Six Irish crews will compete for medals at the European Rowing Championships in Slovenia this weekend.

Reigning champion Fintan McCarthy and partner Hugh Moore will go in the A final of the lightweight double sculls after their third placed finish in today's semi final.

The Ireland's women's four also secured their place in the A final after finishing third in this morning's repechage.

Tara Hanlon will join Tokyo medal winners Aifric Keogh, Eimear Lambe and Fiona Murtagh in tomorrow morning's decider.

Galway's Siobhan McCrohan goes in the lightweight single sculls final while Sanita Purpure and Zoe Hyde are fancied to take the double sculls final.

Aoife Casey and Margaret Cremen along with Steve McGowan and Katie O'Brien will also contest the A finals of their respective disciplines.


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