This is the 74th year of the event, which sees Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin race head-to-head upstream on the lower Liffey, from O’Connell Bridge to St. James’ Gate, to compete for the Colours Trophies.

Start Times:

1:00pm – The Sally Moorhead Trophy (Women’s Novice VIIIs)

1:30pm.  – The Dan Quinn Shield (Men’s Novice VIIIs)

2:00pm – The Corcoran Cup (Women’s Senior VIIIs)

2:30pm – The Gannon Cup (Men’s Senior VIIIs)

For more information and a link to the livestream go to or follow the event on Instagram @coloursboatraces