4 athletes selected for Home International Regatta

Congratulations to the four athletes from the Senior Women's squad who have been selected to race at this year's Home International Regatta, which is being held in Cardiff on Saturday 21 July 2012. Racing for England Fran Rawlins has been selected to race in the WLwt 1x, W2x and W4x. Anna Townsend has been selected to race in the W2x. Racing for Wales Lorna Brown has been selected to race in the WLwt 2- and W8+ Beks Edgar has been selected to race alongside Lorna in the WLwt 2- and W8+, and also in the WLwt 2x. Good luck to [...]

By | July 17th, 2012|Racing, Senior women|

Senior Women medal at Nat Champs

A small group of just 3 members of the senior women’s squad made the trip to Nottingham for the British Rowing Championships this weekend, and all came home with medals. Due to changes in the way the British Rowing Championships are organised, only a limited number of events were available this weekend - singles, pairs, and coxed fours. Rebekah Edgar and Lorna Brown won the gold medal and the award of National Club Champions in the lightweight women’s pair. They had originally intended to race in both the heavyweight and lightweight pairs events at the regatta, but due to Lorna being a bit under [...]

By | July 17th, 2012|Racing, Senior women|

HWR race report including win for Elite Lwt 4-!

Despite having to contend with the wind, the rain, a seriously strong stream and a number of racing timetable changes (!), the Senior Women enjoyed an excellent weekend of racing at Henley Women's Regatta, with 3 crews reaching finals (C4+, Elite Lwt 1x and Elite Lwt 4-) and the Elite Lwt 4- of Beks, Tina, Lorna and Caris coming home with some seriously shiny (special anniversary edition) winners' medals (click link for photo) - CONGRATULATIONS! Race Reports Elite Lwt 4- - WINNERS! (Beks Edgar, Tina Albrecht, Lorna Brown, Caris Marsh) There were just 3 entries in Elite Lwt 4- this year, [...]

By | June 18th, 2012|Racing, Senior women|

MAA crews racing at Henley Women’s Regatta 15-17 June – UPDATED

Henley Women's Regatta is being held this weekend (Friday 15th June - Sunday 17th June), and we have a large number of MAA crews racing. Please do come along and support them if you can - it promises to be a great weekend of racing, despite the weather forecast! The HWR racing timetable was revised due to fast and difficult stream conditions, and a number of events began with a time trial on Friday, following which the fastest 8 crews/scullers proceeded to side-by-side racing. The latest information regarding race times for MAA crews is detailed below and this post will be updated in light [...]

By | June 14th, 2012|Racing, Senior women|

Metropolitan Regatta: Senior Women race report

The Senior Women's squad raced at Metropolitan Regatta at Dorney Lake on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June. Preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic rowing events are well underway at Dorney, and this regatta was one of the last opportunities for club rowers to race on the lake before London 2012 commences. Conditions were quite challenging at times, with a strong headwind throughout the weekend, but the squad produced some good performances in a variety of different boat classes, including second and fourth places in Women's Elite Lightweight Single Sculls for Fran Rawlins and Rachel Drayson respectively. Unfortunately there were [...]

By | June 5th, 2012|Racing, Senior women|

Wins for Senior Women at Wallingford and Notts City regattas

The Senior Women's squad have made a great start to the summer season with wins at both Wallingford Regatta (6 May) and Notts City Regatta (20 May): At Wallingford Beks Edgar and Caris Marsh fought their way through to win by a bow ball in WIM1 2x, making up 3 seconds in the last 500m to sneak the win from Reading RC. At Notts City Beks Edgar and Lorna Brown won WE 2-, Gemma Peck won WIM2 1x, and Alexa Szladowska and Emily Dickinson won WIM3 2x. Congratulations to all of you!

By | May 20th, 2012|Racing, Senior women|