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News

Glasgow Schools Indoor Rowing Competition

Posted November 13, 2013

This terms Glasgow City Council Funded Glasgow Schools Indoor Rowing Competition was held at St Mungos Academy on Tuesday 5th of November.  The event which is organised by Scottish Rowing’s Glasgow Schools Rowing Project Co-ordinator Gerry Best was attended by 10 Glasgow Schools and over 190 children entered the 8 individual events which ranged from J12 to J15 and the very exciting team event. 

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Scottish Indoor Championships 2014

Posted November 12, 2013

Unfortunately due to circumstances outside our control we are unable to run the Scottish Indoor Championships in January 2014, despite this we are determined to run a Scottish Indoor Championships in 2014. We are intending to hold the indoor Championships after the Commonwealth Rowing Championships which is held in August. We look forward to hosting a top level indoor competition in the Autumn and hope you will all join us there. More information will be posted on the Scottish Rowing website as soon as it is available.

Clydesdale launch Junior Development Programme

Posted November 11, 2013

Scottish Rowing President Mike Morrice joined other special guests Katherine Grainger and Imogen Walsh in celebrating the launch of a junior development programme at Clydesdale yesterday.  Clydesdale has worked hard on club development in recent years and is delighted to be one of just 11 clubs in Scotland to benefit from Direct Club Investment over the next 4 years from sportscotland. 

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Strathclyde Park Regatta - Results

Posted:  April 27, 2014

Full results (txt file) and a list of Event winners (pdf file) from Strathclyde Park Regatta are now available to download from our Results page.

GB Rowing Team Senior and Under 23 Trials

Posted: April 24, 2014

The GB Rowing Team Trials for Senior and Under 23 athletes took place at Caversham on Saturday, with the time trial / semi-final / final format condensed into one day as a result of the poor weather forecast for Sunday.

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Rowing confirmed as core scholarship sport

Posted: October 31, 2013

World U23 silver medallist Iona Riley is one of seven students to gain scholarship support after rowing was confirmed as a Winning Students core sport.

Riley, a third year Applied Sport and Exercise Science student at Robert Gordon University (RGU), formed part of the GB women’s eight which made the podium in Austria.

She is joined on the programme by fellow RGU students Christie Duff and Lewis McCue and by Kieran Brown (University of Edinburgh), Jack Burns (University of Strathclyde), Emma McDonald (University of Glasgow) and James Scott (Heriot-Watt University).

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Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association in Gent

Posted: April 24, 2014

In Belgium on the 12th & 13th April at the annual Gent Spring International Regatta, crews from the Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association won 3 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze medals over the two days of the competition.

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Record Scottish contingent set for GB Rowing Team trials

Posted: April 16, 2014

A record 19 Scots will take to the water at the home of the GB Rowing Team this weekend aiming to produce strong performances and put themselves in contention for a place at the World Rowing and World Rowing Under 23 Championships this summer. Following a winter of open assessments on the water and the ergometer, the GB Rowing Team Senior and Under 23 invitational trials at the Redgrave-Pinsent Rowing Lake in Caversham will see the country’s top oarsmen and women undertake a 1,900 metre time trial followed by seeded semi-finals and finals to produce a clear ranking across each of the four main disciplines.

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Scots compete at Head of the Charles

Posted: October 29, 2013

Three of the 1986 Commonwealth Games Rowing squad headed over to compete at the 49th Head of the Charles Regatta over the weekend of the 19th and 20th October.

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Senior British Championships 2013

Posted: October 24, 2013

Scottish Rowers shine at Inaugural Senior British Championships.

A large number of Scottish Rowers competed over the weekend (19th/20th Oct) at the Senior British Championships hosted at Holme Pierrepoint in Nottingham.

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Elite athletes become apprentice coaches

Posted: October 13, 2013

An apprenticeship programme to support former top-class athletes become coaches has been launched by sportscotland.

The Coaching Futures initiative will see eight sports employ a retiring or retired athlete who will use their knowledge and expertise to help develop and inspire the next generation of champions.

Read more: Elite athletes become apprentice coaches