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EXCELLENT RACING CONDITIONS FOR THE HAWCO INVERNESS FOURS/QUADS AND SMALL BOATS HEADS

Posted: November 23, 2016

In sunny, calm, cold weather conditions, over 400 crews from all over Scotland took part in the Hawco Inverness Fours/Quads and Small Boats Heads on Saturday and Sunday 19th and 20th November on the superb rowing waters of the Caledonian Canal in Inverness over a course of approximately 4500 metres from Dochgarroch to the Inverness Rowing Club’s Boathouse close to the Tomnahurich Swing Bridge.

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SCOTTISH ROWERS SHINE AT GB ROWING TEAM TRIALS IN BOSTON

Posted: November 9, 2016

A strong Scottish contingent joined rowers from across the country who descended on Boston in Lincolnshire at the weekend for the first GB Rowing Team winter assessment of the 2016-17 season.

Following a 2km ergometer test at the Princess Royal Sports Arena on Saturday the Senior and Under 23 athletes set out the following day onto the River Witham in single sculls and coxless pairs to race the 5km time-trial course and put down an early season marker to the watching Chief Coaches.

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Heritage Lottery support keeps hopes afloat for Glasgow Green Boathouse

Posted: 24 October, 2016

The Heritage Lottery Fund today announced its support for the redevelopment of the Category B listed West Boathouse on Glasgow Green, with a First Round Pass for a Heritage Grant of £1.212m including development funding of £121,900 for Glasgow Building Preservation Trust to develop their proposals further.

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Scottish Schools Heads 2016

Posted: October 12, 2016

The Scottish Schools Head of the River races took place on the 1st and 2nd of October. The winners of the major trophies were:

Schools’ Head Trophies

The Peter Grieve Memorial School Team Trophy
Awarded Jointly to George Heriot’s School and The Glasgow Academy

The St Mungo Cup for the fastest Schoolboys’ crew
George Watson's College

The Bob Neill Quaich for the fastest Schoolgirls’ crew
George Heriot's School

Junior Head Trophies
The Scottish Junior (Club) Team Trophy, donated by Bryan Steel
Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association

Sculling Head Trophies
The Harry Wylie Memorial School Team Trophy
George Watson’s College

Scottish Junior Club Team Cup for the SSRC Scullers Head of the River Races, donated by Bryan Steel
Glasgow Schools Rowing Club

Full results are available on our Results page.

#WSW16: Clare fulfilled by rowing’s end of the rainbow

Posted: October 8, 2016

If identifying one person in Scottish rowing – during Women's Sport Week - who best symbolises what is good about the sport is an impossible task, then Castle Semple’s Clare Rainbow is a serious contender.

As a competitor, Clare has won Scottish, English and British Indoor Championships in the last 12 months.  

Yet surprisingly the 52 year old from the Bridge of Weir does not have an extensive sports background - indeed until recently she never even owned a pair of trainers.

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Scots on GB team for World University Rowing Championships

Posted: August 31, 2016

Three Scottish rowers aim to build on the best season yet for Scottish Rowing when they compete in the 31-strong British team at this weekend’s FISU World University Rowing Championships in Poznan, Poland (2-4 September).

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