2023 Results

The results of the 2023 Colours Boat Races, raced on the lower Liffey from O’Connell Bridge to St. James Gate, on March 25th:

Sally Moorhead Cup – Women’s Novice 8 – Trinity beat UCD.

Dan Quinn Shield – Men’s Novice 8 – Trinity beat UCD.

Corcoran Cup – Women’s Senior 8 – UCD beat Trinity.

Gannon Cup – Men’s Senior 8 – UCD beat Trinity.


On the previous evening, March 24th, races for the reserve crews took place above the weir at Islandbridge. Races were held for Women’s Novice 8s, and Men’s and Women’s Senior 8s. Trinity beat UCD in the Men’s Reserve Senior 8 and UCD beat Trinity in the Women’s Reserve Novice and Senior 8s. Due to unfavorable conditions, the Men’s Reserve Novice 4x+ was not raced.

Congratulations to the winning crews.

Thanks also to our partners in the emergency services, Trinity Sport, UCD Sport and Dublin City Council for their ongoing work without which this annual event would not be possible.