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News

Club Support Manager

Posted: 20 August, 2019

After 3 years with Scottish Rowing, Stevie Baxter is due to leave his post as Workforce Development Manager and Regional Development Manager (North) on Thursday 22nd August 2019.

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EDINBURGH STUDENTS ON TOP OF THE WORLD

Posted: 30 July, 2019

Four student rowers from Edinburgh University Boat Club have been crowned world champions as the 2019 World Rowing Under 23 Championships concluded today in Sarasota, USA.

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Scotland Rowing Team makes history at the Home International Regatta

Posted: 29 July, 2019

The Scotland Rowing Team made history on home waters at the 2019 Home International Regatta (HIR) on Saturday, winning three of the four team trophies for the first time in the history of this prestigious annual competition between Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales.
 

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GB ATHLETES PRIDE IN REPRESENTING SCOTLAND AT HIR

Posted: 25 July, 2019

Scan the list of names on the Scotland Rowing Team for this weekend’s Home International Regatta (HIR) at Strathclyde Park and you’ll recognise many who are on the way up.
 
But you’ll also see names who have made it to the latter stages of GB selection trials and others who are already competing at a higher level.
 

Read more: GB ATHLETES PRIDE IN REPRESENTING SCOTLAND AT HIR

Scotland Rowing Team announced for the 2019 Home International Regatta

Posted: 24 July, 2019

Sixty-nine athletes from 19 clubs will represent the Scotland Rowing Team on Saturday at the Home International Regatta, the annual match between the four home nations which this year is being held on home water at Strathclyde Park in North Lanarkshire.

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Henley Royal Regatta Charitable Trust Coach

Posted: 23 July, 2019

British Rowing are currently seeking applicants for a Henley Royal Regatta Charitable Trust Coach (HRRCTC) that would be based at the Scottish Rowing Centre at Strathclyde Park in Motherwell.

British Rowing, in partnership with the Henley Royal Regatta Charitable Trust, Sport England and the Rowing Community, offers scholarships to graduates to deliver this highly successful programme. Scholarship positions are suitable for those wishing to spend two years combining part-time coaching of young people with studying for a part-time sport related postgraduate qualification. This role is designed to broaden the appeal of the sport by supporting young people who would not normally have the opportunity to try rowing, specifically focussing on young people with a disability, youngsters from low-income families and BAME groups.

This is an ideal role for a recent graduate or someone who is due to graduate in the next year who is wishing to embark upon a coaching career in rowing.

The closing date for applications for this role is 30th July 2019

For more information please read the HRRCTC Full Job Specification or contact Andy.Barton@scottish-rowing.org.uk

 

 

Six Scots set for GB France Match

Posted: 10 July, 2019

Six Scottish rowers have been selected to represent Great Britain at the GB France Junior 16 Match taking place at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham on Thursday 11th July.

Oscar Forbes, Ashley Geddes, Archie Innes and Matthew Hughson from Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association (ASRA) have been selected in the junior men’s coxless four after winning their recent trial against crews from Shiplake College, Walton Rowing Club and Eton College.

Read more | Scots schoolboys to represent Team GB in rowing (STV)

Glasgow Academy duo Emily Milne and Orla Johnson will team up in the junior women’s pair in the annual match between some of the leading Junior 16 athletes in Great Britain and France.

Results will be available via the British Rowing website

Scottish rowers shared in five titles and record performances at Henley Women's Regatta

Posted:24 June, 2019

Scottish rowers shared in five titles and record performances at this year’s Henley Women’s Regatta as over 1,700 athletes competed at the premier regatta for women in the UK.  Twenty-five crews representing Scottish clubs made the journey south to compete on the world-famous waters, competing as part of an international field with entries from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland and the USA.

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World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals - Shenzhen, China

Posted:  20 June, 2019

The World Rowing Beach Sprints will be taking place in Shenzhen, China between 25-27 October.  FISA is developing this new format of rowing as a potential future Olympic event.

British Rowing has published a selection policy for athletes wishing to be considered for the 7-person team.  This document also includes information on selection criteria for coxswains and for those interested in the Boat/Handler coach role.

Read more: World Rowing Beach Sprint Finals - Shenzhen, China

GB RETURN FOR RIO SILVER MEDALLIST SWANN

Posted: 12 June, 2019

Rio Silver medallist Polly Swann is one of eight Scottish rowers selected by the GB Rowing Team today to compete at the upcoming World Cup II in Poznan, Poland (21-23 June).
 

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Scottish Rowing Development Forum

Posted|: 1 April, 2019

Scottish Rowing are looking to form a Development Forum.
 
Background
Our vision is to support and empower people in Scotland to enjoy rowing and achieve their full potential within the sport. The Scottish Rowing Development Forum is a mechanism through which the Scottish Rowing Membership can Inform, Input and Shape our delivery of this vision. 
 

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Scottish Championships opens to non Scots Masters and Para rowers for the first time

Posted: 29 March, 2019

Organisers of this year’s Scottish Rowing Championships (7-9 June) are urging competitors from non Scottish clubs to enter the Masters and Para competitions as these categories open for the first time to athletes outside of Scotland.
 
This should be welcome news to athletes who are planning to compete in the British Rowing Masters Championships (15-16 June) the weekend after the Scottish Championships at the Strathclyde Park venue.
 

Read more: Scottish Championships opens to non Scots Masters and Para rowers for the first time

Scottish Rowing welcomes new Junior Development Coaches

Posted: 26 February, 2019

Lindsay Flockhart, Holly Reid and Jordan Stanley have been appointed volunteer coaches with the Scottish Rowing Junior Development Programme which aims to help junior rowers from clubs across Scotland achieve their potential in the sport.
 

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