Please find attached invitations to the upcoming February trials to be held at the NRC on the 17th and 18th of February. Please note that invitations are based on a number of factors, including physiological results from the various erg tests, the most recent December erg monitoring and are provisional subject to continued performances in the upcoming 2k erg test.

Athletes not on this list will be free to submit erg scores from the Indoor National Championships on February 4th. Athletes who show significant performance may be added to the invitation list at the discretion of the HPD.

Provisional Plan

  • Friday – Arrival, rigging and briefing.
  • Saturday – AM 6k time-trial in small boats (1x/2-) or as otherwise advised; PM 6k TT or 2k trial (TBC).
  • Sunday – AM 2k; PM 2k (In crew boats or as decided based on Saturday results and other data). 

Clubs must support their athletes by providing double sculls (or 4- for sweep) for day 2. (Athletes that do not have crew boats for this trial will not be in a position to be included in crew boat testing on day 2). 

Club’s coaches are strongly encouraged to come along with their invited athletes.

Each day’s schedule will be confirmed once final entry has been confirmed. Please note that invitation to Sunday racing may be subject to Saturday performance.

Athletes may be asked to scull or sweep at the discretion of the HPD based on results and crew formations.

Invited athletes must race in their club colours.

Only athletes that are registered with a Rowing Ireland affiliated club will be confirmed on the final invitation list.

The Lightweight’s required bodyweight for this event is published on the RI website in the high-performance section.

Coaches are asked to confirm their athlete’s attendance by emailing by 5pm Monday February 6th