O’Connell, O’Sullivan star in time trial

ROWING: Cork Boat Club’s Shane O’Connell and Daniel O’Sullivan of Lee Rowing Club shared top spot in the 43rd Cork Sculling Ladder time trial at the Marina course in Cork.

Some 176 scullers participated, with O’Connell and O’Sullivan posting a winning time of 6 minutes. 54 seconds each, five seconds faster than Colm Hennessy (Shandon Boat Club), the 2013/14 Cork Sculling Ladder overall winner. Claire Synnott (Lee Rowing Club) won the women’s time trial section 7.43, by two seconds from her club mate Eimear Cummins 7.45. Conditions for sculling were excellent on a very calm river.

The 2014-2015 Cork Sculling Ladder continues with 2 boat racing until March 29, 2015.


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