• Newcastle Crowned Champions of the North at Boat Race 2016

          At this year’s Boat Race of the North, Newcastle convincingly beat Durham for the second year running, winning all four senior events. Having only been re-established last year, the 2016 Boat race exceeded the marker set down by last year’s event, proving that it’s here to stay on the Tyne for the …

  • 19 Medals and Victor Ludorum Victory: BUCS 2016

          Newcastle kick-started the summer racing season with a phenomenal performance at BUCS. The club demonstrated tremendous depth, hauling a total of 19 medals across a huge range of events. Gold medals were won in several events that NUBC has been targeting for a number of years, notably the men’s champ quad, women’s …

  • Boat Race of the North 2016

    SATURDAY 7th MAY 3.00PM: Newcastle-Gateshead Quayside     On Saturday 7th of May the Boat Race of the North will return to the Newcastle-Gateshead Quayside. The annual event, which was relaunched last year, will see two giants of university rowing in the UK – Durham University Boat Club and Newcastle University Boat Club – racing …

  • BUCS VL Winners and Two Tideway Pennants: a Successful Winter for NUBC

      The 2015-16 head racing season saw Newcastle crowned overall university champions on home water, and win two pennants on the Tideway. NUBC also demonstrated their ever-improving depth, with three women’s and four men’s eights placing in the top 100 at WEHORR and HORR. After eventually racing Rutherford Head (which was postponed due to adverse weather conditions), …