Quercus Rowers have success at European Championships

11 Apr 2021
Emily Hegarty in stroke at the European Championships

A number of Quercus Sports Scholars took part in the European Rowing Championships over the weekend. Two of these rowers, Emily Hegarty and Paul O'Donovan medalled.

Emily had success in the Women's Four, with Eimear Lambe, Aifric Keogh and Fiona Murtagh completing the crew. They had a close race with the Netherlands and Great Britain and they took the Silver medal with a time of 06:27:96. 

Paul and his partner, Fintan McCarthy, took Gold in the Lightweight Men's Double.

Lydia Heaphy finished sixth in the Lightweigth Women's Single Sculls A Final. Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen finished fifth in the Lightweight Women's Double A Final. Ronan Byrne and his partner Philip Doyle won the B Final Men's Double.

Congratulations to all the Quercus Scholars who took part. Great job! 

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