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University of Galway Boat Club is one of the most successful clubs in the University and indeed in Irish rowing. In the last decade, we have captured numerous National Championship titles across the board - Men's and Women's; Senior, Intermediate and Club; Novice; Masters; eights; fours; quads; pairs; doubles; even the single scull. If anyone has raced it, we've won it.
This past season saw the club take home 9 championship titles, making us the most successful club at the National Rowing Championships. Two of these were in novice events, which is testament to UGBC's unparalleled novice programme.
Furthermore, University of Galway Boat Club athletes have been holding their own at an international level: Athletes Emma Waters, Clíodhna Nolan, Éabha Benson, Martin O' Grady, Thomas Hume and Tom Kelly competed at the Homes International Regatta in London Docklands this year, and brought back three gold medals. Scholarship athlete Brian Colsh will also be representing his country at the World Rowing Championships at the end of September, where we wish him the best of luck.
If you are coming to NUI Galway for the October Open Days, and you're interested in the rowing club, follow this link to discover more:
2022: -The top performing club in the COUNTRY. 9 WINS.
1st- Men's Inter 1x, Men's Inter 2-, Women's Club 8+, Women's Club 4+, Women's Inter 4+, Women's Inter 2-, Women's Senior 8+, Women's Novice 8+
Women's Novice 4x-
2019 Irish National Rowing Championships - The top performing club in the COUNTRY. 6 WINS. 7 SECOND PLACES.
1st - Women's Senior 8+, Senior 4-, Senior 2-, Senior 2X, Intermediate 8+, Club 4+.
2nd - Men's Club 8+, Club 4+, Novice 4X+, Women's Intermediate 4+, Intermediate 2-, Club 8+, Novice 4x+.
2016 Irish National Rowing Championships
Men's Senior 4- 1st. The men's senior 4- set a new course record by 7 seconds
Men's Intermediate 4+ - 1st. This was the third year in a row that NUIG won this event
Men's Club 4+ - 1st. This was the first time the club won this event since it was introduced in 2014.
Women's Intermediate 1x - 1st
2015 Irish National Rowing Championships
Men's Senior 4- 1st
Men's Intermediate 4+ - 1st
Women's Intermediate 4+ - 1st
Women's Club 4+ - 1st
2015 - Winners of the Galway Sports Stars 'Club of the Year Award'
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