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News

Horsburgh claims GB’s first medal in men’s lightweight quad

Posted: September 30, 2017

Scotland’s Gavin Horsburgh led Britain’s lightweight men’s quadruple scull (LM4x) to the team’s first medal of the 2017 World Rowing Championships after winning silver on the opening day of finals in Sarasota-Bradenton.

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Fourth place for Wilson on day seven of World Rowing Championships

Posted: October 1, 2017

Scotland’s Melissa Wilson (Cambridge Univ. Women's BC/Edinburgh) finished fourth in yesterday’s women’s pair (W2-) A final with Holly Hill (Cambridge Univ. Women's BC/Gossington) on day seven of the 2017 World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton.

Hill and Wilson, who are in their first year with the senior squad, came home behind the USA, New Zealand and Denmark, concluding an excellent debut World Championships for the pair.

Elsewhere, the day began with two GB crews in B finals.  Scotland’s Rowan McKellar (Broxbourne RC/Glasgow) won the women’s four (W4-) B final with Caragh McMurtry (Coalporters ARC/Southampton), Rebecca Girling (Molesey BC/Fareham) and Sam Courty (Univ. of Bath/Alnwick).

The win means the four will finish seventh overall in Florida.

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Scottish Rowing Junior Early ID Training Day

Posted: September 28, 2017

Scottish Rowing will be holding a Junior Early ID Training Day at Strathclyde Park on Sunday 15th October as part of the Junior Development Programme for the 2017/18 season, providing an early season opportunity for the leading junior rowers and coxes from across Scotland to get together.

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Coach Registration

Posted: September 28, 2017

For the 2017/18 season Scottish Rowing is introducing a new Coach Registration process for all coaches wishing to receive direct communications regarding the Scottish Rowing Performance Programme.

Coach Registration will also be mandatory for any coach wishing to participate in any Scottish Rowing Performance Programme activities including the Junior Development Programme and the Scotland Rowing Team. This allows us to better support the coaching workforce across Scotland as well as helping us to safeguard the participants in our sport.

To register as a coach with the Scottish Rowing Performance Programme for 2017/18 season please email Carol Ann Ellis, Scottish Rowing Administrator (office@scottish-rowing.org.uk) by 31st October 2017 with the following information:

  • Your Scottish Rowing Membership Number (see http://rowing.ismysport.org/ to sign up);
  • Confirmation of whether you are a member of the PVG Scheme through Scottish Rowing (junior coaches only);
  • Evidence of attendance at a Safeguarding and Protecting Children workshop within the past 3 years; and
  • Evidence of completion of the UK Anti-Doping Accredited Advisors course (free online).

For support regarding any aspect of the Coach Registration process or to arrange to complete a PVG check through Scottish Rowing please phone 01698 250 206.

Wilson and Hill win repechage to qualify for GB’s fifth A final in Florida Worlds

Posted: September 28, 2017

Victory for Scotland’s Melissa Wilson (Cambridge Univ. Women's BC/Edinburgh) and Holly Hill (Cambridge Univ. Women's BC/Gossington) in the women’s pair (W2-) repechage secured a fifth A final place of the week for Great Britain on day four of the 2017 World Rowing Championships.

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Scrimgeour qualifies for A final at World Rowing Championships

Posted: September 27, 2017

Day three of the World Rowing Championships saw British success in the lightweight men’s pair (LM2-) repechage with Sam Scrimgeour (Molesey BC/Kirriemuir) and Joel Cassells (Oxford Brookes Univ. BC/Coleraine) progressing into their A final, finishing third behind Italy and Russia and well clear of the rest of the field. The pair will race for the medals on Friday.

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Dame Katherine Grainger knows people will find “community, fun and challenge” at West Boathouse

Posted: September 14, 2017
 
“What's lovely is seeing people who will come through the doors of this in the next two or three years, but then five, 10, 15, 20, then 50 years beyond that and benefit in some way,” said Dame Katherine Grainger who returned this week to the place where she first rowed, the West Boathouse on Glasgow Green.
 

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Pride on the Clyde

Posted: August 18, 2017

Pride on the Clyde is a new project by Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club and LEAP Sports. Clydesdale ARC values diversity and is working hard as a club to promote a cohesive and inclusive environment, where people feel comfortable and accepted. LEAP Sports has been at the forefront of facilitating acceptance in sports such as running, football and rugby in Scotland. Clydesdale ARC are taking part alongside LEAP in the Glasgow Pride weekend festival - aiming to change the image of rowing by promoting the sport as inclusive, fun, and welcoming.

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