Scots Rowing sensation Karen Bennett is Glasgow 2018 Ambassador
Posted: April 16, 2018
Scottish Rowing star Karen Bennett has been unveiled as the next official ambassador for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – the biggest sporting event to be staged in Scotland since the Commonwealth Games.
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Impressive wins for Sinclair and Bennett at GB Rowing Team Trials
Posted: April 16, 2018
Scotland’s Alan Sinclair and Karen Bennett both delivered impressive wins in their respective pairs finals, whilst Scottish Rowing’s group of athletes had their share of fine performances on the final day of the GB Rowing Team Senior, U23 & FISU Trials at Caversham.*
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Final GB team trial invites for 13 Scottish Rowing athletes
Posted: April 11, 2018
Scottish Rowing is sending a 13-strong group of its supported athletes to Caversham this week for the GB Rowing Team Senior, Under 23 and FISU trials (14-16 April), the final opportunity to secure places on international teams this season.
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Strathclyde Park Regatta 2018
Posted: March 31, 2018
Event & Entry information for the 2018 Strathclyde Park Regatta is now available on the new event website www.scotchamps.org
The closing date is Tuesday 17th of April at 5pm. All entries must be made through the RowingEntry online entry system. Full details on how to enter and conditions of entry can be found in the SPR Entry Information.
Tony Dean - Funeral Notice
Posted: February 26, 2018
Tony Dean, of North Kelvinside School R.C. / Glagow Schools R.C., Clydesdale A.R.C., Edinburgh University B.C., Heriot-Watt University B.C., St.Andrew B.C., and North British A.R.C. died on 23rd February after a long illness.
The funeral will take place at 4.30pm on Wednesday 28th at Roselawn Crematorium, Ballygowan Road, Belfast, BT5 7TZ, and thereafter at Belfast Boat Club, Cutters Wharf, Belfast .
JBT Inverness Winter Head and Scottish Students Championship Head, 10th/11th February 2018 - Results Report
Posted: February 15, 2018
The JBT Inverness Winter Head Regatta was held last weekend on the waters of the Caledonian Canal with crews coming from across Scotland to take part in one of the most important events in the Scottish rowing calendar, racing over a 4.5Km course from Dochgarroch to the rowing club’s boathouse close to Tomnahurich Bridge. The majority of universities and rowing clubs from Scotland were represented competing in various class of boats from single sculls to the eights as rowed by the university crews in the annual Oxford and Cambridge boat race on the Thames. Inverness Rowing Club entered a competitive number of crew boats with varied success and represented the local club well in the process.
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Inverness coach Ian Hunter finds a “life transforming” solution to continuing coaching
Posted: February 2, 2018
One of Highland’s leading rowing coaches, who was unable to perform his role following a stroke, has described a new initiative where he can coach athletes whilst sitting on a tricycle as “life transforming.”
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Malaysia is the destination for Heriot-Watt University’s first inter-campus boat race
Posted: February 12, 2018
Hear the words ‘university boat race’ and you will likely conjure up images of fierce, springtime competitions on the Thames, Clyde or Dee.
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Request for Tenders for Catering and Bar facilities 2018
Posted: February 6, 2018
Strathclyde Park Regatta & Scottish Student Rowing Championships – 28 - 29 April
Scottish Rowing Championships – 9 - 10 June
Clubs are invited to tender for running the catering and/or the bar at the above regattas. Over the past few years the standards set by the clubs running these services have been high, and it is expected that these high standards will be met or indeed better by this year's providers.
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Scotland Rowing Team Selection Policy – 2018 Home International Regatta
Posted: January 19, 2018
The Scotland Rowing Team Selection Policy for the 2018 Home International Regatta taking place in Cork, Ireland, is now available to view in the Rowing for Scotland section of the website.
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Changing the Future: “Being comfortable about being uncomfortable”
Posted: January 12, 2018
“Run from what’s comfortable, forget safety, live where you fear to live,” said a thirteenth century poet and mystic who had got tired of the familiar and the routine.
Whilst there’s no point in being uncomfortable for the sake of it, if we want the sport ourselves to grow and improve, then we need to push beyond what we are currently doing, which will involve some discomfort.
Tackling the subject “Being comfortable about being uncomfortable” at next weekend’s Changing the Future event is Gemma Fay, perfectly qualified having become Scotland’s most internationally-capped (203 times) football player, had a spell as an actress and recently took a change of direction in a new career with rugby.
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