• Successful Weekend for the Women

    Last weekend, the NUBC women’s squad travelled down to London for a weekend of racing on the Tideway for Women’s Eights Head of the River and a fixture against Oxford University Women’s Boat Club. The women were treated to excellent racing conditions on the Saturday for WEHORR, in which the Novice 8 topped the table …

  • Sir David Tanner congratulates athletes for summer success

    At the end of February GB rowing teams Performance Director, Sir David Tanner CBE, visited Newcastle University Boat Club to talk to the athletes about their training and performance, as well as presenting awards to the seven athletes who represented Great Britain last summer. Sir David spoke to the students about GB Rowing’s plans for …

  • Medal Rush and VL Victory at BUCS Head

    There were medals galore on the banks of Newburn after an extremely successful BUCS Head. The support from the home crowd aided Newcastle in winning 10 medals in total, finishing 1st in both men’s & women’s intermediate 8s and taking the men’s Victor Ludorum. NUBC co-hosted the annual BUCS 4s and 8s Head race on …

  • February Trials 2017

    It’s back into the last few weeks of gruelling winter training after a successful weekend at GB rowing team trials. The 3rd assessment trial is for both under 23 and senior team selection, so the athletes must race in a world class field of competitors, some of whom are Olympians. Thirteen NUBC athletes travelled down …