Stunning conditions set the scene this past Saturday 5th of March for the return of Erne Head of the River in Enniskillen and Cork Head of the River in the Marina, Cork.

At Erne Head of the River which has been running since 1957, hosted by Enniskillen Royal Boat Club 101 crews completed the 4 mile time trial style race. Crews travelled from UCD BC, DUBC, Blackrock College, Castleconnell BC, St Michael’s RC, NUIG, Belfast BC, Queens BC, Methodist, RBAI, City of Derry, Lady Elizabeth BC, Commercial RC, Colaiste Iognaid, Bann Rowing Club and Carrick on Shannon Rowing Club. Trophies were presented by Waterways Ireland CEO John Mc Donagh.

Results were available live via raceclocker and a full version can be read now on the Rowing Ireland website events section linked HERE

Photos of the event can be found on Mark Kelly’s facebook page and also Roy Crawford’s facebook page both of which can be found via Enniskillen Royal BC’s social media pages.

In the Marina in Cork, it was also sunny, calm and cold. The 4km course brought crews along the Marina, with spectators and public enjoying the rowing along the Marina greenway down to Blackrock Castle. Almost 200 crews competed on the day and results are available on the Rowing Ireland website in the events section linked HERE

Photos of Cork HOR, taken by John O Shaughnessy are available on his facebook page

Upcoming Events include St Michael’s City HOR this Saturday 12th March in Limerick City