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 - PJ Mtlnerney was bom ta County Clare Ireland...
PJ Mtlnerney was bom ta County Clare Ireland and is 21 yearn of age He is 6 feet it inches high and weighed 182 pounds drerwd for the race He came to the lulled State to 1878 and has rowed many races His bat shell race wu In LoweQMsxiJulv418TH where ha won a second prize In tbe fall of the same year he rowed Kennedy a local oarsman at the same place in 21 - foot workinr boats two miles winning in the remarkabl time of - uwtuy 4 ibhu ne rowed la the regatta tt Ixwell Mass - beating eight competitors badly In May 1881 he had the shell built which he used in the Long bridge nee On July 4 1881 he entered the regatta at Lowell Mass - coming in tec - duu to union mu was prooaoiy more from choice than necessity as he was at that time matched against Qulun This race took place July 20th Mclneraey winning la the fact time of 1355th beating Qolun easily In September 1881 he went to England where he waa matched to row Godwin the second - best man there In this race tbe water was roueh and ha was heatpn V - being satised ho was again matched scau - i uwwiq tne race taxing puce in January 1882 Mclneraey as three January J KB - Mclneraey ass three lenrths ahead In Oia Ant mile but shnHl - afterward his boat was awained and he was I beaten In the very alow time of 2 uuu ue sura rcvurneu to ttweu and rowed Lynch beating him la 1440 He rowed Lynch shortly afterward but did not cross the Une a his row lock broke On July 4 1882 be rowed In the regatta at Lowell winning tbe Parker prUo In August 1882 he entered the ll - Ufa - Bowing Association regatta against llimn Conlev Hosmer Warren Smith and lh - t - eoll llamm Honner and Conley winning mmj pu - a - ne in - zs fiay ne ruwea in a consolation race with Driscoll and Warren Smith In I bit race three miles with a turn be was beaten by Driscoll by a quarter ofa length In 22 4a He was then matched to row L - iscoll over the Lowell course This race took place November 4th Mclneraey winning in 14 Kx A few day afterward be started for San Francisco where he made the match which resulted la his defeat The Banian - Kennedy match ha been fixed to take place at the Point of Fines Mass - on Uenuration Day and tbe Hsnlsn - Kass race will mum nff at r rtrn - li v Y - on July 18th the terms of the but being

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 12 May 1883, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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