Dragon Boat Racing

16 women from Carlow Dragon Boat Club picked for Irish International team

16 women from the Carlow Dragon Boat Club have been picked on the Irish International Women’s Dragon Boat team.

The girls will be part of the team to represent Ireland at the Roma 2016 European Dragon Boat Nations Championships in July this year.

Since July of 2015 a number of the members have been training and trialing to earn a position on the Irish International Women’s Dragon Boat Team.

Last weekend after a time trial the final crew was selected and these women will be part of the team to represent Ireland at the Roma 2016 – 12th EDBF European Dragon Boat Nations Championships in July this year.

The line up is…..

Anita Comerford
Evie Cronly
Fiona Kelly
Edel Jackson
Elaine Rowe
Jane Tynan
Fiona Burke
Mary Foley
Fionnuala Byrne-Hunter
Sandra Kehoe
Julie Doyle
Margaret Doyle
Valerie McDonagh
Margaret Kehoe
Veronica Gordon
Sarah Alcock

With thanks to Carlow Dragon Boat Club

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.

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