• Medals galore at BUCS

    Last Friday morning, the Blue Star convoy set off, filled to capacity with lycra, pasta, and nervous athletes. For some, it was their last BUCS weekend racing for the Blue Star, for others it was their first experience racing side by side. For all it was a chance to prove to the country the hard …

  • NUBC success at GB Trials

    Last weekend, as the rest of the squad was getting stuck into our Easter training camp, six of our top athletes travelled down south to compete at the GB Senior Trials. From the men’s squad we had heavyweights Tom Ford and James Rudkin, and lightweight George Patrick, and from the women’s squad Nicole Lamb and …

  • 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 …