Colours 2024 Announcement

The Trinity and UCD University Boat Race Committee is delighted to announce that the Colours Boat Races will take place in the centre of Dublin city on Saturday 30th March 2024.

The 74th event between Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin will be raced upstream on the lower Liffey, from O’Connell Bridge to St. James Gate.

Crews will race for the four Colours trophies

  • The Sally Moorhead Trophy (Women’s Novice VIIIs)
  • The Dan Quinn Shield (Men’s Novice VIIIs)
  • The Corcoran Cup (Women’s Senior VIIIs), and
  • The Gannon Cup (Men’s Senior VIIIs)

Full event details to follow.


Our sincere thanks to Dublin City Council, the emergency services, and all our partners for all their work and ongoing support for the Colours Boat Races.