This is an exciting and special weekend for Lee Rowing Club as Margaret Cremen becomes the first club member to compete in a Senior FISA event.

She is racing in the lightweight double with Denise Walsh from Skibbereen Rowing Club at the FISA World Cup 1 in Belgrade. This is a full Olympic event and they will have high class opposition. Margaret makes up part of a twelve-strong team from Rowing Ireland competing at the event which includes Olympic Silver medalists Paul and Garry O’Donovan.

Margaret and Denise finished 5th in their heat this morning and so progressed to the repechage this evening. They fought a very good race and finished 3rd which gives them qualification for Semi Final A/B tomorrow at 11:40 which we will stream live from the clubhouse. All are welcome to join us in cheering Mags and Denise on.

Reaching semi final A/B on a senior debut is a phenomenal achievement, we wish Margaret and Denise continued success over the weekend.