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.
Bennett wins bronze at European Rowing Championships
Posted: May 29, 2017
Edinburgh’s Karen Bennett won bronze at the European Rowing Championships in Racice on a final day when Great Britain took home a total of four medals.
Read more: Bennett wins bronze at European Rowing Championships
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...
World Cup gold medallists Bennett and McBrierty amongst five Scots selected for GB European Championship team
Posted: May 11, 2017
FIVE Scottish athletes have today been named in the 50-strong Great Britain team for the European Rowing Championships in Racice (26-28 May).
Read more: World Cup gold medallists Bennett and McBrierty amongst five Scots selected for GB European...
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
Clydesdale Regatta Cancelled
Posted: April 18, 2017
This year’s 6th of May Clydesdale Regatta is cancelled.
Clydesdale are looking to organise a new sprint event in August. We are looking forward to this new event and hope to see you all there. More information will be given out closer to the time, so keep an eye out to their website and be ready!
Highest calibre Scottish Rowing group bound for GB Rowing Team trials
Poster: April 10, 2017
Three world champions are amongst a Scottish Rowing supported group of athletes invited to this week's GB Rowing Team Senior & Under 23 trials (14-16 April) at Caversham, hoping to put down strong performances to help secure places on international teams this summer.
The 10 athletes trialling at the venue near Reading are Maddie Arlett (Selkirk, Edinburgh Uni BC), Josh Armstrong (Glasgow, Edinburgh Uni BC), Fiona Bell (Kilmacolm, Aberdeen Uni BC), Jack Burns (Glasgow, Clydesdale ARC), Matt Curtis (Durham, Edinburgh Uni BC), Gavin Horsburgh (Lochwinnoch, Edinburgh Uni BC), Calum Irvine (Aviemore, Edinburgh Uni BC), Graham Ord (Hamilton, Edinburgh Uni BC), James Temple (Kew, Edinburgh Uni BC) and Oli Wilkes (Matlock, Edinburgh Uni BC).
Read more: Highest calibre Scottish Rowing group bound for GB Rowing Team trials