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Scotland HIR Team 2015

Posted: July 20, 2015

The Scotland Rowing Team for the 2015 Home International Regatta has been announced today by Scottish Rowing. The Team comprises 63 athletes, representing 19 different clubs, assisted by 19 coaches and support staff.

Read more: Scotland HIR Team 2015


Posted: July 14, 2015

A record 8 rowers representing Scottish Rowing will this week travel with the GB Rowing Team as part of a 50-strong squad to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, ahead of the 2015 World Rowing Under 23 Championships which are taking place from July 22-26.

Six of the eight of the Scottish contingent will be making their debuts at a world level amongst a GB Rowing Team full to the brim with senior and under 23 experience, highlighting the success of Scottish Rowing athletes and programmes in domestic competition during 2015.


Lucerne Preview

Posted: July 10, 2015

Report by Mike Haggerty in Lucerne, Switzerland:

Seven Scots are in the GB team contesting the Rowing World Cup Finals that get underway here in Lucerne, Switzerland today (Friday).

Read more: Lucerne Preview

UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rowing - Aberdeen

Posted: June 24, 2015

We are running the UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rowing in Aberdeen on the weekends of the 5th & 6th and 13th & 14th of September. To be sure of a place on this course you must have filled in the application form and returned it to Scottish Rowing by the 10th of July. We are running a number of the prerequisites in the weeks before the course begins.

Read more: UKCC Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Rowing - Aberdeen

Another gold for Heather Stanning as Scottish rowers impress at World Cup in Varese

Posted: June 23, 2015

Heather Stanning extended her golden streak with Helen Glover as Scottish rowers helped the GB Rowing Team finish top of the medals table at the World Cup in Varese, Italy. 

There was a “fantastic” bronze medal for Glasgow’s Katherine Grainger in the double scull and Premnay’s Vicki Meyer-Laker helped the women’s eight to a third-placed finish on her return from injury.

Glasgow-born Angus Groom won his first senior gold medal with the men’s quadruple scull and there was silver in the non-Olympic class lightweight men’s pair for Kirriemuir’s Sam Scrimgeour and partner Jono Clegg.

Read more: Another gold for Heather Stanning as Scottish rowers impress at World Cup in Varese

Hugh McGoldrick

Posted: 12 June, 2015

Hugh McGOLDRICK (82), died peacefully and with dignity on 9th June 2015.

His family encourage ALL who knew him to join in a fitting send off to a huge man. A private cremation on Friday 19th will be followed by a celebration of his life starting at 2:30pm in Bridge of Allan Parish Church, FK9 4NW and continuing round the corner in The Queens Hotel. Club ties and blazers please.

Apart from a stellar rowing career (his own words!), he qualified as an umpire rather later in life than most, in order to contribute to the sport he enjoyed so much.

Please pass on to let his rowing friends know that they are welcome.

Peter Morrison

Inverness Sprint Cancelled

Posted: June 4, 2015

Unfortunately due to falling numbers attending and increased costs of running the event, Inverness RC have cancelled their Sprint Regatta that was due to run on the 15th of August.

Castle Semple first Rowing Club in Scotland to be recognised with Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Posted: June 2, 2015

Castle Semple Rowing club based in Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire has won a Queen's Award for Voluntary Service. It is a matter of pride for the members that it is the first rowing club in Scotland to achieve this prestigious award. The club is a registered charity run entirely by volunteers and they are all delighted at the recognition that this MBE equivalent award represents.

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Safety on the River Clyde

Posted: May 28, 2015

Clubs are advised that due to structural safety issues Glasgow City Council has placed a prohibition on all river traffic passing under the Polmadie Bridge on the River Clyde.  The duration of this is currently unknown but any non-Clyde based clubs intending using the Clyde are advised to contact the local clubs for guidance on the revised water space management arrangements.

For more information please click here.

Scottish lightweights shine at 2015 BUCS Regatta

Posted: May 5, 2015

Lightweight rowers stood out at a fantastic BUCS regatta for Scottish Universities in Nottingham. Emma McDonald from Glasgow and Matthew Curtis from Edinburgh came out on top in the women’s and men’s events with three golds for McDonald and five medals including two golds for Curtis as Scottish Universities won a total of 17 medals and Edinburgh University came third overall.

Read more: Scottish lightweights shine at 2015 BUCS Regatta

Coaching and Development Conference videos

Posted: April 23, 2015

Videos from the key sessions at the Scottish Rowing Coaching and Development Conference held on Sunday the 22nd March 2015 are now available on Youtube.

Youtube playlist has been created containing the presentations.

If you have any questions regarding the content of the conference please email mark.senter@scottish-rowing.org.uk or phone him on 01698 250206.