• Heading on Up

    As the sun rose on Saturday 29th you might’ve been forgiven for thinking that a beautiful day lay ahead. Looking across the Tideway Scullers boathouse, the usual sea of splash-jackets, fleeces and woolly hats were replaced with vests, visors and enough polished sunglasses to make an industrial sized disco ball. And don’t get me wrong, …

  • Records Set at Women’s Head

    The senior women have gone from strength to strength in the past few years, and the amazing results at this year’s Women’s Eights Head of the River are testament to their dedication to the programme since September. Throughout the previous few months there was a cloud of uncertainty as to whether the race would go …

  • Stan Calvert Domination

    NUBC played our part this week in the epic that is Stan Calvert, a week of competition between Newcastle and Northumbria Universities, across all sports. As one of the top rowing Universities in the country, it was little surprise that our athletes decimated Northumbria, winning by a devastating 4-0. First up were the men’s novices, …

  • Success on the home front

    This weekend, as BUCS Head was cancelled due to the inclement weather, NUBC competed at Tyne Head, a 5k race on home turf. Despite a ferocious wind and sporadic rain, we had a great turnout of Blue Star-adorned supporters. Division 1 saw the men’s eights and women’s fours, with the 1st 8 (Sam Arnot, Tom …