Rowing Ireland has six crews competing in the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Račice, Czech Republic, taking place this week.

Racing starts tomorrow and you can find the confirmed times for the Irish Crews Below.

The competition is the premier event for under-23 rowers and attracts up to 1,000 rowers from around the world. The following crews will be competing:

Confirmed Crews


  • Jack Dorney (Shandon)
  • Alex Byrne (UCC)
  • John Kearney (UCC)
  • Ross Corrigan (Queens)


  • Finn O’ Reilly (Skibbereen)
  • Andrew Sheehan (Lee)
  • Ryan Spelman (UL)
  • Adam Murphy (Shandon)
  • Cox Leah O’Regan (Shandon)


  • Rory O’ Neill (UL)
  • Eoin Gaffney (Shandon)


  • Alison Bergin (Fermoy)


  • Hugh Moore (Queens) 


  • Cliodhna Nolan (NUIG) 

Coaching and Support Staff

  • Antonio Maurogiovanni – High-Performance Director
  • Ciro Prisco – National Coach and Coach Coordinator
  • John Armstrong – National Coach
  • Nicolo’ Maurogiovanni – National Coach
  • Michael O’Rourke Team Manager

Heats Racing Times (IST):


  • BM4- 15:15
  • BLM1x – 14:40


  • BLW1x – 09:15
  • BLM2x – 09:45
  • BW1x – 10:30
  • BM4+ – 11:10

Follow the Racing

World Rowing will be streaming all races live throughout the 2021 World Rowing Under 23s Championships on their YouTube Channel.