• 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), …

  • NUBC Produce Fastest U23 Pair at Trials

      This year NUBC were victorious in the men’s U23 pair at the final stage of the GB Rowing Team trials. In a composite boat with Lewis McCue, from Robert Gordon University, James Rudkin saw off tough competition from rival universities to claim victory in the U23 pair, as well as second place overall. There …

  • February Trials

    Over the weekend, rowers hopeful to represent Great Britain descended once again on the small Lincolnshire town of Boston, to compete in the third round of GB rowing trials. Amongst them were 16 athletes from NUBC, looking to capitalise on the hard months of winter training. The assessment consisted of a 5km time trial, the …