Offaly rower sees off international competition to win at Belgian Regatta

A huge weekend for Offaly rowing

Justin Kelly

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There was huge success for Offaly rower at the Ghent International Regatta in Belgium over the weekend when she claimed gold in the Under 12 single sculls event.

This is a very prestigious event in the rowing calendar and it was a great achievement for Roisin rowing against competitors from all over the world on Saturday, May 12.

Roisin's proud parents, Deirdre and Liam, are pictured with her after she was presented with the cup.

Offaly were also represented by Eilis Ward, Aoife Murphy, Emily Dowling, Lucy Pennick, Adam Grace, Callum McCaughan, Eva Noyce, Rory Pennick and Alex Kelly. 

All rowers performed very well under the expert coaching of Frank Durkin and gained valuable rowing experience at an international event.

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