Captain’s blog


Junior Raffle

We’re having a raffle to help pay for some new sculling oars (badly needed!) for the junior section. Tickets cost just 2 euro each or 3 for 5 euro. We’re giving away 10 brilliant prizes (listed below). 1          Commercial Splash Jacket Racing One-piece & Beanie. 2          Commercial Racing One-piece […]


Umpires Exams 2015

The legendary Commercial Regatta is returning to Islandbridge on Sunday, April 5th, 2015 and we’ll be needing all the umpiring help we can get. Rowing Ireland are hosting an umpire training / exam session according to the following schedule: –                      […]


Misplaced Croker Sculling Blades

Alan McKenna’s Crokers have gone missing ! S2 super light Crokers (pair of sculls), last seen in commercial Saturday 8th of November, 2014. Yellow handles, pink sleeve, yellow button, white blade never painted. €50 reward for return. Fergus Morris, Captain


Now taking orders for Club Kit / Gear

According to section 2.39 of the Rowing Ireland Rules… “All crew members and scullers must wear uniform dress in their club’s registered colours and designs while racing…“ This Saturday morning (22/Nov/2014) at 09:30, Pat Churchard of ISG Rowing will be on the slip taking orders for the Commercial club kit gear. […]


Success at Neptune Head 2014

On Saturday, 8th Nov, Commercial Rowing Club braved the elements to compete at Neptune Head in Blessington. It rained incessantly; well done to those who came prepared with proper rain-gear, umbrellas, wellingtons, thermal tops, change of clothing, etc. Perhaps one of our biggest entries to date, we entered an amazing 24 boats […]


Dublin Sculling Ladder 2014 Results

 Update:  Visit the official site of the Dublin Sculling Ladder ( www.dublinscullingladder.ie ) for latest results and ladder positions after challenges:   Well Done to all the Commercial scullers who competed in the 49th Dublin Sculling Ladder 1,850 meter opening time-trial yesterday. As always, a particular congratulations to those who competed […]


Commercial Home Regatta: Sunday October 5th

The 2014 Commercial RC Home Regatta will be held on Sunday, 5th October at 12:30. (Note: this date was previously advertised as 28th September – this has been moved back to 5th October.  Apologies for any inconvenience). All crews and friends welcome.  The races will be held over the usual 350m […]


Coxswains wanted

  Commercial are seeking coxes for the 2014/2015 season.   At Commercial, the cox does much more than steering & coordinating the power and rhythm of the rowers.  The cox is also an organiser, the motivator, the cheerleader & the drill sergeant. http://www.commercialrc.ie/coxing-at-commercial/ If you think you have these leadership attributes, […]


Lambe: 11th fastest Junior Sculler in the world

Eimear Lambe, at just 17 years of age, finished in 11th position overall in a world-class field at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing on August 20th. After fighting her way through the heats, repechages and semi-finals, Ireland’s Eimear came in behind the Czech Replublic in a very close race in the B final. […]


Sat 23rd & 24th August: Training Restriction

The annual Dublin City Triathlon will be held on Sunday 24th August between 8.30am – 1.30pm on the upper Liffey and in the Phoenix Park.    No water training on Sunday and only before 13:00 on the Saturday. < See official notice from our colleagues in DCT below for further details  > […]


Medals Galore !!

At the Coupe de Jeunesse in France this weekend, Commercial’s own Eimear Lambe and her doubles partner Jasmine English stormed through the field to claim the bronze medal behind Italy and Switzerland.  Eimear is the rising star of Commercial and indeed of Irish rowing.       At the Euro Masters […]


Well done to all at the Champs !

Commercial won four events in the 2014 Champs. A big congratulations to the following crews: – Mens senior quad Womens junior 15 quad Mens junior 16 quad Mens junior 16 single scull (Ryan Baskerville)   Men’s Senior Squad The highly experienced quad comprised Con Collis, Sean Jacob, Albert Maher and […]


End-Of-Season Party: 27th July

  The committee of Commercial Rowing Club invite you to join us in celebrating the end of yet another eventful and quite successful regatta season!  We’re planning to have a few quiet drinks in The Riverview Bar upstairs from on Sunday, 27th July from 8 till late . All pints […]