Galway’s Coláiste Iognáid triumph at Schools’ Regatta
Coláiste Iognáid from Galway won the men’s eights at both under-23 and junior 16 level at the huge Irish Schools’ Regatta at O’Brien’s Bridge yesterday and came out on top overall of the 72 schools which entered.
The top single sculler on the day was Jack Dorney of St Francis. The big Cork man is set to represent Ireland at junior level this year.
St Brigid’s, Killarney, came home fastest in the women’s under-23 eights and were second best school overall. Coleraine Grammar School took the under-16 eights and had the top under-23 sculler in Molly Curry, who is also an outstanding swimmer, and an Irish champion at underage.
Limerick Regatta, at the same venue on Saturday, saw Muckross emerge as the top men’s club eight. Galway Rowing Club won the women’s intermediate eight. Kealan Mannix of the University of Limerick was the top single sculler.