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Castleconnell Boat Club’s Annual Head of the River 2019

Castleconnell Boat Club are delighted to announce that we will again host the annual ‘Bulls and Bears’ race at the Head. The Bulls and Bears is an Invitational race, with the fastest men’s and women’s pairs.

Castleconnell Boat Club’s Annual Head of the River 2019

Castleconnell Boat Club’s Annual Head of the River timed the race takes place on Saturday 26th October, along the very picturesque section of the river Shannon between Castleconnell Co. Limerick and O’Briensbridge, Co. Clare.

This year’s event will be the biggest ever (and the biggest in the country!) with over 500 crews from
24 clubs coming from all over the country. This is one of the finest stretches of water in Ireland for all experience levels including Beginner/Novice level crews and rowers will be taking part in all age categories from Junior to Masters.

This promises to be an exciting day of racing. Rowers will be taking part in all event categories from Juniors 12 to Masters age categories. It is a great stretch of water for all experience levels including Beginner/Novice level crews.

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This promises to be a huge and exciting morning of racing so come along and have a look and soak up the atmosphere of the event.

This year we are delighted to announce that we will again host the annual ‘Bulls and Bears’ race at the Head. The Bulls and Bears is an Invitational race, with the fastest men’s and women’s pairs in the HOR, being invited to form two Men eights and also two Womans eights and race against each other over a distance of 1 mile.

The crews invited to race will be presented with a Bull’s/Bear’s top. This promises to be a huge and exciting morning of racing so come along and have a look and soak up the atmosphere of the event at this High-Performance Centre for rowing, World’s End, Castleconnell. Co. Limerick, Saturday 26th October 2019. Castleconnell Boat Club is situated on the River Shannon on a 3.5km run of clear water, that stretches from O’Briensbridge to the wier at World’s End.

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