Dublin University Boat Club

Rowing on the Liffey since 1836


Erne 4s Head of the River Results

It was a brilliant day for DUBC at Erne 4s on Saturday. The club’s 4 crews all put in impressive performances in challenging conditions.

DUBC’s Senior 4x- won the overall head, with a time of 16:50.1, over seven seconds ahead of NUIG’s Senior 4x- who placed second. 

Congratulations to Tiarnán McKnight (2), Ronán Brennan (Bow), Tom Stevens (3, Admiral) and Liam Junkermann (Stk) who were the overall winners of the head.

DUBC’s Inter 4+ won not only their cateogory but recorded a time of 17:55.1, faster than the winning Senior 4+ category time of 18:25.9 and faster than the winning Senior 4- time of 17:56.2, resulting in them being the fastest 4 of the day.

Congratulations to MacDara Allison (bow), Jonathan Atkinson (2), Christopher Dehaene (3), Isabel Ormiston Doyle (Cox, Captain) and Ethan Coplan (Stk) who were the fastest 4 of the race.

DUBC’S Club 1 4+ also won their category and ranked as the 3rd fastest 4+ overall, after DUBC’s Inter 4+ and Commercial RC’s Senior 4+. 

Congratulations to Anrijs Lorencs (Bow), Samuel Walker (2), James O’Brien (Cox), Benjamin Reid (Stk) and Cormac Feely (3) for their performance as a Club 1 4+.

Well done to DUBC’s Club 2 4+ comprised of Theo Bolger, Alfie Hales, William Hou, Luke Paton and Caoimhe Flynn who placed 2nd in their category. Congratulations to DULBC for their win in Inter 4+ and U23 4-.

New Sign Ups Season 22/23

Hi All,

Please find a link below to sign up to row or cox for DUBC for the forthcoming season.


Please note that we are always looking for new members, no matter the level of experience. As a club we boast a Novice programme that has been successful at a national level on many occasions.

Also included is a link to answer some of the FAQ’s about rowing at Trinity. You can find this below.

AGM Documents & Accounts

Dear DUBC alumni and friends,

In advance of DUBC’s AGM, we ask that you review the below notices and accounts. The club is currently unable to post notices on the noticeboard this year in Front Square, as it has been removed.

The AGM is due to take place at 6:30 pm on Friday, 16th September 2022 in the Jonathan Swift Theatre. The theatre is in the Arts Block of Trinity College (Room 2041A). Unfortunately, due to technical restraints, we are unable to offer a virtual attendance option at the meeting.

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Dublin University Boat Club is the rowing club of Trinity College Dublin. Established in 1898, the club continues a tradition of rowing excellence practiced in Trinity since 1836. Among the oldest rowing clubs of the world, DUBC maintains a long history of success at domestic and international level. Multiple wins at National Championship events feature prominently alongside victories at Henley Royal Regatta and Irish University Championships. DUBC’s accolades span the breadth of competitive rowing, from novice level to World Championship and Olympic representation.
Rowing for DUBC offers the opportunity for intensive training in both sweep and sculling boats, accommodated by state of the art, high-performance facilities for both land-based and water training. Professional coaching structures and individualised training programmes facilitate the development of the student athlete, while encouraging the high academic standard demanded of students at Trinity.