National Dragon Boat Team - which boasts fourteen Carlow women - wins silver in Germany

What a result by these 'legends'

Darren Hassett


Darren Hassett


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The winning team in Germany

Ireland’s International Women’s Dragon Boat Team have won a silver medal in the 1000m European Nations Championships with 14 members of the Carlow Dragon Boat Club making up a huge part of the group. 

The final took place on Thursday afternoon in Brandenburg Germany. 

The 22 strong team is made up of: Orla Macfarland, Susan Rowe, Lorraine Leonard, Grace James, Valerie McDonagh, Veronica Gordon, Fiona McKeon, Rosemary Phelan, Marian O'Dea, Dympna Watson, Elaine Rowe, Evelyn Dolan-Cronly.

Ifty Finn, Ciara O'Donnell, Margaret Kehoe, Jane Tynan, Valerie Robinson, Frances Lee, Fiona Burke, Mary Foley, Julie Doyle, Margaret Doyle.