First 2017 SWCYRA Championship
This year’s first SWYCRA Championship was held on Sunday, 18th June, in Glandore. Glandore is a great host to the races, with a prime viewing spot over the course. Races kicked off at 12pm where spectators enjoyed spectacular weather conditions with excellent rowing conditions.
Kilmacsimon crews had a very successful day, bringing home 3 Gold Medals; 6 Silver Medals and 3 Bronze Medals.
The gold medallists for the day included, U12 Ladies (Orla Kennedy, Emer Curtin, Emma McCarthy & Katelyn O’Neill with cox Padraig McCarthy). U18 Ladies (Kate Murphy, Adi O’Sullivan, Megan McDonagh &Freya Dunne, cox Padriag McCarthy). Junior Ladies (Niamh Burns, Sinead Weldon, Kathleen O’Leary & Aine Weldon, cox Kate Murphy)
The silver medallists for the day included: Vet Men (Kieran Curtin, John Scannell, Tony O’Callaghan & Martin McCarthy, cox Padraig McCarthy). Vet Ladies (Ailish Calnan, Catherine Curtin, Ellen Lucey & Jean O’Sullivan, cox Padraig McCarthy). Pre-Vet Ladies (Sandy Harrington, Geraldine McCarthy, Emma Flynn & Catherine O’Neill, cox Sean O’Crowley). Junior Men (Eamon Geary, Eddie Lyall, James O’Neill & Jack Scannell, cox Padraig McCarthy). Senior Men (Alan Donovan, Dave Duggan, Mike Murphy & Sean Bennett, cox Kate Murphy). The underage crews performed well also U14 (Nikolas Belivanis, Liam Murphy, Paddy O’Halloran & Aaron Nixon, cox Padraig McCarthy)
Bronze Medals were awarded another two categories of our underage & our Pre-Vet Men team, U12 (Luke Nixon, Aidan Crowley, Kevin McCarthy & Sean Og Hales, cox Padraig McCarthy) U16 (James Kirkby, John Wall, Jack Lynch & Max Lynch, cox Padraig McCarthy). Pre-Vet Men (Padraig McCarthy, Eoin O’Neill, Emmett Cotter & John Barrett cox Aine Weldon)
Kilmacsimon crews and coxes are looking forward to the next regatta due to take place in Union Hall on Sunday next June 25th. Training as usual on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from the boathouse.