Rowing

Gillotts Dominate Oxfordshire County Rowing Finals

Gillotts School students took part in the Oxfordshire County Indoor Rowing Finals on Tuesday and returned with a clutch of medals, predominantly gold and two trophies. The finals took place […]

GB Rowing Team Receive Very Early Christmas Gift From HoT Creative

Christmas came late (or extremely early) for the GB Rowing Team when local business HoT Creative gifted them with two festive wreaths. The handmade decorations company, run single-handedly by Helen […]

Henley Juniors Win 8 Events at Hampton Heads

Photos: @allmarkone Henley Juniors produce outstanding performances at Hampton Head last weekend returning with eight outright wins, two silvers and three bronze. After a long break without competition Saturday saw the […]

Vicky Thornley Appointed Leander Captain

Champion sculler Vicky Thornley has been elected captain of Leander, to become only the second woman to hold the position in the 200-year history of the club. “It’s a big […]

Embrace Life and Explore Your Gifts, Insists Olympic Rower Debbie Flood

Ex Leander Club Captain and former Olympic rower has encouraged students in Wales to embrace life and explore their own gifts and abilities. Three-time World Champion rower Debbie Flood now […]

Henley Rowing Club Girls Presented with Fours Head Prizes

Henley Rowing Club girls were winners of the Women’s Junior Quads and Women’s Junior coxed fours at the Fours Head of the river in November and last week were delighted […]

New Regatta Stewards and Names for Women’s Events Announced

At the December Henley Royal Regatta Stewards’ Meeting three new Stewards were elected and the three new women’s races introduced in 2017 have been named. Rod Murray, Sophie Hosking MBE […]

Busy Weekend of Racing for Henley Rowers at Head Races

Last weekend was hectic for the Henley Rowing Club junior squads with two big events.  Saturday was the Hampton Small Boats Head, one of the big junior heads with over […]

Henley Rowing Club Girls Take Top Spots at GB Trials

Last weekend Henley Rowing Club’s junior girls travelled to Boston, Lincolnshire to compete in the first stage of trials to qualify to represent the GB junior rowing squad at either […]

Leander and Henley Rowing Club Win in Four Heads

The idea for a Tradesmen’s Tideway Head Race for fours was first mooted in the early 1950s.  This year marked the 63rd Head of the River Fours and also the […]