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The Siemens Boat Race Of the North

Coming off the back of a very successful weekend of racing at BUCS Regatta, both squads were back training straight away for one of the boat club’s favorite events of the year, The Siemens Boat Race of the North. Conditions were a strong head wind against the tide meaning testing conditions for all crews racing …

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NUBC Alumni take on the World

This weekend four Newcastle University alumni are representing Great Britain at the first World Cup in Belgrade, Serbia. James Rudkin, Tom Ford, Tim Clarke and Sam Arnot all rowed at NUBC during their time at Newcastle University and were extremely successful members of the club. Three of the four won the Prince Albert Challenge cup …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Big wins on home water at Rutherford Head

This weekend saw clubs from far and wide descend upon Newburn for the first major head race of the season: Rutherford Head. Raced over the same stretch of river as BUCS Head, it was a great opportunity for crews to test out the waters and battle the Tyne in preparation for the race in February. …

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Henley Royal Regatta 2016

After the success of NUBC’s crews at Henley Women’s Regatta, the boys continued their preparations for the final event of the season, Henley Royal Regatta. 6 Crews came down to compete in the most prestigious rowing event in the world. Following on from an amazing weekend at HWR, a challenge was mounted by Senior Women …