Pre-selected Junior Crews for the Junior World Championships & Coupe de la Jeunesse 2019


Based on strong performances at recent trials the following Junior Crews have been pre-selected for the Junior World Championships and Coupe de la Jeunesse 2019.

Junior World Championships (Tokyo, Japan 7 – 11 August 2019)


  • John Kearney (Cork)
  • Jack Dorney (Shandon)
  • James O’ Donovan (Castleconnell)
  • Matthew Gallagher (St Josephs)
  • Leah O’ Regan (Shandon)


  • Molly Curry (CGS)
  • Rhiannon O’ Donoghue (Killorglin)

Coupe de la Jeunesse (Corgeno, Italy 2 – 4 August 2019)


  • Lucy McCoy (Belfast)
  • Aoife Lynch (Lee)
  • Anna Tyther (Killorglin)
  • Sadhbh Scully (Carlow)


  • Chris Kirwin (SMRC)
  • Grace Healy (Commercial)

*Final JW sculling squad boat line-ups may change based on observations at training sessions/camps


  • Rory O’ Neill (Castleconnell)
  • Finn O’ Reilly (Skibbereen)
  • Thomas Kelly (Kenmare)
  • Andrew Sheehan (Lee)


  • Jane Duggan (Cork)
  • Claragh O’ Sullivan (Cork)


  1. All crews listed above are pre-selected for their respective event but must race at Cork City Regatta to show continued and improved performances in order to secure final selection
  2. Crews selected for Junior Worlds must then re-locate to the NRC after Cork Regatta until World Championships and will be unavailable to participate in the Irish Rowing Championships as per the High Performance Strategy (section 2.5)
  3. All crews listed must be willing to come together for regular training sessions as directed by the leading coaches between now and Cork Regatta
  4. All crews listed are expected to follow the Rowing Ireland HP training program and to submit the weekly monitoring sessions as discussed
  5. All junior Home International places will be open for selection at Cork City Regatta (full details TBC)
  6. Athlete International Levies will soon be published and communicated to clubs for the above events


Athletes outside of pre-selection will continue to be monitored as the season progresses.


Information supplied & correct as of 02/04/19 – High Performance Team

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