Bish Rowers Reign Supreme

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All Ireland Schools Record Breaking Four in-a-row. 

GALWAY ADVERTISER, MAY 01, 2014.

St Joseph’s College, "The Bish", successfully defended their All Ireland schools rowing crown in Limerick on Sunday. Claiming their fourth Junior 8+ title in a row, the Bish’s success is a new record in Irish schools’ rowing.

This year’s championships were the biggest in schools’ history, and with a young crew with limited racing experience the Bish Junior 8+ were rank outsiders to retain their title. However the hard work over the winter - both on the water and in the gym - paid dividends when they defended their crown in great style, beating their nearest rivals comprehensively by a two-length margin.  The winning crew was: Brion O’Rourke, Keith Russell, Tom Dillon, Christian Killeen, Darragh O Donovan, Oisin Cusack, Conor Ostheimer, Colin Moran and Brian Keane.

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