Rowing Ireland are delighted to announce Brian Richardson as the March Volunteer of the Month!

Brian, more widely known as Richie, is the current Club Vice President and committee member of St Michaels Rowing Club in Limerick. He helps coaching across the squads as well as being involved in every aspect of the club from fundraising to recreational rowing.

Richie has captained the club a couple of times and is a key member of the Limerick Regatta Committee. He has commentated at events including the Indoor Rowing Championships, University Championships, the Irish Offshore Championships and the Irish Rowing Championships. He has also branched into the wider rowing community now commentating at FISA international events.

On top of all this Richie has now also volunteered to help with the 2023 Championship Organising Committee. He continuously gives his time to St Michaels Rowing Club, Limerick rowing and Irish rowing.

Brian is second from the left after winning J18 Men’s 8+ in 1993

Entries open for April’s award on the 11th of April so make sure to nominate your volunteers!