Ellie and Gill did Fermoy and Ireland proud last weekend at the World Rowing Junior Championships in Racice, Czech Republic. 

Ireland's junior women's pair of Fermoy oarswomen Gill McGirr and Ellie O'Reilly, raced in the B final of their event immediately after the JM4+. The women's event resulted in a more tightly packed field with all boats in contention for a top three place right up until the final hooter. 

It was an impressive effort by the young Fermoy women who have been coached throughout by their club coach, Ray Morrison. 

The junior women's pair also placed 11th in the world overall at the end of the regatta.

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