 Enniskillen crews entered. The day got […]

Big medal haul for local rowers in Limerick

One hundred and twenty Enniskillen Roytal Boat Club rowers made the trip down to Limerick regatta at the weekend in three coaches. The 2k course was flat with little wind but wet with rain on and off throughout the day, occasionally torrential. The day got off to good start with the girls first eight of […]

Spanish training camp helps rowers to Dublin victories

Eighty-six Enniskillen Royal Boat Club rowers attended an eight-day training camp on the Olympic rowing course at Banyoles, which is one-hour northwest of Barcelona. Two hard training sessions per day saw big improvements in technique and stamina, which paid dividends in the Neptune and Commercial regatta in Dublin at the weekend. The boys travelled to the […]

Top class races expected at Erne Head this weekend

The annual Erne Head of the River takes place this Saturday over the renowned 6-kilometre course and for the first time since the inaugural race in 1957, the men’s and women’s races will be separate races. The women race at 11am and there are 29 entries – a high-class field, especially in the Junior 18 event […]