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News

New Sprint Series aims to keep club rowers on the water through the summer

 Posted 15 July, 2017

Scottish Rowing is organising a new Sprint Series of regattas during what is normally a quiet period for domestic competition - but should provide the best weather - in August and September.

Clydesdale ARC, Aberdeen BC and St Andrews Uni BC have all stepped forwards as event organisers for the Sprint Series which is being set up by Scottish Rowing in response to what clubs say is a need for events through the summer.

Read more: New Sprint Series aims to keep club rowers on the water through the summer

Women in Sport Week

Posted: June 26, 2017

During Women in Sport Week we took a look at some of the amazing women who make a significant contribution to rowing in Scotland. Here is a roundup of who we spoke to and what they had to say.

Read more: Women in Sport Week

Summer Sprints – Keep the Date

Reposted: June 22, 2017

Make sure the dates are in your diary! The Scottish Rowing Summer Sprints are coming soon. Watch this space for news of the events and the Sprint Series prizes on offer - all coming soon.

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Get the dates in your diary and come along for some fun, informal racing this summer.  Sunshine has been ordered but can’t be guaranteed!

  • Event 1 – 5th August – Glasgow – Hosts Clydesdale ARC
  • Event 2 – 19th August – Aberdeen – Hosts Committee of the Dee
  • Event 3 – 9th September – Lochore Meadows – Hosts University of St Andrews BC

 

Glasgow teenager Armstrong called up for the GB Senior team

Posted June 6, 2017

Glasgow rower Josh Armstrong has made the huge step up from the Great Britain junior team last season straight into the British senior team competing in the second World Cup of the year in Poznan this month (16-18 June).

Read more: Glasgow teenager Armstrong called up for the GB Senior team

27 Scottish crews set to contest this weekend’s National Schools Regatta

Posted: May 26, 2017

Over 100 young athletes from seven Scottish clubs have taken the long road south to compete in this weekend’s National Schools Regatta at Dorney Lake (26-28 May).
 
For the 27 Scottish crews in action Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association (ASRA) have made the longest journey to take part in what is the highlight of the annual calendar.

Read more: 27 Scottish crews set to contest this weekend’s National Schools Regatta

Strathclyde Country Park Access Restrictions

Posted: May 23, 2017

North Lanarkshire Council have advised that, due to a triathlon event taking place, vehicle entry to Strathclyde Country Park from Hamilton Road, Motherwell will be closed on Saturday 27th May from 7.00am until conclusion of the event that evening.   

Water access will also close at 1.00pm on 26th May and reopen on 28th May.

For further information please contact North Lanarkshire Council on 01698 402060.

Scottish Rowing appoints Lee Boucher as Head of Performance Pathway

Posted 2 May, 2017

Scottish Rowing is delighted to announce today that Lee Boucher has been appointed to the new and exciting role of Head of Performance Pathway.

Boucher has been tasked with developing a sustainable performance programme which will aim to support more home-based Scottish rowers progressing through Great Britain’s junior and under 23 teams and on to GB Rowing Team senior squads.

Read more: Scottish Rowing appoints Lee Boucher as Head of Performance Pathway