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Scotland Rowing Team win five events at 2018 Home International Regatta

Posted: 23 July, 2018

The Scotland Rowing Team won five events on Saturday at the 2018 Home International Regatta (HIR) in Cork, Ireland, with the senior men’s team losing out on the team trophy to Ireland through an agonising tie-break following the final race of the day.
 

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Scottish Rowing Regional Development Relaunch

Posted: 4 July, 2018

Scottish Rowing is delighted to announce the relaunch of our Regional Development programme. This move recognises the need to increase the focus on key strategic areas such as competition, coaching and volunteering and targeting support for our clubs more effectively.

In addition to their existing regional responsibilities, each of our three Regional Development Managers (‘RDM’) will be taking on operational responsibility for one of the areas identified as a critical priority in our strategic plan for 2017-21 with immediate effect.

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British Masters Championships 2018

Posted: June 19, 2018

With the British Masters Championships being held for the first time in many years the weekend after Scottish Championships, four clubs from Scotland went to Holme Pierrepoint, Nottingham, to fight for some medals. The weekend saw 221 races being held across all age categories in both Championship and Non-Championship categories.

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Meet Scottish Rowing President Martin Claxton

Posted: May 24, 2018

A rowing late starter, it was during an appointment in Bath serving as a Marine Engineer in the Royal Navy that Martin agreed to a request by a newly formed Naval rowing squad to help make up a four.

A year down the track he moved to Scotland where a friend and Loch Lomond Rowing Club member encouraged him along.

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Edinburgh athletes part of strong Scottish cohort for World Cup 1

Posted: May 23, 2018

Eight Scots were announced in the team for next weekend’s first World Rowing Cup of 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia (1-3 June) - for three of the younger athletes named in the team of 54 there is a strong Edinburgh connection.

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Commonwealth Beach Sprint Regatta- Poole 17th-18th August

Posted: May 4, 2018

The first ever Commonwealth Beach Sprints will be held at Sandbanks Beach, Poole in Dorset between the 17th and 18th August, 2018.

Racing will take place in men's and women's coastal singles and doubles as well as a mixed quad event. Racing starts on foot with a beach sprint of between 10m and 50m. Rowers will then enter the boat and slalom the boat around three buoys over a 250m course. They will then row straight back to the beach before exiting the boat and running across the finish line on the beach. You can see a video of the Pescara Beach Spints HERE.

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Stirling family effort secures Dee prize

Posted: April 18, 2018

The North East Regatta in Aberdeen on Saturday produced a shock result with the Championship of the Dee trophy being awarded to Stirling Rowing Club.

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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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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 .