Afton Awarded Greeves Trophy

Afton Awarded Greeves Trophy 

  Afton Fitzhenry has been awarded with the Greeves Trophy, an annual award, which is given to a competitor who shows the most progression, personal preparation, sportsmanship, effort and contribution to the sport. Afton, who grew up in Lisburn, Co. Antrim was inspired to try for the CANI performance squad, after canoeing at a ‘try […]

Big Bann Canoe Challenge

Big Bann Canoe Challenge 

A wonderful opportunity to travel the ancient highway of the Lower Bann River by canoe, experiencing its beauty and wildlife from exceptional position. The Big Bann canoe challenge is a paddle from Portglenone to Drumaheglis (23km), spread out over 2 days (19th & 20th August 2017), with an overnight camping stop at Movanagher Lock, where […]

Belfast Boat lock - 250 Years Later

Belfast Boat lock – 250 Years Later 

Work is soon set to begin on the river Lagan, at Lock number 1, at Stranmillis weir, over 250 years ago since the river was first opened, the work is due to start to revive the city’s waterway, as planning permission has recently been passed for the £4 million ‘Lagan Gateway Project’.   The 27 […]

Non-Executive Directors Required

Non-Executive Directors Required 

Non-Executive Directors Required The Canoe Association of Northern Ireland (CANI) is the governing body responsible for the management, co-ordination, development and promotion of canoeing in Northern Ireland. We represent the interests of our members to government, the public and through British Canoeing to the International Canoe Federation. CANI has recently launched it 2017 – 2021 […]

Get Wet Flotilla Event // 29th July 2017

Get Wet Flotilla Event // 29th July 2017 

Last year, Sport NI in partnership with Waterways Ireland were successful in applying to the EU Erasmus Plus program in relation to the European Week of Sport. One outcome of this was a very successful Flotilla event on Lough Erne and the River Foyle which brought lots of different boaters together to paddle along the […]

ICF Canoe Slalom Championships

ICF Canoe Slalom Championships 

Good luck and congratulations to Jake Cochrane, Sean McLarnon and Eoin Teague, who have been competing as part of the Irish Slalom Team at the 2017 ICF Canoe Slalom and Junior U23 World Championships in Slovakia.     On day one, Jake took up 8th place after competing in a second run of the C1M […]

ECA Paracanoe European championships

ECA Paracanoe European championships 

Congratulations to Jonny Young who successfully made the final, and medalled with 1st place in the Men’s VL3 200m race with a time of 00:00:49:336 at the ECA Paracanoe European Championships, as well as this Jonny was also successful in making the final for the 200m KL3 race finishing 5th overall with a time of 00:00:39:212, scoring himself […]