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News

Summer Sprints – Keep the Date

Reposted: June 22, 2017

Make sure the dates are in your diary! The Scottish Rowing Summer Sprints are coming soon. Watch this space for news of the events and the Sprint Series prizes on offer - all coming soon.

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Get the dates in your diary and come along for some fun, informal racing this summer.  Sunshine has been ordered but can’t be guaranteed!

  • Event 1 – 5th August – Glasgow – Hosts Clydesdale ARC
  • Event 2 – 19th August – Aberdeen – Hosts Committee of the Dee
  • Event 3 – 9th September – Lochore Meadows – Hosts University of St Andrews BC

 

Glasgow teenager Armstrong called up for the GB Senior team

Posted June 6, 2017

Glasgow rower Josh Armstrong has made the huge step up from the Great Britain junior team last season straight into the British senior team competing in the second World Cup of the year in Poznan this month (16-18 June).

Read more: Glasgow teenager Armstrong called up for the GB Senior team

Scottish Rowing Championships - 9th, 10th & 11th June 2017

Posted, June 5, 2017

The Scottish Rowing Championships (incorporating the Scottish Schools Rowing Championships) will be held on the 9th, 10th and 11th of June at Strathclyde Park, Motherwell.

Time trials will be held on Friday the 9th of June with multilane racing taking place on Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of June. All the event details can be found on the event page.  Information for clubs wishing to hire boats can also be found on this page.

Scottish Rowing Championships - Event Page

Scottish Championships - Provisional Draw

Posted: June 5, 2017

The Provisional draw and associated documents for this years Scottish Championships on the 9th, 10th and 11th of June are now available on the Scottish Championships Event page.

Please ensure you read the Draw letter carefully. All comments should be send to Jen Thomson the Event Secretary as soon as possible but no later that 10pm on Tuesday. The details to contact her are included in the draw letter.

27 Scottish crews set to contest this weekend’s National Schools Regatta

Posted: May 26, 2017

Over 100 young athletes from seven Scottish clubs have taken the long road south to compete in this weekend’s National Schools Regatta at Dorney Lake (26-28 May).
 
For the 27 Scottish crews in action Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association (ASRA) have made the longest journey to take part in what is the highlight of the annual calendar.

Read more: 27 Scottish crews set to contest this weekend’s National Schools Regatta

Strathclyde Country Park Access Restrictions

Posted: May 23, 2017

North Lanarkshire Council have advised that, due to a triathlon event taking place, vehicle entry to Strathclyde Country Park from Hamilton Road, Motherwell will be closed on Saturday 27th May from 7.00am until conclusion of the event that evening.   

Water access will also close at 1.00pm on 26th May and reopen on 28th May.

For further information please contact North Lanarkshire Council on 01698 402060.

THE MOMENT IS COMING... TICKETS FOR SPECTACULAR GLASGOW 2018 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS TO GO ON GENERAL SALE FROM 14 JUNE

Posted: May 22, 2017

Tickets for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – a brand new event on the global sporting calendar - will go on sale to the general public from Wednesday 14 June, it has been announced today.

The on-sale date for the 84 thrilling sporting sessions across 12 venues was revealed via an interactive light show projected onto the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow. The event will be inclusive and accessible, with tickets starting from just £10, and under-16s attending the cheapest sessions for just £5.

Fans who want to secure tickets to their preferred sports before the general sale date are urged to sign up for priority ticket access via the Glasgow 2018 website at www.glasgow2018.com/join-in-form while they still can.

Read more: THE MOMENT IS COMING... TICKETS FOR SPECTACULAR GLASGOW 2018 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS TO GO ON...

Scottish Rowing appoints Lee Boucher as Head of Performance Pathway

Posted 2 May, 2017

Scottish Rowing is delighted to announce today that Lee Boucher has been appointed to the new and exciting role of Head of Performance Pathway.

Boucher has been tasked with developing a sustainable performance programme which will aim to support more home-based Scottish rowers progressing through Great Britain’s junior and under 23 teams and on to GB Rowing Team senior squads.

Read more: Scottish Rowing appoints Lee Boucher as Head of Performance Pathway

Interview with Scottish Rowing’s newly appointed Head of Performance Pathway, Lee Boucher

Posted 2 May, 2017

Today we announce the appointment of Lee Boucher as the new Head of Performance Pathway for Scottish Rowing. We took this opportunity to grill him about his new role.

If there is such a thing as your perfect job, is this it? Just how excited are you about getting started?

I’ve been involved in rowing all my life from a very young age, initially as an athlete at Methodist College Belfast, then as a coach at Heriot-Watt University and over the past 10 years as a volunteer with Scottish Rowing. So yes, to take my passion for the sport forward as a career is extremely exciting for me and a personal challenge that I can’t wait to get started.

Read more: Interview with Scottish Rowing’s newly appointed Head of Performance Pathway, Lee Boucher